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Heritage Stories: Repurposing Calgary’s Historic Places of Faith

by Karen Paul, a Director of the Calgary Heritage Initiative Society and contributor to Heritage Inspires YYCApril is an important month for religious...

Paskapoo Slopes, Our Winter Playground: From Subsistence to Recreation

by Sarah EbbernSarah Ebbern is a Heritage Management Consultant, a Director of the Calgary Heritage Initiative Society, and contributor to Heritage Inspires YYCThe...

Relocating Heritage for Redesign

Submitted by the Communications Committee of the Calgary Heritage Initiative Society and HeritageInspiresYYC.org.The Eau Claire & Bow River Lumber Company, recently home to...

Heritage Stories: A Time for Remembrance

Karen Paul is Director of Communications with the Calgary Heritage Initiative Society and contributor to HeritageInspiresYYC.org.This November, why not visit the beautifully restored...

Inglewood’s Haunted Heritage

Karen Paul is Director of Communications with the Calgary Heritage Initiative Society and a contributor to Heritage Inspires YYC.Take a “spook-tacular” tour of...

Labour Day: A Celebration of City Building

Labour Day became a statutory holiday in 1894, and Calgary Labour Day traditions since the early 1900s run deep. On the first weekend...

Summer Fun In Bowness Park

Contributed by Sarah Ebbern is a Heritage Management Consultant. a Director of the Calgary Heritage Initiative Society and contributor to Heritage Inspires YYC.Bowness Park...

A Walk Down Calgary’s Historic Boulevards

contributed by Sarah Ebbern is a Heritage Management Consultant and a Director of the Calgary Heritage Initiative Society and contributor to Heritage Inspires...

A Fistful of Alberta History

Howdy from The History Wrangler, recipient of the 2019 City of Calgary Award for Heritage.In recognition of Remembrance Day, November's "Fistful of...

A Fistful of Alberta History

Howdy from The History Wrangler, recipient of the 2019 City of Calgary Award for Heritage.In October's “Fistful of Alberta History,” we feature...

A September Fistful of Alberta History

Howdy! September 1, 2020, is Alberta's 115th birthday, and to celebrate this special day, I have dedicated this article to Historic Albertans who...

An August Fistful of Alberta History

Historic Rancher—William Roper HullWilliam Roper Hull was born in Somerset, England, in 1856. When he and his brother John were in their late...