Early Industry: Case Studies
can all learn from past examplesAlberta has an interesting history that we
can both learn about, and learn from. Industry in Alberta has changed
significantly in the past 100150 years, from the non-mechanized, and often
dangerous coal mines of the late nineteenth century, to today's technologically
sophisticated and unionized coal mining industry.
early industry case studies are vignettes of Alberta's Industry ingenuity at a
time when industry in the province was brand new. They tell the story of some of
Alberta's earliest entrepreneurs, and also help uncover the path Alberta took to
the prosperity it sees today.