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What to do in Ottawa

What to do in Ottawa
vacationrentalsexperts.pennistonemedia.com/ottawa-brief-t... - The West Block – This block is highly picturesque and most complex with special features like iron cresting, copper roofs, Nepean sandstone as well as Gothic detailing. It has been under renovation having been vacated in 2011 as it had deteriorated. Committee rooms and parliamentary offices that are usually housed here have been temporarily moved to the Valour Building, Library and Wellington Building. However, the confederation room will per permanently moved to Sir John A. MacDonald building. Currently, it has two extensions with the Mackenzie tower being a distinguishing factor. This block is designated as a classified owing to its ties with historical and architectural positioning. It is also associated with the federal government’s administrative arm in the early years.The West block has a major influence on the character of Parliament Hill as well as the West end of Wellington street. It is expect…