But heritage apparently means nothing to Kingston Mayor Paterson or Councillor Liz Schell.
Canada Lands Company has been liquidating Canadian federal property for decades.
The 100,000 acres of Canadian National Railway land, owned by the people of Canada, were privatized.
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation has been delisted from the Federal Directory of Real Property.
In April of 1998 all residential land holdings of the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, worth $62 million dollars were transferred to Canada Lands. That includes Benny Farm and Regent Park.
Vacant land next to CMHC Headquarters at 800 Montreal Road in Ottawa was recently sold.
One thousand lighthouses were declared "surplus" by Fisheries and Oceans Canada. And a Coast Guard Base in Kingston, Ontario has to relocate so that Canada Lands Company can sell the land to high rise condominium builders.
Dozens of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada experimental farms are gone.
The 27 Veterans Affairs hospitals were declared "surplus" including Senneville Lodge and the Rideau Veterans property on Smyth Road next to CHEO and the Ottawa General Hospital. Submission on Canada Lands project - 363 Smyth Road, Ottawa:
"It is apparent that the consensus from the residents in the surrounding communities was overwhelmingly negative. The only beneficiaries will be Canada Lands and the developers who are contracted to do the development...This totally unnecessary and unwanted project has now been approved over our heads by the city."
The National Defence Medical Centre on Alta Vista Drive in Ottawa will eventually be transferred to the Canada Lands Company.
Save the Greenbelt! Ottawa plans to turn 1/3rd of the Greenbelt into subdivisions---Ottawa.
Keep Ottawa's Greenbelt Green---Ottawa.
Now its time to sell off the entire portfolio of "aging" Corrections Canada prisons, including the Prison for Women, Kingston Pen, the Canada Lands Company owned St. Vincent de Paul Penitentiary, Collins Bay, Saskatchewan Pen, Beaver Creek in Muskoka...
Then it will be time to sell off the Environment Canada/Parks Canada properties, the National Historic Sites and National Parks.The Citadels in Quebec and Nova Scotia. Fort Henry in Kingston. Don't laugh, this has been their plan all along. As I mentioned before, the Fraser Institute is calling for the transfer of all National Parks in British Columbia to the Province of British Columbia. The Fraser Institute document outlining their recommendations called "Introduction When a Country" was removed from the Internet.
|Let the Future Begin 1997.|
Canada Lands Company privatizes Government of Canada real estate, and keeps all the money from the sale of property to developers and other entities.