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Green Economics

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December 2, 2013

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November 18, 2013

Aerospace

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November 4, 2013

Financial Services

Financial Services

October 21, 2013

Health Policy Briefing

Health Policy Briefing

October 7, 2013

Biotechnology

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September 9, 2013

Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy

August 12, 2013

Energy: Oilsands

Energy: Oilsands

July 29, 2013

Energy

Energy

July 15, 2013

Conservative Policy Convention

Conservative Policy Convention

June 24, 2013

Aboriginal Opportunities

Aboriginal Opportunities

June 17, 2013

Public Infrastructure

Public Infrastructure

June 3, 2013

Defence

Defence

May 27, 2013

Canada's Aging Society

Canada's Aging Society

May 13, 2013

Agriculture

Agriculture

April 22, 2013

Transportation

Transportation

April 8, 2013

Transportation

Transportation

April 8, 2013

Resources

Resources

March 18, 2013

Innovation

Innovation

February 25, 2013

Health

Health

February 4, 2013

Environment Policy Briefing

Environment Policy Briefing

January 21, 2013

Parliamentary Calendar
Wednesday, April 1, 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.
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West Block will have fully renovated committee rooms once complete, similar in appearance to this rendering.
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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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