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When Polio Was in Edmonton

Kassandra Milette

It was late in October 1947 that the school year finally started. It is fair to say that a start…

Heritage Schools: Edmonton’s Surprising 1918 Influenza Epidemic Legacy

Suzanna Wagner and ECAMP Staff EHC

Would you be surprised if I told you that Edmonton’s schools were a more prominent contributor to Edmonton’s 1918 influenza…

Filipino Pioneers of Edmonton

Ida Beltran Lucila

The 1952 Immigration Act introduced a points system that brought about the entry of professionals to fill labour gaps in Canada.

Against the Law: the 1988 Nurses’ Strike

Josephine Boxwell

“The government can make all the laws they want, but they can’t stop people from going on strike… You could…

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…