12/26/2016 10:39 EST | Updated 12/26/2016 10:42 EST

37 Unforgettable Alberta Images In 2016

A year we'll never forget.

When it comes to dramatic photos ops, 2016 was Alberta's year — but not always for the best reasons.

The Fort McMurray wildfires provided a host of captivating images, as thousands fled their homes and many lost everything they owned.

But Albertans are resilient and strong. And despite so much loss, there has also been plenty of love in 2016. Many of these photos capture that love.

We hope you enjoy a look at 37 unforgettable Alberta images in 2016: