Jul
21
2009
1

What is there to do and see in Alberta?

Moraine Lake in Banff National Park.Whether you prefer busy metropolitan areas or remote wilderness, you’ll find plenty to do in Alberta, the Canadian province that borders the United States and is wedged between British Columbia and Saskatchewan. Here are a few of the highlights: Calgary: With about a million residents, Calgary is the province’s largest city and features the sort [&hel[more...]

May
01
2009
1

What is Edmonton city profile?

Downtown - courtesy wburris - CC-BYEdmonton is the capital of the Canadian province of Alberta and its second largest city after Calgary. The first inhabitants in the area that is now Edmonton settled maybe as early as 12,000 BC. By 1795, Fort Edmonton was founded as a trading post for the Hudson’s Bay Company and Edmonton was incorporated as a [&hel[more...]

Apr
19
2009
0

What is Calgary city profile?

Saddledome and downtown Calgary - courtesy Endlisnis - CC-BYCalgary is the largest city in the Canadian Province of Alberta. The Calgary area was inhabited by Pre-Clovis people at least 11,000 years ago. It was given the origin of its modern name Fort Calgary in 1876. Calgary began to grow into an important commercial and agricultural center after the arrival of the railroad in [&hel[more...]

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