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Nouvellecosse
Jun 29, 2011, 4:54 AM
Beautiful aerial! You're my hero!

someone123
Jun 30, 2011, 9:00 PM
Here's a panorama of Halifax harbour taken by popamull on flickr:

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5316/5887021103_1a46fdb8d8_o.jpg
Source (http://www.flickr.com/photos/popamull/5887021103/sizes/o/in/photostream/)

I like that it shows different areas with highrises -- downtown, Spring Garden Road/South End, Dartmouth. Many people are only aware of the downtown office towers.

someone123
Jul 1, 2011, 6:35 PM
Another aerial of a different part of the city:

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5269/5890507885_e1af5c49a9_b.jpg
Source (http://www.flickr.com/photos/29855878@N05/5890507885/sizes/l/in/photostream/)

vid
Jul 1, 2011, 6:40 PM
That would be a good angle for a "guess the city" thread.

Dmajackson
Jul 1, 2011, 11:42 PM
The Trillium looks really good from that angle. :)

Dmajackson
Jul 3, 2011, 5:46 AM
More of The Fax Machine anyone (all photos by me in the last 48 hours);

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5062/5896034136_c28c5655ae_b.jpg

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6018/5896298616_7e9e06efc7_b.jpg

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5320/5896299660_25332dd0fd_b.jpg

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5199/5896302500_8d60914830_b.jpg

http://oi51.tinypic.com/15x1zxd.jpg

FrAnKs
Jul 3, 2011, 5:51 AM
Very nice pictures again of one of my favourite city in Canada, thanks!

Larch
Jul 8, 2011, 1:45 PM
man i really need to get to halifax! if the right job opportunity came up i'd move there sight unseen.

here's a recent saskatoon pano showcasing the downtown portion of meewasin valley, aka my summer home:

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6028/5914033025_4703b9ba65_b.jpg

(image is mine http://www.flickr.com/photos/62627421@N07/5914033025/)

Metro-One
Jul 11, 2011, 10:24 PM
Was just in Kelowna this week, love that city, there have actually been big improvements in the urban realm there recently, and it has a unique flavour among Canadian cities (largely due to the geography and climate of course).

The good news is there is currently an 18 story office tower u/c in Kelowna, an 8 story office building approved I believe, and 2 20 story condos (+- a floor each) proposed.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6127/5925120695_5b06b21a45_b.jpg
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6012/5925073617_5d077a8d99_b.jpg

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6023/5925084287_c4351f83b8_b.jpg

All pics are my own

flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/30634635@N03/

giallo
Jul 11, 2011, 11:37 PM
Nice pics, Metro. You've always been a huge supporter of Kelowna.

To be honest, once I turned 18 I was out of there. Kelowna, for whatever reason, was never my thing. The location and weather are great and my family and friends (the ones that stuck around) are enough of a reason for me to go back and visit, but as I place to live, nah.

I am impressed with what the city is trying to do. I mean, they really don't have a choice as developable land is scarce due to the geography and ALR.

Anyway, expect a super big photo thread in the fall. I'll be back in a couple of weeks and plan on exposing the seedy (and I mean seedy!) underbelly of the city.

Metro-One
Jul 12, 2011, 12:17 AM
:previous:Your welcome! I love the Okanagan.

You have to come back, i think you will be impressed, because a very strange thing happened to me this time in Kelowna:

I have been going to Kelowna every sumer for the past 5 years to visit my brother who lives there, and while I always enjoyed it, I always felt Kelowna was a little off.

This time, wow, just wow, I don't know what it is but Kelowna quickly jumped into being one of my favorite Canadian cities. They have been doing a great job up there!

The downtown core is amazingly clean compared to even a year ago, the new waterfront park has made a world of difference, as have many of the smaller infill condo / retail projects. No joke, I was hard pressed to find any graffiti or garbage downtown. The entire waterfront was buzzing with a great vibe! There were venders all over the place selling crafts and other items, there was a small park concert being held full of families, not to mention how much Knox mountain park blew me away, along with going to the wineries, Kettle Valley railroad, and perhaps Kelowna's best kept secret, the beautiful Japanese garden right in the heart of the city!

I honestly now want to move there, and on average the people there, even though a little rough, are far more approachable and friendly I find than the average lower mainland snob. Not to mention they seem to be building a lot more cultural diversity lately as well.

Then there is the new arena / convention centre, the art gallery downtown, the expanded casino, new library downtown, etc...

I feel the Kelowna no longer deserves the bad rep that many Vancouverites and others in the lower mainland like to give it. It is becoming very nice with lots of interesting cultural and historical features (that are easily accessible as well) without the smug found along the coast!

