A ‘critical design deficiency’ affecting sound is responsible for the six-sitting-day delay in Chamber work in the new Senate of Canada Building in 2019.
Senators won’t be populating the interim Senate Chamber in the new Senate of Canada Building until Feb. 19, after testing revealed the noise levels were too high for it to operate properly because of a gap between the ceiling and wall. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Senators on a committee overseeing the transformation of the Government Conference Centre into their temporary home say nearly two years ago they flagged the issue that is now delaying the start of the next sitting.
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