For the first time in country’s history, Rideau Hall extended an invitation to the public to witness Canada’s official change in government.
Prime minister-designate Justin Trudeau and wife Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau stepped off a bus at Rideau Hall and walked up to the federal heritage building, followed closely by his new cabinet ministers on Wednesday for their swearing-in ceremony.
Some arrived 3.5 hours before the ceremony to snag the perfect location.
— Patrick Sackville (@patsackville) November 4, 2015
The crowd quickly grew...
— bethany harpur (@2ndferment) November 4, 2015
Teachers brought their students to Rideau Hall for the occasion.
... while people continued to line up outside Rideau Hall.
Their patience paid off.
Wrapping an important day in Canadian history for young and old.
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