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Figureheads at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
The Sailor – on the Halifax waterfront near the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
Samuel Cunard – Halifax Waterfront The bronze statue of Samuel Cunard was erected in October 2006, beside the Ocean Terminal Wharves that were used by Cunard’s liners.
Looking toward Hirtle Island and Moshers Island A bit of artwork on the bridge over Crooked Channel, connecting Bush Island and Jenkins Island
Parliament buildings – from a distance and close up… Chateau Laurier
National War Memorial – Ottawa The National War Memorial, also known as “The Response,” was unveiled in 1939 to commemorate the service of Canadians in the First World War 1914-1918. The memorial has come to symbolize the sacrifice of all … Continue reading
Just a bit of northern Ontario along Highway 17, somewhere around Ignace
War of 1812 monument – Parliament Hill The War of 1812 monument was created by Toronto sculptor Adrienne Alison to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the conflict. The seven bronze figures represent the key combatants that came together to defeat … Continue reading
The Christmas Pickle is an interesting modern Christmas custom, one that no one is quite sure why it exists at all. In the 1880s Woolworth stores started selling glass ornaments imported from Germany and some were in the shape of … Continue reading