The Canadian Parliament Buildings, Peace Tower Clock, National War Memorial, The Famous Five and even some bridge players at the National Capital Regional in Ottawa.
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Date(s): October 9-14, 2013. Album by Jonathan Steinberg. Photos by Jonathan Steinberg. 1 - 70 of 70 Total. 6388 Visits.
1 The Canadian Parliament on Parliament Hill
2 The Peace Tower is a focal bell and clock tower, sitting on the central axis of the Centre Block of the Canadian parliament buildings in Ottawa, Ontario
3 The Victoria Tower Bell was cast in 1875 and installed in the Victoria Tower in 1877. The Bell fell from the Tower in the Centre Block fire of 1916 and is one of the few remaining links to Canada's first house of government.
4 The clock in the Peace Tower, presented to Canada by the government of the United Kingdom to mark the 60th anniversary of Confederation, has been ticking in the heart of our capital since 1927.
5 Canadian Parliament on Parliament Hill
6 The National War Memorial (The Response) in Confederation Square
7 The surmounting statues, symbolizing Peace and Liberty
8 The memorial features 23 bronze figures, representing people who fought in the First World War, emerging from a memorial arch, moving from war into peace.
9 The 23 bronze figures, representing the eleven branches of the Canadian forces engaged in the First World War, viewed from the front
10 The bronze figures viewed from the rear. The dates commemorating the Second World War (1939–1945) and the Korean War (1950–1953) were added in 1982.
11 The Famous Five. Inaugurated on October 18, 2000, this monument entitled "Women are Persons!" is a tribute to Nellie McClung, Irene Parlby, Emily Murphy, Louise McKinney and Henrietta Muir Edwards.
12 Known as the Famous Five, these women won the "Persons" Case, a 1929 court ruling which legally declared women as persons under the British North America Act and made them eligible for appointment to the Canadian Senate
13 The Fairmont Château Laurier is a historic landmark hotel in downtown Ottawa adjacent to Parliament Hill
14 Rideau Canal
15 The Royal Alexandra Interprovincial Bridge is a steel truss cantilever bridge spanning the Ottawa River between Ottawa, Ontario and Gatineau, Quebec.
16 Sir Wilfrid Laurier served as Canada's first Francophone Prime Minister from 1896 to 1911. Alberta and Saskatchewan joined Confederation, the last British troops were withdrawn from Canada and the Royal Canadian Navy was founded.
17 The Supreme Court building was designed by Ernest Cormier, a renowned Montreal architect
18 The Right Honourable Sir Lyman Poore Duff, P.C., G.C.M.G. Puisne judge of the Supreme Court of Canada, 1906 - 1933. Chief Justice of Canada, 1933 - 1944.
19 The Canadian Museum of civilization is Canada's national museum of human history. It is located in the Hull area of Gatineau, Quebec, directly across the Ottawa River from Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario.
20 Alexander Mackenzie (1822-1892) During his five years as Prime Minister, the Supreme Court of Canada and the Auditor General's Office were established.
21 Dominique Guay, Tournament Chair, John Burgoin, Partnership Chair
22 Judi Roy, Second In Command, tireless hospitality volunteer
23 Heather Peckett in the Prize Room
24 Judi Roy, Second In Command, tireless hospitality volunteer