Posts Categorized: Events

Mentor Spotlight – David Ridley

David Ridley (he/him) is the Executive Director for the Edmonton Heritage Council and has been so since inauguration 10 years ago. He has over 25 years of experience in heritage and culture, in that time serving as Curatorial Researcher, Director of Research, and Curator and Program Manager. Being a part of the founding team of… Read more »

Mentor Spotlight – Beth Sanders

Beth Sanders (she/her) is the President, RPP (Registered Professional Planner with Alberta Professional Planners Institute) for POPULUS Community Planning Inc. She worked for the municipal government for 12 years before starting her own company and landing her “dream job.”  To Beth, the heritage sector is the people and organizations who tell our stories. Her role… Read more »

Mentor Spotlight – Elliott Young

Elliott Young (he/him) is an Indigenous Community Engagement Advisor with NorQuest College in Edmonton, Alberta. He has worked with many diverse groups of Indigenous communities throughout his career, within different sectors and fields such as government, not-for-profits, and post-secondary institutions. Within each role, Elliott applies the philosophy of “nothing about us, without us” to ensure… Read more »

Edmonton Heritage Council Capacity-Building Workshops Series!

In the fall of 2019, the Edmonton Heritage Council (EHC) will be offering a complimentary series of workshops that focus on organizational capacity building for the heritage sector. These workshops will assist organizations and heritage practitioners with the development of grant applications. The topics of the 2019 fall workshops are: Financial Capacity/Planning Organizational Sustainability Succession… Read more »

National Indigenous Peoples Day Events

  June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day, a celebration of the heritage, diverse cultures, and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis! All over Canada special events and activities will take place including the Edmonton region.  For more information on the various events taking place, click here. Edmonton & Area Events Host: Government… Read more »

Discover Edmonton’s Haunted Heritage…If You Dare.

With Halloween just around the corner, now’s a great time to immerse yourself in some of Edmonton’s chilling past. If you’re in the mood for a good scare, consider checking out some of these spooky Halloween-themed events and activities featuring Edmonton’s haunted history and heritage. Fort Edmonton Park Fort Edmonton Park is offering a night… Read more »

From the Historian Laureate – Archived Land : Terrain Archivé

  For one of my projects as Edmonton’s Historian Laureate, I am privileged to be taking part in the last exhibit at Jackson Power Gallery before they close their doors: Archived Land : Terrain Archivé. Land holds memory: layered, fragmented, buried, or strongly etched.  It represents identity and connection to our own history and to those… Read more »

2019 EHC Annual General Meeting

  You’re invited to join us in celebrating another year of Edmonton heritage.  Our AGM is extra special this year. It’s our 10th Anniversary!   Date:  Wednesday, May 29, 2019 Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Location: Edmonton City Hall (1 Sir Winston Churchill Square) We’re more excited than ever to have you join us as we celebrate… Read more »

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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