For example, former prime ministers Diefenbaker and Trudeau had airports named after them well after they left office.
In 2002, Brian Mulroney had a university building don his moniker.
So — in that sense — Stephen Harper is pretty special.
As first reported by the Toronto Star, the Jewish National Fund — a Canadian-based Jewish organization — is raising money to build an Israeli bird sanctuary named after the prime minister.
Here is an overview of Stephen J. Harper Hula Valley Bird Sanctuary Visitor & Education Centre as explained on the JNF website.
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Jewish National Fund’s Hula Lake Nature and Bird Park is located along a major global migration route. Every year during spring and fall migration close to 500 million birds fly over Israel, passing over or spending winter, spring or summer in the Hula Valley.
Developed by KKL-JNF as part of the Hula Valley Rehabilitation Plan, the park has become a local and global attraction