The Foyer is probably most familiar to Canadians as the setting for the ritual known as "the scrum" where – following Question Period and debates in the House of Commons – members of Parliament field questions, surrounded by journalists, cameras and recording devices.

The House of Commons Foyer is where many of the elements of Parliament and Centre Block meet. Parliamentarians' offices ring the edges of this magnificent room, which presents fantastically sculpted detail combined with a solemn atmosphere. It is no wonder that the media and MPs meet on its floor to bring the stories of the day's debates and decisions into homes across Canada.

  • Scrumming in the Foyer
  • Budget Day
  • An interview taking place in the Foyer
  • Prime Minister being scrummed on stairwell leading to his office
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