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    Fancy yourself an expert on the history of Edmonton or know someone who is? Nominations are now open for Edmonton’s next – and fifth – Historian Laureate! Nominees should have a passion for promoting heritage and a knack for researching, documenting, and interpreting the diverse people, places and events that have created Edmonton’s distinct character.

    Have a look at the full Call for Nominations for more information on eligibility, roles and responsibilities, and to download the Nomination Form. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a nomination package by 4:30 PM on Friday, January 19, 2018. Nominations can be submitted to:   

    More information on the program can be found here.

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    Catching up with Chris Chang-Yen Phillips, Edmonton’s outgoing Historian Laureate

    As the deadline for nominations for the next – and fifth – Historian Laureate approaches, we caught up with outgoing Historian Laureate, Chris Chang-Yen Phillips, to reflect on his term as Edmonton’s official ambassador for all things historical. Chris was appointed the City’s fourth Historian Laureate in 2016, succeeding Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail.

    To read the full interview and find links to the Let’s Find Podcast, head on over to the blog.

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