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From: Maureen Clarke <>
Subject: Re: [QUEBEC] re Alberta becoming a province...
Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2001 13:23:35 -0800 (PST)
Alberta officially became a province in 1905. Prior
to that it was part or the Northwest Territories.
Maureen in Alberta
--- Martha Costello <> wrote:
> way back (I'm still in 'catch up mode)
> > I wish to know when Alberta became a Province. I
> can't seem to find it.
> > When some of our kin folk migrated to Alberta in
> about 1902, the part they
> > went to was considered the NWT for "postal
> considerations for the new
> > immigrants."
> Good question - had to look it up.....Saw there were
> a number of
> responses but if there are still unanswered
> questions about the
> evolution of Alberta as a province the answers are
> bound to be in " A
> Historical Atlas of Canada" D.G.G. Kerr editor,
> second edition published
> 1966. If it's wanted but cannot be borrowed thru'
> ILL get in touch
> direct & I'll be happy to supply the relevant info.
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