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The Semi-Official
Air Mail Stamps of Canada

Semi-Official Stamps
  The Era
  The Airline Locations
  Pioneer Air Mails
  Laurentide Air Service
  Northern Air Service
  Elliot Air Services
  Patricia Airways And Exploration
  Western Canada Airways
  Yukon Airways
  Patricia Airways Limited
  British Columbia Airways
  Klondike Airways Limited
  Cherry Red Airline
  Commercial Airways
  Canadian Airways
  A Rare Pioneer Find!
  About Amelia Earhart
  Sample Mail Contract
  About "Wop" May
  About A.C. Roessler
  Philatelic Glossary

Western Canada Airways

When "Doc" Oaks left Patricia Airway and Exploration towards the end of 1926, it was to join James A. Richardson in the formation of a new and well established aviation company at Winnipeg. Western Canada Airways, as the new company became known, intended to fly services out of Sious Lookout into the Red Lake.

A wilderness tent serves as a distribution point for the freight
Western Canada Airways ferried to the Red Lake gold fields in 1927.
Photo: The Bush Pilots | Time-Life Books | 1983.