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Local film director heads to TIFF

Local film director heads to TIFF

Short film Gods Acre puts global spotlight on Fort Chipewyan By Hanna Fridhed, Connect Contributor The 41st Toronto International Film Festival …

Recovery information sessions launched

Recovery information sessions launched

Committee aims to engage with residents on community’s rebuild By Dawn Booth, Connect Weekly The first series of public information sessions for …

Quilting comfort

Quilting comfort

Residents provided with hope by means of thread and fabric By Dawn Booth, Connect Weekly A community of quilters have rallied together from across …

Albertans unemployment rate on rise – we can do better

Albertans unemployment rate on rise – we can do better

Member of Legislative Assembly Report By Tany Yao, MLA of Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo The storm is not subsiding. Like waves pounding a rocky shore, …

YMM Home Show to exhibit rebuilding experts

YMM Home Show to exhibit rebuilding experts

Canadian journalist Rex Murphy announced as keynote speaker for community event By Dawn Booth, Connect Weekly A special show for residents is taking …

FMPSD’s ready to celebrate Class of 2016

FMPSD’s ready to celebrate Class of 2016

Graduation ceremonies take place on August 27 with a grand march at MacIsland By Kiran Malik-Khan, Fort McMurray Public School District They are …

New Superintendent announced

New Superintendent announced

Gord Atkinson to bring new directions for student success starting September 1 By Curtis Walty, Northland School Division No.61 Northland School …

On the trails again

On the trails again

The Road Less Travelled By Terri Windover, Connect Contributor Who has been out on one of our local trail systems since returning from the fire …

From 10 to 100 per cent

From 10 to 100 per cent

A reflection on the community’s current state By Terri Windover, Connect Contributor I’ve watched our council getting crucified in the social …

New report on Abasand and Beacon Hill areas

New report on Abasand and Beacon Hill areas

Waterways is still under government investigation By Dawn Booth, Connect Weekly The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) has issued a new …


And Much More… 

Enjoying the best of the summer

Enjoying the best of the summer

Definitely Delicious By Terri Windover, Connect Columnist I know, our summer started off a little rough. Just a tad, a teeny bit rough. Oh yes, Terri. You could say that! If you call fleeing for our lives, sleeping in ditches and dealing with the aftermath of a massive fire …

Berry, berry good cookies

Berry, berry good cookies

Definitely Delicious By Terri Windover, Connect Contributor I always like to make a recipe a few times, even if it comes out what seems like perfect the first time. I’ll make slight changes, like changing up the type or amount of sweetener or flour, or adding lemon zest …