- April 27, 1990 - Surplus Crown Assets Act - Sale to the Republic of Korea of the former Canadian Chancery, a 5-storey building at 2450 Massachusetts Ave., N.W. Washington, D.C.
- January 21. 1988 - Surplus Crown Assets Act - sale by public auction of the consul general staff quarters at 104 Elizabeth Bay Road, Sydney, Australia.
- January 21, 1988 - Sale of the Embassy Staff quarters in Lima, Peru, 170 Calle 15, District of Carpac, Lima, Peru.
- March 31, 1988 - Surplus Crown Assets Act - Sale of a residential property (B-3387) in the Hague, Netherlands, formerly used as staff quarters by the Canadian Embassy.
- March 4, 1988 - Surplus Crown Assets Act - Sale of a surplus property, the Official Residence of the Canadian Ambassador to Indonesia at Jalan Imam Bonjol 5, Jakarta, Indonesia.
- April 20, 1988 - Surplus Crown Assets Act - Sale of a surplus residential property (B-2243) in Bonn, West Germany, formerly used by Canadian Embassy as Staff quarters.
- 1995 - 10083 - Brasilia, Brazil.
- 1995 - Bordeaux, France.
- 1995 - 10085 - Buenos Aires, Argentia.
- 1995 - 9546 - Munich, Germany.
- 1996 - 10085 - Santiago, Chile.
- 1997 - St. Michael, Barbados.
- 2000 - Disposal - Bonn, Germany.
- 2000 - Hong Kong
- January 13, 2003 - 36285 - Vienna, Austria. (The Order-in-Council books can be found at Library and Archives Canada).
|Strathmore House in Dublin, Ireland - sold.|
|Macdonald House in London, England - sold.|
And between 2003 and 2005, Premier Gordon Campbell told the Provincial Capital Commission to prepare a list of "surplus" Crown properties that could be sold. (From: The Goldstream News Gazette-Public land on the chopping block?") Coincidentally, a former prime minister of Italy prepared an 800 page list of beaches, landmarks, islands and historic sites that could be privatized. (From: The Colosseum is not (yet) for sale- The Economist, 2002).
During the late 1980's, the Canadian government discovered that hundreds of movable objects were missing from the Parliament Buildings in Ottawa - paperweights, etc. The feds immediately conducted an inventory of all movable treasures in the Parliament Buildings, and hired custodians to guard them.
|Two photographs of Canada House in Trafalgar Square, London England.|
Order-in-Council - March 10, 1994 - Financial Administration Act -Agreement with the University of London Library - transfer to the University Library the title and possession of the Canada House Library Collection at the Canadian High Commission in London, England.