I’m Canadian, Eh? 009
Random photos and thoughts about Canada.
Our environment, our experiences, and the people we choose to surround us shapes us into who we are. In this series I search the web for thought-provoking images about Canada, the country I grew up in.
Torontonians may gripe about gridlock and their struggling sports teams, but many weren’t sweating the heat. Metro Hall, one of the city’s seven designated cooling centres, was sparsely populated as office dwellers lined benches and ledges around Roy Thomson Hall to eat their lunches. – The Globe & Mail, June 21, 2012
It’s not everyday one of the Gulf Islands goes up for sale. Granted, the $75-million price tag for James Island would put it out of reach of most Canadians hoping for a West Coast retreat. Seattle telecom billionaire Craig McCaw is selling his 780-acre island off the coast of Sidney, B.C., 18 years after he picked it up for $26 million and turned the former wartime munitions factory into a private getaway that has hosted the likes of Pamela Anderson and Bill Gates. – MaCleans.ca, June 17, 2012
In a relatively rare admission for an American scholar, a leading U.S. historian who authored a provocative new tome about North American military conflicts states bluntly that Canada won the War of 1812. – National Post, November 27, 2011