CELEBRATE CANADA 150 AT THE 2017 ICE ON WHYTE FESTIVAL!
Participate in 2 signature events:
1. Ordinary People…Extraordinary Stories
2. Old Strathcona Mural Painting Workshop
Ordinary People…Extraordinary Stories:
Visit End of Steel Street in the CTV Entertainment Tent and meet ordinary people from our past that have made extraordinary contributions to our past, present and futures.
- January 26 to 29:
Alex Decoteau, award winning athlete, 1st Aboriginal Police officer in Canada, WWI soldier
Anthony Henday, one of Canada’s great explorers
Richard Hardisty, Chief Factor at Fort Edmonton
- February 2 to 4:
William Jarvis, a Northwest Mounted Police officer
William Pace, directs the Yukon and Pacific Railway crossing the High Level Bridge into Strathcona
Margaret Martin, a women ahead of her time who raised 9 children, built a house, held pink teas and more
Mural Painting Workshop
Thursday, January 26 & February 2
Pre-register for a 1 hour tile painting workshop between 5 pm and 9 pm. Your artwork will be compiled with 500 tile paintings into a mural that tells the story of Old Strathcona. This mural will be unveiled in Old Strathcona on Canada Day 2017! Sign-up below.