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Tradition and Today

Exploring the heritage of the House of Commons

As a national institution, Canada's House of Commons has a rich history that is linked inextricably to the development of the country itself. As a democratic forum built on the Westminster model and evolved over time to the Canadian context, it is steeped in longstanding traditions --many of them uniquely our own.

Explore that history and those traditions here. Discover the heritage of Canada's Parliament.

  Introduction
A Living History
A Seat of Authority
A Historic Collection
Celebrating our Right to Vote
Testament to Canada's International Role Democracy on the Air
Emblem of Office