Inflatable structures like the yellow one above that are brought to life by an air compressor and flop around in the breeze seem to be the fad these days among local businesses as a way of getting the attention of passersby. It worked for this martial arts place, but got our attention not in the way I'm sure the business owner intended; we stopped to take pictures of mimicry. As we left the scene somebody came out from the building with purpose and pulled the plug on the inflatable man, who promptly became the deflatable man:
We've seen the Union Jack on everything from t-shirts to tattoos to the roof of BMW Minis. This guy had his own unique way of portraying it while out for a stroll on his own in the middle of nowhere really. I didn't want him to see me with my camera, hence the bit of foliage and stone structure I was hiding behind in the first shot. Sometimes it's best to just not ask questions.
Usually when a governing body goes to the trouble to print signs to inform the public, the signs have some sense of formality. Given this sign is to advise dogs and their guardians where they're allowed to walk, it only makes sense to post the sign in both human and dog language so both understand. The West Coast of BC is very dog-friendly.