Check out my Kelowna page i just posted on the photo section as well ;)

http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/showthread.php?p=5344339#post5344339

Does Kelowna still have its share of problems and a long way to go before being a urban poster child? Yes. But have major steps been taken recently? YES!

giallo
Jul 12, 2011, 12:27 AM
That's good to hear, Metro. I only get to make it back once a year, so it's nice to hear that there have been small, yet significant when piled together, changes in the city.

Knox Mountain has always been a favourite of mine. We used to get in to all sorts of trouble up there with the police. They really had a hard-on towards that mountain. It was like a police state up there.

I was never aware that Kelowna had a bad rap in Vancouver. I dated a girl from East Vancouver once that called it 'The Valley of the Trailer Trash', but other than that, it always seemed to be loved among Metro Vancouverites.

Metro-One
Jul 12, 2011, 12:41 AM
:previous:From personal experience I have seen a "nose up" attitude towards Kelowna in Vancouver, but I have been noticing such an attitude growing towards other places as well. I think Vancouver (and indeed, all of Metro Vancouver, but centered downtown) is starting to get a little bit of a "Centre of the Universe" attitude growing. One to many "Voted best city in the world" articles I suppose, starts going to one's head. All the "we are so green" rhetoric is not helping either. Nothing wrong with being green or the best, but there is something wrong with being smug.

But yes, I do believe you will be pleasantly surprised the next time you are home in Kelowna.

Edit: Just want to note that Metro Vancouver is still my favorite big city in the world, but just because you love a place doesn't mean you can not also be critical. In fact it is nice that Kelowna, while making major improvements, is not becoming a carbon copy of Vancouver but indeed finding its own flavor and identity. In 10 to 20 years it will be very fun when BC has 3 unique but fantastic metro areas, Vancouver, Victoria and Kelowna (I consider Abbotsford an extension of metro Vancouver in all honesty).

aastra
Jul 12, 2011, 10:56 PM
I was never aware that Kelowna had a bad rap in Vancouver.

Nor was I. I honestly don't know if I've ever heard anyone say anything particularly negative about Kelowna in my entire life.

haligonia
Jul 13, 2011, 12:26 AM
Nor was I. I honestly don't know if I've ever heard anyone say anything particularly negative about Kelowna in my entire life.

Except for Joel Plaskett. ;) From Love This Town:

I played a show
In Kelowna last year
They said pick it up Joel
We’re dying in here
Picture one hand clapping
And picture half that sound
There's a reason that I hate that town

Obviously, I'm just making a joke. Kelowna seems lovely.

bulliver
Jul 13, 2011, 1:11 AM
Nor was I. I honestly don't know if I've ever heard anyone say anything particularly negative about Kelowna in my entire life.

As one who came from the valley, I have often been critical of Kelowna in a 'tough love' sort of way. I still think that as a whole, other than a few nice bits downtown, Kelowna is almost wholly unremarkable, tacky, suburban and banal. Driving through town on Harvey is a depressing 10km drive of stripmalls and big-box stores.

I only say this because I love Kelowna's natural environment, and I think its built-form could be so much more than it is.

aastra
Jul 13, 2011, 3:22 AM
Oh, it's definitely got issues, no question. There are plenty of legitimate criticisms you could raise. No place is perfect. I'm just saying I've never been aware of any sort of "Kelowna sucks" attitude in Vancouver or anywhere else. If somebody tells you they're going to Kelowna for a few days, you tell them to have a good time. You don't say "Kelowna is lame" or "Kelowna is a craphole" or any of the other standard-issue nonsense that people like to say when they're trying to act superior.

ssiguy
Jul 13, 2011, 6:17 AM
The situation of Kelowna is lovely but it's a rather dull retirement villa with a nice but dead downtown, more trailers I have seen in a lifetime, and a huge rich/poor divide. For a metro of nearly 200,000 I find it shockingly lacking and definatly a tad on the redneck side but then all of the Okanagan is known as, with the Fraser Valley, Canada's bible belt.
I'd take Kamloops or Nanaimo over Kelowna any day of the week.

Metro-One
Jul 13, 2011, 6:31 AM
:previous:We must be visiting 2 completely different towns because Kelowna's downtown is actually very active for a city of its size, with all of the major amenities concentrated close to each other, along with many good local shops, bars, restaurants, clubs, etc...

Also the south Okanagan is a NDP stronghold, not much of a bible influence there...

Also 31.1 % of those in Kelowna have no religious affiliation according to the 2006 census, which is nearly double the 16.5% Canadian average.

