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Centre Block Rehabilitation: Restoring a Canadian icon: Royal Architectural Institute of Canada’s Independent Design Review Panel

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Over the past several years, Public Services and Procurement Canada has successfully completed several major restoration and modernization projects on some of the most notable heritage assets in the National Capital, including the Library of Parliament, the Sir John A Macdonald and Wellington buildings, the West Block and the Senate of Canada Building. The standard for design is high in this context, and must be balanced with functionality that serves a variety of uses, notably those of Parliament and the public.


Centre Block Rehabilitation Project: A modern Parliament Building for a modern Canada

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Public Services and Procurement Canada is restoring and modernizing the buildings and grounds of Canada’s Parliamentary Precinct. Through this rehabilitation project, Centre Block will become sustainable, accessible, and modern while celebrating the architectural style of the building and conserving its heritage elements.


Centre Block Rehabilitation Project:  Balancing the conservation and renewal of Canada’s most iconic site

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The restoration and modernization of Centre Block led by Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) is the centrepiece of the Long Term Vision and Plan for the Parliamentary Precinct. Through this rehabilitation project, the building and grounds will be carefully adapted to meet the requirements of the Parliament of Canada, as well as 21st-century expectations for sustainability, security and accessibility—while protecting and conserving their heritage character, qualities and features.


Centre Block Rehabilitation Project: A green and sustainable Parliament Building

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Public Services and Procurement Canada is restoring and modernizing the buildings and grounds of Canada’s Parliamentary Precinct, including the iconic Centre Block. This heritage building will be carefully restored and modernized to serve a modern parliamentary democracy and be accessible to all Canadians.


Facility management services contract for Canadian High Arctic Research Station

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The Canadian High Arctic Research Station campus is a world-class Arctic research facility that brings an enhanced level of research and analytical capability to Canada’s North. The state-of-the-art research labs and technological facilities provide the necessary space, equipment and analytical capability for researchers and visiting scientists to conduct science in the North, as a complement to the diverse network of existing research facilities.


Members of the COVID-19 Supply Council

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The Government of Canada has created a COVID-19 Supply Council which will bring together a diverse group of leaders to provide the government with advice on the procurement of critical goods and services required as part of Canada’s COVID-19 response and recovery.


Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy Process to Add a Third Shipyard

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The Government of Canada is enhancing the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) by launching a competitive process to add a third Canadian shipyard as a strategic partner to help ensure the timely delivery of six new program icebreakers for the Canadian Coast Guard.


Rehabilitation of Supreme Court of Canada and West Memorial Buildings

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On July 17, 2017, Public Services and Procurement Canada announced that it would rehabilitate the Supreme Court of Canada Building and the West Memorial Building, both “Classified” federal heritage buildings.


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