According to the activist group, The Pirate Party of Canada, House of Commons employees are downloading illegal content before Canada's bill C-11, the strict copyright protection legislation comes into effect.
The party used youhavedownloaded.com a site that scrapes torrent sites for IP addresses to find addresses owned by the House of Commons.
When you work in such a high profile, public place, even if your network administrators turn a blind eye to what you do, chances are that someone out there won't. Smarten up people.
Further reading can be found here:
Canadian Officials Downloading Illegal Content - SC Magazine
Copyright Infringement in Canadian Parliament - Pirate Party of Canada
Piracy in the House of Commons - Pirate Party of Canada