Reading over a draft of the magazine piece, I realized I had previously confused my historical rooms of Parliament that begin with the letter R.

In this column from Dec. 2, I placed the coalition signing in the Reading Room. In fact, the ceremonial signing took place in the Railway Room, the same-sized committee room located directly across the hall from the Reading Room.

My mistake.

(Rest assured the disputed Canadian flags were there, whichever room it was.)

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