There will be huge celebrations across Canada on July 1, 2017, as Canadians celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation. This makes it an extra special Canada Day and we thought it would be a good time to look back at how the country has changed and what makes it such a great place to live.
Canada Day 2015: Celebrating Three Centuries of Canadian Architecture
TORONTO – This year’s Canada Day celebrations will carry with them an extra significance, as 2015 marks the 300th anniversary of the conclusion of War of 1812 in February of 1815. Bolstered by a newfound sense of nationhood, the extensive building and rebuilding that followed – particularly in Upper Canada (modern-day Ontario) represented the first […]
Canada Day 2014: Celebrating Canada’s Multicultural Legacy
TORONTO – With a foreign-born population of more than 6.7 million, Canada is internationally renowned for its blend of many cultures, languages, and nationalities. That’s especially true in major Canadian urban areas like Greater Toronto, where immigrants and their descendants have made tremendous impacts on business, science, arts, and countless other fields. With Canada Day […]
Canada Day Special Feature: The History of Canadian Real Estate
“There are at least two main reasons homes are so important to people. One is that they are often seen as an extension of our identity, and represent who we are.” – June Cotte, Associate Professor, Richard Ivey School of Business MARKHAM – With July 1 just around the corner, we Canadians are already dreaming […]