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There Were No Safety Nets, Part 1: Edmonton’s Italian Community, 1900 to 1920

Adriana A. Davies

In an age in which Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms guarantees fundamental rights and immigrants, whether economic migrants or…

From There to Here: Reflections and Storytelling

Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail

Monday, July 27 was warm, as you’d expect on a summer day in Edmonton. In the open space of the…

Nick Mischi: Dulcimer Master

Lawrence Herzog

Necolai “Nick” Mischi was eight years old in 1915 when he fell in love for the first time. It happened…

The Prins Family and the Dutch in Beverly

Lawrence Herzog

Jacob and Aafje Prins helped more than 800 Dutch newcomers settle in Canada and the hospitality of their big white…

Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Parish

Andres Lalama

The story of Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish does not fit the conventional standards of history or historical places by…