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ACAD students use Vulcan County History content for New Media projects

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Ted Barris speaks at RCAF Vulcan

Ted Barris is an accomplished author and journalist often specializing in the military history of Canada.  He was invited to speak by the Bomber Command Museum of Canada at their August 2010 “Salute to the Flight Instructors” weekend event held at the RCAF Vulcan Aerodome and at their location in Nanton, Alberta.  This video features […]

Coal Mining in Champion- with Sev Pasolli

This video is a Digital Story produced by Bev Knutson Shaw.   It features photos and exerpts from Sev Pasolli’s book on the history of coal mining in the Champion area titled “Coal: Champion’s Black Gold” and is narrated by Sev Pasolli himself. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit […]

“For Home and Country”: Champion Women’s Institute

When the Champion’s Women’s Institute (WI) disbanded in the 1980s, it was the longest running organization in Champion’s history. The first meeting of the WI had been held in Miller’s Hall on 14 July, 1915, with Mrs. Seal as the first president. In 1897, Adelaide Hoodless founded the first Women’s Institute in Canada, in Stoney […]

Carmangay’s 100th Anniversary: An interview with Bob Shearer Sr. Part 1

This video footage was taken during the Carmangay 100th Anniversary weekend at the Community Center. For more information on the Blackspring Ridge School, click here: Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

Memories Tumble- Along with the Walls! by Racille (Hummel) Ellis

On July 14th. 2010, Champion’s last ‘Chinese’ restaurant was torn down. As I saw the walls come down, memories filled my mind as these restaurants, or Cafes, as we called them, were such a part of our growing up in Champion. In the early years all small villages and towns, benefited from having Chinese cafes […]

Champion’s Mr. Baseball

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Champion Celebrates

Anniversary Celebrations Through the Years Champion residents are gearing up for the Village’s centennial celebration, to be held in the summer of 2011. Anniversary celebrations are nothing new for Champion. Throughout the years, residents have gathered to reminisce, remember, and commemorate. Not even the Great Depression could stop Champion from having its July 1st celebration. […]

Bow City – May 1914

A map of the community of Bow City as it existed in May 1914. Click on image to view larger map. ———– Above is a map of Bow City in May 1914 that I have pieced together from documents included within the archives of Alberta’s Department of Municipal Affairs. Some points of clarification about the map: […]

Alston School No. 1538

Alston School was located on SW 29-15-25-W4. This is 9 miles west of Champion, 2 miles north and west for 1 1/2 miles. It was named after a school by that name in England where J. Woods, a ratepayer, had attended. The building was erected in 1906 by Newton Dorman, a local man, as the […]