Why is Alberta named Alberta?
The district of Alberta was created in 1882, and enlarged to become a province of Canada on September 1, 1905. The name was suggested by the Marquess of Lorne, Governor General of Canada from 1878 to 1883, in honour of his wife, H.R.H. Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, daughter of Queen Victoria.
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The Canadian province of Alberta was named after Princess Louise Caroline Alberta (1848-1939), the fourth daughter of Queen Victoria and her husband, Prince Albert.. The town of Standoff was named after an historical event. "Liver-Eating" Johnson in the company of two other men was heading north …with a pack train of supplies including whiskey to trade with the Canadian Indians. Whiskey was illegal to trade with the Indians and when a U.S. Marshal got wind of the endeavor he set out in pursuit with a troop of cavalry to stop the "Liver-Eater." Johnson and his party held them off and when the Marshal demanded his arrest they refused. They stood-off the soldiers and proceeded on over the Belly River, and named their fort "Stand-Off". "Avenging Fury of the Plains" Dennis John McLelland Ed.D (MORE)
British Columbia and Alberta are rich in fossils, as they were probably a popular living space with lots of biodiversity for dinosaurs to thrive on millions of years ago.
Alberta is in western Canada, and covers an area of 661,190 kmÂ² (255,287 miÂ²). To the south, it borders the U.S. state of Montana on the 49th Paralell To the east at a longitude of 110Â° west, it borders the province of Saskatchewan. At 60Â° north, it is bordered by the Northwest Territori…es. To the west, its border with British Columbia follows the line of peaks of the Rocky Mountains range along them Continental Divide, which runs northwesterly until it reaches 120Â° west, at which point the border follows this meridian to 60Â° north. (MORE)
Alberta's Famous Five - Henrietta Muir Edwards, Nellie McClung, Louise McKinney, Emily Murphy, and Irene Parlby - helped guarantee that women are represented in all levels of Canadian politics.
There are many colleges in Alberta. A few are: . Olds College . Red Deer College . NAIT (Northern Alberta Institute of Technology) . SAIT (Southern Alberta Institute of Technology) . Lakeland/Vermillion College . Fairveiw College
Edmonton, Calgary, Red Deer, St. Albert, Spruce Grove, Stony Plain, Grande Prairie, Peace River, Fort Saskatchewan, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Fort McMurray and Lloydminster.
Alberta is named after Princess Louise Caroline Alberta (1848-1939), the fourth daughter of Queen Victoria.
The population of Alberta, Canada in 2010 was 3,724,832. But if you want to know the population of it now go to ask.com Sorry if this didnt help.
"That building is still too tall for this street and that's it," said Alberta McCourt, who lives on Second Street near Smith Street in a three-story home she once shared with Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Frank McCourt.. McCourt wasn't afraid to invoke her 76-year-old celebrity ex-husband in her fi…ght against the proposed building.. "He is a country boy," she said. "And he liked it over here because it felt a little like the country.". http://www.brooklynpaper.com/stories/30/22/30_22scaranocaves.html (MORE)
Alberta was named for Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, who was thefourth daughter of Queen Victoria of Canada. Lake Louise and MountAlberta were also named in her honor.
deserts . pyramids . A Hollywood sign . the world's largest tub of guacamole. . a black hole . a "q" in it's name . whales. . iguanas. casinos
The province of Alberta was named after one of Queen Victoria's daughters, Princess Louise Caroline Alberta. Princess Louise married John Campbell the fourth Governor General of Canada.
Alberta is one of Canada's three Prairie Provinces. It stretches form British Columbia and the towering, snow-clad Rocky Mountains in the west to the province of Saskatchewan in the east; and from the thinly settled Northwest Territories in the north to the state of Montana in the south. Within the …boundaries of Alberta, fields of grain extend farther than eye can see, and cattle ranches dot the foothills of the Rockies. (MORE)
The name was given due to the difficulty early settlers had there - the land was "bad".
University of Alberta, University of Calgary, University of Lethbridge, Grant MacEwan University, Mount Royal University, Athabasca University, Concordia University.
The town of Hinton was named for William D.Hinton , vice president and general manager of the Grand Trunk pacific railway.
Yes. The Rocky Mountains run along the western border, from the central area south east of Grande Prairie/Peace River all the way south to the USA/Canada border. The lower half of the western Alberta border follows the mountains that angle in slightly in to the east.
1. It has the sunniest city in Canada. (Calgary) 2. Edmonton is the capital city of Alberta. 3. Alberta was named after Queen Victoria's daughter 4. Alberta became a province in 1905 5. It contains plains in the form of prairies, mountains, foothills, and boreal forests 6. It contains the …world's second largest mall in Edmonton, being the West Edmonton Mall 7. The provincial flower is the Wild Rose 8. The provincial bird is the Great Horned Owl 9. It has a population of 3,256,800 people. 10. The total area it covers is 661,848 km 2 11. Its main primary industries is agriculture, oil and gas, and forestry 12. It is one of the land-locked provinces of Canada 13. It is home to the Greatest Show on Earth, being the Calgary Stampede albertais the suniest provice in canada. (MORE)
The province of Alberta was named after Louise Caroline Alberta, who was later known as Her Royal Highness the Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll. She was the sixth child and fourth daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.
Sunny Alberta. Other nicknames include Wild Rose Country, Alta, Sunshine Province, Cowboy Country, Canada's Texas, etc.
Alberta was namedafter princess Louise Caroline Alberta the fourth daughter of queen Victoria and her husband, prince Alberta .
