The Provincial Archives stages two to four exhibits per year. Some exhibits are curated by members of the PAA staff and others by individuals and organizations passionate about Alberta's history and heritage.
Let Justice Be Done: The Alberta Provincial Police, 1917-1932
February 15 to June 17, 2017
For a brief period in the early twentieth century, the Province of Alberta had its own provincial police force similar to those still found today in Ontario and Quebec. Created and disbanded through circumstances beyond its control, the Alberta Provincial Police (APP) gradually gained the confidence of citizens who had only known the Royal Northwest Mounted Police. Despite building a reputation as one of the most efficient police organizations of its kind in the world, the APP is mostly forgotten today, leaving behind only faint traces of its accomplishments a century later.
Visit our Past Exhibits page to see previously curated work at the Provincial Archives.