History of Parliament Hill

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History of Parliament Hill

The Parliament Buildings in Ottawa are one of Canada’s best known symbols. Surrounded by the East and West blocks, the Centre Block with its iconic Peace Tower and distinctive Library of Parliament is a familiar sight to Canadians and people around the world. It’s home to Canada’s federal legislature; laws made here affect the lives of every citizen. In this Telling Times short documentary we look at the fascinating history behind the buildings that make up Parliament Hill.