Parliamentary Press Gallery (Canada)
|Tribune de la presse parlementaire|
|Headquarters||National Press Building|
The Parliamentary Press Gallery (French: Tribune de la presse parlementaire) is an association established to oversee rules and responsibilities of Canadian journalists when at Parliament Hill. The organization was formed in 1866 by The Honourable Thomas White. During the early years of the association, the members were associated with political parties. Membership of the Gallery is determined by the association, but, the final decision lies with the Speaker of the House of Commons. The headquarters of the organization is the National Press Building at 150 Wellington Street. Before Hansard was introduced in 1875, records were dependent upon the newspapers of the time.
Each province of Canada also has its own press gallery.
- Parliamentary Press Gallery
- Article about the Press Gallery from Mapleleafweb.com
- "Parliamentary Press Gallery". The Canadian Encyclopedia article
- List of Members of the Press Gallery
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