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A bit of northern Ontario…

Just a bit of northern Ontario along Highway 17, somewhere around Ignace

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War of 1812 monument

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

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Duncan – concrete art

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

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Alert Bay – a bit of art

A bit of street art – Alert Bay on Cormorant Island

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A totem pole

A totem pole – Brown’s Bay

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Swartz Bay Killer Whale

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.

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Nanaimo – the big salmon

Salmon carving at the Brechin Boat Ramp, Nanaimo The salmon is a chainsaw carving in yellow cedar, created in 1987 by Peter Ryan.

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Victoria at night – Inner harbour

The Empress and Victoria’s inner harbour

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Victoria at night – Confederation Garden Court

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.

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Victoria at night – Kwakiutl Bear Pole

Kwakiutl Bear Pole – Government at Belleville

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