Winter Sale #2

December 2nd, 2016 No comments

We just released our latest newsletter

Winter Sale

Last month I told you about our winter sale. The sale ranges up to 50% and includes native jewellery, archive Canadian Pacific images, prints and metal art (plus much more). I said that I do not have the resources to run the sale online too so it is mostly an instore only event.

However for those not able to make it I have now made some of first nation artist Bill Finn`s pieces on sale (20% off) and we have also continued to make the ever popular CP vintage prints a 10% discount sale item online, as a thank you for your continued readership.

The pieces from from Bill Finn that are on 20% off are only available while stocks last, I am sorry but won`t be able to keep the online availability compmletely accurate.


William Finn Silver Ring Eagle 9mm Band

Silver Ring Eagle

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William Finn Silver Cufflinks Wolf 9mm Band

Silver Cufflinks Wolf

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William Finn Silver Ring Wolf 9mm Band

Silver Ring Wolf

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Another piece that we have on sale is the hamatsa from west coast carver Brad Starr. Many of you will recognise the piece as hanging from the ceiling over the till in store. We decide it was time for a refresh, hence the 20 % off sale. shipping will be an issue but if you phone we can get a quote).

The hamatsa masks are used for the initiation ceremony of new Hamatsa Society members which dramatizes the struggle of good and evil forces for the young initiate`s soul. The giant Hamatsa birds are the earthly representatives of Baxwbakwalanuxwsiwe`, the massive cannibal spirit in the sky world.


Brad Starr Hamatsa Mask

Hamatsa Mask

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Brad Starr Hamatsa Mask

Hamatsa Mask

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Brad Starr Hamatsa Mask

Hamatsa Mask

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Finally. It is the womens World Cup at Lake Louise this weekend. Mark Sharp Has released his last peices of the limited edition prints `Start Gate` and `Victory`. There is just one of each!. It would be great if they went as a set.


Mark Sharp Start Gate

Mark Sharp Start Gate

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Mark Sharp Victory

Mark Sharp Victory

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So it was just a short newsletter. I hope you can make it in to see us, or that you find the discounted pieces of interest.

I also enclose, below, a reminder of the Canada Post information on last post dates for Christmas 2016 (some of which have already passed!)

Canada Christmas Posting Deadlines
Holiday packages
Priority Worldwide Xpresspost Expedited
December 22 December 21 December 12
Outside Canada Christmas Posting Deadlines
Holiday packages
DESTINATION Priority Worldwide Xpresspost Air parcels/packets Surface parcels/packets
USA December 21 December 16 December 12 December 6
Europe December 20 December 9 December 2 October 28
Asia December 19 December 9 December 2 October 3
Australia December 19 December 9 December 2 October 3
New Zealand December 19 December 9 December 2 October 3
Central/South
America
December 20 December 9 December 2 October 18
Africa December 17 December 2 November 25 October 3
Caribbean December 20 December 9 December 2 October 18
Middle East December 17 December 9 December 2 October 3
Holiday cards
Letter-post
USA December 12
Europe December 5
Asia December 5
Australia December 5
New Zealand December 5
Central/South
America
December 5

Africa November 21
Caribbean December 5
Middle East December 5

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Winter Sale #1

December 2nd, 2016 No comments

We just sent out our latest newsletter(http://aboutcanada.ca/store.html?news=1&returnNews=77#returnNews):

Winter Sale

Most years we hold a Boxing week sale. These have always proved very successful.

This year we have decided to make it an extended event with many more items on sale. The sale ranges up to 50% and includes native jewellery, archive Canadian Pacific images, prints and metal art (plus much more). I do not have the resources to run the sale online too so it is mostly an instore only event.

However for those not able to make it I have made the ever popular CP vintage prints a 10% discount sale item online, as a thank you for your continued readership.

For a reminder of what those vintage prints are I have shown a few below.


