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Canada 150 Edmonton Trivia Contest – Sports & Leisure

This post has the answers for last week’s trivia questions on Sport & Leisure. The next set of questions on Environment & Landmarks in Edmonton are now available! Like the Arts and Culture o...

Canada 150 Edmonton Trivia Contest – The Military

This post has the answers for last week’s trivia questions on the Military. The next set of questions on Sport & Leisure in Edmonton are now available! Welcome to the Canada 150 Edmonton Trivia ...

Canada 150 Edmonton Trivia Contest – Municipal Politics

This post has the answers for last week’s trivia questions on Municipal Politics. The next set of questions on the Military in Edmonton are now available! Welcome to the Canada 150 Edmonton Trivia C...

Canada 150 Edmonton Trivia Contest – Law & Order

This post has the answers for last week’s trivia questions on Law & Order. The next set of questions on Municipal Politics in Edmonton are now available! Welcome to the Canada 150 Edmonton Trivi...

Canada 150 Edmonton Trivia Contest – Education

This post has the answers for last week’s trivia questions on Education. The next set of questions on Law & Order in Edmonton are now available! One of the first things new settlers in an area d...

Canada 150 Edmonton Trivia Contest – Buildings

To celebrate Canada’s 150th Anniversary of Confederation, the City of Edmonton Archives is having a contest! Test your knowledge of Edmonton and our history (or learn something new) with our 150 mul...

Canada 150 Edmonton Trivia Contest – Transportation

This post has the answers for last week’s trivia questions on Transportation. The next set of questions on Buildings in Edmonton are now available! Transportation Innovations in transportation have ...

Canada 150 Edmonton Trivia Contest – Arts & Culture

To celebrate Canada’s 150th Anniversary of Confederation, the City of Edmonton Archives is having a contest! Test your knowledge of Edmonton and our history (or learn something new) with our 150 mul...

Canada 150 Edmonton Trivia Contest – Teamwork

This post has the answers for last week’s trivia questions on Teamwork. The next set of questions on Arts & Culture are now available! Teamwork Frontier communities often found it necessary to b...

Canada 150 Edmonton Trivia Contest – About Edmonton

This post has the answers for last week’s trivia questions: About Edmonton. The next set of questions (on Teamwork) are now available and you have until Thursday, March 30 at midnight to answer them...

Launch of the Canada 150 Edmonton Trivia Contest

Welcome to the Canada 150 Edmonton Trivia Contest! Today we’re releasing the first set of 10 questions – all About Edmonton. Sets of 10 questions will be released every Friday between now and ...

Canada 150 Edmonton Trivia Contest!

To celebrate Canada’s 150th Anniversary of Confederation, the City of Edmonton Archives is having a contest! Test your knowledge of Edmonton and our history (or learn something new) with our 150 mul...

Women and Music in Edmonton: A Music Geek’s Experience in the Archives

As a summer full of different archival work draws to a close, I find myself reflecting on the fantastic musical works that I encountered as the Archives Summer Student at the City of Edmonton Archives...

BASEBALL IN EDMONTON: More Than Just Blue Jays on TV

Millions of Canadians enjoyed the Toronto Blue Jays exciting 2015 pennant drive. Many were baseball enthusiasts, but casual or first time fans were experiencing what Edmontonians have been enjoying fo...

Genealogy At the Archives

Genealogy has always been an interest of mine and when I was asked to write a blog post about using the City of Edmonton Archives’ collection, I decided to research my maternal great-grandfather. Th...

The Importance of Disaster Preparedness & Recovery Planning

We recently had a minor disaster at the City of Edmonton Archives. Not a fires raging, flood waters rising kind of disaster, but a significant one nonetheless. Before I go further, I should say that o...

Prince of Wales Armouries: Celebrating 100 Years

If you’ve taken the Metro Line you may have wondered about the red brick castle-ish building next to the tracks, just south of Kingsway Ave. It’s the Prince of Wales Armouries Heritage Centre and ...

When the War came to K-Days

My name is Holly Peterson, and I am a third-year undergraduate History Major at the University of Calgary. I have been the City of Edmonton Archives’ clerical assistant with the Young Canada Works p...

New Archives Exhibit: The Flood of 1915

The City of Edmonton Archives just launched a new virtual exhibit marking the 100 anniversary of the largest flood in Edmonton’s recorded history.  At 6am on June 27, 1915 the North Saskatchewan Ri...

International Archives Day 2015

June 9th is International Archives Day! In previous years, the City of Edmonton Archives has marked the day by participating in activities like the twitter event #AskArchives day. This year, archives ...

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