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 […]

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.  […]