Acadian Aboiteau

Aboiteau farming was a form of land reclamation used by French Acadian colonists in the 17th. and 18th. centuries on the shores of the Bay of Fundy. The methodology of installing the aboiteau is that first earth dykes were built to prevent high tides from flooding...

Alexandra Bridge, Ottawa, Ontario – Hull, Quebec

LOCATION: Between Hull, PQ., near the Museum of Civilisation and Ottawa, ON. near the National Gallery  – 45o 25’ 49” N 750 42’ 16” W DESCRIPTION: This bridge, also known as the Interprovincial Bridge, spans the Ottawa River between Ottawa, Ontario and Hull,...

Arvida Bridge, Saguenay, PQ

First all aluminium highway bridge in North America, this riveted arch bridge with a centre span of 88.4m and a deck width of 10.36 m was constructed in 1950....

BCATP Hangar 14 and Blatchford Field, Edmonton, AB

LOCATION: Edmonton, Alberta DESCRIPTION: During World War 2 Blatchford Field was home to No. 4 Initial Training School from 8/6/41 to 30/11/44, to No. 16 Elementary Flying Training School from 1/12/40 to 17/7/42 and to No. 2 Air Observer School from 1/7/40 to 26/7/44....

BCATP Mount Hope Airfield, Hamilton, Ontario

Constructed in 1940. Housed No. 10 EFTS from 1940 to 1942 flying Tiger Moth and Finch Aircraft, No. 33 ANS from 1941 to 1944 flying Anson Aircraft and No. 1 WS from 1944 to 1945 flting Norseman, Tiger Moth and Stinson...