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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
Street art or graffiti? Some street art is well thought out and conveys a message about life, politics, and even historical events that changed the way we think. These examples are at the long shuttered extruded and precast concrete products … Continue reading
A bit of street art – Alert Bay on Cormorant Island
A totem pole – Brown’s Bay
Killer Whale at the BC Ferries terminal in Swartz Bay Although there are many similar pieces of work in Victoria and Vancouver, you don’t hear much about them anymore, or why they were created.
Salmon carving at the Brechin Boat Ramp, Nanaimo The salmon is a chainsaw carving in yellow cedar, created in 1987 by Peter Ryan.
The Empress and Victoria’s inner harbour
Located at the corner of Quebec Street and Menzies Street, Confederation Garden Court was created in 1967 to commemorate the centennial of Canada’s confederation.
Kwakiutl Bear Pole – Government at Belleville