Trans Canada Trail Plaques

Behrends Group Cast Plaques, Plaques and Awards

At Behrends, we build our products to stand the test of time. Recently, when the Government of Canada needed permanent, enduring interpretive plaques for new additions to the world-renowned Trans Canada Trail, they came to us. This was a particularly high profile project, as the first of the plaques was installed at Rideau Hall, the residence of the Governor General, … Read More

Royal Canadian Navy Centennial Monument

Behrends Group Cast Plaques, Graves & Memorials, Plaques and Awards, War Memorials

Monumentalizing important moments in history for future generations to understand and appreciate is one of the most satisfying parts of our work. We’ve worked frequently with the National Capital Commission, and helping them commemorate more than 100 years of Canada’s Navy was an honour and a pleasure. We were commissioned to cast a bronze interpretive plaque for the monument, which … Read More

RCMP Crests

Behrends Group Cast Plaques, Metal Casting, Plaques and Awards

Over the past 30 years, we’ve built dozens of hand-finished crests for RCMP stations across Canada. Properly manufacturing these crests takes a team with a lot of experience in the foundry and the finishing room – consistent quality is key, so attention to details and a steady hand are invaluable assets. Although different RCMP stations choose to have their crest … Read More

Replica of Beaumont-Hamel Memorial Wall

Behrends Group Cast Plaques, Monument Signs, War Memorials

When renowned sculptor Morgan MacDonald approached us to help him replicate the Beaumont-Hamel plaques in France for a commission from the City of St. Johns, we had no idea what we were getting ourselves into. The Beaumont-Hamel plaques exist as a monument to the WWI Newfoundland Forces Missing with No Known Graves, and the fine folks of St. Johns wanted … Read More

Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry 100th Anniversary

Behrends Group Cast Plaques, Graves & Memorials, Monument Signs, Plaques and Awards, War Memorials

For the past 60 years Behrends has been privileged to work on projects for the Canadian Army and many of their different units to create lasting tributes for our Canadian Soldiers. One of our most recent projects was for the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, PPCLI. This beautiful tribute is located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada in the Village at Greisbach. … Read More

The Saskatchewan War Memorial

Behrends Group Cast Plaques, Graves & Memorials, Plaques and Awards, War Memorials

The Saskatchewan War Memorial is located on Memorial Way in the Legislative grounds in Regina, Saskatchewan. The project started in 1988 and holds the names of the brave men and women of Saskatchewan who perished in service to their country. Every year or so Behrends is asked to manufacture additional bronze plaques to the memorial in Regina. These plaques go … Read More

Pan Am Games

Behrends Group Cast Plaques, Plaques and Awards

Behrends is no stranger to being trusted with high-profile projects so when we were asked to work with the Pan Am / Parapan Am Games for their signage needs, we knew we could deliver. Last year, we were approached by UCC group to work with them and the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Organizing Committee to manufacture plaques and stands. These … Read More