This is the last submission in ‘A Canary Flies North’ Canada 2014 series. Thanks to all readers for their interest. Watch for more ‘Ti Domnik Tales’, coming soon!
The Kingston waterfront at Flora MacDonald Confederation Basin Marina on Lake Ontario has always been the perfect place to cool off. The limestone structure is a Martello tower which was one of six built in the mid 1800’s as part of a then-military defense system against the U.S.!
Kingston’s limestone City Hall was completed in 1841 and is a National Historic Site of Canada. The nation’s first Prime Minister, Sir John A. MacDonald lay in state in this building after he died in 1891. Kingston was the first capital of Canada!
By the time I arrived in Kingston, I was more than ready for a little down time around my old haunts. Mind you, I had enjoyed every minute of my visit to Canada thus far. Now, with few obligations, I simply wished to relax and take it easy before heading back to Dominica.
My first home in Canada never…
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