House returns Monday after three-month Ottawa break
Sep. 17, 2018
The small, three-storey office building at 128 Wellington St., called the Union Bank Building and which was previously part of the old Bankers' Row, is one of a number of vacant spaces in and around the Parliamentary Precinct. Public Services has indicated it will consider what to with the heritage building as part of a 'broader planning exercise' on the future of the parliamentary precinct. The Romanesque Revival style building was built in 1888. The Hill Times photograph by Andew Meade
The House returns on Monday, Sept. 17, after a three-month break from Ottawa. Here’s a look at what’s going on around the Hill and beyond.
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Peter Kent says Canada's campaign for a seat on the UN Security Council is a 'possible, even, likely motivation' for a vote supporting a pro-Palestine, anti-Israel resolution last month in the UN General Assembly.
The estimates include $44-million for Phoenix damages, $131.9-million towards reconciliation on Indigenous rights and fisheries issues, and $9.9-million for the Canadian Accessibility Standards Development Organization.