Canadian Pacific Vintage Prints

Ski Banff Lake Louise

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Canadian Pacific Vintage Prints

Travel The Canadian

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Canadian Pacific Vintage Prints

Ski Canadian

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So it was just a short newsletter. I hope you can make it in to see us, or that you find the discounted vintage prints of interest.

I also enclose, below, a reminder of the Canada Post information on last post dates for Christmas 2016 (some of which have already passed!)

Canada Christmas Posting Deadlines
Holiday packages
Priority Worldwide Xpresspost Expedited
December 22 December 21 December 12
Outside Canada Christmas Posting Deadlines
Holiday packages
DESTINATION Priority Worldwide Xpresspost Air parcels/packets Surface parcels/packets
USA December 21 December 16 December 12 December 6
Europe December 20 December 9 December 2 October 28
Asia December 19 December 9 December 2 October 3
Australia December 19 December 9 December 2 October 3
New Zealand December 19 December 9 December 2 October 3
Central/South
America
December 20 December 9 December 2 October 18
Africa December 17 December 2 November 25 October 3
Caribbean December 20 December 9 December 2 October 18
Middle East December 17 December 9 December 2 October 3
Holiday cards
Letter-post
USA December 12
Europe December 5
Asia December 5
Australia December 5
New Zealand December 5
Central/South
America
December 5

Africa November 21
Caribbean December 5
Middle East December 5

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For cat and dog lovers

October 31st, 2016 No comments

We just released our latest newsletter

October is always a quieter month for us. We do get quite a lot of folk who have come off peak and avoided the crowds.

Quite often they have left pets at home in the care of somebody else. I thought that in this newsletter I would show a few pieces for those pet lovers.

The first collection is the range of cat prints from Vivian Harder. These are very cute!.


Vivian Harder Can Can Cats

Can Can Cats

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Vivian Harder Climber Cats

Climber Cats

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Vivian Harder Welcome Cats

Welcome Cats

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The next collection is the aluminum jewellery, from J R Franco. Jose has brought out some cat pieces, which are proving very popular.


J R Franco aluminum jewellery

Aluminum Necklace Cat Blue

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J R Franco aluminum jewellery

Aluminum Necklace Cat Brushed

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J R Franco aluminum jewellery

Aluminum Necklace Cat Brushed

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In the interests of balance (and because I am a dog owner) I also thought I should include a range of prints of dogs from Peter Wyse.


Peter Wyse The Good Dog

The Good Dog

Peter Wyse The Wonder

The Wonder

Peter Wyse The Noble Dog

The Noble Dog

And, off topic. Last year we commissioned some pieces from Jim`s Metal Art in the form of metal wall art depicting Mount Rundle, from here in Banff, and the Three Sisters, from Canmore.

The pieces now have evolved and become more and more popular. I think they are both dramatic and natural. Below I have a some photos of Rundle from the last few days and then, below those, the wall art. I think it`s neat.


Jims Metal Art


Jims Metal Art


Jims Metal Art


Jims Metal Art

Mount Rundle + Trees Coat Hook

Jims Metal Art

Three Sisters + Trees

Jims Metal Art

Mount Rundle + Trees

So that brings this newsletter to a close, I hope you enjoyed it.

It may seem a bit early to talk of Christmas. However, if you are reading this outside Canada or need to post overseas from Canada, it may be of interest to note the Canada Post information on last post dates for Christmas 2016 (some of which have already passed!)

