Canada House is the home of the High Commission of Canada to the United Kingdom It hosts consular facilities for Canadians to renew passports or apply for emergency assistance, visa and immigration processing services, a military liaison office, trade officers, political officers and a public affairs section. There seems to be some bootlegging history associated with this address…I came across this newsclipping on the Vancouver Police Museum website… unfortunately, there is no date and no information about which newspaper it came from… Detective Donald A. Sinclair lived for a time at my old house at 1036 Odlum Drive in Vancouver’s Grandiew neighbourhood where my interest in house history research began.
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.
At the tender age of three, he began to follow in the footsteps of his father, a licensed plumber employed with General Motors as an engineer, who also happened to be a jack of all trades, master of none.” Stuck to his father’s knee as he completed odd jobs around the house and neighborhood, Mike took advantage of his father’s wealth of knowledge.
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (L), in his role as Colonel-in-Chief of The Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, signs the visitors’ book next to Queen Elizabeth II (R), Colonel-in-Chief of the Calgary Highlanders regiment, ahead of a reception at Canada House at Canada House on 19.04.2015 in London, England.
Those ministers, however, are responsible to the House (see Responsible Government ). The House, often incorrectly referred to as Parliament, is important constitutionally because no new statutes may be created except in response to bills that have been passed by the House.