Photos: City of Edmonton Archives, EA-160-325; METS Exhibit 35, courtesy of the City of Edmonton Archives G.P. 918 1969 Dec O/S; City of Edmonton Archives, A98-55.

ECAMP Podcast

These are the stories of the people, places, things and moments that make Edmonton what it is. In each 10-minute episode, we take a chapter from Edmonton’s past and discuss how it fits into the city’s story—with contributions from local historians, professors, enthusiasts and more!

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You can listen to the ECAMP Podcast on the web, on your phone, and on the go. Episodes will be archived online but catch them as they’re released on iTunes, Google Play Music and various other podcast apps.

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A local heritage podcast should be guided by local input, so please tell us what you think! What—or who—would you like to hear more of? Or less of? Your input will help guide the podcast’s future, so feel free to comment below, send a message to the ECAMP Facebook or Tweet us at @YEGCityasMuseum.

PILOT EPISODES
EPISODE 3 – AL-RASHID MOSQUE

In Episode 3, writers Daood Hamdani and Richard Awid, and the Canadian Council of Muslim Women’s Zohra Husaini tell the story of the Al Rashid and the multi-faith effort to build “the first real Little Mosque on the Prairie”.

EPISODE 2 – THE M.E.T.S.

In Episode 2, the city’s former Historian Laureate Shirley Lowe explains the mid-century rationale behind the Metropolitan Edmonton Transportation Study, a failed inner freeway ring proposal that would have paved over our inner city and cherished river valley.

EPISODE 1 – A WORLD CLASS DUMP

Episode 1 finds Dr. Russell Cobb expanding on his obsession with Edmonton’s trash history, describing how the city’s peculiar early waste solutions factored into the development of our river valley.

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