Traditionally, one of the major attractions of a move to Canada for many people has been the cost of housing compared with their current location. He was acknowledged by the Honourable Peter Goldring, MP for Edmonton East, as an extraordinary craftsperson” and an accomplished master builder with a social conscience.” That same day, Mike received a special award from the Government of Nova Scotia for ads he shot to promote the first ever Skilled Trades Day in Canada.
Once created, the peers in the provinces and territories would meet to elect from among themselves, representative peers to sit in the Canadian House of Lords, with each province entitled to ten seats in the upper house save for tiny P.E.I (Prince Edward Island) which would have three, while each of the territories would have five; resulting in a House of Lords comprised of 108 members, which is slightly larger then the current senate.
Attractive summer houses like this were once common along the Normandy coastline, until the Germans, after occupying France in the Second World War , levelled hundreds of them to construct the concrete defences of the Atlantic Wall,” designed to resist an Allied invasion.
From 1922 to 1927, the house was run as the Japanese Seamen’s Home, and in 1928 became the new home of the Catholic Japanese Mission run by the Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement who are still there serving the needy in the East End and Downtown East Side.
A military guard of honour will kick off an outdoor ceremony, and launch a series of multi-media entertainments for Canada Month in London, featuring celebrities, including photographer Yousuf Karsh, writer Margaret Atwood, director Robert Lepage and Egoyan.