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John Brownlee

When Herbert Greenfield was pushed out of the UFA as leader, John Brownlee took over. Brownlee was arguably the best UFA premier in Alberta’s history, and some consider him one of the best premier’s Alberta ever had. That being said, he is most...

The History of Thorsby

The area of Thorsby was first the land of the Indigenous people, specifically the Cree and Blackfoot whose territory covered the area for centuries. The bison were an important part of the lives of the Indigenous people and could be found in huge...

Herbert Greenfield

After Charles Stewart and the Liberals lost the election, it was time for a new person to come in as premier. After some time, that person would be Herbert Greenfield. Herbert Greenfield was born on Nov. 25, 1869 in Winchester, England. He initially...

Charles Stewart

After Arthur Sifton chose to pursue politics at the federal level, Charles Stewart was tapped to take his place. The third premier in Alberta’s history, and the third Liberal premier, it is likely Stewart did not know the place he would have in...

Chief Piapot

On the night of Oct. 24, 1870, Payipwat,  a Cree Nation leader, was preparing for battle. His warriors, the Young Dogs, were part of a group of 800 men led by himself, Little Pine, Big Bear and other Cree chiefs. They planned to launch an...

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