History Televisions' Canadian Pickers share their favourite Canadian cities to pick

Canadian Pickers, airing Mondays at 10 PM ET beginning January 9th, follows professional pickers Sheldon Smithens and Scott Cozens as they tour across Canada searching for ‘rusty gold’ – or, valuable items that many people would mistake for junk.

But the perfect pick isn’t easy to find – so Sheldon and Scott are searching through barns, yards, basements, and stores across the country to unearth the unlikely treasures of Canadian history.

For some insight on where these items can be found, Sheldon and Scott have each provided a list of their favourite locations to pick.

Scott and Sheldon chose these cities based on the incredible items they picked, the rich histories of the sites, the hospitality of the communities and the beautiful scenery of the locations.  

Sheldon Smithens is an antiques dealer, auctioneer and appraiser by trade. Some of his best picking locations include:

§  St. Thomas, Ontario

§  Hudson, Quebec 

§  Spaniard’s Bay, Newfoundland

§  Oshawa, Ontario

§  Creston, British Columbia

§  St John’s, Newfoundland

§  Mississippi Mills/Almonte, Ontario

§  Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, Ontario

§  Vilna, Northern Alberta 


 Scott Cozens is a full-time lawyer and life-long picker who started in the business as a collector. Some of Scott’s favourite cities to pick in are: 

§  Hudson, Quebec

§  Winnipeg, Manitoba

§  Montreal, Quebec

§  St. John, Newfoundland

§  Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

§  Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

§  St. Thomas, Ontario

§  Ottawa, Ontario

§  Sherbrooke, Quebec

§  Halifax, Nova Scotia


Visit the Canadian Pickers online at http://www.canadianpickers.com/

Canadian Picker airs Mondays at 10 PM ET, beginning January 9th

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