Plus, MPs urge CBC to reinstate local TV news, and Jack Harris is diagnosed with cancer.
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, left, is pictured dancing with now-Yahoo Finance reporter Shruti Shekar, CBC host Chris Hall, and David Akin of Global News at the 2018 Parliamentary Press Gallery Dinner. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Like many events around Parliament Hill, the night some call the “Nerd Prom” is being postponed until October.
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MPs will be able to continue to charge the central House budget for the cost of items like masks and hand sanitizer, or office reconfiguration as a result of COVID-19, until Sept. 30, among other measures.
As of January, $185-million of the $761-million approved for the first five years of work on the Centre Block building and construction of the underground welcome centre, up to 2021-22, has been spent.