Ceremony Marking Temporary Closure of Centre Block

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Ceremony Marking Temporary Closure of Centre Block

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Official Opposition Leader Andrew Scheer, NDP parliamentary leader Guy Caron, and Governor General Julie Payette speak at a reception on Parliament Hill marking the temporary closure of Centre Block. Senate Speaker George Furey and his House of Commons counterpart Geoff Regan are the hosts of the event. The estimated decade-long renovation of the Parliament building is slated to begin in January 2019. Centre Block houses both the House of Commons and Senate chambers. (November 27, 2018) (no interpretation)