How to use Alberta in a sentence
Alberta thus gives rise to the two great rivers Saskatchewan and Mackenzie.
Near the height of land between British Columbia and Alberta there are many peaks which rise from 10,000 to 12,000 ft.
Alberta has a system of municipal government similar to that of the other provinces.
Alberta Correspondence School was renamed Alberta Distance Learning Centre in 1991 and in 1995 students were able to submit assignments by email.
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As Alberta extends for 750 m.
It has grown from 73,022 in 1901 (the area of Alberta being then slightly different).
The Indians of central Alberta are chiefly plain Crees, a tribe of Algonquin stock.
In southern Alberta are several thousands of Indians on reserves south and west of Calgary, consisting of the Blackfoots of Algonquin stock, Sarcees, Piegans and a few Assiniboins.
The chief cities and towns of Alberta are Edmonton (11,167), Calgary (11,967), Medicine Hat (3020), Lethbridge (2948) and Strathcona (2927).Advertisement
In central Alberta coarse grains - oats and barley - and some wheat are grown, in conjunction with mixed farming.
While washing out the sands of the North Saskatchewan for gold is still somewhat resorted to, the only real mining in Alberta is that for coal.
The usual coal deposits of Alberta are of bituminous or semi-bituminous coal.
These are largely worked at Lethbridge in southern Alberta and Edmonton in the centre of the province.
Administration, &c. - The local government of Alberta is carried on by a provincial organization resembling that of the other Canadian provinces.Advertisement
The organization adopted in Utah among the Mormons is found also in Alberta, but the Canadian Mormons profess to have received a later revelation condemning polygamy.
The North-West Company of Montreal occupied the northern part of Alberta district before the Hudson's Bay Company succeeded in coming from Hudson Bay to take possession of it.
As part of the North-West Territories the district of Alberta was organized in 1875.
At length in 1905 the district of Alberta was enlarged and the present province formed by the Dominion parliament.
A tree peculiar to this zone is the Alberta magna.Advertisement
Of the nine provinces of Canada only two have no coast line on salt water, the western prairie provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan; but Manitoba and Ontario have a seaboard only on Hudson Bay and its southern extension James Bay respectively, and there is no probability that the shallow harbours of the latter bay will ever be of much importance for shipping, though Churchill Harbour on the west side of Hudson Bay may become an important grain port.
The northern part of Alberta and Saskatchewan and much of northern British Columbia are drained through the Athabasca and Peace rivers, first north-eastwards towards Athabasca Lake, then north through Slave river to Great Slave Lake, and finally north-west through Mackenzie river to the Arctic Ocean.
This great plain runs north-westward between the border of the Archean protaxis and the line of the Rocky Mountains, including most of Manitoba, the southern part of Saskatchewan and most of Alberta.
Though the region is spoken of as a plain there are really great differences of level between the highest parts in south-western Alberta, 4500 ft.
The outer ranges in Alberta have usually the form of tilted blocks with a steep cliff towards the north-east and a gentler slope, corresponding to the dip of the beds, towards the south-west.Advertisement
The precipitation in southern Saskatchewan and Alberta is much more variable than farther east and north, so that in some seasons crops have been a failure through drought, but large areas are now being brought under irrigation to avoid such losses.
Leaving out the maritime provinces, southern Ontario, southern Alberta and the Pacific coast region on the one hand, and the Arctic north, particularly near Hudson Bay, on the other, Canada has snowy and severe winters, a very short spring with a sudden rise of temperature, short warm summers, and a delightful autumn with its " Indian summer."
The larger animals of Canada are the musk ox and the caribou of the barren lands, both having their habitat in the far north; the caribou of the woods, found in all the provinces except in Price Edward Island; the moose, with an equally wide range in the wooded country; the Virginia deer, in one or other of its varietal forms, common to all the southern parts; the black-tailed deer or mule deer and allied forms, on the western edge of the plains and in British Columbia; the pronghorn antelope on the plains, and a small remnant of the once plentiful bison found in northern Alberta and Mackenzie, now called " wood buffalo."
Their population in 1906 was Manitoba, 360,000; Saskatchewan, 257,000; Alberta, 184,000.