Canada Christmas Posting Deadlines
Holiday packages
Priority Worldwide Xpresspost Expedited
December 22 December 21 December 12
Outside Canada Christmas Posting Deadlines
Holiday packages
DESTINATION Priority Worldwide Xpresspost Air parcels/packets Surface parcels/packets
USA December 21 December 16 December 12 December 6
Europe December 20 December 9 December 2 October 28
Asia December 19 December 9 December 2 October 3
Australia December 19 December 9 December 2 October 3
New Zealand December 19 December 9 December 2 October 3
Central/South
America
December 20 December 9 December 2 October 18
Africa December 17 December 2 November 25 October 3
Caribbean December 20 December 9 December 2 October 18
Middle East December 17 December 9 December 2 October 3
Holiday cards
Letter-post
USA December 12
Europe December 5
Asia December 5
Australia December 5
New Zealand December 5
Central/South
America
December 5

Africa November 21
Caribbean December 5
Middle East December 5

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Fall returns

September 25th, 2016 No comments

We just sent out our latest newsletter(http://aboutcanada.ca/store.html?news=1&returnNews=75#returnNews):

Hello again to all our regular readers and welcome to those that have signed up for a newsletter, only to wonder where it was.

There is always a haitus in the newsletters during the busy summer but my apologies for our absence anyway.

It has been a busy summer in Banff, and the store. That is a good thing but it means that we haven`t had much time for hiking. Fall is here already, and we had our first snowfall, so we had better make up for lost ime!

This summer there has been lots of wildlife around the townsite and Parks have been busy chasing bears and wolves out of the campsites. I thought it would be appropriate to show you some of the Canadian made range of aluminum wildlife fom the Hoselton family, and in particular some Canadian wildlife.


Hoselton aluminum sculptures

Aluminum bear

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Hoselton aluminum sculptures

Aluminum beaver

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Hoselton aluminum sculptures

Aluminum moose

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I think the Fall is beautiful wherever you are but I particularly like it here in the rockies. The colours may not be as varied as elsewhere but the golds and reds are so vibrant you can`t help but be impressed. So with the season I thought it would be an appropriate time to show some of the maple leaves from Natures Gold.


Natures Gold maple leaves

Maple Leaf – Copper

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Natures Gold maple leaves

Maple Leaf – Gold

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Natures Gold maple leaves

Maple Leaf – Iridescent

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One line of work that we carry is from the Iroquois. We always carry the pieces, which we buy direct from the reserve. I really like these soapstone carvings. The carvings are so powerful and the legends behind the subjects so deep.


Iroquois soapstone carvings

Eagle And Face

Iroquois soapstone carvings

Eagle And Three Crooked Faces

Iroquois soapstone carvings

Mohawk Squaw And Turtle

Another artist that I haven`t shown in a while is Marianna Mikhaylyan. Marianna`s work is always popular but she has just delivered a couple of paintings that I would go really well as a pair.


Marianna Mikhaylyan

Chanson Pour Toi

Marianna Mikhaylyan

Je Pense A Toi

So that wraps up our `comeback` edition. I hope you enjoyed it.

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Canada Day, Banff

June 29th, 2016 No comments

Canada Day rolls around again on Friday, I can’t believe where the years go!.

This newsletter I try to bring you some Canadiana, to honour Canada Day.

Canada came into being by Confederation in 1867. Next year is the celebration of 150 years since Confederation, (The 150th anniversary of something is called the sesquicentennial). This year, in anticipation of that anniversary, we brought in a range of jewellery that uses centenial pennies, from 1967. So I thought I would show you some of that penny jewellery. These are all hand made and therefore will vary a bit from piece to piece. I think that it is a lovely idea, and has proved very popular so far.


Penny Earrings 1967

Penny Earrings 1967

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Penny Earrings 1967

Penny Earrings 1967

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Penny Earrings 1967

Penny Earrings 1967

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Penny Pendant 1967

Penny Pendant 1967

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Penny Pendant 1967

Penny Pendant 1967

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Penny Pendant 1967

Penny Pendant 1967

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Canadians, particularly in this part of the world, are an active bunch.

I thought this time I would show items related to an activity popular the world over – fishing. A quote I like (from an article from CBS) is “fishing is a pretty good excuse not to do much, which is really what summer should be about”.


Canada For Game Fishing

Canada For Game Fishing

First Nation Style Salmon

First Nation Style Salmon

Jack Willoughby Regular Salmon

Regular Salmon

Banff Avenue hosts a pretty impressive Canada Day parade. I really enjoy watching the marching bands. I thought it would be neat to show you some archive photos of the Avenue over the years.


