A collapsed bridge, engine-tender and flatcar on the abandoned C.P.R. Lethbridge to Macleod line, Alberta, 1910.

holinaty:

Poster I made for the Hot Plains Music Fest happening in the city of Edmonton this summer. Even rusty ol’ band CAMEMBERT will be playing!

We (CAMEMBERT) will also be playing a little warm-up party for the fest at the Empress Ale House on Monday, April 28th. It’ll be freee!

A view of Franklin Ave, circa 1920 (the main street of downtown Fort McMurray).

A view of Franklin Ave, circa 1920 (the main street of downtown Fort McMurray).

Rancher Sam Raskin, left, poses with Rex the Horse and cowboy Curly Gurevitch in Rumsey, Alta., 1930. [Jewish Historical Society of Southern Alberta]

Rancher Sam Raskin, left, poses with Rex the Horse and cowboy Curly Gurevitch in Rumsey, Alta., 1930. [Jewish Historical Society of Southern Alberta]

betweenmindandspace:

Edmonton, AB.April 21st, 2014.
betweenmindandspace:

Edmonton, AB.April 21st, 2014.
betweenmindandspace:

Edmonton, AB.April 21st, 2014.

fuckyeahcanadianhistory:

Old Edmonton Post Office

ca. 1920s or 30s

Source: City of Edmonton Archives. 

davytron:

Didn’t think I’d need to sail home today

Women lag behind in wages, domestic violence and political representation

"Edmonton is the worst city in Canada to be a woman, according to a study that examined money, violence, political leadership, health and education.

Of the five areas measured by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Edmonton fared badly in three — wages, domestic violence and political representation.

In fact Edmonton had the largest gap in employment incomes.”

Read more here and here.

sublim-ature:

North Saskatchewan River, Saskatchewan, CanadaCole Chase | Jan Westerhof | Yves

…this is actually the North Saskatchewan as seen from the Icefields Parkway in Alberta’s Banff National Park!! [via] sublim-ature:

North Saskatchewan River, Saskatchewan, CanadaCole Chase | Jan Westerhof | Yves

…this is actually the North Saskatchewan as seen from the Icefields Parkway in Alberta’s Banff National Park!! [via] sublim-ature:

North Saskatchewan River, Saskatchewan, CanadaCole Chase | Jan Westerhof | Yves

…this is actually the North Saskatchewan as seen from the Icefields Parkway in Alberta’s Banff National Park!! [via]

sublim-ature:

North Saskatchewan River, Saskatchewan, Canada
Cole Chase | Jan Westerhof | Yves

…this is actually the North Saskatchewan as seen from the Icefields Parkway in Alberta’s Banff National Park!! [via]

(via noturaveragesavage)

Judy Jamison holds sign for Easter tidings, Edmonton, April 14, 1949

Judy Jamison holds sign for Easter tidings, Edmonton, April 14, 1949