Monthly Archives: October 2016

Fish Creek Park’s Barn Demolished

  Willans Barn at Fish Creek Park – December 2008 “Are you kidding me?” That was all I could mutter to myself as I stood in the kitchen staring at the Twitter feed on my smartphone.  The classic old barn … Continue reading

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End of the Line for Calgary’s Oldest Service Station

“You know the place, even if you never actually purchased fuel from its two outdated pumps, or bought coffee or lottery tickets over the counter inside.” — Michael Platt, Calgary Sun It is a story we see play out again … Continue reading

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Clarendon Hotel in Gull Lake, SK Destroyed by Fire

“It’s been happening with depressing regularity over the years — another century-old small town hotel has been hit by fire.”  — CBC News   It’s a trend that DanOCan.com has noticed.  And, I have been making a special effort to take … Continue reading

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