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Black History Month on the Hill

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A special reception was held on the Hill to mark the beginning of Black History Month. This year marked the 150th anniversary of William Hall receiving the Victoria Cross. He was the first black person, first Nova Scotian, and first Canadian sailor to receive the award. A special stamp was unveiled to honour Hall.

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Liberal MP Marlene Jennings (centre) and Bloc MP Nicole Demers.

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Immigration Minister Jason Kenney.

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Tory Senate leader Marjory LeBreton.


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Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre.

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Transport minister John Baird.

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Minister of International Cooperation Bev Oda.

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Bloc MP Claude Bachand.

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The food.