Stops of interest in Central and Northern Alberta

by Harold Fryer

Publisher: Heritage House in Surrey, B.C

Written in English
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Interstate 15 is one of the major Interstate Highways in the western United States, starting in San Diego and going all the way to Alberta, Canada. A few notable states I passes through include California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Idaho, and Montana. Alberta does lakes and mountains like Rome does cathedrals and chapels, but without the penance. For proof head west to Jasper and Banff, two of the world’s oldest national parks; despite their wild and rugged terrain, they remain untrammeled and easily accessible. Public Interest Alberta is a non-profit, non-partisan, province-wide organization focused on education and advocacy on public interest issues. PIA exists to foster an understanding of the importance of public spaces, services and institutions in Albertans' lives, and to build a network of people and organizations committed to advancing the public interest. Discover hidden attractions, cool sights, and unusual things to do in Ontario from The Monkey's Paw to Living Water Wayside Chapel.

gold in the river systems of north-central Alberta since the mids. In the years since then, many of the richest deposits have probably been located and mined. This means that amateur prospectors today are unlikely to strike it rich. But searching for gold and reliving a little of Alberta’s history can still be fun. Voyagers, a relatively new national park, celebrates the legacy of the Canadian voyageurs who first explored south-central Canada and the north-central states more than years ago. Voyagers National Park is primarily water, a chain of lakes on the US–Canada border in northern Minnesota/5(). Some national parks will partly reopen June 1 (Posted/14/) Canada: Can't prevent Canadians from going outside': PM says. Parks Canada will offer limited visitor access and basic services at some national parks, national wildlife areas, national historic sites, heritage canals, and marine conservation areas across the country.

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Alberta, with an area ofkm 2 (, sq mi), is the fourth-largest province after Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia.

Alberta's southern border is the 49th parallel north, which separates it from the U.S. state of Montana; while the 60th parallel north divides it from the Northwest th meridian west separates it from the province of Saskatchewan; while on the Capital: Edmonton.

Northern Alberta is a region located in the Canadian province of Alberta. An informally defined cultural region, the boundaries of Northern Alberta are not fixed. Under some schemes, the region encompasses everything north of the centre of the Calgary–Edmonton Corridor, including most of the province's landmass as well as its capital, schemes place Edmonton and its Largest population centres: Fort McMurray.

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Stop of Interest signs are recognizable stops that invite travellers to take time to reflect on the people, places and events that have helped to shape British Columbia’s history. The signs have become iconic to generations of road travellers of citizens and visitors to British Columbia, and are considered heritage features in their own right.

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The lawsuit filed by Métis individuals and communities encompassessquare kilometres — most of which is in oil sands territory in northern Alberta and Saskatchewan.

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