There are a number of types of provincial representatives inAlberta. The Lieutenant Governor of Alberta represents theQueen in Right of Alberta. She or he summons and prorogues thelegislature; provides the Royal Assent to bills passed by thelegislature; and ensures that the province always has a …premier whohas the support of a majority of the legislature's elected members.The Lieutenant Governor is appointed by the Governor General on theadvice of the prime minister. The current Lieutenant Governor is His Honour the Honourable Donald Ethell O.C., O.M.M., A.O.E., M.S.C., C.D. There are also members of the Legislative Assembly (or MLAs). This refers to elected members of the Albertalegislature, elected from time to time in general elections. There are also members of the House of Commons (orMPs). This refers to elected members of the House of Commons,federally, responsible for representing electoral districts in theprovince of Alberta. There are also six senators , responsible for therepresentation of regional interests in the Upper House (theSenate). Senators are appointed by the Governor General on theadvice of the prime minister. (MORE)
The opportunities for recreation in Alberta are nearly unlimited. You can play or do any sport imaginable. You can fish, hunt, camp. Shopping and Gambling See a play, attend the opera, attend a concert, go to the ballet, go to an art gallery. Eat at a five-star restaurant. Eat at an "ethnic" restaur…ant. Attend a cultural festival or an exhibition. These are just a few things you can do in Alberta. (MORE)
well I've lived there my whole life so some for sure schools are bob Edward's school and Dr Gordon Higgins junior high school. oh and St. Rose but that ones religious PS these schools are in Calgary.
http://www.ancestry.com/facts/Bisaker-family-history-uk.ashx Not a lot of info on it, but it seems to be Welsh in origin. (see link) It seems to be a Sir Name.
There are many provincial and national parks to visit within Alberta, from the Rocky Mountains to the Cypress Hills. There are many museums to see, many events to go to, and a lot of land and highway to travel on. Alberta is a big province, and there's always lots of things to see and do in it. See …the Travel Alberta link below. (MORE)
The Marquess of Lorne was Canada's Governor General from 1878 to 1883. He was married to Queen Victoria's daughter, Princess Louise Caroline Alberta. When the Marquis got wind of Canada's plan to create two new provinces out of the Northwest Territories, he suggested that one of them be named afte…r his wife. Et voilÃ ! It certainly helps to have good connections whenever you want to have a province named after your wife. (MORE)
Alberta was named after Princess Louise, Queen Victoria's 4th daughter. Alberta was her middle name.
Alberta, Canada has a global reputation for its food and beverageindustry, and account for about 16.8% of the manufacturing sales.Coal and petroleum is also a big manufacturer in Alberta.
There are many rivers in Alberta. To name a few: . Athabasca River . North Saskatchewan River . Peace River . Battle River . Bow River . Milk River . Pembina River . Paddle River ...are some rivers located in Alberta.
The provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan were both created by the Government of Canada out of Northwest Territories on September 1, 1905.
GST is a federal sales tax. It is the same in Alberta as in every province and territory in Canada: currently 5%.
The abreviation for Alberta is AB. Another abreviation for Alberta is Alta, allthough I have'nt seen that one used since I was a kid.
No, Vancouver is a city in the province of British Columbia. Alberta is the province that neighbours British Columbia to the east.
You can get to Calgary, Alberta by plane. There is a large airport in Calgary. I know because I live here. :)
In 1900, Charles La Glace was one of the signatories of Treaty 8, opening a large tract of the Peace River country for homesteading. La Glace was named in his honour.
All sorts of things! Oil rigs, people, cattle, crops, farms, towns, ranches, rodeos, roads, etc.
The mountains that separate Alberta and British Colombia are called the Rocky Mountains situated on the southeastern border of Alberta and in southwestern border in British Colombia.
Yes...Alberta is located in Canada which is more-than famous for its snow hence the nick-name "The Great White North."
Alberta and Saskatchewan were a part of Rupert's Land, which was a territory before they were separated into provinces in 1905.
There are many landmarks in Alberta, like the Rocky Mountains on the western edge of the province, the giant egg of Vermillion, the Star Wars replica space ship in Vulcan, the Provincial Legislature buildings in Edmonton, the Saddle Dome of Calgary, the list goes on.
There is actually more than one mountain located in Alberta. If you've ever been to Banff, Jasper or Waterton Lakes National Parks you'll see that the southwestern part of this province is chuck-full of mountainous terrain.
Banff was named after Banffshire, Scotland, the birthplace of the CPR (Canadian Pacific Railway) president George Stephen. Banff came about because of the CPR, and really originated from the building of the Banff Springs Hotel. Please see the related link below for more information.
No. You will find lemmings in the tundra, and Alberta is too far south of the tundra to have any lemmings.
"Alberta" is the feminine form of the masculine given name"Albert", meaning "noble and brilliant". it is first found as a surname in Aragon, Spain.
Before Alberta got named, people were about to name it Buffalo, since there were so many buffalos back then. I learned this in Gr. 3. But then they named it after a person. I dont know who.
Alberta has more than one landform. It has prairies, foothills, mountains, rivers, lakes, hills, forests (aspen parkland, transitional boreal and boreal), etc.
No, we do not have any portion of the provence touching an ocean or sea. Got a couple big lakes though, but they don't count.
Did you mean the missionaries of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, or the earlier Christian missionaries??
A country music AM radio station that is currently running in Alberta is CKMX 1060. You can also listen to the radio station online using the TuneIn website.