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Major projects in the rehabilitation of Parliament Hill: a primer

Workers are currently building up the structure of the West Block courtyard’s new infill building, which will be home to a temporary House of Commons Chamber when work begins on Centre Block. Inside, finishings and electrical and mechanical fit-up work are being done. The Hill Times Photograph by Laura Ryckewaert
By Laura Ryckewaert      

1 Wellington St.: Completed

LTVP construction work: Interior renovations to provide space for parliamentary committee meetings.
Construction began: 2007
Construction ended: fall 2010
Cost: $23.6-million
Permanent use: Right beside the Château Laurier, the Rideau Committee Rooms were renovated to serve as long-term parliamentary committee space, but is also a key interim space that was prepped to accommodate the closure of the West Block.

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