You said money is no object, you said you are about to begin photography.
Follow Ruud's advice and you will not regret it as money is no object and it will enable you to understand what you are doing so you can find the right professional camera.
Professional SLR cameras in Canada cost $4,000 to $9,000 dollars without accessories and only one lens. Good DSLR cameras cost around $2,000 to $3,000 with a decent set of lens. Basic DSLR cameras cost $800 to $1,600 in kit form - your best choice if you don't know what you are doing and money is no object.
Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Sony and Olympus are all good quality DSLR's that come in various price ranges. Start somehwere but don't start with an $4,000 to $9,000 camera unless you have more $ than.