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Edmonton Folk Fest: How Did We Get Here?

Bryan Birtles

In 1980, with the province celebrating its 75th anniversary, an idea was hatched by Don Whalen and Mitch Podolak to…

Yearbook Ads – Douglas Printing

Curio Studio

Over the course of Curio’s working relationship with the Royal Alexandra Hospital, we discovered a tucked-away archive of old yearbooks…

The Spruce of Mill Creek School

Christina Hardie

Since time immemorial, indigenous peoples have lived with the land upon which Mill Woods is built. Words like Sakaw, Meyokumin…

St. Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral

Lawrence Herzog

Built partly by parishioners and volunteers during the dark days of World War II, St. Josaphat Ukranian Catholic Cathedral is…

Ghosts of Camsell – Update

Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail

When Ghosts of Camsell went live in late March, I had no idea what to expect. I was definitely nervous…

June 29, 1915 — Edmonton’s River Valley Floods

Sally Scott

On June 29, 1915, the North Saskatchewan River flooded Edmonton’s river valley. The river had flooded before, of course, but…

Vintage Royal Alexandra Hospital Nursing program

Milestones – Vintage Yearbook Ads

Curio Studio

  Over the course of Curio’s working relationship with the hospital, we discovered a tucked-away archive of early 20th century…

The Ghosts of Camsell

Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail

The history behind the Indian Hospital is certainly haunting. During those two decades it was primarily used as a tuberculosis…

The Pisces Bathhouse Raid

Victoria Holota

Forty members of the Edmonton Police service, six RCMP officers, and two crown attorneys stormed the Pisces Health Spa, a…

Cloverdale Bridge

Kristine Kowalchuk

The Cloverdale footbridge crosses the North Saskatchewan River in central Edmonton, connecting Henrietta Muir Edwards Park in Cloverdale and Louise…

When Trolleys Came to Edmonton

Lawrence Herzog

For 70 years, electric trolleybuses travelled the streets of Edmonton. Between 1939 and 2009, they provided the city with an…

Long live the Pits!

Christina Hardie

You won’t find the Pits marked on any map, and many people who live nearby simply refer to the area…