The new fort's name was suggested by John Peter Pruden after Edmonton, London, the home town of both the HBC deputy governor Sir James Winter Lake, and Pruden.In 1876, Treaty 6, which includes what is now Edmonton, was signed between the Aboriginal peoples in Canada (or First Nations) and Queen Victoria as Queen of Canada, as part of the Numbered Treaties of Canada.
By 1795, Fort Edmonton was established on the river's north bank as a major trading post for the Hudson's Bay Company.
Calgary sits in a vast, often brown coloured plain in Southern Alberta.
The prairie here is far above sea level: Calgary’s elevation is 1050 metres (3445 feet) above sea level.
On every subject, no matter how sad or serious, Andrew Scheer would smirk. His rictus was so off-putting, we started to forget what he was actually saying. It's not easy to top global lists of "best places to live" while making headlines for real-estate growth.
Keeping your things in good working order is likely to extend their use, prevent major repairs, lower energy bills, and reap savings on car and home insurance.