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Blanchette Henri-Paul & Annette (Lafrance)

Pictured above, the CN railcar with Alice Blanchette arriving on the first passenger train to Edmonton, with son Henri-Paul Blanchette at six months of age. This picture taken in June 1929.   Henri-Paul was born on December 23, 1928 at…
A life of farming and reflection in Smoky River region

Pauline Roy during communion in the early 1940s. Maurice Dubois won Pauline Roy’s heart in 1950, after almost a year of courtship, and the young Jean Cote resident travelled many miles to Falher by horse and wagon or sled, before…
George Keay serves as a community builder

George Keay of High Prairie has lived up to his surname (pronounced key) in various significant roles to build the community and wider region. He was one of the community leaders that convinced the provincial government to build the new…