T0L Fort Macleod

Worden, Peter
March 2011
Alberta Views;Mar2011, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p10
The article profiles the community of Fort Macleod, a town in the southern area of the province of Alberta, Canada. In 2006, Fort Macleod had a population of 3,027 and its main industries are agriculture and tourism. It notes that the "Gazette," Alberta's oldest running newspaper, and Empress, a 99-year-old former vaudeville theatre, are situated in the said place. According to Mayor Shawn Patience of Fort Macleod, the town has strong historic resources which necessitate government protection.


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