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Edmonton is the capital city of the Canadian province of Alberta.
Alberta's capital, Edmonton, is near the geographic centre of the province and is the primary supply and service hub for Canada's crude oil, the Athabasca oil sands and other northern resource industries.

Calder, Edmonton

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Edmonton's historic growth has been facilitated through the absorption of five adjacent urban municipalities (Strathcona, North Edmonton, West Edmonton, Beverly and Jasper Place) in addition to a series of annexations through 1982, and the annexation of 8260 ha of land from Leduc County and the city of Beaumont on January 1, 2019.
Calder is a residential neighbourhood in northwest Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Fort Edmonton Park

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It is home to North America's largest mall, West Edmonton Mall (the world's largest mall from 1981 until 2004), and Fort Edmonton Park, Canada's largest living history museum.
Fort Edmonton Park (sometimes referred to as "Fort Edmonton") is an attraction in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Northern Alberta

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Known as the "Gateway to the North", the city is a staging point for large-scale oil sands projects occurring in northern Alberta and large-scale diamond mining operations in the Northwest Territories.
Under some schemes, the region encompasses everything north of the centre of the Calgary–Edmonton corridor, including most of the province's landmass as well as its capital, Edmonton.

Leduc County

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Edmonton's historic growth has been facilitated through the absorption of five adjacent urban municipalities (Strathcona, North Edmonton, West Edmonton, Beverly and Jasper Place) in addition to a series of annexations through 1982, and the annexation of 8260 ha of land from Leduc County and the city of Beaumont on January 1, 2019.
Leduc County is a municipal district located immediately south of the City of Edmonton.

Calgary–Edmonton Corridor

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The city anchors the north end of what Statistics Canada defines as the "Calgary–Edmonton Corridor".
It includes the entire census metropolitan areas of Calgary and Edmonton and the census agglomerations of Red Deer and Wetaskiwin.

Canadian Pacific Railway

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The coming of the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) to southern Alberta in 1885 helped the Edmonton economy, and the 1891 building of the Calgary and Edmonton (C&E) Railway resulted in the emergence of a railway townsite (South Edmonton/Strathcona) on the river's south side, across from Edmonton.
Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, it owns approximately 12500 mi of track all across Canada and into the United States, stretching from Montreal to Vancouver, and as far north as Edmonton.

North Saskatchewan River

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Edmonton is on the North Saskatchewan River and is the centre of the Edmonton Metropolitan Region, which is surrounded by Alberta's central region.
At Rocky Mountain House, the river abruptly turns north again for 100 km where it switches east towards Edmonton, Alberta.

Jasper Place

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Edmonton's historic growth has been facilitated through the absorption of five adjacent urban municipalities (Strathcona, North Edmonton, West Edmonton, Beverly and Jasper Place) in addition to a series of annexations through 1982, and the annexation of 8260 ha of land from Leduc County and the city of Beaumont on January 1, 2019.
Jasper Place, originally named West Jasper Place, is a former town in Alberta, Canada now within the City of Edmonton.

Edmonton City Centre Airport

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The Edmonton City Centre Airport opened in 1929, becoming Canada's first licensed airfield.
Edmonton City Centre Airport (ECCA), also called Blatchford Field, was an airport within the city of Edmonton, in Alberta, Canada.

Beaumont, Alberta

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Edmonton's historic growth has been facilitated through the absorption of five adjacent urban municipalities (Strathcona, North Edmonton, West Edmonton, Beverly and Jasper Place) in addition to a series of annexations through 1982, and the annexation of 8260 ha of land from Leduc County and the city of Beaumont on January 1, 2019. The storm hit the areas of Beaumont, Mill Woods, Bannerman, Fraser, and Evergreen.
It is located at the intersection of Highway 625 and Highway 814, adjacent to the City of Edmonton and 6.0 km northeast of the City of Leduc.

Strathcona, Alberta

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Edmonton's historic growth has been facilitated through the absorption of five adjacent urban municipalities (Strathcona, North Edmonton, West Edmonton, Beverly and Jasper Place) in addition to a series of annexations through 1982, and the annexation of 8260 ha of land from Leduc County and the city of Beaumont on January 1, 2019.
Strathcona was a city in Alberta, Canada on the south side of the North Saskatchewan River across from the City of Edmonton.

