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 role as Colonel -in-Chief of the regiment, poses for a formal portrait with the Calgary Highlanders, ahead of a reception at Canada House at Canada House on April 19, 2015 in London, England. TQ 2980 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER TRAFALGAR SQUARE, WC2 82/39 Canada House (including 5.2.70 the former Royal College of Physicians) G.V. II Institutional building. Inside the house there is 1 m³ of ice for a month to brave the late summer temperatures.canada house

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh attends a reception at Canada House at Canada House on 19.04.2015 in London, England. Since 2009, I have been sharing many of the stories and surprising factoids arising from this research with an increasingly diverse international public through my House History blog: When An Old House Whispers.

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.canada house

I can remember early on in my career as a house history researcher looking for the house on the 600 block of East Cordova where Nova Scotian-born contractor John L. McKenzie, the builder of my old house on the 1000-block of Odlum Drive, had once lived.