Canada in the Building: Industrial Opportunities - Descriptions of Towns - Natural Resources - Maps

Canada in the Building: Industrial Opportunities - Descriptions of Towns - Natural Resources - Maps

Heaton's Agency

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Publication Info

  • Publisher: Heaton's Agency
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1920
  • Place Published: Toronto
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    xii, 200 p. 19 cm. About 50 b&w maps and illustrations. Officially revised. Blue card covers have some soiling and damp stains, ink stamp on front cover, chipping of corners bottom corners, especially rear. Ink stamps and notations on first page. Pages generally yellowed though advertising pages usually bright. Extracts from Heaton's Annual. Contains official information furnished by the provincial governments and boards of trade in Canada. Compliments of the Canadian Pacific Railway. Extraordinary amount of information on Canada, indexed alphabetically from abalone shells to zinc. Discussion of manufacturing, agriculture, fisheries, fur trade, mining, water power, industrial opportunities. Of special interest are ads for the following places: Vancouver, British Columbia ("Canada's newest and latest west"), Portage la Prairie, Brandon ("55 miles of Granolithic Sidewalks"), Belleville, Brockville, Cornwall, Hastings, Chatham ("Beautiful shaded streets. Contented workmen. Ideal place for a home"), Lindsay, London, Kingston, Oshawa, Ottawa ("Cheapest power on the continent"), Peterborough ("the Electric City"), Owen Sound, St. Catharines, St. Thomas ("The Hub of the Best Section of Ontario"), Welland, Woodstock, Drummondville, Quebec ("Home-loving population"), Sherbrooke ("the New England of Canada"), Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan ("more horses than any other province in the Dominion").