Decisions to go to war, vigorous disagreement on whether the country should even stay together—all have provided emotional raw material for building Canada. But many of the key battles were not between parties, but between factions in a single party.
Stories emanating from the mothballed Centre Block chart the history of a country and the warring political parties that have made it work. The final parliamentary debate for at least a decade was held last week in a building that has borne witness to the greatest political moments in our history.
The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—If only the walls could speak.
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