GOTHIC FACES

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Memo­ri­al­ize your visit to Par­lia­ment Hill with a stop at the Royal Cana­dian Mint for their lim­ited gar­goyle coins cel­e­brat­ing the Gothic crea­tures that adorn our gov­ern­ment build­ings. ey in­clude the horned face of the Green Man, found on Cen­tre Block, who per­ma­nently sticks his tongue out at our politi­cians. e na­tional mint bou­tique car­ries other col­lec­tor coins, in­clud­ing one im­mor­tal­iz­ing the 1916 burn­ing of Par­lia­ment (great Fa­ther’s Day present!). You can also take a guided tour of the old­est gold re­fin­ery in the west­ern hemi­sphere. 320 Sus­sex Dr., 613-993-0333, mint.ca

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