Broadview cairn part of Canada 150 art project

his painting of a historical cairn at the roadside stop east of Braodview is part of a Canada 150 cross-country art project being done by two teachers.

Two artists are trekking across Canada and stopping every 150 kilometres to capture beautiful Canadian scenes to mark the country’s 150th birthday. Alison Grapes and Carol Loeb, life-long friends, stopped in southern Saskatchewan recently, photographed a historical marker and painted it — painting all of the photographs at each stop is part of the project. The plaque, located at the Trans Canada rest stop just east of Broadview, honours those who travelled along the Fort Qu’Appelle Trail by Red River cart. The plaque is posted in what was known as Fort Ellice. The painting is referred to as #36 in…