The politics of the western provinces has had a significant impact in shaping the nation Canada is today. The University of Calgary Archives has a large and growing collection of records pertaining to western Canadian political parties and politicians. This digital collection contains a selection of textual and photographic records from the Archives' holdings created by political parties and individuals involved in the political process.
Explore the constitution, policies, or news releases of the Reform Party of Canada or the Western Canada Concept Party; speeches by Preston Manning, Tom Flanagan or Stephen Harper; a Social Credit manual and personal letters written by William Aberhart, and more.
Access to the digitized documents and images within this database and the technical capacity to download them does not imply permission for re-use. The documents and images available here are for scholarly and personal research purposes only.
Permission to reproduce (i.e. publish or publicly display) any document or image from this collection must be requested in writing. Such requests must be addressed to the University Archives as indicated below, quoting the accession number and file number of the relevant items.