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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Willie O'Ree, the first Black man to play in the NHL, pictured in December 2018, spoke on Feb. 1 to mark the start of this year's Black History Month. PMO photograph courtesy of Twitter
Speaking at a virtual conversation Feb. 1 with the first Black NHL player Willie O’Ree, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau explored the topic of progress for the Black community.
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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.