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Encyclopedia > District of Alberta

for the modern province, see Alberta. Motto: Fortis et Liber (Strong and free) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Edmonton Largest city Calgary Lieutenant Governor Norman Kwong Premier Ralph Klein (PC) Area 661,848 km² (6th)  - Land 642,317 km²  - Water 19,531 km² (2. ...


Alberta (Provisional District) was the name of a federal electoral district in the Northwest Territories, Canada. A constituency is any cohesive corporate unit or body bound by shared structures, goals or loyalty. ... Motto: None Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Yellowknife Largest city Yellowknife Commissioner Tony Whitford Premier Joe Handley (Consensus government - no party affiliations) Area 1,346,106 km² (3rd)  - Land 1,183,085 km²  - Water 163,021 km² (12. ...


History

The Alberta Provisional District was created in 1886 when the Northwest Territories entered confederation. It had the same boundaries of the District of Alberta, a subdivision of the Northwest Territories. In 1905, Alberta became a province of Canada, and the electoral district continued as an Alberta federal electoral district until 1907, when the district was dissolved into Macleod and Medicine Hat. 1886 is a common year starting on Friday (click on link to calendar) // Events January 18 - Modern field hockey is born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England. ... Motto: None Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Yellowknife Largest city Yellowknife Commissioner Tony Whitford Premier Joe Handley (Consensus government - no party affiliations) Area 1,346,106 km² (3rd)  - Land 1,183,085 km²  - Water 163,021 km² (12. ... Canadian Confederation, or the Confederation of Canada, was the process that ultimately brought together a union among the provinces, colonies and territories of British North America to form the Dominion of Canada, a Dominion of the British Empire, which today is the federal nation state called Canada. ... 1905 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Motto: Fortis et Liber (Strong and free) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Edmonton Largest city Calgary Lieutenant Governor Norman Kwong Premier Ralph Klein (PC) Area 661,848 km² (6th)  - Land 642,317 km²  - Water 19,531 km² (2. ... 1907 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Macleod is a federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons, and located in the province of Alberta. ... For the provincial electoral district by the same name, see Medicine Hat (provincial electoral district). ...


List of members

  1. Donald Watson Davis, Conservative (1887-1896)
  2. Frank Oliver, Liberal (1896-1904)
  3. John Herron, Liberal-Conservative (1904-1908)

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Alberta (Provisional District) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (111 words)
Alberta (Provisional District) was the name of a federal electoral district in the Northwest Territories, Canada.
It had the same boundaries of the District of Alberta, a subdivision of the Northwest Territories.
In 1905, Alberta became a province of Canada, and the electoral district continued as an Alberta federal electoral district until 1907, when the district was dissolved into Macleod and Medicine Hat.
Alberta: Definition and Much More From Answers.com (4442 words)
Alberta is bounded on the E by Saskatchewan, on the N by the Northwest Territories, on the W by British Columbia, and on the S by Montana.
Alberta was originally part of the vast territory granted to the Hudson's Bay Company by King Charles II in 1670, and its early history was dominated by the fur trade.
Alberta is the leading beekeeping province of Canada, with some beekeepers wintering hives indoors in specially designed barns in southern Alberta, then migrating north during the summer into the Peace River valley where the season is short but the working days are long for honeybees to produce honey from clover and fireweed.
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