If you are going to knock a place, at least get your figures correct.

Does Kelowna have much to improve on, yes, have they been making big improvements over the last 5 years, yes indeed.

Bottom line, this last visit I really fell in love with the place, and feel it is indeed a nice city to live, work and play in.

LeftCoaster
Jul 13, 2011, 1:33 PM
all of the Okanagan is known as, with the Fraser Valley, Canada's bible belt.

Since when?? As far as I knew BC is one of the most secular provinces is Canada.

Your posts are really going off the deep end lately. You keep making crazy claims then disappearing when someone asks you to back them up. You doing ok?

Bankview
Jul 13, 2011, 2:17 PM
I'm from the glorious grassland burg of Swift Current, Saskatchewan and grew up in what is pretty widely considered one the larger and more central rhinestones on the gaudy buckle of the Canadian Bible Belt, wouldn't even have the City of Kelowna come to mind when discussing it. xD
:cool:

agrant
Jul 13, 2011, 6:44 PM
My grandparents lived in Kelowna, and I participated in a few soccer tournaments years ago. I'll always remember when some of my teammates, I think we were all around 12 years old at the time, got jumped by some muscular thugs in their tank tops. Something about smaller towns that brings out these quality human beings... they got nothing better to do. I don't mind Kelowna as a place to visit, for maybe a day or two. But I could say the same thing for pretty much any Canadian town of this size. Driving down the main drag (Harvey Ave) reminds me of 152nd in Surrey, but even more open.

someone123
Jul 13, 2011, 7:29 PM
Something about smaller towns that brings out these quality human beings...

I suspect this happens mostly because of migration patterns and opportunities. People like that exist in higher concentrations in places like Kelowna because they are less likely to move away than the sorts of people who don't assault 12 year olds.

The worst cities are stuck in a self-perpetuating cycle of outmigration that amplifies problems over time (I don't think Kelowna is an example of this).

Canada has about 2.25 first-tier cities that attract people from all around the country, maybe 6-8 second-tier cities that have a good deal of regional pull, and then the rest.

haligonia
Jul 13, 2011, 8:01 PM
Canada has about 2.25 first-tier cities that attract people from all around the country, maybe 6-8 second-tier cities that have a good deal of regional pull, and then the rest.

Feel like elaborating?

LeftCoaster
Jul 13, 2011, 8:03 PM
Apparently either Montreal is only attracting 25% of what a top tier city should attract, Vancouver is only 25% of a top tier city or some whacky combination of the two.

mike474
Jul 13, 2011, 11:49 PM
Since when?? As far as I knew BC is one of the most secular provinces is Canada.

Your posts are really going off the deep end lately. You keep making crazy claims then disappearing when someone asks you to back them up. You doing ok?

The Fraser Valley is fucked up shit. I grew up in a tiny burg in rural sask much smaller than Swift Current and nothing there could have ever prepared me for the religious freaks I encountered in Langley, Abbotsford, and Chilliwack.

Spocket
Jul 14, 2011, 3:06 AM
When I think of B.C. , religious fundamentalism doesn't come to mind . Nevertheless , I too have heard quite a few anecdotal stories about just such kinds of people inhabiting the province . Occasionally I read a story about just such things .

Still , I doubt many people actually think of BC as Canada's land of cult-o-nuts.

Nathan
Jul 14, 2011, 5:55 AM
When I think of B.C. , religious fundamentalism doesn't come to mind . Nevertheless , I too have heard quite a few anecdotal stories about just such kinds of people inhabiting the province . Occasionally I read a story about just such things .

Still , I doubt many people actually think of BC as Canada's land of cult-o-nuts.

Actually, they did start to get a bit of that reputation what with Bountiful being in the news so much over the last few years. That being said, most think of pot when they think of BC rather than cults... maybe riots now... I'm sure pot will steal the limelight again eventually though.

Metro-One
Jul 14, 2011, 6:30 AM
All i know is according to the 2001 census (made a quick look, it was the first one that popped up) 35.1% of British Columbians professed no religion, nearly double the 16.5% Canadian average.

BC may be the most non religious province in Canada, so when i think of BC, i think of sanity :tup:

Chadillaccc
Jul 14, 2011, 6:42 AM
The Fraser Valley is fucked up shit. I grew up in a tiny burg in rural sask much smaller than Swift Current and nothing there could have ever prepared me for the religious freaks I encountered in Langley, Abbotsford, and Chilliwack.

