Big apple dreams in Colborne
A giant hockey stick. A big nickel. An historic covered bridge. A history-changing oil well. People pass by these attractions all the time on their travels throughout Canada. Sometimes, tourists trek for days to just to catch a glimpse. Some attractions are monumental, others merely quirky. They are all the stuff of local legend. CBC Digital Archives goes province to province to admire the big things in our big country.
• Birchbark Sign in Algonquin Park
• Spirit Catcher in Barrie
• World's Largest Snowman in Beardmore
• Northern Ontario Logging Memorial in Blind River
• Chimo the Polar Bear in Cochrane
• Loonie in Echo Bay
• Two-Man Crosscut Saw in Hearst
• Husky the Muskie in Kenora
• Miners Memorial, Kirkland Lake
• Tomato-Shaped Information Booth in Leamington
• Big Joe Muffraw in Mattawa
• Voyageur in Mattice
• Floral Clock in Niagara Falls
• Mammoth Cheese in Perth
• The Wall (World's Largest Photo Mosaic) in Port Carling
• Moose Cow and Calf in Sault Ste. Marie
• Jumbo the Elephant in St. Thomas
• Big Nickel in Sudbury
• Mosquito Carrying a Man in Upsala
• Canada Goose in Wawa
• Thermometer in White River
• Wiarton Willie (groundhog) in Wiarton
• King and Queen sculptures in Windsor
• Springbank Snow Countess (cow) in Woodstock
Broadcast Date: May 22, 1988
Guests: George Boycott, Suzie Boycott, Henry Mensen, Doug Rutherford
Host: Robert Scully
Last updated: August 21, 2013
Page consulted on December 6, 2013
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