Play Whist Tuesdays

Play Whist Every Tuesday at Old Timers Cabin. NAPDA hosts a game of whist on Tuesdays at its headquarters, Old Timers Cabin. If you have never heard of it before, according to the Merriam Webster dictionary, whist is

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Mother’s Day Victorian Tea 2018

It’s the time of year we prepare for our Victorian tea party at Old Timers Cabin to celebrate Mother’s Day and support a cause. This year sales from the tickets will benefit The Rainbow Society of Alberta, a charity that grants wishes for children in Alberta diagnosed with a severe

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On Alberta’s Women Pioneers

In the wake of International Women’s Day, we would like to shed some light on some women pioneers in Alberta and related historical background. Northern Alberta Pioneers & Descendants Association is committed to sharing more content on pioneer women from Alberta in the future. If you have an ancestor woman

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Why Archives Matter

Archives are collections of historical records and documents that contain information about people, events, places, or artefacts. The nature of archives is such that they touch upon wide range of life aspects, and they are, largely, actual records and items, not descriptions thereof. This makes them uniquely valuable and different

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Kids Christmas Luncheon 2017

Kids Christmas Luncheon 2017

This season, we have had the pleasure of hosting a traditional Christmas luncheon for K-Grade 5 kids from Mee Yah Moh School. The event was organized by Roy Bird and MCed by Damien Radcliffe. This is part of an annual tradition by Northern Alberta Pioneers & Descendants Association to bring the Holidays

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About John McDougall, Pioneer

In occasion of the upcoming Annul Roundup and Life Membership evening at Old Timers Cabin on October 20, 2017, this is a glimpse of John McDougall’s life courtesy of the Dictionary of Canadian Biography, Vol. 14, University of Toronto, article quoted in full written by James Ernest Nix. 

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Old Timers Cabin Renovation Complete

We are glad to announce the Old Timers Cabin renovation project has finally been completed. The contracting company is WC Blasting and the project funding authority is Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program. Below are photos of different sides of the cabin to show the end result which we are in love

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Annual K-Days Pancake Breakfast Reminder

What: Annual K-Days Pancake Breakfast When: Sunday, July 16, 2017 What Time: 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM Where: Old Timers Cabin Who: NAPDA members and community at large. Contact: dorinda@northernalbertapioneers.com

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15 Facts about Canada

Although we usually refer to the 150th Canada Day as Canada’s 150th Birthday, the country did exit before July 1, 1867. A more accurate explanation is that Canada Day marks an important event in the country’s history which is the joining of the colonies of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New

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Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program Grant

The Northern Alberta Pioneers & Descendants Association has recently won The Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program in order to renovate the Old Timers Cabin. Work has started on the project and the contracted company, WC Blasting, has been doing a great job. We invite all members to stop by and check out

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