I concur entirely. Vancouver may be one of the most progressive city's in Canada... but once you leave the GVRD... Abbotsford has the highest rate of Church attendance in Canada... and the Mayor of Chilliwack [I lived there for a few months last year] is a priest(or pastor?) and hates anyone or anything that doesn't conform to his idea of orthodoxy.. he got a strip club closed down because he didn't like it, and he's apparently afraid of tall buildings. The cities of Abbotsford and Chilliwack are expanding into the most valuable farmland in Canada [yes, more valuable than anything in Ontario or the Okanagan]... Chilliwack's tallest is 8 stories, with a city pop. of over 80 000, and Abbotsford's tallest is 17 stories with a metro population of over 160 000. Plus... Abbotsford, Langley and Chilli are some of the least densely populated cities in North America. Very conservative.

Don't forget, BC does share a border with Idaho... which is basically, aside from Utah, a Mecca for Christian extremism and Mormons.

Chadillaccc
Jul 14, 2011, 7:05 AM
London's skyline looks good, but it's a little small for a city approaching 500,000. Halifax and Victoria both have better skylines.

But don't forget, Halifax is the regional center for Atlantic Canada... and Victoria's skyline is amazing because Victoria is just a beautiful city.

London has to compete with other regional centers like K-W, Windsor, Hamilton and of course, Toronto. If London were in Halifax's position with the same population it has now, it would have at least 3 - 4 buildings over 100 meters and as dense a skyline as Halifax. :)

But I digress, I agree with you... I just thought there's other things to take into consideration when evaluating London's skyline.

agrant
Jul 14, 2011, 7:37 AM
But don't forget, Halifax is the regional center for Atlantic Canada... and Victoria's skyline is amazing because Victoria is just a beautiful city.

London has to compete with other regional centers like K-W, Windsor, Hamilton and of course, Toronto. If London were in Halifax's position with the same population it has now, it would have at least 3 - 4 buildings over 100 meters and as dense a skyline as Halifax. :)

But I digress, I agree with you... I just thought there's other things to take into consideration when evaluating London's skyline.If London were in Halifax's position, I think it would be Halifax.

MonctonRad
Jul 14, 2011, 12:06 PM
I suspect this happens mostly because of migration patterns and opportunities. People like that exist in higher concentrations in places like Kelowna because they are less likely to move away than the sorts of people who don't assault 12 year olds.

The worst cities are stuck in a self-perpetuating cycle of outmigration that amplifies problems over time (I don't think Kelowna is an example of this).

Canada has about 2.25 first-tier cities that attract people from all around the country, maybe 6-8 second-tier cities that have a good deal of regional pull, and then the rest.

You have just besmirched 25.75 of Canada's 32 CMA's :)

someone123
Jul 14, 2011, 3:50 PM
You have just besmirched 25.75 of Canada's 32 CMA's :)

You mean I insulted Peterborough or whatever by suggesting it's not in the same league as Toronto in terms of attracting people from around the country? Who actually thinks that?

This is why I didn't point out particular cities -- even a post as vague as mine caused problems. I guess I should just stick to platitudes.

Every city is first-tier in its own special way! We don't need top 10 lists because everybody's first!

caltrane74
Jul 14, 2011, 4:01 PM
I suspect this happens mostly because of migration patterns and opportunities. People like that exist in higher concentrations in places like Kelowna because they are less likely to move away than the sorts of people who don't assault 12 year olds.

The worst cities are stuck in a self-perpetuating cycle of outmigration that amplifies problems over time (I don't think Kelowna is an example of this).

Canada has about 2.25 first-tier cities that attract people from all around the country, maybe 6-8 second-tier cities that have a good deal of regional pull, and then the rest.


Which is the .25 City? Calgary, Montreal or Vancouver?

flar
Jul 14, 2011, 4:22 PM
Could be Ottawa too, people are drawn here from all over the country to work for the Gov't.

MolsonExport
Jul 14, 2011, 4:53 PM
Which is the .25 City? Calgary, Montreal or Vancouver?

Montreal is the 2.0.:D

Blitz
Jul 15, 2011, 12:35 AM
London already is a regional centre...granted it's not an official government centre like Halifax, it is still the regional centre of Southwestern Ontario (which is home to almost 2 million people). People from Windsor, Kitchener, and all points in between are sent to London hospitals and visit London for concerts, shopping, etc.

Chadillaccc
Jul 15, 2011, 1:10 AM
If London were in Halifax's position, I think it would be Halifax.

haha well yeah... but I mean... if it had economic dominance over an entire large region of the country [the maritimes], it would have a much denser skyline.

