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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...

The SS Atlantic

When the SS Atlantic left Liverpool on March 20, 1873, it had 952 passengers on board, a number that increased thanks to two births midway across the Atlantic Ocean. Heading towards New York City, Captain James Williams made the decision to divert...

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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