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Update Coming on Condition of 24 Sussex Drive Along with Upcoming Work

By Alasdair McLellan - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,

While the Prime Minister may not live at 24 Sussex Drive, the official residence of Canada’s prime minister, the building is still costing Canadians money.

In the years 2019 and 2020, operations costs were approximately $84,148 according to the National Capital Commission (NCC).

Since 2018, the NCC has not made any capital investment in support of the rehabilitation of 24 Sussex Drive.

The NCC is currently working on updating a report detailing the condition of Canada’s official residences.

Further information on the current condition of 24 Sussex, along with any upcoming work, will be made available over the comings weeks.

A small number of residence staff continue to work at 24 Sussex Drive.

In the interim, the NCC continues to work with its federal partners to develop a plan for the future of the official residences, including 24 Sussex Drive.

The National Capital Commission is the Canadian Crown corporation responsible for the development, urban planning, and conservation in the National Capital Region, including administering most lands and buildings owned by the Government of Canada in the region.


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