Canada150 is a nation wide
celebration of Canada's 150th
birthday. Many communities
across the country are
celebrating in unique ways.
This is a list of the community
events taking place:
Lastly, and perhaps of interest to historians, is the newspaper's plan to publish a story about one element of St. Albert that is 150 years old on the last Wednesday of each month until July 2017. These articles, written by Kevin Ma highlight various historical figures as well as significant landmarks. Here is a list so far.
July 27 A Bridge to the Past
August 31 A city's roots are through it's farms
September 28 The Law comes to St. Albert
October 26 Moving through time
November 30 The builder of peace : Lacombe's trials in the west still resonate today, say historians
St. Albert Genealogy related links:
A Storied Past: Recollections of St. Albert - This program will use personal stories to preserve the histories of St. Albert.
Alberta Genealogical Society - Edmonton Branch - direct enquiries regarding St. Alberta genealogical research to the Edmonton Branch
Musee Heritage - Archives and Library - This archive has a Métis Genealogy database - a very unique contribution by Elizabeth Macpherson, a previous assistant curator. Their website states it is only available in the archives. I am very pleased that they also support Gail Morin’s work on Métis Families, which covers all of North America. My personal research was certainly enhanced by accessing Gail's work!
St Albert Public Library Genealogy Club - a very active genealogy club which meets once a month at the public library, ask the 'Genealogy Genies' for help!
St. Albert + Sturgeon County GenWeb site - this website has some information on Ukranian genealogy research