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Me and Lee

Dr. Gregory Ramshaw

I had convinced myself that the captain of the Edmonton Oilers, the hard-nosed defensive defenseman, Number Two, Lee Fogolin and…

“HUN SUBMITS!”: WHEN NEWS OF THE ARMISTICE CAME HOME

Laurie Callsen

That morning’s Bulletin’s front section was full of the latest war news, from details of the armistice to coverage of…

Edmonton: The Great Escape

Mary Pinkoski

On August 1, 1926 there is a story that the barking of a small dog startled an elephant named Mary…

Purple City: An Edmonton Tradition

Rob Drinkwater

It’s the name for the nighttime game that involves staring at the floodlights at the Legislature for about a minute,…

The Studhorse Man and the High Level Bridge

Jannie Edwards

In 1969, my first year of university, I was finally free of the social girdle of my small prairie town….

Curiosities Bus Tour

ECAMP Event

The second Curiosities Bus Tour visited the Prince of Wales Armouries, The City Centre Airport on the day it ceased…