Prime Minister Trudeau Drops ‘Langevin’ From PMO Building

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, in marking June 21, announced that the Langevin block, the building housing the Prime Minister’s offices will be renamed The Office of the Prime Minister and Privy Council. Hector-Louis Langevin, who the building was previously named for is acknowledged as the architect of the residential school system in Canada.

By Kathleen Harris, CBC News Posted: Jun 21, 2017

Former U.S. Embassy To Become Indigenous Centre?

CBC News is reporting that the former United States embassy building, closed for almost 20 years is to be repurposed as a space devoted to Inuit, Métis, and First Nations peoples. Prime Minister Jean Chrétien had originally planned a portrait gallery for the building, but Stephen Harper cancelled that proposal and the building has sat vacant ever since.

By Catherine Cullen, CBC News Posted: Jun 06, 2017