In partnership with MaRS Discovery District, Communitech, University of Waterloo’s Velocity, and RBC, C100 created a home for Canadian entrepreneurs visiting Silicon Valley. The 15,000-square-foot house is being brought to life by Yabu Pushelberg , the famed design firm with studios in New York and Toronto, and it will showcase large-scale art by Canadian studio Moss and Lam Even if you aren’t one of the 20,000 visitors who will congregate at Canada Olympic House, you can still appreciate the venue’s striking art and design with these sneak-peek renderings.

You used to be able to take an excavator, crunch a house and take it to the landfill,” said Jim Connelly, the sales manager for southern Vancouver Island at Nickel Brothers , which moves about 100 homes a year on the commercial market and has transported seven so far for the Friday Harbor project and plans to move five more.canada house

It’s kind life or death to keep our working families here,” said Peter Kilpatrick, the project manager in refitting the houses to be imported by the San Juan Community HomeTrust When the rewiring, painting and structural repairs are finished in June, buyers who have already met income and residency requirements can take possession.

Canada’s highest house prices are found on the west coast in Vancouver/British Columbia, where the country’s mildest weather is found. The Guest House is a historic building and we ask that our visitors use the property with care. The foreign buyer tax, introduced after a flurry of Chinese buyers were accused of pushing up prices beyond affordable for everyday Canadians, is sharply higher than similar taxes recently increased by NSW, Victoria and Queensland. Visitors looking at Risa Horowitz’s Trees of Canada (2007), with Landon Mackenzie’s Wild Red (2008) in background. The COC offers food and drink, and a chance to watch live CBC and Radio Canada feeds.canada house

Re-opened by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in February 2015, Canada House now celebrates and gives voice to all Canadians from every region and every walk of life. The CREA’s prices below take into account all residential properties, including detached, semi-detached, townhouse/row houses, apartment units, cottages, duplexes, and triplexes. A Canadian volunteer at Canada House estimated that it was hosting between 200 and 250 visitors a day.canada house