Thomas Axworthy: An Open Letter from National Supporters of Friends of the Château Laurier

Photo © Peter Coffman

Wednesday, September 11, 2019


The following open letter and call to action to stop the inappropriate addition to the Château Laurier was written by Thomas Axworthy and co-signed by former parliamentarians, historians, provincial legislators and other prominent figures from across Canada, who have all joined the national advocacy effort being led by Heritage Ottawa and the Friends of the Château Laurier.

The open letter, addressed to all Canadians, was sent directly to the hotel owner, Larco, Inc. of Vancouver, the Committee of Adjustment, the Government of Ontario, the Chair and Board of the National Capital Commission, Parks Canada, the World Heritage Centre at UNESCO, the federal Minister responsible for Canada’s National Historic Sites, the leaders of Canada’s federal political parties, the Government of Canada.

CLICK HERE to read the letter.