'Ugly' U.S. Embassy barriers coming down for Ottawa bike lane
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By Lucy Scholey, Ottawa Metro News, June 17, 2016

Bruce Heyman wanted to tear down the post-9/11 stark concrete barriers outside the American embassy in Ottawa.

So the U.S. ambassador to Canada travelled to Washington with recent pictures of the building.

Just before he was to make his pitch, he spotted an older photo of the embassy hanging on the wall, pre-barriers.