Our system of government is part of the reason why Canada is known around the world as a good place to live. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (L), in his role as Colonel-in-Chief of The Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, signs the visitors’ book as Queen Elizabeth II (R), Colonel-in-Chief of the Calgary Highlanders regiment, is greeted by Princess Alexandra (R), Colonel-in-Chief of the Canadian Scottish Regiment, ahead of a reception at Canada House at Canada House on 19.04.2015 in London, England.
Flooded with natural light and air (while carefully respecting the building’s heritage) Canada’s new cultural and diplomatic London HQ has been designed to reflect Canada in the 21st century: a vast country rich in natural resources and – evidently – talented designers and artists.
I can remember early on in my career as a house history researcher looking for the house on the 600 block of East Cordova where Nova Scotian-born contractor John L. McKenzie, the builder of my old house on the 1000-block of Odlum Drive, had once lived.
Canada´s economy shrank by an annualized rate of 1.6% in Q2 2016, the biggest decline since Q2 2009, amidst a decline in exports, especially for energy products, according to Statistics Canada Battered by the oil price decline Canada´s economy grew just 1.2% last year, less than half the 2.5% growth seen in 2014.
You used to be able to take an excavator, crunch a house and take it to the landfill,” said Jim Connelly, the sales manager for southern Vancouver Island at Nickel Brothers , which moves about 100 homes a year on the commercial market and has transported seven so far for the Friday Harbor project and plans to move five more.