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Topics: Arts, Culture and History Organizations: Tourism, Parks, Recreation and Culture (2006-2008)

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December 1, 2007

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The Turner Valley gas plant represents the commencement of the oil and natural gas industry and its material contributions to a prosperous Alberta. The Turner Valley Gas Plant Resolution Advisory Panel was announced in January 2006 to advise the Minister of Tourism, Parks, Recreation, and Culture...


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September 1, 2007

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This report summarizes research undertaken to inform enhancements to the Amusements Act in relation to both film classification and ticket re-sales.


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June 1, 2007

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Provides historical background on William Roper Hull and the legacy he has left in the Calgary and wider Alberta community.


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May 1, 2006

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First Nations groups have used the Fish Creek valley for over 8000 years, but it wasn't until 1873 that the first permanent settlers of European descent arrived. At 16 years of age, John Glenn is said to have emigrated from Ireland to New York City. After serving in the US civil war, he moved...


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May 1, 2006

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Provides historical background on the Burns Family and the Bow Valley Ranch. The Burns Family owned the Bow Valley Ranch for four generations spanning seven decades until it was finally sold to the Alberta Government as a centrepiece for Fish Creek Provincial Park.


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May 1, 2006

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Provides historical background on the Shaw Family and the woollen mill they established in Midnapore.


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May 1, 2006

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Provides historical background on the Willans Family and the Willans Beebow Ranch. Some of the buildings constructed on the ranch still stand in Fish Creek Provincial Park as a reminder to the rugged lifestyle of men and women who have contributed to Alberta's heritage.