This iconic picture should be hanging in Centre Block and it should be at the National Archives.
Ironically, the most likely explanation for the fire is that a member had been smoking while reading the newspaper in the old Centre Block’s reading room. The fire that undermined the coziness of Parliament was most likely caused by the very coziness of that world.
Sommelier, former minister of state for Western Economic Diversification Canada, and star Conservative.
After years of withdrawing from multilateralism globally and engagement with the United Nations, diplomats are readying for Canada’s bigger role in the world. Is Canada really back?
The public service seems keen to rebuild a relationship with the new federal government, but what will it look like once election euphoria wears off?
Parliament welcomes back the MP who prioritizes principles over partisanship
With numerous big NCC projects underway and Canada’s 150th celebrations on the horizon, Ottawa is set to become a ‘critical file’ for the minister from Montreal, say insiders.
'The arts, whether in music, especially in music from A Tribe Called Red to Tanya Tagaq, or in film or in literature or painting, it becomes something that we’re able to access a different part of our minds. We’re able to access a part of us that is sometimes a little more caring and giving,' says Joseph Boyden.
There are 23 MPs in this new 42nd Parliament who won their riding by 50 per cent or more of the vote.
'You’ve got to earn it and in this case, you’ve got to demonstrate that you want it more than the next person,' says former Liberal MP Joe Jordan who won his 2000 election by only 55 votes.
Baby Daphnée, born mid-campaign, spent the first six weeks of her life touring rural Quebec in a motor home with her campaigning mom.
Party Under the Stars was held on Feb. 3 at Ottawa City Hall. Conservative MPs Erin O'Toole and Steven Blaney dancing with performer Jully Black.
Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson, Party Under the Stars organizer Cheri Elliott, National Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, and Chief Government Whip Andrew Leslie.
Environics' Louis Charles Roy, Greg MacEachern, and their newest hire Chris McCluskey.
The crowd inside the Sir John A. Macdonald Building on Feb. 3.
Liberal MPs Joyce Murray, Sukh Dhaliwal, and Hedy Fry with B.C. Premier Christy Clark.
B.C. Liberal MP Joe Peschisolido and Premier Christy Clark.