List of cities in Alberta

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The city had a population of 932,546 in 2016, making it Alberta's second-largest city and Canada's fifth-largest municipality.
The highest density of cities in Alberta is found in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region (Beaumont, Edmonton, Fort Saskatchewan, Leduc, Spruce Grove and St. Albert).

Fort Edmonton

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By 1795, Fort Edmonton was established on the river's north bank as a major trading post for the Hudson's Bay Company.
The fifth and final Fort Edmonton was the one that evolved into present-day Edmonton.

Joseph Clarke (Canadian politician)

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Many thousands of workers participated in the Edmonton general strike of 1919 and a strong block of Labour representatives were on council after the next election: East, Kinney, Sam McCoppen, Rice Sheppard and Joe Clarke.
He served twice as mayor of Edmonton, Alberta, was a candidate for election to the House of Commons of Canada and the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, and was a member of the Yukon Territorial Council (precursor to the Yukon Legislative Assembly).

Edmonton tornado

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On July 31, 1987, a devastating F4 tornado hit the city and killed 27 people.
The Edmonton tornado of 1987, an event also known as Black Friday to Edmontonians, was a powerful and devastating tornado that ripped through the eastern parts of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and parts of neighbouring Strathcona County on the afternoon of Friday, July 31, 1987.

Canadian Northern Railway

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In November 1905, the Canadian Northern Railway (CNR) arrived in Edmonton, accelerating growth.
At its 1923 merger into the Canadian National Railway, the CNoR owned a main line between Quebec City and Vancouver via Ottawa, Winnipeg, and Edmonton.

Bannerman, Edmonton

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The storm hit the areas of Beaumont, Mill Woods, Bannerman, Fraser, and Evergreen.
Bannerman is a residential neighbourhood in the Clareview area of north east Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

James East

Unions and radical organizations such as the Industrial Workers of the World struggled for progressive social change through the early years, with the first reformer, James East, elected in 1912, followed by the first official Labour alderman, James Kinney, the following year.
He was for a time and the longest-serving alderman in Edmonton's history, and was a defeated candidate at the provincial and federal levels.

Kenny Blatchford

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Originally named Blatchford Field in honour of former mayor Kenny Blatchford, pioneering aviators such as Wilfrid R. "Wop" May and Max Ward used Blatchford Field as a major base for distributing mail, food, and medicine to Northern Canada; hence Edmonton's emergence as the "Gateway to the North".
Kenneth Alexander Blatchford (March 5, 1882 – April 20, 1933) was a Canadian politician who served as both mayor of Edmonton, Alberta and a member of the House of Commons of Canada.

Matthew McCauley (politician)

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The first mayor was Matthew McCauley, who established the first school board in Edmonton and Board of Trade (later Chamber of Commerce) and a municipal police service.
Matthew McCauley (July 11, 1850 – October 25, 1930) was the first mayor of the city of Edmonton, and a member of the legislative assemblies of both the Northwest Territories and Alberta.

Fraser, Edmonton

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The storm hit the areas of Beaumont, Mill Woods, Bannerman, Fraser, and Evergreen.
Fraser is a residential neighbourhood in north east Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Evergreen, Edmonton

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The storm hit the areas of Beaumont, Mill Woods, Bannerman, Fraser, and Evergreen.
Evergreen, or Evergreen Community, is a neighbourhood in the rural northeast portion of the City of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Beverly, Alberta

BeverlyTown of Beverly
Edmonton's historic growth has been facilitated through the absorption of five adjacent urban municipalities (Strathcona, North Edmonton, West Edmonton, Beverly and Jasper Place) in addition to a series of annexations through 1982, and the annexation of 8260 ha of land from Leduc County and the city of Beaumont on January 1, 2019.
It later amalgamated with the City of Edmonton on December 30, 1961.

Mill Creek Ravine

Mill Creek
It runs from the southwest to the northeast and is fed by numerous creeks throughout the city, including Mill Creek, Whitemud Creek and Blackmud Creek; these creeks have created ravines, some of which are used for urban parkland.
Mill Creek Ravine is located in south Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.