Please note that over the next few weeks the Historical Society of Alberta will be moving offices. This will in no way affect the receiving and monitoring of phone messages or emails, nor will it affect the contact information such as our mailing or business addresses.
Historical Society of Alberta Call for Council Members
HSA is currently seeking individuals to serve on this working board in the position of Treasurer, Second Vice-President, and Director at Large. Each position is a two-year term, to a maximum of eight years in total, starting in September at the AGM.
The Historical Society of Alberta (HSA) is a registered non-profit charitable society. The Society works to document and promote the history of Alberta. These are volunteer roles: there is no remuneration for serving on Council, though Council members will be reimbursed for pre-authorized expenses.
The deadline for expressions of interest is August 15, 2020
Please see the position descriptions following this link for more information specific to each role.
The Historical Society of Alberta ONLINE Annual General Meeting will be Saturday, September 26, 2020
The H.S.A. AGM scheduled for Saturday May 23rd, 2020 in Lacombe was postponed to September 26, 2020 and will be hosted online. Members were contacted and registration is now complete.
Everyone is no doubt aware of the extraordinary health crisis that is distressing the entire world. As well, the various restrictions placed on public assembly, meetings and travel by the Government of Canada, the Province of Alberta, and many municipalities and local authorities, deserve the active support of all Albertans, as we all wish to do our part to overcome this unprecedented situation. >> Read more here
A message to the members and supporters of the Historical Society of Alberta
Dramatic Reduction in our Funding
The Covid-19 Pandemic continues to affect life in Alberta; the health crisis and the resulting economic crisis have reached into every aspect of endeavour in the province. You have all observed how the crises has required huge new expenditure on the part of the Government of Alberta, in the short term, but we must presume these new expenditures will continue to have an impact indefinitely. Of course, I am sure that for all of us, our primary thoughts are for those who are suffering in any way, and their families. >> Read more here
A message from the Patron of the Historical Society of Alberta, Her Honour the Honourable Lois Mitchell, Lieutenant Governor of AlbertaClick here to download
2019-2020 Provincial Council Group Photo
1st row – L to R: Belinda Crowson, Secretary; Linda Many Guns, lst Vice-President; Timothy Marriott, President; Kathryn Robins, Retiring Treasurer; Harry Sanders, 2nd Vice-President; Camille Pablo Russell, Director-at-Large
2nd row – L to R: Linda Collier, Past President; Rod Trentham, Director-at-Large; Mary Nutting, President, Peace Country Historical Society, Director –at-Large; Tim O’Grady, President, Edmonton and District Historical Society; Janet Peterson, Peace Country Historical Society Representative; Ron Williams, Retiring Director-at-Large
3rd row – L to R: Robert Irwin, Director-at-Large; Walt DeBoni, President, Chinook Country Historical Society; Robert Lampard, President, Central Alberta Historical Society
Our latest Publication
Edited By Bronwyn Evans & Mario Giguère, the journals present a rare glimpse into both Indigenous and Euro-Canadian developments in what is now Alberta from 1868 to 1890.
Tim Marriot, President of The Historical Society of Alberta, discusses with Suzanne de Courville Nicol the society's just-released book of Father Doucet's memoirs and Tim's interest and activities around Alberta history.