Why did they change Hobbema to Maskwacis?

Why did they change Hobbema to Maskwacis?

October 23, 2013 PRESS RELEASE Re: Official Name Change to “Maskwacis” (Bear Hills) in Place of “Hobbema” The official name change to “Maskwacis” is seen as a welcome change. It signifies respect for our Cree way of life, our language and our authority over the traditional territories we have historically occupied.

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Identity theft and financial scams are among the fastest growing crimes in North America. It can happen to anyone. Criminals are becoming more sophisticated, using the latest trends and technologies to defraud Canadians.

How did Wetaskiwin get its name?

The name “Wetaskiwin”, in fact, is a Cree word meaning “the hills where peace was made”. It so happened in the same summer, a large party of Blackfoot had been raiding in Cree Territory. The Cree were up in arms over the invasion and gathering for the attack.

Who was Wetaskiwin first mayor?

William James McNamara (December 27, 1879 – January 1, 1947) was a politician in Alberta, Canada, a mayor of both Edmonton and Wetaskiwin, Alberta, and the first mayor of Edmonton to be forced from office over a scandal.

How far is Wetaskiwin from Edmonton?

39.77 mi

How old is the Wetaskiwin Hospital?

The Wetaskiwin Health Foundation was established on April 17, 1986 consisting of three original members: Clayton Monaghan, Dorothy French and Frank Dyck. In May of 1986 Reno Gauthier and Hank Colborne were added to complete the newly formed hospital Foundation.

How many beds does Wetaskiwin hospital have?


How long drive from Edmonton to Red Deer?

1 hour, 47 minutes

How far is Red Deer from Edmonton?

144 km

How far is Red Deer from Calgary?

137 km

Is Calgary or Edmonton closer to Red Deer?

Red Deer is a city in central Alberta, Canada. It is located near the midpoint of the Calgary–Edmonton Corridor and is surrounded by Red Deer County.

How long is Red Deer?

175 to 250 cm