Canada's pavilion was half way between Palaces of Agriculture Forestry, Fish and Game, directly opposite the national pavilion of Ceylon. The spacious structure, like most of the state pavilions was conceived as a club house. The building cost topped the 30,000 dollar mark.
To attempt to cease the frontier life that included prostitution and liquor, the Canadian Government (only 35 years old at the time), eagerly welcomed immigration from Europe and the United States. One of the reasons the Canadian Government paid for the pavilion was to help bring more educated people into their country.
The Canadian pavilion did not have any exhibits within their building,
but did have many paintings and displays of timber in the Palaces.
Amazingly, they gave promises of free land for settlers.
Commissioner General Hutchinson lived in this building and was its