One of the world’s largest statues of a mosquito is in Komarno, Manitoba, Canada. It is one of several places that claim to be "The Mosquito Capital." Others are Siberia and Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada. "Komar" is Ukrainian for mosquito. [This part of Canada was settled in 19th c. by many Ukrainians.] Sculpted of steel in 1984, it has a wingspan of 15 feet. It’s also a weathervane, swiveling in the wind. ...Also considered the "State Bird" of several U.S. states...

One of the world’s largest statues of a mosquito is in Komarno, Manitoba, Canada. It is one of several places that claim to be "The Mosquito Capital.

World's Biggest Lobster Sculpture, Rotary Park, Shediac, New Brunswick, Canada

Words cannot describe how much I love lobster. I'm already drooling. World's Biggest Lobster Sculpture, Rotary Park, Shediac, New Brunswick, Canada

Rouleau, Saskatchewan ****(Dog River)

Rouleau, Saskatchewan ****(Dog River) - Funny sitcom too!

Canada...We'll try not to be awesome all the time but it's soooo hard. LOL

Love this: Canadian humour embedded in Canadian pride. Go Team Canada ~ Sochi

The Big Nickel in Sudbury, Ontario

The big nickel, Sudbury Ontario

Theodore Tugboat Halifax, Nova Scotia, Summer 2007

Theodore Tugboat Halifax, Nova Scotia, Summer I remember going to see him as a kid.

Giant fibreglass moose near information centre in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada

Giant fibreglass moose near information centre in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan in early September I parked in the dark and waited for first light so I could catch this wily creature. Within sight of the Trans-Canada Highway.

Calgary Tower - Calgary, Alberta

Calgary tower, Calgary, Alberta, It was called Husky Tower when I visited.

Curling Rock, Arborg, Manitoba. The world's largest curling rock was erected in 2005 and measures 4.2 meters across and 2.1 meters tall.

The world's largest curling rock was erected in 2005 and measures meters across and meters tall. Cuz everyone needs to have the biggest curling rock!

Blueberries, blueberries everywhere! The blueberry capital of Canada is Oxford, Nova Scotia. Yes, Oxford is a small town that is home to the gigantic...

Blueberries, blueberries everywhere! The blueberry capital of Canada is Oxford, Nova Scotia. Yes, Oxford is a small town that is home to the gigantic.

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