This memorial was erected as a pledge of everlasting friendship between Canada & The United States for their help in joining the Commonwealth of Nations in the Second World War. Further reading on the other side commemorates two Canadadian Airforce men & One Airforce man from Wichita who died in the Alberta plains on a training excercise.
Spotted the Raven in the parking lot in Kananaskis - rooting around in the back of a pick up truck. These birds are highly intellegent & after all the warnings of leaving food - a well for the Raven = Good Drive Thru - for the tourists lucky - not a bear.
I think this one is a tourist - he looks so relaxed - strolling around Canmore is fun with lots of novel things to see - just incase you get fed up with the mountain scenery!
What a wonderful place for the world leaders to meet - wouln't like to guess what the accommodation would cost........bet they had fun on the golf course.