Archive photos of Banff Avenue

Banff Avenue 1883

Archive photos of Banff Avenue

Banff Avenue 1940

Archive photos of Banff Avenue

Banff Avenue 2012

So that wraps up our `Canada Day` edition. I hope you enjoyed it. Don`t forget to review us on Trip Advisor.

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Which is your Mother?

April 21st, 2016 No comments

We released our latest newsletter “Which is your Mother?”:

Next month (on the 8th) it`s Mothers Day in North America.Mothers Day image

I have gathered a collection of items a mother might like together with a collection of “Which is your mother?”. I hope that you like them.

Many of our readers have also visited us in store and it is nice to be able to stay in touch with when you go home by email. We would like to make it easier for new customers to Banff to be able to find us and now that Tripadvisor has allowed stores to be reviewed on their site you can help us.

All that you need to do is click on the Review On Trip Advisor link Review On Trip Advisor

We love what we do, and get a great buzz from the enjoyment people get from shopping with us. We hope that you enjoy what we do and are happy to share your experiences.

So turning to Mother`s day. The first group is a selection of really nice prints depicting mothers from Peter Wyse and Nathalie Parenteau. They are:


Peter Wyse Are We There Yet

Are We There Yet

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Peter Wyse Take The Lead

Take The Lead

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Nathalie Parenteau Third Lesson Limited Edition

Third Lesson Limited Edition

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The next selection is a perennial favourite, and a pretty safe bet, if you are buying a Mother`s Day present. This jewellery comes from Canadian jeweller Jose Franco:


Franco Aluminum Jewellery

Earring Silver Gold Colour

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Franco Aluminum Jewellery

Necklace Silver Gold Colour

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Franco Aluminum Jewellery

Necklace Silver Grey Colour

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Then we have the collection of which is your mother?.

The first come from the Canadian artist Gwen Buchannan, and includes a range of paired earrings. (if I wore earrings I would be the wine bottle and glass!


Gwen Buchannan Desideratum Jewellery

Book And Coffee

Gwen Buchannan Desideratum Jewellery

Wine And Goblet

Gwen Buchannan Desideratum Jewellery

18th Hole

The second come from another of our favourite Canadian artists Jack Willoughby. Is your Mother an active mother, or do you cause her to nag?.


Jack Willoughby Anvil Island

Biking Mother

Jack Willoughby Anvil Island

Crow Couple

Jack Willoughby Anvil Island

Running Mother

So that wraps up our `Mothers Day` edition. I hope you enjoyed it. Don`t forget to review us on Trip Advisor.

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Ten Years And Counting

February 10th, 2016 No comments

We released our latest newsletter:

Hello again to all our regular readers and and welcome to you new ones..

We, Alison and I, have owned the About Canada brand since February 14th 2006. Which makes this weekend our tenth anniversary for the store. How time flies!. (The brand is made up of About Canada on Banff Avenue and the About Canada Online store)

Since 2006 we have developed the brand and continued to make both stores attractive and fun places to browse. We strive to make the shopping experience interesting and enjoyable and to make the shopping environment comfortable.

Our core philosophy is to provide neat Canadian products at an attractive price.

We love what we do, and get a great buzz from the enjoyment people get from shopping with us. We hope that this enjoyable experience follows through to be also found when shopping with us on the internet at About Canada Online.

This weekend is also Valentines Day and I have brought together some Valentine Gift ideas.

At the foot of the newsletter I also have some information on the popular line of clothing from Graham Howard Designs.

So first for the Valentine Gift ideas. Valentine Heart

I selected a range of items from a range of prices, all of which are on the theme of lovers and loving.


