Project Description


In 1917 Roberta MacAdams was elected to Alberta’s Legislative Assembly, one of the first two women in the British Empire to be elected to this office and, later, the first woman to introduce and lead the passage of a bill.
Prior to her time in office, Roberta was a teacher, then a lieutenant in the Canadian Army Medical Corps during WWI.
In the 1920s she moved to Calgary with her young family, lending her energy, talent and vision to the community where she would live the rest of her life.