CN Tower
Ken Faulks

The American Society of Civil Engineers classified the CN Tower as one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World.

At 553.33 m (1,815ft, 5 inches) and for the last thirty years, the CN Tower has held the record as the tallest building, tower, and freestanding building. It is the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere.

Canadian National Railways began construction of the CN Tower on February 6, 1973 and was completed in 40 months in June 1976. The total cost of the construction was $63,000,000. 

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Marcia Semenoff (President) 

The Island Illustrators Society was established to foster a greater interest in the art of illustration. The society exists to benefit its members and clients through shared information regarding illustrative techniques, business ethics, and standards. In order to achieve these goals, the society makes partners of practicing illustrators, students, clients, and other interested parties. 

Definition: Illustration is a piece of visual information, either drawn or photographed, which usually illustrates an accompanying text. The purpose of illustration is to enhance the ideas presented in the text, or simply, to transmit information or concepts visually. 

The Island Illustrators Society does not act as an agent, but as a venue for you to contact any one of its members. You are invited to write to us at: 


Island Illustrators Society

295 View Royal Avenue

Victoria, B.C., Canada

V9B 1B3 

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