Public Services and Procurement Canada

Public Services and Procurement Canada

September 13, 2016 13:17 ET

Media Advisory: Media Tour of West Block and Visitor Welcome Centre Construction Sites on Parliament Hill in Ottawa

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 13, 2016) -

Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release.

Members of the media are invited to follow a guided tour of the West Block and Visitor Welcome Centre construction sites on Thursday, September 15, 2016.

Maximum of 10 media per tour. One reporter per press outlet.

Media are kindly asked to contact Media Relations at Public Services and Procurement Canada to register before noon on Wednesday, September 14, for one of the following tours:

Tour 1: 8:30 am - English
Tour 2: 10:30 am - French

Other visits may be organized based on demand.

Duration: Two hours, including health and
safety briefing
Location: See attached map
Security Trailer, South Drive
(entrance to the West Block
construction site)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Please allow two hours. Note that the tour may be physically challenging. Expect to climb steep scaffolding staircases, walk through narrow and low-ceiling areas.

Long pants are required for health and safety reasons. Please register early. Boot size required.

A mandatory health and safety briefing will be provided and protective equipment (boots, hard hat, glasses and vest) will be distributed on-site before the tour.

In case of rain: Tours will be rescheduled for health and safety reasons to Friday, September 23, 2016.

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Contact Information

  • Media Relations
    Public Services and Procurement Canada
    819-420-5501