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The Edmonton Historical Board (EHB) is an advisory board for the City Council of Edmonton, providing information and recommendations relating to Edmonton's history generally and specifically in reference to the city's built heritage.

Historian Laureate Nominations

The nomination deadline for Edmonton's fifth Historian Laureate is being extended to 4:30pm on Friday January 19, 2018.

Please mail, courier, fax or hand-deliver nominations to: 

Edmonton Historical Board

c/o City of Edmonton Archives

Prince of Wales Armouries Heritage Centre

10440 - 108 Avenue NW 
Edmonton, AB T5H 3Z9

Fax: 780-496-8732 


About the EHB

Formed as the Archives and Landmarks Committee in 1947 and renamed in 1966, the Edmonton Historical Board (EHB) advises City Council on matters relating to City of Edmonton historical issues and civic heritage policies.

The EHB’s mandate is to encourage, promote and advocate for the preservation and safeguarding of historical properties, resources, communities and documentary heritage.

To support this mandate, the EHB has three committees and an annual award ceremony. In addition, in partnership with The City of Edmonton and the Edmonton Heritage Council, the Edmonton Historical Board has overseen the creation of and provided continued support to the City’s Historian Laureate position.

Measuring the Value of Heritage Preservation in Edmonton: report with detailed information and recommendations.

Board Meetings

Edmonton Historical Board meetings are held at the Prince of Wales Armouries and are open to the public.

Current Agenda for Wednesday January 24, 2018 at 5pm.


Mayor Iveson with 2013 Plaque Award
Mayor Iveson with a Plaque Award in 2013

Website Wins Award

The Heritage Outreach Committee's website, Edmonton's Architectural Heritagehas won a Heritage Awareness Award from the Alberta Historical Resources Foundation!

The award recognizes the website as "an entertaining wealth of information for history buffs, from beginners to veteran historians."

For More Information

Edmonton Historical Board




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