|Visit Alberta Source.ca
|Programs & Services
The City of Edmontonís annual exhibition has taken on new life in 2006 under the name Capital Ex, but the history of Edmontonís exhibition, and of Northlands Park, the organizer and host of the ten-day event, stretches all the way back to the late 19th century!
St. Jean-Baptiste Day on 24 June is well known across Canada as a celebration of French-Canadian history and culture, but Franco-Albertans have known since 1989 that the party doesnít stop there! Every summer, Francophones and Francophiles in Alberta celebrate La FÍte franco-albertaine, a French-Canadian festival with a unique Albertan flavour.
Hey kids! What has fun facts, features cool interactive activities, knows everything about Alberta, and lives online? Itís none other than www.Edukits.ca , your multimedia gateway to a fun and educational summer!
From spring to autumn 2006 tourists in communities participating in Doors Open Alberta [ http://www.doorsopenalberta.com/index.html ] will be able to tour inside chosen special Alberta places. The Doors Open Alberta initiative celebrates the people, places and architecture across Alberta. The Doors Open project is a part of an international effort to showcase the built heritage of people and their communities around the world
The Heritage Community Foundation has launch its first print publication, Carving Faces, Carving Lives: People of the Boreal Forest. This remarkable book by author and photographer Terry Garvin promises to be a valuable resource for all who seek greater understanding of traditional Aboriginal life and culture.
The Foundation's communications and awareness initiatives serve to build public awareness and engagement in heritage and the work of the Foundation. These includes the following: