While we've all been critical of wasteful government spending, it's only fair to laud our politicians when they do right by the taxpayers.
The Harper government is moving forward on austerity measures to make life as a diplomat a little less opulent.
According to an article by Matthew Fisher of PostMedia News, Canada has listed for sale its ambassador's mansion in the swank Oslo suburb of Bygdoy for a price of $20 million (Canadian).
"Set in what is described as 'elegantly designed parkland with an abundance of plants and flowers,' the property's 15,950 square metres includes "large lawns, an impressive granite staircase and its own tennis court,'" Fisher writes.
"There are three private boat moorings, a three storey main house of 1,237 square metres that is 'a unique piece of Norwegian architecture from 1916' that 'offers elegance as well as a magnificent atmosphere. There is also a smaller gatehouse of 250 sq metres."
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