District History

Kiwa­nis came to West­ern Cana­da with the orga­ni­za­tion of the first club in Win­nipeg, June 15th, 1917.  The move­ment marched slow­ly west­ward to Saskatchewan in March,1919, to Cal­gary in June, 1919, and to Edmon­ton in August, 1919. Med­i­cine Hat would become the third club in Alber­ta in Decem­ber, 1924.  Wetaski­win was fourth and Leth­bridge was fifth, orga­nized on May 7th and char­tered Sep­tem­ber 4th, 1929.



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