Three ambassadors took in Budget Day from the Speaker's gallery in the lead-up to Canada hosting the G7 leaders' summit in June.
French Ambassador Kareen Rispal, left, and Japanese Ambassador Kimihiro Ishikane were two of the three ambassadors who attended Question Period and the budget speech on Feb. 27. It was the first time House Speaker Geoff Regan invited ambassadors from all G7 countries to the Budget Day events. The Hill Times photographs by Sam Garcia
Milling about the hundreds of stakeholders and reporters in the clogged corridors of Centre Block on Feb. 27 were a few foreign observers invited to see Canada’s Budget Day up close.
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