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Canadian Signs (page 3)

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Chez Plumet
Canton-de-Granby, QC
The Chez Plumet signs are probably from 1956 which is when the restaurant opened. For more, see this website. [map]

Royer Boot
Granby, QC
Blanche Neige [gone]
Granby, QC
Chez Ben
Granby, QC
I believe this Royer Boot sign is modern. Royer Boots have been produced since the 1930s. This sign is mounted on the side of Le Magasin Industriel's building. For more, see this website. [map]

The Blanche Neige ice cream stand looked like it was from the 1950s. This photo is from 2009. The stand was demolished in 2013. The sign is gone. For more, see this website.

Cantine Ben La Bedaine features this 30 foot tall sign that appears to be from the 1950s. Pot bellied Ben's hot dog and hand are animated. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Motel Les Pins
Granby, QC
Motel Carnaval
L'Ancienne-Lorette, QC
Garage Gene Venne
Longueuil, QC
The Motel Les Pins sign is probably from the 1950s. For more, see this website. [map]

The Motel Carnaval sign appears to be from the 1950s. [map]

The Garage Gene Venne features this giant sign on their roof. It appears to be from the 1950s. For more, see this website. [map]

Silver Dragon Cafe [gone]
Montreal, QC
The Silver Dragon Cafe, a Chinese restaurant, opened in the 1950s. It is now officially known as the Restaurant Silver Dragon II. Sorry about the poor photo quality here. It was pouring rain when I was there. The sign was removed in 2016. It is now part of the Montreal Signs Project collection.

Meldrum the Mover
Montreal, QC
Miss Villeray
Montreal, QC
Oxford Snack Bar [gone]
Montreal, QC
Meldrum the Mover has been around since the 1930s. This sign is from the late 1940s and is lit at night. For more, see this website. [map]

The Miss Villeray sign has been here since at least 1960. At the end of 2008, new owners restored the sign. Among other things, the bubbles are now gone from the champagne glass and wine has been added to it. The waitress' shorts have been replaced with a long dress. Swirly lines were added to the green (now blue) part of the sign. The red Sputnik-style ball has been removed. For more, see this website. [map]

The Oxford Snack Bar had an old plastic Canada Dry sign. I have not seen any signs like this one still on display in Canada or in the States. This photo is from 2009. It was gone by 2011.

Bijouterie
Roy J. Omer & Fils
Montreal, QC
Eugene Hardy
et Frere [gone]
Montreal, QC
Bernard Lafond
Fourrures [gone]
Montreal, QC
Restaurant
Le Vendome
Quebec, QC
Restaurant
Wok N Roll
Quebec, QC
The Bijouterie Roy J. Omer & Fils jewelry store has been around since 1919. This appears to be an updated sign from the 1950s. It is lit at night. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Eugene Hardy et Frere locksmith shop featured this giant neon key. The sign appeared to be from the 1950s or 1960s. This photo is from 2009. The sign was still there in 2015. The store and sign were gone in 2016. For more, see this website.

Bernard Lafond Fourrures, a furriers shop, was gone but this sign was still there when this photo was taken in 2009. There was a produce stand/convenience store below the sign then. The sign was still there in 2015 but gone by 2016.

The Restaurant Le Vendome opened around 1953. This horse and carriage sign has been there since then. This photo is from 2009. By 2014, the restaurant had closed. In 2016, the space was still vacant and the sign was still there. For more, see this website. [map]

The Restaurant Wok N Roll opened in 1957. This Chinese restaurant must have had a different name originally. The top of the sign has been reworked. It is lit at night. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

More Montreal Signs:
Laurentian Lanes [map]

More Quebec Signs:
Auberge Le Caribou (Gaspe)
Hotel Montagnard (Saint-Faustin-Lac-Carre)

Louis Restaurant [gone]
Windsor, ON
Glidden Dairy Bar
Windsor, ON
grocery
Vancouver, BC
BLVD Skateshop
Vancouver, BC
7Up
Vancouver, BC
Helmar Confectionery
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
These vacuum-formed, plastic Coca-Cola signs seem to be unique to Canada.

