When new home buyers couldn't get enough grant money from Ottawa
A grant program aimed at promoting the sale of new homes in 1983 cost Ottawa twice as much as it had planned to spend.
The Group of Seven, the Toronto church and a problematic leak
A Toronto church needed $1M to protect some very valuable art, and it was a financial need that was hard for the collection plate to cover.
How one stone gave a Halifax-area park heritage status
A hulking, rocking chunk of granite that's been attracting visitors for two centuries and is rumoured to have caught the attention of royalty has had its historical importance to the Halifax area set in stone.
The hotel that waged a 'weenie war' on hotdog stands
Asian Heritage Month