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New Images Of The Stunning New West Block House Of Commons

Earlier this year, MPs and Senators decided to delay their planned summer move out of Centre Block until the winter break, citing “finishing touches” left to be done on the “temporary” House and Senate buildings. That means the Centre Block,

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Fortissimo Expected To Draw Thousands To Parliament Hill

Fortissimo is a military and musical spectacular created for the lawns of Parliament Hill featuring massed military bands, pipes and drums, guest performers and the soldiers of the Ceremonial Guard. It is a showcase event in the Nation’s Capital that

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Tory MP Hands Out Asprin Pill-Box Keychains On The Hill

A Conservative MP stung by the sudden death of colleague Gord Brown is handing out pill case keychains on Parliament Hill, urging everyone he sees to carry a couple of potentially life-saving aspirin. Rob Nicholson says that after Gord Brown’s

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Expect Downtown Traffic Delays Today

Some traffic disruptions are expected this afternoon in the downtown area. This in light of a demonstration on Parliament Hill followed by a march. Participants will be march starting at approximately 1 p.m. to the Turkish Embassy  at 99 Cobourg

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Tartan Day Celebrations To Be Held On Parliament Hill On Sunday

Tartan Day has been celebrated in Canada since 1986, when the idea of celebrating Scottish heritage and history became a project in Nova Scotia, spearheaded by Jean Watson – Scot of the Year in 2007. Ms. Watson and her team

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Fireworks Still On For Canada 150 Closing Ceremonies

UPDATE – Canada 150 Closing Celebrations: A spokesperson for the Department of Canadian Heritage has confirmed that several closing ceremony activities are being cancelled because of the fridgid tempertatures, including performances by Kardinal Offishal as well as DJ Shub. The

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Now’s Your Chance To Try Out The Canada 150 Rink!

Passes allowing you to skate on The Canada 150 rink on Parliament Hill are now available online for opening day on Thursday. The rink is open from Dec. 7 to Feb. 28 and more than 40,000 people are expected to

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Have Fun, But Not Too Much Fun On The Canada 150 Rink On The Hill

The city that fun forgot? That’s seems to be the general consensus from media outlets across the country following Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly’s Twitter Feed announcement about the $5.6 million dollar Canada150 Rink on the Hill. Earlier today, the Minister

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Outdoor Rink Still Planned For Parliament Hill

The NHL’s bid to play hockey on Parliament Hill won’t be happening for a variety of reasons, but come December, you might still be able to perform a triple lutz on the ice-covered lawn facing the Peace Tower. Canadian Heritage

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It’s A Great Year To Be A Tourist In Your Own Backyard!

A number of Canada 150 events have already come and gone in the Nation’s Capital… but there’s much more to come! Starting tomorrow night, you can head down to Parliament Hill for a one-of-a-kind sound and light experience of Canadian

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