Tag Archives: Saskatchewan

Dance the Night Away in Saskatchewan

Manitou Beach is a tiny village located on the south shore of Little Manitou Lake.  In the first few decades of the twentieth century, this was an extremely popular tourist destination thanks to the “miracle” waters of Little Manitou Lake. … Continue reading

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20 Years of Exploring

Sometimes a posting comes together quickly.  I’ll get an idea for a topic, throw something up on the screen, and publish within an hour or so.  Other posts take a long time to come to fruition. This is one of … Continue reading

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Dankin

It would be hard to forget the first time we stumbled across Dankin.  Emily and I were making the drive to Saskatoon and, as always, trying to take a creative route to get there.  We were making our way northeast … Continue reading

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The Last Trip of 2017

The year 2017 will go down as a very good one for the DanOCan.com blog.  We managed to increase our number of postings and thus we attracted a lot more visitors this year compared to 2016.  It turns out people … Continue reading

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Two Endangered Elevators

It may be snowy and blustery today, but back in September when we made our way out to Moose Jaw for Threshing Bee, it was a glorious hot day.  While normal people would take the TransCanada Highway from Calgary to … Continue reading

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Threshing Bee 2017

I think after five years I can officially call it a tradition.  Each year, on the weekend after Labour Day, I make the trip to Saskatchewan to attend the Threshing Bee at the Sukanen Ship Pioneer Village and Museum just south … Continue reading

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Another Loss to Fire: Keeler Hotel

  It’s becoming a ritual that is all too common lately.  This time the news comes from tiny Keeler, Saskatchewan where the old hotel was lost to fire on July 4, 2017. My personal history with Keeler is a pretty … Continue reading

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