Have a piece of birthday cake.

Alberta became a province Sept.1, 1905.

Culture and Tourism Minister Ricardo Miranda released a statement today as Alberta marks its 111th anniversary

He says the ingenuity and hard work of generations of Albertans have become our hallmark.

Miranda says our spirit has seen us through the many challenges that Alberta has faced.

It has also contributed to the development and transformations of our province into a world-class destination where people come to visit, live, work and play.

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