Oct 30, 2019
Since Confederation, provinces have been trying to leave Canada. These days, western or Alberta separation seems to be the hot-button topic but not only is it nearly impossible to accomplish, its just a bad idea. In my latest episode of Canadian History Ehx, I look at the history of western separation movements, that...
Oct 28, 2019
If you look at a large map of the distribution of brown and black rats, you will see they cover the planet. You will also see a large Alberta-shaped space on that map.
This is the story of the Alberta Rat Patrol, which has worked since the 1950s to keep the province of Alberta rat free.
Oct 25, 2019
He is one of the greatest players to ever wear the sweater of the Atlanta Flames. An All-Star during the 1970s, Tom Lysiak from High Prairie, Alberta would have a great deal of success as an NHL player. This is his story.
Oct 23, 2019
The year 1870 would see the first new province added to Canada since Confederation, the births of several important Canadians, as well as some elections that would shape the future of various provinces for years to come.
Oct 21, 2019
The thought of a Communist-led town council seems very unlikely today, but for a period of three years in the 1930s, Blairmore, Alberta had one such council and they brought in some unique changes to the community.
Enjoy my latest short look at Canadian history!