Slideshow | 13 Ostentatious, Decidedly Touristy Attractions Worth Visiting | where.ca
By SHANNON KELLY You know the ones: they have lines around the block, tacky souvenirs for sale, overpriced everything and/or locals warning you to stay away because they're tourist traps. We beg
Legislature Building, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada - My grandfather used to work here. From minimally educated farm boy to Goverment Superintendent - pretty good stuff. (That was back in 'the day' when you could do very well without a 'college education'.)
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My Town Monday - Samuel B Steele - Fort Edmonton
[1-Slough near Smoky Lake (Victoria Settlement)-click to enlarge] In July 1874, Samuel Steele began his trip west in service with the North West Mounted Police with the rank of sergeant-major from Fort Garry, Manitoba. The cavalcade that left Manitoba had assorted wagons, Red River carts, oxen, cattle, farming equipment, provisions and horses. During the NWMP's stay at Fort Victoria, arrangements were made to leave the cows, calves and weak oxen for the winter months with a contract of $15 a…