Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Klingons, Vulcans and Earthlings Go Where Many Have Gone before in Alberta

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Klingons, Vulcans and Earthlings Go Where Many Have Gone before in Alberta

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Star Trek convention in Alberta town of Vulcan

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VULCAN, Alta. - A southern Alberta town that shares the name of Spock's home planet welcomed beings of all kinds on the weekend at its annual convention celebrating all things Star Trek.

The Vul-Con event started with a small group of individuals who travelled to the rural community of Vulcan every year.

But it's becoming a "must-do" destination for anyone who loves the Star Trek franchise.

Adam Nimoy, son of the late actor Leonard Nimoy who played Spock in the original TV series, unveiled a commemorative plaque on Saturday to kick off the two-day convention.

It was the junior Nimoy's first time at Vul-Con.

His father made an appearance six years ago to much fanfare and adoration.

"Out here in the middle of this beautiful country farmland we have this little centre of the universe for the Star Trek community," Nimoy said. …

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