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The Speakers and a huge quilt

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Senate Speaker Noël Kinsella and House Speaker Peter Milliken hosted a reception at The Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat for the Quilt of Belonging, a 36-metre by 3.5-metre tapestry that portrays all the First Peoples of Canada and every nation of the world.

Speaker Peter Milliken.

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Speaker Noël Kinsella.

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Immigration Minister Jason Kenney.

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Kenney with Croatian Ambassador Vesela Mrđen Korać (right) and her husband Marko.

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Liberal Senator Mobina Jaffer and Liberal MP Justin Trudeau.

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Jafffer and Bloc MP Nicole Demers.

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The quilt.

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Artist Esther Bryan, who conceived the quilt project.