Yorkton, Saskatchewan City Profile

Back in the late 1880′s (around 1882 to be exact) a group of York County, Ontario settlers came to the edge of a massive glacial lake.  The town was originally located  where the Airport is currently at.  There is really no forest here as it is almost 100% agriculture in this area.  One of the […]

Winnipeg, Manitoba – City Profile

Winnipeg is a city that can seriously tell a different story on almost every street in the entire area.   The reason I recommend that you start your trip here (assuming you are coming from the Eastern Seaboard, Midwest, or South) is because there are so many things to do in the area.  Its a pretty […]

Whitehorse, Yukon City Profile

Whitehorse, Yukon is the largest city in the Yukon.  It is also the Capital of Yukon.  The city was named after White Horse Rapids because the rapids looked similar to a white horses mane.  Winter is not as bad in this city as it is everywhere else in the Yukon and summer days tend to […]

Whitecourt, Alberta City Profile

So this area was originally settled by the Cree First Nation until the late 1800’s when the Hudson’s Bay Company set up a trading post in order to trade goods with the natives.  John Goodwin was the first resident to settle the town in 1905.  The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway came through a few years […]

How to Series #2 – How To Survey Land

Once you have bought your land, you are going to need to set up property boundaries and in some cases map out your property. You have to understand that outside of that boundary you have no say what happens. When you buy your land you will have a property deed. You will need this deed […]

How To Series #1 – How to Hand Peel a Log

We have started yet another series. This one will include how-to videos and websites that will help you on your travels, jobs, and building a sustainable homestead.  One of my goals when creating this website was to be able to help people create the best homestead of their own for the cheapest possible price.  I […]

Watson Lake, Yukon City Profile

Watson Lake is another town found on the Alaska Highway.  The population of the town as of 2004 was 1,547 which makes it one of the top cities in the Yukon.  Its located off the Liard River at one of the major junctions in the Alaska Highway.  Robert Campbell Highway and the Alaska Highway meet […]

Wasilla, Alaska City Profile

Wasilla, Alaska is the sixth largest city in the State of Alaska. This town is now probably most popular because its where the Palin family is from.  Sarah Palin was a 2008 Presidential Nominee who eventually pulled herself from the race not having enough votes to continue.  She remains a frontrunner for the Republican Party […]