City of Edmonton honours St. Joachim Catholic Church with historic designation
Edmonton’s oldest Catholic church has been designated as a municipal historic resource, and the parish council has received more than $400,000 for renovations to the 119-year-old building.
Pauline Lambert, president of St. Joachim’s parish council. Chris Berthelot, Grandin Media
“We are delighted that the city council has approved our application,” said Pauline Lambert, president of St. Joachim’s parish council. “It is also a great relief to know that we will be able to receive financial help for the much needed restorations.”
City council made the designation official on Jan. 23.
The $411,176.60 grant, from the city’s heritage resources reserve fund, will be used to