Chadillaccc
Jul 15, 2011, 1:13 AM
London already is a regional centre...granted it's not an official government centre like Halifax, it is still the regional centre of Southwestern Ontario (which is home to almost 2 million people). People from Windsor, Kitchener, and all points in between are sent to London hospitals and visit London for concerts, shopping, etc.

Yeah, you're right for sure. But in regional dominance, the Waterloo Region and Toronto are outpacing London. But yeah, from about Woodstock to Windsor, London dominates the scene fully. Hence why it does have a relatively large and {I think} nice skyline. :)

vid
Jul 15, 2011, 1:59 AM
haha well yeah... but I mean... if it had economic dominance over an entire large region of the country [the maritimes], it would have a much denser skyline.

Southwestern Ontario is about as populous as the Maritimes. They both have about 2 million people, but Southern Ontario is geographically smaller and therefore denser. I think if London was the centre for a much larger region, it would have a less dense skyline, not a denser one.

Think of Northern Ontario. We have as many people as New Brunswick, but they're more spread out. While our two main cities are larger than NB's two main cities, Sudbury and Thunder Bay are nowhere near as prominent as Saint John and Moncton. Sault Ste. Marie is larger than Fredericton, but less well known and arguably less important.

Chadillaccc
Jul 15, 2011, 2:50 AM
Southwestern Ontario is about as populous as the Maritimes. They both have about 2 million people, but Southern Ontario is geographically smaller and therefore denser. I think if London was the centre for a much larger region, it would have a less dense skyline, not a denser one.

Think of Northern Ontario. We have as many people as New Brunswick, but they're more spread out. While our two main cities are larger than NB's two main cities, Sudbury and Thunder Bay are nowhere near as prominent as Saint John and Moncton. Sault Ste. Marie is larger than Fredericton, but less well known and arguably less important.


There is absolutely no comparison between Northern Ontario and any independent province nor its cities. Northern Ontario would be much more prosperous if it could control its own policy, but instead their policy is controlled by the govt. in Toronto who can't even find Kenora on a map.

And you need to remember, Halifax is a port city. The closest thing London has to a port is Harris Park on the completely un-navigable Thames river. The economic advantage that gives Halifax's geographic position over London's is almost incalculable.

Uhuniau
Jul 15, 2011, 3:55 AM
Since when?? As far as I knew BC is one of the most secular provinces is Canada.

Your posts are really going off the deep end lately. You keep making crazy claims then disappearing when someone asks you to back them up. You doing ok?

The Fraser Valley seriously is Bible-thumping country.

jeremy_haak
Jul 15, 2011, 10:03 AM
London already is a regional centre...granted it's not an official government centre like Halifax, it is still the regional centre of Southwestern Ontario (which is home to almost 2 million people). People from Windsor, Kitchener, and all points in between are sent to London hospitals and visit London for concerts, shopping, etc.

Just nitpicking, but I have never known anyone from KW being sent to a hospital in London. Hamilton yes, London no.

Blitz
Jul 15, 2011, 4:31 PM
^ I've heard of people going both ways...but I do think in general the Kitchener area is slowly becoming more aligned with the GTA region. It seems that you really do have to get to Woodstock now before the full influence of the GTA finally fades away.

MolsonExport
Jul 15, 2011, 4:34 PM
^I only wish that were so. Still see way too many Loaf Nation supporters out here. The Marble Loaf appears on the license plates.

vid
Jul 16, 2011, 7:25 PM
There are Maple Leaf supporters in Thunder Bay. I'm not entirely sure why, but they exist.

circle33
Jul 18, 2011, 10:36 PM
Some town or other:

http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k195/circle33/STN996.jpg

vid
Jul 19, 2011, 1:18 AM
So much beige! It's like a condo from the early 1990s.

David1gray
Jul 19, 2011, 1:51 AM
Saint John

http://i1233.photobucket.com/albums/ff398/david1gray/saintjohn.jpg?t=1311040226

Moncton

http://i1233.photobucket.com/albums/ff398/david1gray/IMG_4026.jpg?t=1311040269
both by me

ZeDgE
Jul 19, 2011, 3:35 AM
Some town or other:

[IM]http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k195/circle33/STN996.jpg[/IMG]

Thats a great shot. :cool:

Razor
Jul 25, 2011, 2:04 AM
At +/- 42000, and well behind Sudbury and North Bay, Timmins is the third largest center in North Eastern Ontario.

