Diefenbunker is the code name for seven in the early 1960s built nuclear bunker of the Canadian government . The name was derived from the name of the Canadian Prime Minister at the time, John Diefenbaker .
- Central Emergency Government Headquarters (CEGHQ)
- Carp , Ontario (CFS Carp)
- Regional Emergency Government Headquarters (REGHQs)
- Nanaimo , British Columbia (CFS Nanaimo)
- Penhold , Alberta (CFS Penhold)
- Shilo , Manitoba ( CFB Shilo )
- Borden , Ontario ( CFB Borden )
- Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier , Québec ( CFB Valcartier )
- Debert , Nova Scotia (CFS Debert). The Canadian company Bastionhost Ltd. , Halifax announced in December 2008 that it had purchased the electronic data backup bunker .
Museum in Carp
The largest bunker in Carp is now open to the public as a museum. You can visit all four floors as part of a guided tour. Entrance locks, command center , accommodation, canteen and power supply and air filter systems are shown. In one area of the huge bunker there is an approximately 20 m × 20 m × 6 m large safe which , in an emergency , was supposed to hold the gold reserves of the Bank of Canada and protect it from radioactivity.