Hélène Campbell will be welcomed back home to Ottawa tomorrow. The event will be hosted at 11:30am at the Centennial Flame on Parliament Hill in the Sussex Lounge of the Government Conference Centre, 2 Rideau Street [update: location changed due to the risk if thundershowers] by Federal Minister of Health Leona Aglukkaq, Nepean-Carleton MP Pierre Poilievre and […]
Friday was Hélène Campbell day in Ottawa. Following a ceremony at Ottawa City Hall, Conservative MP Harold Albrecht led a Torch of Life procession to Parliament Hill. Master of Ceremony Jeff Mauler from Hot 89.9 introduced Liberal MP Kirsty Duncan, NDP MP Peter Stoffer, Green Party MP Elizabeth May, Conservative MPP Lisa MacLeod, Torch of […]
One of our annual Canada Day traditions is watching the Parliament Hill fireworks show from the roof of our house (we have a fabulous view). Actually, the first year we attempted that tradition was 2001 just a few months after we’d moved into our current house. That was the year it was about 10 degrees […]
It was a scene straight out of the movies. My daughters and I were in the Portrait Gallery on Parliament Hill looking at paintings of former prime ministers before Question Period. I was looking at the painting of Right Hon. Jean Chretien and talking about his years as PM with my younger daughter when I […]
I hopped online to see what’s going on in Ottawa, specifically news of the snowstorm that everyone here in Vancouver is bugging me about. I’m not encouraged by what I saw from the vantage point of the Parliament Hill webcam.