(OTTAWA) The Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his family will move immediately in a residence called “Bungalow Curtain” or “Rideau Cottage” while you decide what will happen to the official residence at 24 Sussex.
The residence built in 1867 is located in the gardens of Rideau Hall, the official residence behind the Governor General of Canada. A site dedicated to the Canadian heritage places described as “a brick house of generous proportions, neo-Georgian style.”
The official residence of the Prime Minister of Canada, located at 24 Sussex Drive in the national capital, needs major renovations. Last week, Mr. Trudeau’s mother, Margaret, has hinted that his son could live elsewhere in the beginning of its mandate until the renovations are made.
In a brief statement, the Liberal Party said that “the prime minister-designate will make a decision about the 24 Sussex once all the details have been communicated to him by the officials dealing with the issue.”
In 2008, these “urgent” renovations were valued at more than $ 10 million and the work should be spread over two years. But Stephen Harper and his family continued to live there in the meantime. It does not know the status of the current situation and that of the invoice should mop taxpayers. This work would aim plumbing and electrical systems, windows and the presence of asbestos, among others.
“The prime minister-designate, Justin Trudeau, his wife Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau, and their three children will move immediately to Rideau Cottage, a component of the grounds of Rideau Hall located in the National Capital region,” the statement said.
“Mr. Trudeau and his family will reside at Rideau Cottage until further notice. ”