http://i178.photobucket.com/albums/w252/SloppyFingers/IMG_0349.jpg

http://i178.photobucket.com/albums/w252/SloppyFingers/IMG_0338.jpg

http://i178.photobucket.com/albums/w252/SloppyFingers/IMG_0340.jpg

http://i178.photobucket.com/albums/w252/SloppyFingers/IMG_0352.jpg

http://i178.photobucket.com/albums/w252/SloppyFingers/IMG_0356.jpg

http://i178.photobucket.com/albums/w252/SloppyFingers/IMG_0353.jpg

vid
Jul 25, 2011, 2:13 AM
Is Sault Ste. Marie no longer in Northeastern Ontario? :(

Dwils01
Jul 25, 2011, 2:20 AM
I guess Sault Ste. Marie is too far west of Sudbury to be counted as northeastern Ontario. It's only 300km west of Sudbury its not like it's Thunder Bay.

I guess we are north central Ontario now.
That way we can be the biggest city in the area and not having to be second to Sudbury anymore.

Echoes
Jul 25, 2011, 3:36 PM
Some town or other:

http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k195/circle33/STN996.jpg

Nice shot circle, are you a pilot?

haligonia
Jul 26, 2011, 10:40 PM
Schmidtville/Spring Garden Road, Halifax:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v508/RyJ/DSC00062.jpg

Originally posted by RyeJay in the Halifax forum.

MonctonRad
Jul 28, 2011, 5:26 PM
Downtown Moncton (NB) as seen from the Riverfront Trail in Riverview.

http://i1188.photobucket.com/albums/z411/MonctonRad/Snapbucket/Moncton%20Construction%202011/196E333F-orig.jpg
photo by me, hosted on Photobucket

caltrane74
Jul 28, 2011, 8:42 PM
Best Halifax High-Rise / Skyline shot I've ever seen.

Almost looks like Hamilton from that angle.

isaidso
Jul 28, 2011, 9:31 PM
Southwestern Ontario is about as populous as the Maritimes. They both have about 2 million people, but Southern Ontario is geographically smaller and therefore denser. I think if London was the centre for a much larger region, it would have a less dense skyline, not a denser one.


The Maritimes and southern Ontario are roughly equal in area.

Southern Ontario: 126,819 km2
Maritimes: 132,416 km2

It is denser though. The Maritimes' population would need to increase 7 fold to equal the density found in southern Ontario.

MolsonExport
Jul 30, 2011, 12:45 AM
Can't ever recall a Timmins photo here on SSP. Where's Shania?

vid
Jul 30, 2011, 2:14 AM
The Maritimes and southern Ontario are roughly equal in area.

Southern Ontario: 126,819 km2
Maritimes: 132,416 km2

It is denser though. The Maritimes' population would need to increase 7 fold to equal the density found in southern Ontario.

Southwestern. We were discussing the London/Windsor region.

isaidso
Jul 30, 2011, 6:39 AM
Southwestern. We were discussing the London/Windsor region.

You were discussing southwestern Ontario, but you did say southern Ontario. Any way, let's move on.

vid
Jul 30, 2011, 9:15 PM
Is said Southern Ontario the second time. Omitting the -western was probably a typo.

bolognium
Aug 1, 2011, 8:03 PM
Whenever I have a London picture to post I'm always torn between this thread and the main Skyline thread. On the one hand, London technically belongs in this thread and definitely fits better with the likes of Halifax, Kitchener, 'toon, etc. However, on the other hand I do have a bit of civic pride and like to show off what we do have to the big guys. In the end I suppose I'm going to settle on this thread because I know at least a few people will see my picture since it won't be washed away in a sea of Caltrane pix.

Took this picture at 6am today while I was having a cup of coffee on my rooftop. Lil' cities, big towns, unite!

clickclickclick
http://i.imgur.com/ohRiVl.jpg (http://i.imgur.com/ohRiV.jpg)

vid
Aug 1, 2011, 8:17 PM
You can post it in both threads.

bolognium
Aug 1, 2011, 8:39 PM
You're crazy, bro.

vid
Aug 1, 2011, 9:43 PM
I think the limit is the same post in up to three threads, the same thread in up to three sections, but that rule might be changed now.

Dmajackson
Aug 2, 2011, 1:12 AM
I occassionally post Halifax shots in the main thread but only if they are not run-of-the-mill shots. They do get buried very quickly though so this is the better thread if your city qualifies.

Anyways here are some shots I snapped of Hali yesterday afternoon. More can be viewed in the Halifax Local's Skyline Thread (http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/showthread.php?p=5365954#post5365954)

http://oi51.tinypic.com/n17682.jpg

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6139/6000180898_dd7cd747e9_z.jpg

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6004/5999646277_71de754eeb_z.jpg

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6027/5999649763_cb955e3a31_z.jpg

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6015/5999659369_efeea54448_z.jpg

haligonia
Aug 2, 2011, 2:21 AM
Great shots as always DJ! :cheers:

Also, cool London shot, bolognium. You have a great view.

