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Why is the City Archives Closed?

A visit to the City of Edmonton Archives webpage shows that there will be periods of limited service at the Archives throughout August and into September. While the Reference Room and all self-serve ...

Running in Edmonton: past and present

We love to run in Edmonton. At any time of year, though especially in the summer, you’re bound to find your fellow citizens outside running to stay fit, enjoy nature, and have fun. With an ever incr...

Preserving a Complete History: YOU Are the Key

My name is Atlas Eccelstone. I am a recent graduate of MacEwan University’s Library and Information Technology program. As part of a capstone course for this program, I spent a month at the City of ...

From Skates to Soap Boxes: Fun on Edmonton’s River Valley Slopes

On March 9 & 10 Edmonton is host to the Red Bull Crashed Ice season finale. Skaters will race on a track starting on Jasper Valley and winding down the River Valley through Louise McKinney Riverfr...

Remembrance Day 2017

I’ve been thinking a lot about commemoration lately, especially in the light of recent discussions on appropriate people/subjects for names of buildings and organizations, for plaques and for statue...

The Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues at the City of Edmonton Archives

After having worked with the Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues’ (EFCL) records for the past seven months, I have had the chance to see the organization fulfill its mandate of fostering commun...

That’s a Wrap! Canada 150 Edmonton Trivia Contest Finished

The City of Edmonton Archives Canada 150 Edmonton Trivia Contest wrapped up on June 30 with over 1200 responses! Between March 17 and June 23, 2017, sets of 10 themed questions on Edmonton and our his...

Canada 150 Edmonton Trivia Contest – Events

This post has the answers for last week’s trivia questions on Events in Edmonton. And that’s the close of our Trivia Contest! Thanks to everyone who participated! All the questions and answers wil...

Canada 150 Edmonton Trivia Contest – Industry

This post has the answers for last week’s trivia questions on Industry. The final set of questions in our trivia contest, all about Events in Edmonton, are now available! Welcome to the Canada 150 E...

Canada 150 Edmonton Trivia Contest – Communications

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

Canada 150 Edmonton Trivia Contest – City Growth

This post has the answers for last week’s trivia questions on City Growth. The next set of questions on Communications in Edmonton are now available! Welcome to the Canada 150 Edmonton Trivia Contes...

Canada 150 Edmonton Trivia Contest – Environment & Landmarks

This post has the answers for last week’s trivia questions on Environment & Landmarks. The next set of questions on City Growth are now available! Welcome to the Canada 150 Edmonton Trivia Conte...

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...

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