The Museums Act (1990) applies to the directors of Canada's national museums--they have the power to sell, exchange, give away, destroy or otherwise dispose of works of art and other museum material.
And real property can be sold to the highest bidder---Canada Post and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation privatized billions of dollars worth of Crown property, to the point that the CBC has been delisted from the Federal Directory of Real Property website.
The Canadian Museum of Nature, ironically, paved over green space to create parking lots. According to the newsletter "Green Space and Parking at the Canadian Museum of Nature"-Updated October 2012:
|Silo #5 in Pointe-du-Moulin, Montreal.|
|The Saint-Vincent-de-Paul Penitentiary in Laval, Quebec.|
The Lachine Canal National Historic Site of Canada - a residential project called "Les Bassins du Havre" is being constructed along the banks of the Lachine Canal.
The Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Site of Canada - Fisheries and Oceans Canada decided that 1,000 lighthouses in Canada were "surplus", including Peggy's Cove.
Toronto Union Station National Historic Site of Canada - Via Rail owned the railway station at one time; the building is now owned by the City of Toronto, and parts of the landmark are being demolished.
|Senneville Lodge was bulldozed in 2008,|
The George Derby Lands in Burnaby, British Columbia were also owned by Veteran's Affairs Canada.