Alliance celebrates 100 years

On Canada Day, July 1, the Village of Alliance had a homecoming like no other. Bouncy Castles, a Parade, Baseball Tournament, Show and Shine, Art Show, and even a featured train ride to Galahad were apart of the packed schedule to celebrate the historic milestone. In 1916, the Canadian National Railroad surveyed a town site and the rail soon arrived. Businesses settled into the area and Alliance was formed. On Aug. 26, 1918, a Ministerial Order declared the formal existence of the Village of Alliance. Photos by Terri Huxley

Craig Russell drives Gordie Bracken’s 1952 Oliver Standard 77 during the parade. ECA Review/T.Huxley

Enjoying the bouncy castle are, from the left, Quinn Neumeier
(2) and Jaxson Chapman (3) during the festivities in Alliance, Ab. ECA Review/T.Huxley

Lacy Wainwright, 8, takes
a turn down an
inflatable slide. ECA Review/T.Huxley

Brady Westley, 4, waves to main street onlookers during the Alliance 100th Homecoming Parade on Sun. July 1 in
Alliance. The village hosted a variety of events including a vehicle Show & Shine and baseball tournament to mark
the special occasion. More photos on page 4. ECA Review/T.Huxley

(Left) Denver Cuthill
rides his trusty steed
during the parade
while mother
Julenna Cuthill
stands close by. ECA Review/T.Huxley

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