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Energy and the Green Economy

Energy and the Green Economy

December 10, 2012

Aerospace

Aerospace

December 3, 2012

Innovation

Innovation

November 19, 2012

The North

The North

November 5, 2012

North

North

November 5, 2012

Natural Resources

Natural Resources

October 22, 2012

Health

Health

October 8, 2012

Life Sciences

Life Sciences

September 10, 2012

Consumer Safety & Regulation

Consumer Safety & Regulation

August 20, 2012

Energy Policy Briefing

Energy Policy Briefing

August 6, 2012

Environment

Environment

July 16, 2012

Aboriginal Issues

Aboriginal Issues

June 18, 2012

Ocean Ressources

Ocean Ressources

June 4, 2012

Defence Policy Briefing

Defence Policy Briefing

May 28, 2012

Canada's Financial Sector

Canada's Financial Sector

May 14, 2012

Agriculture Policy Briefing

Agriculture Policy Briefing

April 23, 2012

Transportation and Infrastructure

Transportation and Infrastructure

April 9, 2012

Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

March 26, 2012

Canada's Aging Society

Canada's Aging Society

March 12, 2012

Innovation

Innovation

February 27, 2012

Health Policy Briefing

Health Policy Briefing

February 6, 2012

Media and Copyright

Media and Copyright

January 16, 2012

Parliamentary Calendar
Monday, March 30, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
A preview of Parliamentary precinct renos March 30, 2015

Photograph courtesy of Public Works
An artist's rendering of what the outside of the Sir John A. Macdonald building will look like when construction is complete. A new addition has been built, connected to the main heritage space by a glass atrium. Public Works says work wraps up this month, aside from a few finishing touches.
Photograph courtesy of Public Works
A cut-away view at the glass-walled atrium that will connect the historic Sir John A. Macdonald building space, formerly the Old Bank of Montreal building, to its annex addition.
Photograph courtesy of Public Works
An artist's rendering of the interior of the Sir John A. Macdonald building's historic space, which used to house bank tellers and will soon host special Parliamentary events.
Photograph courtesy of Public Works
A look at the multi-purpose room space that will be located in the new addition to the Sir John A. Macdonald building.
Photograph courtesy of Public Works
A digital overhead shot of the West Block as it will look after construction. The building’s courtyard is topped by a glass-domed roof.
Photograph courtesy of Public Works
The temporary House Chamber will be in an infill inside West Block’s courtyard, but MPs will be able to access the space without stepping outside, as the entire courtyard will be topped with a glass-domed roof.
Photograph courtesy of Public Works
An artist’s rendering of the inside of the temporary House Chamber to be located in West Block’s courtyard.
Photograph courtesy of Public Works
A rendering of a lobby area to be located near the West Block’s temporary House Chamber.
Photograph courtesy of Public Works
The House of Commons is set to add 30 new MPs after this year's election, meaning 30 new seats are needed in the Chamber. Pictured is a prototype of the new seating arrangement, which will be installed in the current Chamber after this year's election. West Block's temporary House Chamber will accommodate all 338 MPs.
Photograph by Public Works
A prototype of the new seating arrangement was set up in the House Chamber last year for some MPs to test out. Having theatre-style seats in the back two rows of the Chamber will allow 30 more MPs to sit in the current House Chamber.
Photograph courtesy of Public Works
A blueprint of plans for the West Block, including the temporary House Chamber, which will be converted to committee space when renovations to Centre Block are complete. Workers have to dig down about two storeys to build up a foundation to support this new addition.
Photograph courtesy of Public Works
West Block will have fully renovated committee rooms once complete, similar in appearance to this rendering.
Photograph courtesy of Public Works
A view of part of the Wellington Building’s lobby, set to include a green wall.
Photograph courtesy of Public Works
An artist’s drawing of a common space to be located in the Wellington Building.
Photograph courtesy of Public Works
An example of what the Wellington Building’s committee rooms will look like, of which there will be 10 total.

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