Jack Willoughby Tree Of Love

Jack Willoughby – Tree Of Love

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Hoselton Heart People

Hoselton – Heart People

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Joe Wilson For Life

Joe Wilson – For Life

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Marianna Ensemble

Marianna – Ensemble

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Maxine Noel Lovers

Maxine Noel Lovers

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Silver Eagles - Heart Eagle And Whale Necklace

Silver Eagles – Heart Eagle And Whale

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I mentioned that I had some information on the popular line of clothing from Graham Howard Designs.

Unfortunately Graham Howard passed away two years ago. Since then his wife has continued to produce his designs of distinct Canadian made clothing. However the small factory where the material was dyed and stone washed has closed (due to the owner retiring). Graham`s wife has tried for months to find a new supplier, in Canada, that can dye and stone wash, without success.

So, though it is not certain, it appears that what we have left will be the last of this version of the line. We always held deep stock, as it is such a popular item, but I would suggest that if you want to buy one, or get a replacement for when your current one reaches it`s end of life, now would be a good time to act.

By the way. If any reader knows of a Canadian company that can dye and stone wash, let me know and I will pass the details on to Graham`s widow.


Graham Howard Jacket Blue Inukshuk

Blue Inukshuk Jacket

Graham Howard Jacket Grey Half Wolf

Grey Half Wolf Jacket

Graham Howard Jacket Walnut Maple Leaf

Walnut Maple Leaf Jacket

So that wraps up our `comeback` edition. I hope you enjoyed it.

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2015 Xmas newsletter #4

December 11th, 2015 No comments

This is the last of our 2015 Christmas gift ideas news letters. I have selected smaller items that are less expensive to ship quicckly.

There is still time to have packages arrive in time for Christmas but please note the shipping time schedule below.

We start off this time with work from the First Nation artists at Silver Eagles Studio Nancy Dawson. I particularly like the emotions necklace which is meant to help with the flow of emotions.


Nancy Dawson Jewellery

Bear Paw Necklace

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Nancy Dawson Jewellery

Butterfly Necklace

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Nancy Dawson Jewellery

Emotions Necklace

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The second line this time is the popular line of Canadian made sculptures, bags and jewellery from Panabo.


Panabo Canadian Souvenirs

Guardian Of The Salmon

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Panabo Canadian Souvenirs

Passport Pouch

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Panabo Canadian Souvenirs

Silk Pendant Oval Blue

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Another really popular line is the Ammolite and Mammoth tusk jewellery Aryn Bowers.


Aryn Bowers Ammolite and Mammoth tusk jewellery

Ammolite and Mammoth Tusk Cufflinks

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Aryn Bowers Ammolite and Mammoth tusk jewellery

Ammolite and Mammoth Tusk Pendant

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Aryn Bowers Ammolite and Mammoth tusk jewellery

Ammolite and Mammoth Tusk Tie Pin

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Adrian Klis is an Albertan leathersmith. He makes a line of handbags and billfolds that are second to none in their quality. The wallets are a firm favourite at Christmas.


Adrian Klis bags and wallets / billfolds

Bill Fold (4-211)

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Adrian Klis bags and wallets / billfolds

Bill Fold (4-212)

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Adrian Klis bags and wallets / billfolds

Bill Fold (4-214)

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The last artist of this series is First Nation jeweller Bill Finn. Bill is in his eighties and still making beautiful pieces.


Bill Finn Silver Jewellery

Silver Bracelet Bear And Wolf

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Bill Finn Silver Jewellery

Silver Cufflinks Wolf

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Bill Finn Silver Jewellery

Silver Ring Wolf

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Finally. If you still are at a loss as to what to get for someone this Christmas, then you can always get them an About Canada Gift Card. These do not expire and they can be used online with us.


About Canada Gift Card

About Canada Gift Card

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About Canada Gift Card

About Canada Gift Card

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About Canada Gift Card

About Canada Gift Card

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So that wraps up our our Christmas gift ideas series for 2015, and another year of newsletters. I hope you enjoyed them. We would like to thank you for your support and to wish you, and yours, a very happy Christmas and all the best for the new year.

