Community Foundation is proud to provide a dynamic new platform to help make
Alberta's history come alive for everyone! Explore aspects of Alberta's natural
resources through images, audio clips, maps and text.
We hope that your experience
fosters new understanding of the Alberta that was, a new appreciation for
the Alberta that is, and optimism for the Alberta that will be.
This Web site examines some
of Alberta's natural resources. Natural resources have had a strong impact on the
social, political and economic climate of the province. They provide jobs for
Albertans, make the foundation for their homes and greatly improve their quality of
Alberta is one of the provinces with
the most natural riches in Canada. Forestry, agriculture and hydrocarbon
development are Alberta's three biggest industries and the ones that provide the
most jobs and benefits to Albertans.
All of the Phases of this wonderful heritage resource have been completed.
Fellow the below links to continue to learn Alberta's history, people and land.
This digital collection was produced
with financial assistance from Canada's Digital Collections
Initiative, Industry Canada.
Scientist M. L. Natland proposed the use of atomic bombs to extract oil
from the Athabasca Oilsands...
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Heritage Trails are presented courtesy of CKUA