Mainstreet Cape Breton | Feb 28, 2013 | 16:43

Chris Borgal - Royal Canadian Yacht Club

The Sydney Architectural Conservation Society has invited restoration architect Chris Borgal to do an assessment of the Royal Canadian Yacht Club. he's completed his first day and joined us with results.

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