National Geographic : 1947 Nov
u .Natlonal eograpnlt ocledy Parliament Convenes. Both Houses Assemble in the Senate's Red-leather Chamber The Sergeant at Arms holds the mace (left). Supreme Court Justices occupy inheritance from the British House of Lords. Senators take senior positions up front. annual event. Everyone wants to attend, but a gallery bench is by invitation only. IV the Woolsack (center), an This is Ottawa's crowning At left sit members' wives.