Phil McAvity
Aug 2, 2011, 6:56 PM
Best Halifax High-Rise / Skyline shot I've ever seen.

Almost looks like Hamilton from that angle.

And that's supposed to be a compliment?

haligonia
Aug 2, 2011, 7:41 PM
And that's supposed to be a compliment?

No offense to Hamilton, but that's what I thought when I saw caltrane's comment.

Tone
Aug 4, 2011, 3:40 AM
Rimouski (westside)
http://img821.imageshack.us/img821/1962/30juin2.jpg

isaidso
Aug 4, 2011, 4:07 AM
And that's supposed to be a compliment?

Hamilton's one of Canada's great industrial cities and about double the size of Halifax so it's not an insult (unless one has a negative view of Hamilton).

someone123
Aug 4, 2011, 4:53 AM
Hamilton's one of Canada's great industrial cities and about double the size of Halifax so it's not an insult (unless one has a negative view of Hamilton).

In some ways Hamilton is smaller and less important than Halifax, despite having a somewhat larger population.

I don't think the two cities have much in common to be honest.

roccerfeller
Aug 4, 2011, 7:25 AM
Hammer's a pretty sweet place

you'll have to excuse caltrane74, he's from Toronto ;)...but he did mean it as a complement y'all...Hammer's got a nice skyline

-Harlington-
Aug 4, 2011, 3:24 PM
Well id take that as a complement, not only because of the size of Hamilton

but the picture caltrane was refering to was just a small part of the skyline

its good to have many different spots you can say that about .

caltrane74
Aug 4, 2011, 5:07 PM
I've been having a good time reading this for the past couple of days.. didn't want to comment, because no doubt, either way, I'll offend somebody.

circle33
Aug 4, 2011, 5:25 PM
Nice shot circle, are you a pilot?

Not ignoring the question, just been away...no I'm not a pilot, but the company I work for operates aircraft. I was was in the back of one of them for this shot.

-Harlington-
Aug 10, 2011, 6:28 PM
Dartmouth NS

Posted by David1gray in the Halifax skylines section :



http://i1233.photobucket.com/albums/ff398/david1gray/dartmouth.jpg

isaidso
Aug 10, 2011, 7:29 PM
In some ways Hamilton is smaller and less important than Halifax, despite having a somewhat larger population.

I don't think the two cities have much in common to be honest.

I don't think they have much in common either, but it's probably my favourite city in Ontario after Toronto and Ottawa. Hamilton just needs some money poured into it like is happening in Winnipeg.

David1gray
Aug 11, 2011, 12:57 AM
Dartmouth NS

Posted by David1gray in the Halifax skylines section :



http://i1233.photobucket.com/albums/ff398/david1gray/dartmouth.jpg

And to add to that, Halifax:

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6137/6030444397_64a673b18b_b.jpg

flar
Aug 12, 2011, 5:19 PM
In some ways Hamilton is smaller and less important than Halifax, despite having a somewhat larger population.


Hamilton has had a somewhat larger population than Halifax since the 1880s.

bulliver
Aug 14, 2011, 2:01 AM
Kelowna. You can sorta see the skyline way in the distance.
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6071/6039786521_53be65a87e_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/badcomputer/6039786521/)

MolsonExport
Aug 14, 2011, 12:43 PM
^lovely shot.

Simpseatles
Aug 14, 2011, 11:12 PM
Please, no comments about the courthouse!;)
http://i1141.photobucket.com/albums/n596/Simpseatles/P8131076.jpg

http://i1141.photobucket.com/albums/n596/Simpseatles/P8131084.jpg

by me http://s1141.photobucket.com/albums/n596/Simpseatles/

Marty_Mcfly
Aug 15, 2011, 8:46 PM
A few from St. John's, taken today by myself.

http://s1.postimage.org/5s2ebu1gj/022.jpg

http://s1.postimage.org/5s0vr3l5v/016.jpg

Mitchapalooza
Aug 17, 2011, 7:37 PM
Prince Rupert, BC - Population 14,000

Cities tallest buildings:
Highliner Hotel - 18 stories
Digby Tower - 12 stories
Coast Hotel - 7 stories
Harbourside Apartments - 5 stories

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/6a/Downtown_Prince_Rupert.jpg
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1284/809327413_424efbd05e_z.jpg

