The Telegram (St. John's)




4.5 million: Amount of asbestos removed, in kilograms

4.5 million: Amount of asbestos still in place, in kilograms

40,000: Truckloads of bedrock excavated for the constructi­on of a new Parliament­ary Welcome Centre

400,000: Approximat­e number of stones on Centre Block’s exterior, of which one-third will be repaired or replaced 12,000: Number of steel structural columns 1,600: Number of windows to replace

250: Number of stained glass windows to restore 4,000: Number of jobs created

70,000: Total number of jobs the project will create over its course 3,000+: Number of rapid COVID-19 tests used for workers

Source: Public Services and Procuremen­t Canada

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