Edmontonians in the Spotlight – J.E. Brazeau, Pt 1.

1846 Fort, Edmontonians In The Spotlight

If you’ve ever driven through west central Alberta, you’ve probably been to Brazeau County. Last time I passed through, I wondered aloud about this eccentric fur trader who had so many things named after him. Thus this week’s addition to our Spotlight series! Our question: what makes a man remembered? Our period: the mid-19th century, when fur traders in Aboriginal …