21Jun/18

World Housing Bubble

Continuing from before, the problems with the Canadian Senate date back to its very inception by the Father’s of Confederation, who chose to adopt a mixed form of government, combining elements from both the British and US systems of government. My wife and I have recently purchased a Campeau house in Elmvale (on Hamlet Road) and after randomly speaking with an elderly gentleman walking by, we learned that he happened to be an original owner (!) of a house of the same model as ours down the street.canada house

The Guest House connects directly to the Waterfront Trail offering hours of cycling enjoyment along the St. Lawrence River. There are some houses on the north side of the 300 block, four more on the 500 block, and then an almost intact enclave of late 1800s and early 1900s houses on the 600 block of East Cordova. Queen Elizabeth II, in her …

12May/18

Love It Or List It

In partnership with MaRS Discovery District, Communitech, University of Waterloo’s Velocity, and RBC, C100 created a home for Canadian entrepreneurs visiting Silicon Valley. But there aren’t a lot of things that happen in Canada where a huge number of us huddle around the fire together and cheer for the same team. While the majority of houses in Alta Vista are detached, Campeau constructed one of the few pockets of semi-detached houses in Applewood Acres. Check out first-look photos of the BBCGrand right here , and tune in to ET Canada tonight at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT on Global when Big Brother Canada host Arisa Cox takes us on an exclusive tour of the new house.canada house

On 7th September 2012, in front of the historic town hall in Michelstadt a wooden house was erected, designed by Michelstädter planners and builders. If Canada thinks it is a Corporation, then it sees the tax …

27Apr/18

Forward House

Edgy Atom Egoyan movies, celebrated prize-winning books, the British Columbia-originated cult hit X-Files, intellectual icons Michael Ignatieff and Michael Ondaatje, pop queen k.d. lang and dozens of other symbols of turn-of-the-century Canada have moved the Big Icicle light years past the days when adventurous Brits crossed the ocean to view the Mounties’ Musical Ride. I’ve been to several five star resorts but none feels like home away from home like Canada House. Reforging connections The Government of Canada acquires the Sun Life of Canada Building, and we begin the renovation project that will connect it all. After the Olympics, a swell of listings caused a 25 percent price drop, according to Craig Mackenzie, an agent with Sotheby’s International Realty Canada. But after that, I began to realize I no longer wanted to specify gas boilers for my clients (while some of the houses I work on are electricity only, I …

03Mar/18

Season 4's ‘Big Brother Canada' House Unveiled

For Canadian athletes arriving in Rio de Janeiro with high hopes and tense nerves, Canada House is meant to be a comfortable getaway with reminders of home. It is our hope that all Canadian families and friends will join us as we create a Canadian out-of-Village hub for all Team Canada-related activities and the primary meeting place for Canadians in Rio. But here’s the thing – if prices are to revert in a controlled manner, as regular readers of this blog know, this necessarily requires a certain ratio of for-sale inventory to prices.

This was our second stay at ‘Canada House and this time we stayed in the ground floor suite. But far from being impoverished, such households were concentrated in some of the city’s most expensive neighbourhoods, where homes sell for multi-million-dollar prices. Newfoundland and Labrador’s house prices are forecast to ease by 6.4% this year. House prices in …

24Feb/18

House Price Gloom In Canada A Lesson For Australia

Departs: 10am SE Corner of Commercial Drive & Venables Street and ends near Commercial & Graveley. Regional stories At Canada House you’ll find Canadian materials and furnishings, the work of talented Canadian designers, artists, and craftspeople, all surrounded by Canadian wood, granite, and marble. But since the last ski season, fueled by a strong economy in Vancouver, demand has outstripped supply and prices rose sharply. The tragic irony is that this accident took place just a week before Angelo was supposed to return to Italy to pick up his wife Anna and his daughter Gigetta and bring them back to live a new life in Canada. I just wish somebody would come and redo my house and find me a new place to live at the same time! Some of the houses mentioned in this post are featured in my East End/Strathcona History Walks. So, without further ado, here is …