is the administrative and legislative center of the Province of
Alberta, and the Provincial Capital. Edmonton was established in
the XIX century as a supply center for the "Gold Rush"
of Alaska and Dawson Creek. Canada National Railway was built to
facilitate the supply of mining equipment to the gold diggers. CN
is the transportation choice of Canadian coal and minerals from
the Northern Alberta to the Orient. Edmonton Area is densely populated,
surrounded by satellite Towns like; Leduc, St Albert, Fort Saskatchewan,
Stony Plain, and the Ukrainian Heritage Town, Sherwood Park. The
focal point of Edmonton is the Legislative Building, which houses
the Alberta Parliament and offices of government officials.