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Edmonton (Cree: ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐊᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ; Blackfoot: Omahkoyis ) is the capital city of the Canadian province of Alberta.wikipedia
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Edmonton (Cree: ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐊᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ; Blackfoot: Omahkoyis ) 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 is an attraction in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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

The city anchors the north end of what Statistics Canada defines as the "Calgary–Edmonton Corridor".
Measured from north to south, the region covers a distance of approximately 400 km. It includes the entire census metropolitan areas of Calgary and Edmonton and the census agglomerations of Red Deer and Wetaskiwin.

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.

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.

List of the 100 largest municipalities in Canada by population

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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.

Jasper Place, 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.
Jasper Place, originally named West Jasper Place, is a former town in Alberta, Canada now within the City of Edmonton.

Edmonton City Centre (Blatchford Field) 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 located within the city of Edmonton, in Alberta, Canada.

Beaumont, Alberta

BeaumontTown of Beaumont
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 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).

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: James Kinney, James East, 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).

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, being 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.

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.

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.

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.

Canadian Northern Railway

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

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.

Jasper National Park

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The North Saskatchewan River originates at the Columbia Icefield in Jasper National Park and bisects the city.
It is located in the province of Alberta, north of Banff National Park and west of Edmonton.

Mill Creek Ravine

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

Canadian Prairies

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His expeditions across the Canadian Prairies were mainly to seek contact with the aboriginal population for establishing the fur trade, as the competition was fierce between the Hudson's Bay Company and the North West Company.
The areas around Edmonton and Saskatoon are especially notable as good farmland.

Northwest Staging Route

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World War II saw Edmonton become a major base for the construction of the Alaska Highway and the Northwest Staging Route.
The US-Canadian Permanent Joint Board on Defense decided in the autumn of 1940 that a string of airports should be constructed at Canadian expense between the city of Edmonton in central Alberta and the Alaska-Yukon border.

North Saskatchewan River flood of 1915

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Before the construction of two reservoirs near the mountains, it would sometimes flood Edmonton's river valley, most notably in the North Saskatchewan River flood of 1915.
The North Saskatchewan River flood of 1915 was one of the largest floods in the history of Edmonton.