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A. F. A. Coyne and Company.

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  • 1919

A. F. A. Coyne & Company set up Petroleum Operators Canadian Offices in Athabasca and proposed to supply natural gas to the Town of Athabasca at the nominal price of one cent per thousand cubic feet. The Offer to Supply was dated October 25th, 1919. A deposit of $500.00 in the form of a cheque was given to the Town of Athabasca to be "forfeited to the town if A. F. A. Coyne and Company do not commence work in the town laying gas pipes and connections and drilling by the first day of August, or have not all homes, buildings supplied with Gas for their use in full supply by the first day of November 1920."

Adams, Gladys

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Ernest Willam Bavin, 1888-1982, was born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England. He joined the Royal North-West Mounted Police at Regina on June 2,1908. He served at Battleford, Saskatchewan and was discharged in May, 1911. On Sept. 17, 1912 Ernest married Constance Phyllis Light, the daughter of Staff Sgt. Fredrick Walter Light, NWMP. He rejoined the RNWMP in January, 1915 and was posted to Regina, then Morinville, Alberta. He was discharged in January, 1918 to enlist in the 78th Canadian Field Artillery. He served in France in the 1st Battery Canadian Garrison Artillery. After the war he joined the Alberta Provincial Police (APP) and served at Lethbridge where he became inspector in charge in 1921. In March, 1928 he was transferred to Calgary where he rejoined the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) in 1932 at the dissolution of the APP. He remained in charge at Calgary until 1936 when he transferred to Ottawa. In 1939 he became the intelligence officer in charge of the Secret Service. He retired in 1941 and moved to Victoria, British Columbia.

Advocate Newspaper

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The Advocate, published weekly by Barrhead Printers and Stationers Ltd., produced its first newspaper in Athabasca on October 5, 1982. November 3, 1987 the name changed to The Athabasca Advocate. It has been Athabasca's only newspaper since June, 1993. It covers the news in Athabasca, Boyle and the surrounding area.

Akerman, Jeannette

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Jeannette Smallwood was one of six children born in Athabasca to Harry Smallwood and his wife, Adeline Shank. In 1951 she married Colin Akerman from the St. Albert area. They had no children.

Alberta - Pacific Forest Industries Inc. AL-PAC

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Crestbrook Forest Industries Ltd. received approval from the Government of Alberta in Dec. 1990 to construct a $1.6 billion bleached kraft pulp mill south of the Athabasca River between the towns of Athabasca and Lac La Biche, approximately 200 km north of Edmonton. Crestbrook incorporated an Alberta company, Alberta-Pacific Forest Industies Inc., to be the operating company for the project acting on behalf of Crestbrook, Mitsubishi and other major investors.

Alberta Energy and Natural Resources. Alberta Forest Service

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The Department of Energy and Natural Resources, formed in 1975, was responsible for the administration and management of Alberta energy resources, mineral resources, forest resources and public lands. In 1979 this was expanded to include fish and wildlife. The Alberta Forest Services fell under the renewable resources sector which was to provide development and reforestation of Alberta's forests. In 1986 the Department of Forestry, Lands and Wildlife took over the administration and management of forest resources, public lands and fish and wildlife.

Alberta Genealogical Society

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In 1989, the Alberta Genealogical Society published the booklet "Boyle Cemetery, SE06-065-19 W4". In 1994, the Alberta Genealogical Society published the booklet "Twenty Cemeteries in the County of Athabasca (east half)."

Alberta North Tourism Destination Region

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The Alberta North Tourism Destination Region markets northern Alberta as a visitor destination, which includes working with the travel trade and media to organize consumer marketing activities to encourage travel to this region.

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