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Rustic decor for cabins, cottages, and lake houses featuring old-fashioned road & trail marker signs from Western Canada. Cantique is also the source in Canada for vintage, personalized signs on wood or metal.

Rustic decor for cabins, cottages, and lake houses featuring old-fashioned road & trail marker signs from Western Canada. Cantique is also the source in Canada for vintage, personalized signs on wood or metal.

In the golden age of the Métis Nation, circa 1816-1869, the Métis traversed the landscape of present-day Western Canada and the American Great Plains in Red River Carts. In fact, among the First Nations, the Métis were known as “Half-Wagon Men” in the common Plains sign language because of their extensive use of Red River carts for trading and resource gathering purposes.

In the golden age of the Métis Nation, circa 1816-1869, the Métis traversed the landscape of present-day Western Canada and the American Great Plains in Red River Carts. In fact, among the First Nations, the Métis were known as “Half-Wagon Men” in the common Plains sign language because of their extensive use of Red River carts for trading and resource gathering purposes.

A mostly blue-green lake, captured in Aug. 17, 2014, photo, is in place of an icy white Decker Glacier.

'Quite scary' before and after melt of Whistler, B.C.'s Decker Glacier

A mostly blue-green lake, captured in Aug. 17, 2014, photo, is in place of an icy white Decker Glacier.

Bakey bakey. Courtesy of the meatarians we are now entering the long hot oven. Yet everyone sits mum pretending not to notice the elephant in the room aka the fact that flesh production emits more methane gasses than all modes of transportation combined. Daft and unevolved.

Bakey bakey. Courtesy of the meatarians we are now entering the long hot oven. Yet everyone sits mum pretending not to notice the elephant in the room aka the fact that flesh production emits more methane gasses than all modes of transportation combined. Daft and unevolved.

Sophie, the Countess of Wessex, left, and Prince Edward sign a certificate marking their visit to the Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada in Winnipeg on Wednesday, June 22, 2016.

Manitobans catch a wave from royals during whirlwind 3½ hour visit

Sophie, the Countess of Wessex, left, and Prince Edward sign a certificate marking their visit to the Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada in Winnipeg on Wednesday, June 22, 2016.

n the 1950s Vancouver was said to be second only to Shanghai in the number of neon signs per capita in the city. Neon Products Ltd, a company established in Vancouver in 1928, and the largest manufacturer of neon signs in Western Canada, estimated that in 1953 there were 19,000 neon signs in Vancouver, one for every 18 residents.

n the 1950s Vancouver was said to be second only to Shanghai in the number of neon signs per capita in the city. Neon Products Ltd, a company established in Vancouver in 1928, and the largest manufacturer of neon signs in Western Canada, estimated that in 1953 there were 19,000 neon signs in Vancouver, one for every 18 residents.

Young immigrant men in Saskatchewan in 1907 in front of their tent home. Signs looking for wives as there was a shortage of young women in western Canada at the beginning of the century.

Young immigrant men in Saskatchewan in 1907 in front of their tent home. Signs looking for wives as there was a shortage of young women in western Canada at the beginning of the century.

psst. geocache enthusiasts ... TRURO. AUG 5  "Maritimes prepare for hundreds of geocachers" . The Maritimes will see an increase in outdoor enthusiasts in the region as the Association of Nova Scotia Geocaching hosts the fourth Maritime Mega geocaching event in Truro Nova Scotia on August 5. The event promises to attract more than 500 people to the Maritime provinces during the week long celebration from July 29 to August 7. This will be the fourth mega event in the Maritimes and the second…

psst. geocache enthusiasts ... TRURO. AUG 5 "Maritimes prepare for hundreds of geocachers" . The Maritimes will see an increase in outdoor enthusiasts in the region as the Association of Nova Scotia Geocaching hosts the fourth Maritime Mega geocaching event in Truro Nova Scotia on August 5. The event promises to attract more than 500 people to the Maritime provinces during the week long celebration from July 29 to August 7. This will be the fourth mega event in the Maritimes and the second…

Nearly 2,000 Accept Christ at Franklin Graham Crusade After Some Wanted Him Banned From Preaching: "Stuff Like This Just Doesn't Happen in Western Canada"

Nearly 2,000 Accept Christ at Franklin Graham Crusade After Some Wanted Him Banned From Preaching: "Stuff Like This Just Doesn't Happen in Western Canada"

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