From the start of my political career in 1972, the library has always been a place of calm in Centre Block where I could escape to for some alone time. Now, at 88, I likely won't see it again, as it's soon boarded up for 10 years of renovations.
Liberal MP Greg Fergus gets in some alone time in the Library of Parliament in Centre Block. The Hill Times file photograph
I don’t know how many love affairs have flourished on Parliament Hill over the years, but I want to tell you about one: mine, with the Library of Parliament.
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