The Louis Restaurant is still there but this sign is gone. It was there in 2012 but gone by 2014.

The Glidden Dairy Bar sign was still there in 2015. [map]

This Coca-Cola sign hangs above an unidentified grocery. [map]

The BLVD Skateshop opened in 2008 and added its name to the Coca-Cola sign. [map]

There are others in Lasalle, ON, Penticton, BC, Vancouver, BC, and elsewhere. There is also another version in Canada with the Coke spelling.

These 7Up signs also seem unique to Canada. I have never seen one like this in the U.S. This sign hangs above the NGE Commercial Convenience store. [map]

The Helmar Confectionery is gone but this Pepsi sign remains. My guess is that the sign is from the 1960s or 1970s. I have never seen one like it before. These signs may also have been unique to Canada. [map]

More Canadian Coca-Cola Signs:
Calgary, AB
Calgary, AB
Dewdney, BC
Carrying Place, ON
Kingston, ON
Montreal, ON
Toronto, ON
Trenton, ON
Windsor, ON
St. Basile, NB

More Canadian Signs:

Alberta:
Tel Star Motor Inn (Brooks)
4 Seas Restaurant (Calgary)
Aboe Lockworks (Calgary)
Bubbles Car Wash (Calgary)
Cecil Hotel (Calgary)
Dairy Bar (Calgary)
Gasoline Alley (Calgary)
King Edward Hotel (Calgary)
Lido Cafe (Calgary)
Paradise Lanes (Calgary)
Silver Dragon Restaurant (Calgary)
St. Louis Hotel (Calgary)
Superior Auto Body (Calgary)
Telstar Drugs: 1, 2 (Calgary)
Tigerstedt Photo Studio: 1, 2 (Calgary)
Don Wheaton Chevrolet: 1, 2 (Edmonton)
Edmonton Neon Museum (Edmonton)
South Park Motors (Edmonton)
Western Cycle (Edmonton)
Grill Cafe (Fort Macleod)
Java Shop (Fort Macleod)
Queen's Motel (Fort Macleod)
Ranchmen Motel (Medicine Hat)
Satellite Motel (Medicine Hat)
Buffalo Hotel (Red Deer)
Royal Hotel (Taber)

Manitoba:
Chuckwagon Restaurant (Beausejour)
Chicken Delight (Neepawa)
Olympia Cafe (Portage La Prairie)
Billy Mosienko Lanes (Winnipeg)
Boulevard Motel (Winnipeg)
Brown's Drugs (Winnipeg)
Cafe 22 (Winnipeg)
Chicken Delight (Winnipeg)
Del's Electric Motor Supply (Winnipeg)
Garrick Hotel (Winnipeg)
Neon Factory (Winnipeg)
Palomino Club (Winnipeg) [gone]
Pollock's Hardware (Winnipeg)
Rae and Jerry's Steak House (Winnipeg)
Silver Heights Restaurant (Winnipeg)
Silver Heights Shopping Centre (Winnipeg)
Starland Theatre (Winnipeg) [gone]
Western Paint (Winnipeg)
Woodbine Hotel (Winnipeg)

New Brunswick:
George's Clothing: 1, 2 (Fredericton)
Cote Furniture (Grand Falls)

Nova Scotia
Chickenburger (Bedford)
Diamond (Halifax)
Economy Shoe Shop (Halifax)
Pilcher's Flowers (Halifax)

Saskatchewan
Fysh Drugs (Moose Jaw)
Times Herald (Moose Jaw)
Queen City Glass (Regina)
Don't Say Bread (Saskatoon)
Golden Dragon Restaurant (Saskatoon)
Melhoff Electric (Swift Current)
Safari Motel (Swift Current)
Royal Hotel (Weyburn)

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