Canada derided for plan to build costly fake lake – Yahoo! News

9 Jun

This is even more embarrassing than the giant inflatable beaver during the Olympic closing ceremonies.

“TORONTO – Canada’s recent announcement that it is spending a mind-boggling $900 million to protect the two global summits it’s hosting this month was bad enough.

Now, planners of the 72-hour diplomatic jamboree — the G-8 summit of industrialized democracies and the broader G-20 that includes major advanced and developing economies — are running into howls of derision for trying to showcase Canada’s tourist appeal by building a media center that includes an artificial lake with canoes, trees, deck chairs and a fake dock.”

via Canada derided for plan to build costly fake lake – Yahoo! News.

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