Stories

Author: Bruce Cinnamon

Nellie Carlson and the Indian Rights for Indian Women movement

Bruce Cinnamon

Disclaimer: Due to the importance around the legal designation of Indian status, this article sometimes uses the term “Indian” to…

Candy Cane Lane

Bruce Cinnamon

Before Esther and Ron Matcham moved to Edmonton, the stretch of 148th Street between 92nd and 100th Avenue wasn’t much…

The Weather Woman of the West: Eda Owen and the Highlands Dominion Meteorological Station

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Edmonton’s history is full of remarkable women. From Beatrice Carmichael to Thelma Chalifoux, from Betty Stanhope-Cole to Felicia Graham, from…

The Legislature Maces

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In its simplest terms, the mace represents the authority of Her Majesty the Queen to create law and to rule…

The Edmonscona Plan

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Edmonton is a city covered in names. From Capilano to Calder, from Delton to Duggan, from Ermineskin to Elsinore, our…

Queers on Campus

Bruce Cinnamon

Before the decriminalization of homosexuality in 1969, the University of Alberta’s queer community was similar to those everywhere else in Canada:…