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CSEC 'spy palace'

The $1.2 billion home of CSEC, Canada's electronic spy agency, is believed to be the most expensive building ever constructed in Canada. The developers of the facility were also given a $3 billion contract to manage and mantain the building. (Plenary Group)

New CSEC headquarters

The $1.2-billion building on Ottawa's east side is the home of Canada's electronic spy agency, CSEC. Dubbed the "spy palace" by critics, it is believed to be the most expensive building ever constructed in Canada.