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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 – December

Howdy, in this "Fistful of Alberta History" I will be featuring three famous athletes and the Scottish grandfather of the 18th Lieutenant Governor...

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...

A Fistful of Southern Alberta History

by The History Wrangler, Your Neighbor Down at the Historic Bow Valley RancheHowdy, I’m known as ‘The History Wrangler’ and I serve as...

The Palace Theatre

219 8 Avenue SW Information courtesy of the City of Calgary Inventory of Historic Resources.This month, we’re going to take a look at the...

#Instagramming History: Fort Calgary

750 9 Avenue SEby Jocelyn TaylorThis month, we’re going to take a look at Fort Calgary. Now, I recognize that it is cold...