The French Embassy opened its doors to hundreds over the course of the week for two Bastille Day events and a viewing of France's winning World Cup final match.
Despite threats of a boycott, many Canadian politicos showed up to the party. 'We should come here. We don’t have control over what the U.S. does or does not do; we only have control of how we present ourselves,' said Senator Michael MacDonald.
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer didn't hold back on jokes about the media or from making fun of each other.
The Sir John A. Macdonald building was buzzing with lobbyists, Hillites, MPs, Senators, journalists, and industry folk during last Wednesday's party.