What is Alberta?

  • (noun): One of the three prairie provinces in western Canada; rich in oil and natural gas and minerals.

Alberta

Alberta /ælˈbɜrtə/ is a province of Canada. It had a population of 3,645,257 in 2011, making it the most populous of Canada's three prairie provinces. Alberta and its neighbour, Saskatchewan, were established as provinces on September 1, 1905.

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Alberta, Virginia - Demographics
... There were 128 households out of which 26.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.5% were married couples living together, 20.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.8% were non-families. 29.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older ...
George Read (Canadian Politician) - Election Campaigns
... in the Calgary-Egmont riding in the 2004 Alberta provincial election ... Finishing just behind the Alberta Alliance and ahead of the NDP ... He was the Alberta Greens candidate in the June 12, 2007, by-election for the riding of Calgary Elbow ...
Canadian Social Credit Movement - Alberta
... embraced by the Reverend "Bible Bill" William Aberhart, who formed the Alberta Social Credit League based on Douglas' ideology and conservative Christian social values ... He was elected Premier of Alberta in the 1935 provincial election ... The Alberta Socreds formed nine consecutive majority governments spanning 36 years, the longest unbroken run in government at the provincial level at the time ...
Regional Tartans Of Canada - Provincial and Territorial Tartans - Alberta
... The idea for Alberta's official tartan began in 1961 at the Edmonton Rehabilitation Society, a charitable organization set up to teach useful skills to the ... The shade of blue, as well as the gold, are also Alberta's provincial colours ...
Peace River
... in Canada Peace River (Canada), a river in British Columbia and Alberta Peace River, Alberta, a town in northwest Alberta Peace River (electoral district), an ...