Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, Alberta.
A bit gory, perhaps, but it makes sense when you consider that indigenous people used to kill buffalo here by driving them off the site’s 11-metre cliff.
Flin Flon, Manitoba.
Evocative of our favourite summer sandal, the mining city of Flin Flon refers to a science fiction literary character.
Mature, Saskatchewan. Real mature. Their goodbye sign reads “Please Come Again,” adding a dose of Canadian politeness and levity to an otherwise awkward name.