Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - is shutting down the 149-acre Delhi Research Farm in Delhi, Southern Ontario, by March 31, 2013:
Armoury - a military place where arms and ammunition and other military equipment are stored, and training is given in the use of arms. The University Avenue Armoury in Windsor, Ontario was sold.
Billy Bishop Airport
British Columbia - in 1993, the Government of Canada owned more than one million acres of land in British Columbia and 6,070 buildings. Environment Canada, Parks Canada, Agriculture Canada, Canada Post, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the Department of National Defence and Fisheries and Oceans Canada were major property owners.
Canada Place in Vancouver, British Columbia - $400 million Canadian tax dollars were spent, to create Canada Place/Canada Harbour Place in 1983. According to the Fraser Institute, the landmark should be privatized, see the Internet document "Introduction When a Country". Image from Wikipedia.
The "Canada" Wordmark - was designed by Jim Donoahue in 1965. In 1990, the government of Canada exempted the following institutions from the Federal Identity Program: The House of Commons; the National Capital Commission; Via Rail; Canada Mortgage and Housing; Canadian National Railway Company; Canada Post...the list goes on. (From: Federal Identity Program - Wikipedia.)
Canadian Forces Base Summerside in Prince Edward Island - In 1992, the 1,500 acre military base was sold to the private, for-profit Slemon Park Corporation for one dollar.
Canadian National Railway
Camp Hughes - a 652 acre former military base near Brandon, Manitoba. Camp Hughes is an important archaeological site.
Carnegie Libraries - between 1883 and 1929, American philanthropist and business tycoon Andrew Carnegie provided funding for 1,689 libraries; 125 libraries were built in Canada---Brockville, Ottawa, Toronto..
Central Experimental Farm in Ottawa; for decades, government bureaucrats and developers have been trying to get their hands on the Experimental Farm. In 1975, a former head of the National Capital Commission suggested that 7,000 new homes should be built on 700 Farm acres. Agriculture Minister Bud Olson said that Farm land would be sold to developers "over my dead body", while Agriculture Minister Eugene Whelan said the land was "untouchable". The following news articles, from the Ottawa Journal newspaper in 1974, were scanned from a microfiche reader at the downtown Ottawa Public Library:
Dominion Public Building - at 1 Front Street West in Toronto, Ontario is worth $74,153,000.
Downsview Park in Toronto. In 1984, the Auditor General of Canada said the 936 acre CFB Downsview was worth $100 million dollars.
Eglington Hunt Club -RCAF Institute of Aviation Medicine - in Toronto was converted to townhouses.
Fairmont Hotel's and Resorts - Canada's landmark CNR and CPR railway hotels are now owned by a multinational corporation. Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal owns 35% of Fairmont Hotel's and Resorts.
Federal Heritage Buildings Review Office
Fort Pepperrell in St. John's, Newfoundland - was an American Air Force Base from 1941 until 1960.
Grain Elevators in Canada - a vanishing landmark.
Hudson's Bay Company
Isabel McNeil House
Lansdowne Park in Ottawa
LeBreton Flats - 130 acres of prime waterfront land in downtown Ottawa.
National Arts Centre
National Capital Commission - in a May 1998 letter, the National Capital C FUTURE OF THE CENTRAL EXPERIMENTAL FARM OTTAWAommission recommended that all the buildings, flower gardens and fields at the Experimental Farm should be preserved. (Document: INTERIM REPORT ON THE RESULTS OF THE PUBLIC CONSULTATIONS ON THE FUTURE OF THE CENTRAL EXPERIMENTAL FARM OTTAWA- May 1998.): NCC Letter:
National Historic Site of Canada
National Printing Bureau - 45 Sacre-Coeur Boulevard in Hull. In 2007, the government of Canada planned to sell the building and land.
Ontario Municipal Board
Ontario Realty Corporation/Infrastructure Ontario
Recognized Federal Heritage Building
Rockwood Insane Asylum, a.k.a Rockwood Lunatic Asylum - in Kingston, Ontario. The Ontario Realty Corporation/Infrastructure Ontario owns Rockwood; the nearby Kingston Psychiatric Hospital (former), and all the land at the Kingston Provincial Campus. The ORC provides money for infrastructure development; and manages and sells provincial Crown real estate.
Royal Commission on the Future of the Toronto Waterfront - Date: 1992.Chair: David Crombie.
Sir John Carling Building - (1967-2013) was an Ottawa landmark, an award-winning heritage building and the national headquarters of the Department of Agriculture.
Summerhill Train Station in Toronto - The 140-foot clock tower was modeled after the Campanile di San Marco in Saint Mark's Square, Venice Italy. (From Wikipedia). The 1955 Katharine Hepburn/ Rossano Brazzi movie "Summertime" features the Campanile di San Marco. Marathon Realty, real estate arm of the CPR, sold the train station to the Liquor Control Board of Ontario. If the LCBO is privatized, Summerhill will be transferred to the Ontario Realty Corporation, real estate arm of the Ontario government.
Symington Yards in Winnipeg, Manitoba - a few years ago, CN workers at the Symington Yards were told to remove a Canadian Maple Leaf Flag from a building on the property. CN Rail is now mostly foreign-owned, most notably by Bill Gates, the main shareholder of "North America's Railroad". The CNR was built, physically and with their tax dollars, by Canadians.
Takao Tanabe - Canadian artist Takao Tanabe painted a 75-foot by 15-foot mural, spanning the foyer wall on the main floor of the Sir John Carling Building in Ottawa.MAN, SOIL AND CLIMATE.
Thomas Fuller - was Canada's Chief Dominion Architect.
Thousand Islands International Bridge at Lansdowne, Ontario - The Canadian span of the Thousand Islands Bridge reverted to Canada in 1976.
Union Station in Toronto, Ontario - A June 23, 2000 federal Order-in-Council resulted in the sale of Union Station to the City of Toronto.
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Upton Farm in Charlottetown Prince Edward Island