As mentioned before. The following details the last posting date information for those who may want to ship overseas. The following is the Canada Post information on last post dates for Christmas 2015 (some of which have already passed!)

Canada Christmas Posting Deadlines
Holiday packages
Priority Worldwide Xpresspost Expedited
December 23 December 22 December 11
Outside Canada Christmas Posting Deadlines
Holiday packages
DESTINATION Priority Worldwide Xpresspost Air parcels/packets Surface parcels/packets
USA December 22 December 16 December 9 December 6
Europe December 17 December 10 December 1 October 27
Asia December 17 December 10 December 1 October 1
Australia December 18 December 10 December 1 October 1
New Zealand December 18 December 10 December 1 October 1
Central/South
America
December 18 December 10 December 1 October 20
Africa December 17 December 3 November 23 October 1
Caribbean December 18 December 10 December 1 October 20
Middle East December 18 December 10 December 1 October 9
Holiday cards
Letter-post
USA December 14
Europe December 5
Asia December 7
Australia December 7
New Zealand December 7
Central/South
America
December 7

Africa November 23
Caribbean December 7
Middle East December 7

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2015 Xmas Gift Ideas #3

November 27th, 2015 No comments

We just released our latest Christmas gift ideas newsletter http://aboutcanada.ca/store.html?news=1&returnNews=69#returnNews.

This is the third, of our four, Christmas gift ideas news letters.

This weekend is the World Cup race at Lake Louise, so we have a ski theme. (The ski conditions on the hills are just great by the way).

I would also like to wish our readers in the US a happy Thanksgiving.

We start off this time with work from the ex Canadian ladies downhill coach Mark Sharp. Mark had a limited edition of prints of two paintings (Start and Victory) that he did for the Ski Federation, we sold through both images about a year ago. They depict the downhill race at Lake Louise. Mark has now released the small number that he was holding back for himself. They are large and impressive prints, we bought one for home and it looks great


Mark Sharp art

Skiers At Lake Louise

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Mark Sharp art

Start House – Limited Edition

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Mark Sharp art

Victory – Limited Edition

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On a non ski subject. A very popular line of jewellery that we sell is the oxidised silver line from Canadian artist Gilles Maurel. These are a reasonably priced, but quite distinctive line that catches the eye.


Gilles Maurel oxidised silver jewellery

Oxidised Silver Pendant (C16)

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Gilles Maurel oxidised silver jewellery

Oxidised Silver Pendant (C35)

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Gilles Maurel oxidised silver jewellery

Oxidised Silver Pendant (C4)

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Back to the ski theme are the ever popular range of archive prints from Canadian Pacific Railway collection.


Canadian Pacific Railway Vintage Prints

Ski Banff Lake Louise

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Canadian Pacific Railway Vintage Prints

Ski Canada

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Canadian Pacific Railway Vintage Prints

Ski Canadian

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We have had plenty of snow and the skiing is great. Cori Ross captures the fun of winter.


Cori Ross Ski Art

Fresh Tracks

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Cori Ross Ski Art

Moonlight Chalet

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Cori Ross Ski Art

We Are Family

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Finally, though not really skiing. Marianna Mikhaylyan has produced a fun winter piece `Bon Homme De Neige’ which I thought I would show you, along with a couple of her other pieces that I like.


Marianna Mikhaylyan art

Bon Homme De Neige

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Marianna Mikhaylyan art

Papillon Rouge

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Marianna Mikhaylyan art

Wapiti

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So that wraps up our the third of our Christmas gift ideas. I hope you enjoyed it.

As mentioned before. The following details the last posting date information for those who may want to ship overseas. The following is the Canada Post information on last post dates for Christmas 2015 (some of which have already passed!)

