Interview with Joe Lougheed. Filmed in the Lougheed House on November 5, 2018. Videography by Jacquie Aquines, 2019.
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It’s fascinating that my great grandfather had a direct connection to the creation of Banff National Park. And it is through that, later his time as a Senator, and he was Minister of the Interior, and the Minister of the Interior was responsible for National Parks. Both in his job and in his career, he had a connection to the mountains and the park and the creation of the park. So that is what led them in the late 1800s in building a cabin in Banff, basically a block and a half from the then new Banff Springs Hotel.