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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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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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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NAPDA in Avenue Magazine

NAPDA in Avenue Magazine

Following is an article about Northern Alberta Pioneers & Descendants Association (NAPDA) that has appeared in Avenue Edmonton’s May 2017 issue. Executive Director, Dorinda Emery, talks about NAPDA’s history, mission and vision.

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Victorian Tea Party on Mother’s Day

You are invited to an old fashioned Victorian Tea Party at the Old Timers Cabin on Mother’s Day! Reserve your tickets today. Details in the poster below.  

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Annual General Meeting 2017

A Year in NAPDA’s Life On January 15, 2017, the Old Timers Cabin hosted NAPDA’s Annual General Meeting (AGM). Most members and staff attended the event. Each attendant received NAPDA’s Annual Report 2016, which reviews the major milestones and achievements of the year. It also includes reports by each officer, such as

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Annual Roundup & Life Membership 2016

On Friday October 21, the Old Timers Cabin hosted NAPDA’s Annual Roundup & Life Membership 2016 event. The cabin was decorated, lit up and ready for the guests, members, speakers and musicians. It has been a wonderful evening in which the enchanting ambiance of the cabin was accentuated by the lovely music, inviting

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