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Welcome To The Brigade!

The Edmonton House Brigade members are interested in the history of the fur trade in Canada, black powder firearms, and historic reenactment.
On this site, you’ll find information about Brigade events, learn a bit about the history of the fur trade, and how you can get involved.

As stated in our bylaws, the Edmonton House Brigade has several goals.

  • To promote an awareness among Members and the Public that the foundation of Canada was the  Fur Trade.
  • To demonstrate and encourage the safe handling and the responsible and proficient use of Black Powder Firearms.
  • To provide for the recreation of the Members and to promote and afford opportunity for Friendly and Social Activities.
  • To engage in and organize sanctioned Black Powder Shooting Matches.
  • To engage in and organize Fur Trade era Rendezvous, Encampments, Public Demonstrations and Social Activities.
  • To encourage the development of Period Skills and Crafts.