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Alberta Place Names
The Fascinating People & Stories behind the Naming of Alberta

Larry Donovan
larry_donovan Photo Larry Donovan has long been a voice on Albertaís airwaves. From his time with CKUA in the 1980s to his work with CBC Newsworld, heís been telling the important stories for many, many years. Larry has also contributed to a number of major publications, including the Financial Times, the Financial Times Energy Economist, the Christian Science Monitor and the Globe and Mail. He also spent time as a broadcaster in England with MonitoRadio in London. He holds a masters degree in environmental management from the University of London. These days, Larry is back in Alberta, and heís returned to his roots with CKUA radio.

Tom Monto
tom_monto Photo Tom Monto has lived in Alberta for more than 30 years and has traveled the length and breadth of this province. He has a BA from the University of Alberta, studied Journalism at McEwan, written three Alberta history books and contributed to a number of local publications. Owner of Alhambra Books in the Strathcona district of Edmonton Tom leads a busy life as an author, editor and father of a teenaged daughter.