Talks behind closed doors might work, as the owner has been a wall of stone publicly on the issue—not unlike the northern view of the proposed ‘addition.’
A statue of Sir Wilfrid Laurier overlooks the Château Laurier. The former prime minister set out to beautify our nation’s capital and helped get the hotel built. He may be up there listening, enjoying the views we cherish, and perhaps you agree we owe it to him and others like him—and to future generations—to protect what they started, writes Shannon Day. Photograph courtesy of Leslie Hossack
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CanCon Contributions & Quotas In a Digital Age As part of Heritage Canada’s review of Canadian content in a digital age, various parties are proposing changes to how digital services are regulated and taxed.
'It’s a question of the Crown and its relations with Indigenous people and chiefs. It’s not a question of getting their views to a parliamentary committee,' says Green parliamentary leader Elizabeth May.
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.