Posts By: Molly

Five Stories About Women You Should Probably Know

Initiated by suffragettes and labour activists in Europe, the first International Women’s Day was organized in March 1911. While respect for the equal rights and place of women in society has come a long way since 1911, there is still plenty of work to do on gender equality. Edmonton has long history when it comes… Read more »

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A #yegheritage Guide to Valentine’s Day

It’s that time of the year again when we’re socially obligated to show our affection for the people – and places – we love! So, whether you’re frantically rushing to find that perfect last-minute gift, you’re feeling like a little personal affection is in order, or you’re planning a romantic weekend, we’ve got a quick… Read more »

Reflections from Edmonton’s Fourth 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. Your appointment as Historian… Read more »