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100th Anniversary of the Fire of 1916
On February 3, 1916, the original Centre Block was destroyed by fire. Learn more about this landmark event on a guided tour of Centre Block.

New Series of HillNotes for the 42nd Parliament
Follow a new series of HillNotes on emerging issues of special interest to members of Canada’s 42nd Parliament. These blog posts will explore topics ranging from Canada’s supply management regimes to trade negotiations, health care, changing demographic landscape, our role in international affairs and our evolving telecommunications industry, to name but a few.

Appointment of a new Parliamentary Poet Laureate
The Speakers of the Senate and the House of Commons announced the appointment of George Elliott Clarke as Canada’s next Parliamentary Poet Laureate.

The Library of Parliament is pleased to release its 2014-2015 Annual Report. Learn more about who we are, what we do and how we serve parliamentarians.

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