New society to take a deep dive into parliamentary history
Plus, former president George W. Bush's portraits are among the many exhibitions coming to the capital over the next few months.
The Canadian Society of Parliamentary History launched with its first event in May. Participants, from top left: Conservative MP Martin Shields, former Speaker of the House of Commons Robert Marleau, Liberal MP Brenda Shanahan, Co-operative Commonwealth Federation MP Erin Weir, former Liberal minister John Reid, and former senator Anne Cools. From bottom left: former House Speaker Peter Miliken, Carleton University professor Paul Thomas, Dalhousie University professor Lori Turnbull, and University of Ottawa professor Jennifer Wallner.
Photograph courtesy of Brenda Shanahan