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Virtual tour offers unique view of Senate

By Marco Vigliotti      

Ottawa lobbying outfit Compass Rose Group adds two new staff members. A former CBC reporter joins Senator Peter Harder's office as press secretary.

A Carleton University project allows users to take a virtual tour of the Senate Chamber. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
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Canada's plush Upper Chamber is more accessible than ever. Just in time for the country's 150th anniversary, the Senate chamber, antechamber, and foyer are now available to explore in a virtual tour as part of a Carleton University project. Thanks to the creative minds behind the Carleton Immersive Media Studio (CIMS), online visitors can enter the virtual Parliament building and watch 360-degree 3D animations bring to life the Senate's artworks and architectural flourishes, including the paintings, sculptures, speaker’s chair, and the four

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