House first-quarter spending drops $7.4-million overall, largely thanks to COVID-19
Up to mid-September, the House of Commons has spent roughly $3.2-million related to COVID-19, according to chief financial officer Daniel Paquette.
The House of Commons Chamber, pictured on May 13. While COVID-19 has brought new and increased costs for the Lower Chamber, overall spending in the first quarter dropped $7.4-million compared to 2019-20. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade