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Old 09-29-2010, 06:41 PM   #14
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Ottawa ON - Canada Parliament Building - Outside

2009-06-12.4 Ottawa ON - Canada Parliament Building - Outside

Since we'd attracted too much "official interest" inside the Parliament Building, we exited the building in order to recon the exterior:



The Olympics are coming to Canada!





This is Parliament Hill's East Block:



and Parliament Hill's Central Block & Peace Tower:



The Langevin Block is the home of the Privy Council Office and Office of the Prime Minister, and the working headquarters of the executive branch of the Canadian government:



View from below Parliament Hill overlooking the Ottawa River:





Heading up the Rideau Canal:





Somewhere on the Hill there's a facility for the care and feeding of stray cats. I wasn't able to find a similar place for the care and feeding of stray Parliamentarians...





I found it odd that most of the local residents were anything other than the official residents:










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