Among items lost or stolen are a $5,683 boat motor, a $170 sleeping bag, and 472 keys, badges, identity cards, and electronic security and access items.
The Office of the Prime Minister and Privy Council, pictured in 2011, is the central hub for the federal government and its public service. More than $18-million were lost to thefts, vandalism, accidental losses, damages and destruction. The Hill Times file photograph
The federal government lost 505 BlackBerrys and other mobile devices, 152 computers, and a “public transit token” curiously valued at $153 in 2017-18, newly released public accounts figures show.
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Plus, the heritage minister says recommendations made by an expert broadcast review panel will be used to inform a forthcoming government bill, which he expects to table before the House rises this summer.
The three-member working group set up by the House Board of Internal Economy in 2019 to oversee Centre Block’s renovation was disbanded with the last Parliament, and discussions are now underway on its successor.