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Provincial boost for recovery of flood-damaged heritage sites

photo of the Medalta Potteries - Medicine Hat
August 28, 2014
Owners of heritage properties damaged during the June 2013 flooding are getting a boost from the province with grants to help preserve these treasured historic sites.

Online Bulletin
List of flood recovery grant recipients
Photos
Grant Program for the Conservation of Flood Impacted Historic Resources

New Provincial Archives exhibit tells Alberta First World War stories

photo of PR1965.0023-1. Canadian soldiers going over the top
August 21, 2014
Visitors to the Provincial Archives of Alberta can enjoy a free exhibit of vintage artifacts and print pieces that document Albertans' experience throughout the Great War.

Online Bulletin
Provincial Archives of Alberta
Photos: Alberta & Great War Exhibit


New resource helps nonprofits partner with business

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August 20, 2014
Building Corporate Relationships - A Toolkit for Nonprofits, a new resource developed by Alberta Culture with input from nonprofit and corporate sectors stakeholders, will assist nonprofits in building relationships with corporate sector partners.

Online Bulletin
Building Corporate Relationships toolkit
(PDF - 1.24 MB)
Alberta Culture Community and Voluntary Services

Heritage marker unveiling kicks off Big Valley centennial

photo of the Big Valley Church
August 1, 2014
A new Alberta Historical Resources Foundation Heritage Marker was unveiled in Big Valley on August 1. Visitors to Big Valley can now learn more about the history of the community's treasured "Church on Hill."

Online Bulletin
Alberta Heritage Markers Program
Guidelines and application form
Big Valley Information

Collaboration will help build tourism, share oil sands story

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July 24, 2014
The Alberta Government and Fort McMurray Tourism have announced a new partnership to offer tourism information at the Oil Sands Discovery Centre.

News Release
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Energy Resources Heritage videos:
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Oil Sands
Natural Gas
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Conventional Oil
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Energy Resources Heritage
Oil Sands Discovery Centre
Fort McMurray Tourism

Inspired artworks give glimpse into Alberta's history; heritage

photo of Jenny Keith Ice Fishing
Edmonton's Daffodil Gallery was the site of the unveiling of four original works inspired by significant events in Alberta's history. The Heritage Art Series will also help to illustrate the importance of heritage conservation and preservation.

Online Bulletin
Alberta Archaeological Survey
Heritage Art Series photos


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