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 […]

Virden, Manitoba City Profile

Virden is a vibrant community with a great sense of pride for their hometown.  They have some of the most amazing facilities for the public there.  They just built this crazy Hockey arena with an NHL sized rink in it.  Its a growing community with many attractions, recreation and sporting opportunities.  Its a very strong […]

Valleyview, Alberta City Profile

Valleyview is located at the cross roads of two major highways in Alberta.  Alberta highway 43 which runs Northwest/Southeast from basically Edmonton to the border of British Columbia West of Demmitt and Alberta highway 49 which runs from the town to essentially Dawson Creek, British Columbia.  In the late 1800’s this area was used for trade with […]

Tok, Alaska City Profile

Tok, Alaska lies on a flat alluvial plain in the Tanana Valley.  Its located between the Tanana River and the Alaska Mountain Range.  Its also one of the most important junctions in Alaska being located at the junction of Glenn Highway and the Alaska Highway.  There are quite a few Indian Settlements in the area.  […]

Thompson, Manitoba City Profile

Thompson, Manitoba is the Northern most “city” in Manitoba.  We basically consider anything above 10,000 a city in Canada only because they are self sufficient enough to provide basic services for their citizens (sewer system, public transportation, University, etc).  It is considered the major hub for Northern Manitoba so you can be sure to find […]

Swift Current, Saskatchewan City Profile

Established in 1883, Swift Current was originally just a stop on the Pacific Canada Railway.  Basically what it was, was the end of the line at one point.  Due to this happening in 1882 citizens began flocking to the end of the line in order to make money and live a decent life.  The economy […]