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Ottawa – The Maintenance Building

The Maintenance Building in Major’s Hill Park The Maintenance Building is a modest building with a picturesque roof and walls of rough cut, irregularly coursed limestone. It stands in Major’s Hill Park, in site of Parliament Hill and the Ottawa … Continue reading

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Stone Butter Church

Stone Butter Church – Comiaken Hill In the 1870 Roman Catholic missionaries were intent bringing the local Cowichan Indian communities into their flock. Father Peter Rondeault, a missionary to the Cowichan Indians, decided to build a church for the Cowichan … Continue reading

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The Janion building

Located at 1612  Store Street, the Janion Building was built in 1891 and his been boarded up since the 1960’s. Despite objections from some neighbouring residents, a proposal by Reliance Properties has been approved to convert the former hotel into … Continue reading

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