West of the province of Ontario, then inaccurately defined, the provinces of Manitoba and British Columbia were the only organized divisions of the western territory, but in 1882 the provisional districts of Assiniboia, Athabasca, Alberta and Saskatchewan were formed, leaving the remainder of the north-west as unorganized territories, a certain portion of the north-east, called Keewatin, having previously been placed under the lieutenant-governor of Manitoba.Advertisement
In 1905 these four districts were formed into the two provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan, and Keewatin was placed directly under the federal government.
Alberta and Saskatchewan, particularly the ranching districts, are chiefly peopled by English immigrants, though since 1900 there has also been a large influx from the United States.
The lumber trade of British Columbia has suffered from lack of an adequate market, but is increasing with the greater demand from the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan.
In Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, the so-called railway belt of British Columbia and the territories, these crown lands are chiefly owned by the federal parliament; in the other provinces, by the local legislatures.
Of these the most extensive are the Rocky Mountains Park at Banff, Alberta, owned by the Dominion government, and the "Algonquin National Park," north-east of Lake Simcoe, the property of Ontario.Advertisement
In the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan, formed in 1905, certain educational privileges (though not amounting to a separate school system) were granted to the Roman Catholics.
The three " North-West Provinces " (Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta) have a total area of 369,869,898 acres, of which 12,853,120 acres are water.
Horse and cattle ranching is practised in Alberta, where the milder winters allow of the outdoor wintering of live stock to a greater degree than is possible in the colder parts of Canada.
Great progress has been made in the development of the railway systems of Canada, and the new transcontinental line from the Atlantic to the Pacific, passing through Saskatchewan via Saskatoon, and Alberta via Edmonton, renders possible of settlement large areas of fertile wheat-growing soil.
Of this total wheat acreage, 2,721,079 acres were in Manitoba, 2,117,484 acres in Saskatchewan, and 223,930 acres in Alberta, with average yields per acre at the rates of 20.02 bushels in Manitoba, 23.70 in Saskatchewan and 26.49 in Alberta.Advertisement
In these provinces spring wheat is almost universally sown, except in Alberta where fall or winter wheat is also sown to a considerable extent.
The cultivation of sugar beets for the manufacture of sugar has been established in Ontario and in southern Alberta, where in 1906 an acreage under this crop of 3344 yielded 27,211 tons, an average of 8.13 tons per acre.
Horse ranching is practised largely in Alberta.
One is situated at Lethbridge, southern Alberta, where problems will be investigated concerning agriculture upon irrigated land and dry farming under conditions of a scanty rainfall.
The other is at Lacombe, northern Alberta, about 70 m.Advertisement
All western trade in Canada of the vast provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia, must pass through the narrow belt of loo m., lying between the international boundary line and Lake Winnipeg.
Ontario is thus pre-eminently an agricultural province, though the growth of manufactures has increased the importance of the towns and cities, and many of the farmers are seeking new homes in the provinces of Manitoba, Alberta and Saskatchewan.
The public school buildings, high school and Alberta College are attractive.
The first combined-cycle cogeneration system in Alberta was developed in 1979 at the Dow Chemical Fort Saskatchewan complex near Edmonton.
The Justice Department in Canada began a campaign against hunting guide outfitters across B.C. and Alberta starting January 1996.Advertisement
The reserves in the Alberta tar sands are quoted at 180 billion barrels, bigger than that of every OPEC country except Saudi Arabia.
So considerable was the growth of this section of the Dominion that in 1905 it was found necessary to form two new provinces, Alberta and Saskatchewan, from the North-West Territories, the area of each being 275,000 sq.
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From Alberta, Canada, we discover for the last three years their two top names have remained consistent.
Today, the stores have jumped the border from the United States and spread into Canada, including Toronto, Alberta, and Ontario.
Alberta Distance Learning Center began in 1923.
Its head office is located in Barrhead, Alberta with branches in Edmonton, Calgary, and Lethbridge.
T. Ross, the Deputy Minister of Education in Alberta and by the end of the year, there were 100 students enrolled.
Alberta Distance Learning Center offers instruction from elementary to senior high school.
The curriculum and courses offered at Alberta's Center vary by grade level.
These classes were developed along with Prairie Bible School in Three Hills, Alberta and also vary by grade level.
Vista Virtual School is also part of the distance learning center and the curriculum here is very similar to the Alberta Distance Learning Center's curriculum.
On her first international trip as the wife of Prince William, Kate Middleton arrived in Calgary, Alberta, Canada in the summer of 2011.
Born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Kiernan has worked hard to earn his television success.
