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Welcome to Alberta's Natural Resources

The Heritage 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 life.

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.

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Project: Oilsands

Scientist M. L. Natland proposed the use of atomic bombs to extract oil from the Athabasca Oilsands...

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