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Publication Type: Report

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December 14, 2018

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Stone production debris (debitage) is the most common artifact type found at archaeological sites in North America. A significant time investment is required to catalogue debitage from large assemblages. Conventional thought holds that, because lithic tool manufacture is reductive, the attributes...


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December 14, 2018

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The Vertical Series type of Indigenous rock art is found at only a handful of sites across the northern Great Plains. Discovery of a new site is therefore significant. In 2012 the Glenwood Erratic in southwestern Alberta was reported as a heavily vandalized rock art site. Inspection, however,...


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October 30, 2018

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This paper provides a high-level summary of the Nonprofit/Voluntary Sector (NPVS) in Alberta, how it does its work, and the impact its work has on the cultural, economic, social and political fabric of the province. This paper is meant to be a starting point for conversations about the role of...


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October 9, 2018

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This report reflects the name and status in effect for each municipality at the time the report was produced. Eligible capital projects include municipal roads, bridges, public transit vehicles/facilities, emergency services facilities/equipment, water and wastewater systems, solid waste...


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October 1, 2018

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Alberta Education acknowledges the importance of preserving, maintaining, strengthening and revitalizing Indigenous languages. Research has demonstrated a strong correlation between language acquisition and positive student outcomes. The Indigenous Languages in Education grant program (ILE)...


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June 28, 2018

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The annual report of the ministry of Culture and Tourism contains the minister's accountability statement, the audited consolidated financial statements of the ministry and a comparison of actual performance results to desired results as set out in the ministry business plan, which was published...


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May 1, 2018

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This document outlines the unique considerations relevant to managing Castle Provincial Park and Castle Wildland Provincial Park within the context of the system of Alberta’s Provincial Parks. In the plan, each issue is given context, management objectives are identified and corresponding...


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March 23, 2018

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The all-party Ministerial Panel on Child Intervention was established to explore ways to improve Alberta’s child death review system and strengthen the intervention system. This report presents the final recommendations of the panel to the Minister of Children's Services, and includes 26...


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February 27, 2018

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The swing of things: Contributions to archaeological research in Alberta, 2018 is part of the Archaeological Survey of Alberta. This issue is a dedication to Wilt Wright, an Alberta archaeologist who recently passed away.


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February 27, 2018

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This article is the fourth in a series intended to assist the identification of raw materials used for precontact stone tools in Alberta. Each article focuses on one raw material; the current article discusses a silicified lignite called Knife River Flint (KRF) that originates in North Dakota and...