For a political nerd like me, the impending decade-long closure of Centre Block brings back a lot of memories.
Then-prime minister Pierre Trudeau speaks to reporters in the Charles Lynch Press Theatre room, 130-S, in Centre Block in 1975 in this photo from former Hill reporter Andrew Caddell’s collection. Photograph courtesy of Andrew Caddell
OTTAWA—The first time I went to Parliament Hill, I got lost.
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‘If it is slanderous or defamatory, then we will be held accountable for that, and we will be held accountable by our electorate, in whether they vote for us again,’ says Conservative House Leader Candice Bergen.
Big-ticket items in the last federal budget of this majority Liberal government include more than $6.2-billion to expand federal financing of rental construction, $1-billion for increasing access to drugs for rare diseas