This program focuses on identity, citizenship, quality of life, and the how the political process of the Canadian government impacted the people of Canada both past and present. Using historic documents and examples from St. Albert and other western communities, we touch on immigration, the British North America Act, the Riel Resistance and the St. Albert Mounted Rifles.

Curriculum Links:

  • Confederation and Canadian Expansion
  • Intercultural contact
  • Migration and immigration focusing on the First Nations and Metis
  • Critical and historical thinking
  • Conflict resolution and cooperation
  • Research and information gathering
  • Citizenship, culture and community
  • The land: Places and people, continuity and changes


We’re a non-profit organization, and program fees help cover the cost of instruction, supplies and equipment.

  • We charge a minimum class fee based on 14 students
  • $4.50 per student


We’ll send an invoice to your school within one month—please don’t bring your payment to the workshop.

Please make cheques payable to Arts and Heritage St. Albert. Include invoice numbers and mail to: Arts and Heritage St. Albert, Suite #200, 20 Perron Street, St. Albert, AB  T8N 1E4

For account inquiries, contact us at 780-459-1163 or

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Total Time

1.5 hours


Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Curriculum Link

Social Studies


In-school field trip, Musée Héritage Museum