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Muskoseepi is a Cree word meaning Bear Creek. The concept for Muskoseepi Park was created in 1980 when the provincial Government of Alberta announced the availability of funding through the Heritage Trust Fund for the development of urban parks in Grande Prairie. Muskoseepi Park then opened to the public on July 6th, 1986...More
The Plain of Six Glaciers is quite simply, an inspiring space. It is an easy–to moderate hike from Lake Louise, AB to the Tea House and the views are incredible. The trail follows Lake Louise along the shoreline and then elevates upward through tall spires of green conifers to where it breaks out above the tree-line. Here you will see the beginnings of glaciers that almost appear within touch. Further on, you will get up close and personal with them. Along the way, there are other side routes that will take you to small mountain lakes...More
The High Level Bridge serves as a great public place, transportation corridor, stunning vista, and link to the past. The riveted-steel bridge was constructed 100 years ago as a link from Edmonton to the town of Strathcona, and remains the city's only level crossing, handily spanning the mighty divide of the North Saskatchewan River from nearly 300 feet above. This imposing span was designed from the onset to accommodate pedestrians, streetcars, rail, and motor traffic, and is in my mind Edmonton’s greatest place.
It is a prime example of function over form, with a lack of adornment that is unusual for prominent structures of this era across Canada. In this starkness, however, lies the charm of the High Level Bridge. The name itself speaks volumes to the way in which residents relate to the structure; it has almost no name, but is incredibly distinctive in the urban environment. In a way it is a reflection of Edmonton's approach to city building over the years, a massive undertaking with little to no pomp...More
The Red Deer Public market is located downtown Red Deer; it takes place in front of the Red Deer Arena at the corner of 43rd Street and 48th Avenue every Saturday morning during the spring thru to fall...More