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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Unless Trudeau plans to be out on these streets, fighting against police brutality or in cabinet drafting legislation to curb police powers, his, and all the other white voices of his ilk, have no merit here.
'I do agree that things need to be implemented as quickly as possible. We could've done this a lot sooner. The good news is that we’re doing it now and announcing it today,' says Transport Minister Marc Garneau.