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2015 Crescent Point Energy Western Canada Cup Schedule Released

2015 Crescent Point Energy Western Canada Cup Schedule Released

On Thursday, October 30th the host committee of the 2015 Crescent Point Energy Western Canada Cup, in partnership with the Canadian Junior Hockey …

We Day – 13 local students recognized

We Day – 13 local students recognized

By Lindsay Ducharme Thirteen Father Mercredi students have been given the opportunity of lifetime in recognition of their selfless work within their …

New focus for SPCA as RMWB takes over animal control services for the region

New focus for SPCA as RMWB takes over animal control services for the region

By Becky Benoit After more than 15 years, and months of back-and-forth discussions with the RMWB, the RMWB has taken over the reins of Animal Control …

Local Food Bank gearing up for increase in food drives to meet community demand

Local Food Bank gearing up for increase in food drives to meet community demand

By Lindsay Ducharme The Wood Buffalo Food Bank is hoping that Thanksgiving will inspire residents throughout the region to make this year the most …

EnviroClean opens environmentally friendly dry cleaning downtown

EnviroClean opens environmentally friendly dry cleaning downtown

By Lindsay Ducharme Wayne Pinkney’s latest business venture has only been open for a couple weeks; however, it has already managed to strike a cord …

Bergmann Piano Concert Duo coming to Keyano Theatre November 9th

Bergmann Piano Concert Duo coming to Keyano Theatre November 9th

By Lindsay Ducharme Musicians, like most artists, are most comfortable creating their art with their own tools and instruments. While pianists are …

Inaugural Film Fear Junior to screen a classic

Inaugural Film Fear Junior to screen a classic

By Lindsay Ducharme Halloween is just around the corner, but before the trick or treaters descend on the region, the Fort McMurray Film Makers …

Budding Artist

Budding Artist

Our grade 8 Budding Artist, Rocelle Acomodar from Father Mercredi School, takes us behind the scenes in photography class this week! Photography …

$127 million Shell Place expansion at MacDonald Island makes strides towards completion

$127 million Shell Place expansion at MacDonald Island makes strides towards completion

By Lindsay Ducharme Excitement surrounding Shell Place, the $127 million expansion of MacDonald Island, is building as the facility makes strides …

Tires 4 Tots campaign to run until end of October

Tires 4 Tots campaign to run until end of October

By Lindsay Ducharme MXC Automotive Services has always been a force in the community, with community involvement and charitable donations as much a …


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The Giving Season

The Giving Season

By Theresa Wells It is that season in the Wood Buffalo region again. The season of falling temperatures, rain that turns into snowflakes falling lazily from the sky…and a sharp surge in the spirit of generosity, remarkable even in a community known for our philanthropy. …

Science fairs: not just for kids

Science fairs: not just for kids

By Theresa Wells There aren’t many words that throw me into a state of trepidation similar to the kind experienced at the dentist’s office just prior to a root canal. In fact there are very few, but there is one two-word combination that does it every time. The two words are …


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