Ottawa in Canada
Ontario is a province located in the east-central Canada, the largest by population. The great majority of
population and arable land in Ontario is located in the South, which contrasts with its relatively small land
area in comparison to the North. The capital of Ontario is Toronto, the most populous city in Canada. Ottawa,
the capital of Canada, is located in Ontario as well. Population of Ontario isestimated 13,150,000 in 2009.
Ontario is the leading manufacturing province accounting for 52% of the total national manufacturing
shipments in 2004. Ontario's largest trading partner is the American state of Michigan.
A whole land of Ontario covered by an autumn color of yellow and red leaves.
(L) Fairmont Hotel Ottawa and a Parliament Hill ( Photographed in October 1962.
(R)Peace Tower, Parliament Hill in 1962.
(L) Octagonal Library of Parliament( Photographed in October 1962.
(R) Parliament Hill in 1962.
Ottawa, the Capital of Canada. Parliament Hill in Ottawa. Home of the federal government.
Centennial Flame since 1967.
Fairmont Hotel Ottawa ( Fairmont Chateau Laurier ). The exterior and a pathway. A ballroom in the left of a passage.
No-smoking sign plate on the wall.
(L)A very valuable historic photography is displayed in the corridor of the Fairmont Hotel Ottawa.
No smoking sign plate on the wall.
(R) The Wellington Street in front of Parliament Building ( A view from the Fairmont Hotel Ottawa ).
The Fairmont Chateau Laurier has the 25 smoking rooms which locate on the first floor.
The hotel's total guest rooms are 427, and the percentage of the smoking room is 5.9%.
$B!!(BThe Smoke-Free Ontario Act (2006)
Condominiums, Apartment Buildings and College and University Residences
- The Smoke-Free Ontario Act came into force on May 31, 2006.
- The act prohibits smoking in enclosed workplaces and enclosed public places
- in Ontario in order to protect workers and the public from the hazards of second-hand smoke.
Smoking is prohibited in common areas of condominiums, apartment buildingsResponsibilities of Proprietors
and college and university residences. Examples of common areas include
elevators, stairwells, hallways, parking garages, laundry facilities, lobbies,
exercise areas and party or entertainment rooms.
- Ensure that everyone is aware that smoking is prohibited in common areas.
- Remove ashtrays and any object that serves as one.
- Ensure no one smoke in the common areas of these residences.
- Post 'No Smoking' signs at all entrances, exits, washrooms, and other appropriate locations.
Local public health units will carry out inspections and investigate complaints inPenalties
apartments, condominiums and college and university campuses in order to enforce the act.
There is no maximum corporate fine listed for contravention of this section of the act, meaning the fine amount
would be left up to a justice of the peace. An individual could be subject to a maximum fine of $5,000.
(L) No smoking sign plate at the entrance of McDonald's. The name of 'Ontario' on the left lower corner of the plate.
(R) Interior of the Macdonald's,located near Ottawa.
A roadside harvest shop, selling pumpkins to prepare for Halloween.
This photo was taken in the roadside near Montreal.
Provincial Highway No.40 Heading for Montreal.
The road junction of Canadian Highway 10. The left line for Sherbrooke and Vermont, the right line for New York.
(L) A signboard to show that the penalty for smoking in a guest room is $200.
(R) Agreement for not smoking in a hotel room, which is requested for all hotel guests.
At a check-in time, a guest is asked from the hotel receptionist to sign the oath stating not to smoke and to
pay $200 if violate the rule. The photos show the $200 penalty notice and the written oath, at the Hotel le
President, Sherbrooke, Quebec.
An old French-style general store and a peaceful scene of Magog & Lake Memphremagog, near the Quebec and Vermont border.
The boundary line district between the Vermont,United States and Quebec,Canada.
(L) American site custom office near Stanstead, Quebec. Highway 143 in front.
(R) Beebe Plain in the town of Derby, Vermont.
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in the states of Vermont and New Hampshire
Smoking Restriction at Hotels in the World: Actual Survey
The ratio of a smoking guest room to the total hotel rooms was calculated,
based on-the-spot investigation.
$B!!(BPhotography: Quebec and Ontario 2007
Total Smoking Ban in USA and Canada
$B!!(BSmoke-free BC Canada
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in Public and Work places in Alberta
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in Saskatchewan$B!!(B
$B!!(BNonsmokers Health Protection Act, Manitoba$B!!(B
$B!!(BSmoke-free Ontario Act$B!!(B
$B!!(BTobaco Control in Quebec$B!!(B
$B!!(BSmoke-free Places Act, New Brunswick$B!!(B
$B!!(BSmoke-free Places Act, Nova Scotia$B!!(B
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in New Jersey$B!!(B
$B!!(BSmoke-free Illinois Act$B!!(B
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$B!!(BBeverly Hills banned in all outdoor dining areas$B!!(B
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in a condominium of California
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in the State of Washington
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in Oregon$B!!!!(B
$B!!(BMontana passed statewide smoking Ban
$B!!(BColorado Clean Indoor Air Act
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in Arizona$B!!(B
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in the State of Maine
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in Vermont$B!!(B
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in the $B#M(Bassachusetts state.
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in New York$B!!(B
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in Maryland$B!!(B
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in Washington,D.C.
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in Minnesota$B!!(B
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in Delaware$B!!(B
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in Ohio$B!!(B
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in Iowa$B!!(B
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in Utah$B!!(B
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$B!!(BSmoking Ban in Nevada$B!!(B
$B!!(BSmoking Ban in Virginia
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$B!!(BSmoking Ban in Wisconsin
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All photographs were taken in October 2007, unless otherwise described.
The article was written in October 2007, and revised in November 2009,
by Junhaku Miyamoto, M.D., PhD.