What were your original career aspirations at the University of Alberta?
So, I applied to the undergraduate business program at the University of Alberta.
The company is based in Alberta, Canada - Ingredients are gathered from local sources wherever possible.
In Alberta, organic beef is an emerging market that has potential to make a big difference in Canadian agriculture.
As the country's largest beef producer, Alberta tends to set the standard for the rest of the country in terms of how beef is managed, processed and priced.
By supporting organic beef producers in Alberta you can influence meat production on a much larger scale.
According to the Government of Alberta's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alberta boasts the largest herd of organic cattle in all of Canada, with 10,288 head of cattle.
The growth of organic consumption in Alberta appears to be well outside the norm, having the highest growth rate in the industry at 44 percent between 2005 and 2006.
By purchasing organic beef in Alberta, consumers send a clear message to producers that there is a market for meat produced in a more ethical and environmentally sustainable way.
American consumers can rest assured that if they are buying Alberta organic beef, the meat has met the same stringent criteria as set out by the USDA.
If you live in Alberta, buying Alberta organic beef is easy.
Check the Alberta Organic Producer's Association for a producer near you.
If you live outside Alberta, finding organic Alberta beef may be a bit more difficult.
Some larger ranches deal directly with out-of-province retailers, so it may be worth a conversation with your local butcher or grocery store manager to see whether it's possible to have some Alberta beef imported.
Alberta, Canada, joined the United States in using an Amber Alert system in December 2002.
Located in Brazeau County, Alberta, Canada, the town of Drayton Valley grew out of the oil boom of the 1950s.
While this works great for people in the eastern part of Canada, it can create quite a long turnaround time for people in Alberta and British Columbia.
Trophy Hunters Alberta offers an excellent Canadian hunting experience.
She also teaches the Reiki Masters training program at Red Deer College, located in the central area of Alberta, Canada.
In addition to her classes at the Mount Royal and Red Deer Colleges, Ms. Robertson also holds workshops and speaks at various locations throughout the Alberta and Calgary Canada areas.
For example, in July 2009 she presented several workshops at Olds College in Alberta, Canada.
Baby and Me Maternity Boutique is an independently owned store in Calgary, Alberta.
The Tyrrell Musem located in Alberta, Canada, has been recognized as having one of the top dinosaur exhibits in North America.
Tyrrell, who discovered the Albertosaurus - named after the fact it lived right in Alberta - making it neighbors with Tyrrell.
Everwood's pilot episode was filmed in Canmore, Alberta, Canada due to the 2002 Winter Olympics being held in Utah.
From Oil Creek, development spread first over the eastern United States and then became general, subsequently embracing Canada (1862), recently discovered fields being those of Illinois, Alberta and California (44,854,737 barrels in 1908).
The Rocky Mountains, which give its charm to Alberta, are ascended by a gradual approach from the east, but are exceedingly abrupt on their transalpine slope in British Columbia.
The most noted of the Alberta passes are (I) the Crow's Nest Pass, near the southern boundary line, through which a branch of the Canadian Pacific railway runs; (2) the Kicking Horse Pass, through which the main line of the Canadian Pacific railway is built; 40 m.
With the exception of the southern section, the province of Alberta may be said to be well watered.
Northern Alberta and the region farther north is the nesting-ground of the migratory birds.
The southern part of Alberta is covered by a short grass, very nutritive, but drying up in the middle of summer until the whole prairie is brown and unattractive.
The right of having separate schools has been extended to the newly constituted provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan.
The chief features of his administration were the fiscal preference of 333% in favour of goods imported into Canada from Great Britain, the despatch of Canadian contingents to South Africa during the Boer war, the contract with the Grand Trunk railway for the construction of a second transcontinental road from ocean to ocean, the assumption by Canada of the imperial fortresses at Halifax and Esquimault, the appointment of a federal railway commission with power to regulate freight charges, express rates and telephone rates, and the relations between competing companies, the reduction of the postal rate to Great Britain from 5 cents to 2 cents and of the domestic rate from 3 cents to 2 cents, a substantial contribution to the Pacific cable, a practical and courageous policy of settlement and development in the Western territories, the division of the North-West territories into the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan and the enactment of the legislation necessary to give them provincial status, and finally (1910), a tariff arrangement with the United States, which, if not all that Canada might claim in the way of reciprocity, showed how entirely the course of events had changed the balance of commercial interests in North America.