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Transcript—Update #50: West Block—Prime Minister's office

Start of video.

(Light instrumental music is played in the background throughout the video.)

(Title screen shows title in the middle of screen, a yellow box runs around the text. At the bottom of the screen, a line drawing of the Parliament skyline runs from left to right.)

Text on screen: Prime minister’s office Daily Update 50.

(Pan from left to right facing where the prime ministers desk is planned on being placed. On the left there is an old fire place with ornate steel work with the Canadian Shield at the top of the fire place. On the floor there is construction crown moulding that will be used to finish the arch ways in the room. There is also protection paper on the floor to protect the newly stained original wood floors. There is one window at the back of the room that is flanked by two doors. Above the two doors are refurbished coats or arms The shot show the cabinet room and the cabinet table.)

(Pan across the wall and there is an up close view of the detailed wainscoting that runs around the room.)

Pan that shows the opposite wall and the old entrance to the office. There is a ladder and tools on a cart at back wall.)

(Pan across the ceiling there is detailed crown moulding that runs around the whole room. The ceiling is made of wood and is made like hard wood floors. The ceiling also has square patterns made of the same color wood that overlay the ceiling. The lighting is suspended from the middle of the ceiling and is capable of being bright enough for broadcast.)

(Closer view of the main window with intricate mouldings around it and the two doors that flank it with the coats of arms above them.)

(Pan to the left and back to the right showing the north wall and the fire place from a different angle. There is an old door to the left of the fire place that has been rehabilitated and stained the same dark brown as the floors.)

(Final shot is an up-close view of the fireplace and the intricate carvings that run along the top.)

(Public Services and Procurement Canada Wordmark.)

(Music stops.)

(Canada Wordmark.)

End of video.

West Block

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