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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John McDougall, A Pioneer

McDOUGALL, JOHN CHANTLER, Methodist clergyman and author; b. 27 Dec. 1842 in Sydenham (Owen Sound), Upper Canada, son of George Millward McDougall*, a farmer who was to become a Methodist missionary, and Elizabeth Chantler; m. first in the spring of 1865 Abigail Steinhauer at the Whitefish Lake mission (Alta), and they had three daughters;

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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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