Canada Christmas Posting Deadlines
Holiday packages
Priority Worldwide Xpresspost Expedited
December 23 December 22 December 11
Outside Canada Christmas Posting Deadlines
Holiday packages
DESTINATION Priority Worldwide Xpresspost Air parcels/packets Surface parcels/packets
USA December 22 December 16 December 9 December 6
Europe December 17 December 10 December 1 October 27
Asia December 17 December 10 December 1 October 1
Australia December 18 December 10 December 1 October 1
New Zealand December 18 December 10 December 1 October 1
Central/South
America
December 18 December 10 December 1 October 20
Africa December 17 December 3 November 23 October 1
Caribbean December 18 December 10 December 1 October 20
Middle East December 18 December 10 December 1 October 9
Holiday cards
Letter-post
USA December 14
Europe December 5
Asia December 7
Australia December 7
New Zealand December 7
Central/South
America
December 7

Africa November 23
Caribbean December 7
Middle East December 7

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2015 Xmas Gift Ideas #2

November 12th, 2015 No comments

We just released our latest newsletter http://aboutcanada.ca/store.html?news=1&returnNews=69#returnNews

This is the second, of four, of our two weekly newsletter with Christmas gift ideas.

I hope you found the first one of interest.

The first line line this time is the aluminum jewellery from J R Franco. These pieces have proved to be very popular both in store, and online, in part because the are contemporary looking and go with most outfits.


J R Franco, aluminum jewellery

Aluminum Pendant (RH200STGO)

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J R Franco, aluminum jewellery

Aluminum Pendant (RH197SGO)

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J R Franco, aluminum jewellery

Aluminum Pendant (RH199STGO)

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A very popular line of metal art are the pieces from Jack Willoughby. I particularly like the Crow Couple…choose your Christmas presents carefully, or this could be you!. ;-)


Jack Willoughby, Anvil Island, metal art

Crow Couple

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Jack Willoughby, Anvil Island, metal art

Bagpipe Player

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Jack Willoughby, Anvil Island, metal art

Biking Lady

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A line of print that is particularly nice for the Santa`s stocking are the works of BC artist Peter Wyse.


Peter Wyse prints

Nose Kiss

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Peter Wyse prints

The Wonder

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Peter Wyse prints

Watch Over Me

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A line that I mentioned recently are the maple leaves from Nature`s Gold. I think that these make for really nice decorations for the tree or, in the case of the broach, the lady of the house.


Nature`s Gold Maple Leaves

Brooch Copper

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Nature`s Gold Maple Leaves

Ornament Gold

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Nature`s Gold Maple Leaves

Ornament Iredescent

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Finally. We carry a range of high quality Christmas cards from Canadian artist Nathalie Parenteau. These are rather special, we give them to close friends and family. The following are the most recent ones.


Nathalie Parenteau art

Bike Santa

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Nathalie Parenteau art

Spirit Of St Nick

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Nathalie Parenteau art

The Creation Of Rudolph

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So that wraps up our the second of our Christmas gift ideas. I hope you enjoyed it.

As mentioned before. The following details the last posting date information for those who may want to ship overseas. The following is the Canada Post information on last post dates for Christmas 2015 (some of which have already passed!)

Canada Christmas Posting Deadlines
Holiday packages
Priority Worldwide Xpresspost Expedited
December 23 December 22 December 11
Outside Canada Christmas Posting Deadlines
Holiday packages
DESTINATION Priority Worldwide Xpresspost Air parcels/packets Surface parcels/packets
USA December 22 December 16 December 9 December 6
Europe December 17 December 10 December 1 October 27
Asia December 17 December 10 December 1 October 1
Australia December 18 December 10 December 1 October 1
New Zealand December 18 December 10 December 1 October 1
Central/South
America
December 18 December 10 December 1 October 20
Africa December 17 December 3 November 23 October 1
Caribbean December 18 December 10 December 1 October 20
Middle East December 18 December 10 December 1 October 9
Holiday cards
Letter-post
USA December 14
Europe December 5
Asia December 7
Australia December 7
New Zealand December 7
Central/South
America
December 7

Africa November 23
Caribbean December 7
Middle East December 7

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