CBC Newfoundland and Labrador

Google Street View

Google announced Wednesday that it's Street View service was going live for select Canadian cities:

"The service is now available in much of the Greater Toronto Area and in Vancouver and the surrounding area, north to Whistler and east to Chilliwack, B.C.

Google Street View is also available in the Ontario cities of Hamilton, Kitchener, Waterloo, and Ottawa, as well as Calgary, Canmore, Banff and Lake Louise in Alberta, Montreal and the surrounding area, Quebec City and Halifax."

Now Google has been filming Street View images in this province for a while. Its site says it's been mapping the following places:

Bay Roberts, Bonavista, Carbonear, Channel-Port-aux Basques, Corner Brook, Deer Lake, Gander, Harbour Grace, St. John's, Stephenville.

Not to worry. If you're filmed, Google says there are privacy features, including the automatic blurring of faces.

So with that in mind, seen is imagining what the old CBC will look like when Street View in St. John's is unveiled.

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By the way, if you see the Google truck in your neighbourhood, take a photo and send it seen's way.

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