MolsonExport
Aug 17, 2011, 8:48 PM
never seen Prince Rup before. And, a sunny day, no less.

vid
Aug 18, 2011, 1:07 AM
Downtown Thunder Bay in the 1970s, if a private developer got their way:

http://www.thunderbay.ca/Assets/City+Government/City+Records+$!26+Archives/images/Exhibit+-+Waterfront/Privatization+Map+3.jpg

http://www.thunderbay.ca/Assets/City+Government/City+Records+$!26+Archives/images/Exhibit+-+Waterfront/Privatization+Map+4.jpg

http://www.thunderbay.ca/City_Government/City_Records_and_Archives/Web_Exhibits/Waterfront_History.htm
Images property of City of Thunder Bay Archives Department. Available in the History of Thunder Bay's Waterfront Exhibit, which features a lot of historic aerial maps and development plans if anyone is interested.

renthefinn
Aug 18, 2011, 2:05 AM
never seen Prince Rup before. And, a sunny day, no less.

Doesn't look sunny to me, but at least it's not rainy... I think that counts as sunny in PR

haligonia
Aug 19, 2011, 9:57 PM
Early morning in Halifax:

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6061/6026956229_27e9bc77dd_z.jpg
Source (http://www.flickr.com/photos/55176209@N04/)

David1gray
Aug 23, 2011, 2:23 AM
Don't think i posted these here yet:

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6144/6029046371_01887522ba_z.jpg

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6182/6029044441_13cfbeee0e_z.jpg

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6147/6029595910_7c7950922d_z.jpg

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6146/6029593714_c4f40ca610_z.jpg
all my own

MolsonExport
Aug 23, 2011, 1:03 PM
Early morning in Halifax:

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6061/6026956229_27e9bc77dd_z.jpg
Source (http://www.flickr.com/photos/55176209@N04/)

wicked shot.

Empire
Aug 26, 2011, 1:07 AM
Excellent photos!

Halifax north end photos moved: Click here (http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/showthread.php?t=117697&page=357).

vid
Aug 26, 2011, 1:15 AM
Cool photos. Wrong thread. Click here (http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/showthread.php?t=117697&page=357).

:tup:

someone123
Aug 28, 2011, 8:58 PM
Some Halifax skyline photos from snarlenarlen on flickr:

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6066/6090157642_fc69d0396b_b.jpg
Source (http://www.flickr.com/photos/snarlen/6090157642/sizes/l/in/photostream/)

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6063/6090145262_e5f898f077_b.jpg
Source (http://www.flickr.com/photos/snarlen/6090145262/sizes/l/in/photostream/)

Simpseatles
Aug 28, 2011, 9:27 PM
^Awesome! I can never get enough Halifax in this thread!:D

Ruckus
Aug 29, 2011, 2:34 AM
Shot these over the summer

Regina

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6072/6091515600_00acccde82_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59049854@N02/6091515600/)
IMAG0440 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59049854@N02/6091515600/) by wruckus (http://www.flickr.com/people/59049854@N02/), on Flickr

Saskatoon

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6186/6091441098_7cd99ba31c_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59049854@N02/6091441098/)
IMAG0605 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59049854@N02/6091441098/) by wruckus (http://www.flickr.com/people/59049854@N02/), on Flickr

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6076/6090905223_d039ffc04d_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59049854@N02/6090905223/)
IMAG0613 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59049854@N02/6090905223/) by wruckus (http://www.flickr.com/people/59049854@N02/), on Flickr

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6068/6090969829_1d577e0c8b_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59049854@N02/6090969829/)
IMAG0403 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59049854@N02/6090969829/) by wruckus (http://www.flickr.com/people/59049854@N02/), on Flickr

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6188/6090970793_920bf89e87_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59049854@N02/6090970793/)
IMAG0404 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59049854@N02/6090970793/) by wruckus (http://www.flickr.com/people/59049854@N02/), on Flickr

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3054/5858951951_eb2dbb59fa_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59049854@N02/5858951951/)
IMAG0355 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59049854@N02/5858951951/) by wruckus (http://www.flickr.com/people/59049854@N02/), on Flickr

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3281/5858953819_99541324bc_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59049854@N02/5858953819/)
IMAG0362 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59049854@N02/5858953819/) by wruckus (http://www.flickr.com/people/59049854@N02/), on Flickr

haligonia
Aug 29, 2011, 1:37 PM
Awesome shots of Regina and the Toon. Can't wait to get out there next summer.

Antigonish
Aug 29, 2011, 3:31 PM
Saskatoon has a lot of commie blocks. Makes London look as good as vancouver lol