This Gothic creature is found just off the main door of one of Edmonton's Premier Hotels.
The hotel was build by a defunct national railway company called The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Co.
Here is what Wiki has to say on the hotel : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hotel_Macdonald
In the background of the picture is a representation of the Alberta Coat of Arms. It lacks much of the detail that the actual coat has.
Have a wonderfully gothic weekend everyone MUH HA HA HA!