The fake lake is officially unveiled -

The fake lake is officially unveiled

Journalists finally get a peek at what $57,000 bought the federal government


Journalists covering the G20 summit were finally given a peek at the fake lake in that has stirred so much controversy in Ottawa over the past month. The shallow pool inside the summit media centre is meant to simulate the scene in Huntsville, where the G8 is being held, and cost the government $57,000 to build. The exhibit also features a wooden deck, Muskoka chairs and stacked canoes, and is part of a $1.9 million tourism pavilion called Experience Canada. Prime Minister Stephen Harper has called the pavilion a “$2-million marketing project.”

CBC News

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