Bellevue neighbourhood recaptures the past in hope of brightening its future

EDMONTON – Les Grant remembers the evenings spent square dancing and weekends skating on the ice rink.

“You couldn’t get on it on Saturday and Sundays for all the kids,” he said. “Skating in those days was part and parcel of the community.”

The 92-year-old has lived on 75th Street in the Bellevue neighbourhood his whole life. He recalls being part of a vibrant community back in the 1950s and 1960s.

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