Parliament Hill facts for kids
Parliament Hill (in French: Colline du Parlement) refers to a set of buildings in Ottawa, Ontario, the capital of Canada, where the Government of Canada meets and Members of Parliament make laws. It is called Parliament Hill because it is on a hill above the Ottawa River.
There are three main buildings: the West Block, the East Block and the Centre Block.
There are many statues around Parliament Hill including many former Prime Ministers and 5 famous women who helped women gain equal rights in Canada. There is also a centennial flame that was lit when Canada turned 100 years old.
Images for kids
Parliament Hill Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.