Saturday, August 8, 2015

Neighbors to the North

Canada CA-235919 received 04-02-2012

Sent by: dfrobb
From: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
ID number: CA-235919
Notes: Alberta, along with neighboring Saskatchewan, officially became a province on September 1, 1905.  While Calgary is Alberta's largest city, Edmonton is actually its capital.  The Legislature Building, shown here, was built in Edmonton between 1907 and 1912.  If you didn't tell me where this was (and you covered up the Canadian flag on the building), I might mistake this for a U.S. state capitol building.  

Canada - Sikanni River

Sent by: abw92
From: Arborg, Manitoba, Canada
For: North America Meets the World Round Robin - Group 319
Notes: The Sikanni River (or Sikanni Chief River, as it is listed on Wikipedia) flows through the northern Rocky Mountains of British Columbia, Canada.  It flows north, joining with the Fontas River to form the Fort Nelson River near the town of Fort Nelson.  The name comes from the Sikanni Indians, and Sikanni means "dweller on the rocks".

1 comment :

Helen said...

Thanks for the view of my home town! I'm from Edmonton and I love the Legislature Building. You can take free tours of it and there is skating outside it in winter.