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Albertan, Franco-Albertan

Whether used as a noun or as a modifier, Albertan and Franco-Albertan are always capitalized. Note the hyphen in Franco-Albertan.

  • Albertans are rightfully proud of the world-renowned Calgary Stampede.
  • Many Franco-Albertans retain links to Francophone communities across Canada.
  • A typical Albertan chinook blew into Medicine Hat this morning.
  • A characteristic of Franco-Albertan music is its joie de vivre.