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 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...
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Local History: Bob Edwards

by Mark SchmidtRobert Chambers “R.C.” Edwards, more commonly known as Bob, was born in Edinburgh, Scotland on September 12, 1859 (or more likely...
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Local History: Early Schooling in Midnapore

In the nascent hamlet of Midnapore in the 1880s, there were only a few families around. Yet with large families like the Shaws,...
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Local History: The Last Remnants of Old Shaw Road

Nestled away on the northside of Rona, to the east of Macleod Trail, are two of the oldest yet most under-appreciated buildings in...