On the evening of the Throne Speech, Speaker Peter Milliken held his annual Robbie Burns dinner.
Former NDP MP Bill Blaikie came back to Ottawa to address the haggis.
His son, Daniel, was also there.
Kilted Defense Minister Peter MacKay brought in the haggis.
Toronto Liberal MP Martha Hall Findlay sported plaid earrings. She is joined here by Peter MacKay and Vic Toews, the President of the Treasury Board.
Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett and husband Peter O’Brian.
Edmonton NDP MP Linda Duncan.
Tory ministers Bev Oda and Peter Kent.
Earlier in the day the flags were prepared for the Throne Speech and the floor was cleaned.
Stephen Harper waits for the GG.
Michaëlle Jean in some fine boots. She changed into shoes before she got into the Senate.
Liberal Interim leader Ignatieff and Montreal MP Marlene Jennings.
Senator Mike Duffy with his children.
NDP media man Karl Belanger.