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Markaz-ul-Islam hosts community Eid celebration

Markaz-ul-Islam hosts community Eid celebration

Residents join together to thank first responders at local Mosque By Kiran Malik-Khan, Connect Contributor A few sporadic showers did nothing to …

Lessons we learn

Lessons we learn

The Road Less Travelled By Terri Windover, Connect Columnist I am on my way home from a wonderful 17 day fishing road trip throughput BC, from the …

Community bonds with blooms

Community bonds with blooms

Municipality programs seek to bring neighbours together with beautification By Dawn Booth, Connect Weekly The Wood Buffalo Communities in Bloom’s …

First Responder Bake Sale on this weekend

First Responder Bake Sale on this weekend

Organizers seek to raise awareness on PTSD with homemade eats By Dawn Booth, Connect Weekly A team of staff from the Northern Lights Regional Health …

Tribute coach honours local heroes

Tribute coach honours local heroes

Diversified Transportation celebrates with ‘Homecoming BBQ’ By Dawn Booth, Connect Weekly A tribute coach has been specifically designed by …

It feels good to be Alberta bound

It feels good to be Alberta bound

Member of Legislative Assembly Report By Tany Yao, MLA of Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo Summer has arrived. Across our province, families are hitting …

Parliamentary Budget Officer issues Fiscal Sustainability Report

Parliamentary Budget Officer issues Fiscal Sustainability Report

Letter from the Member of Parliament By David Yurdiga, M.P. of Fort McMurray – Cold Lake The Fiscal Sustainability Report 2016 report provides an …

New executive director at NLHF

New executive director at NLHF

Staff to host celebratory open house to send farewells and welcomes By Dawn Booth, Connect Weekly The Northern Lights Health Foundation (NLHF) is …

IsraAID connects with locals

IsraAID connects with locals

Non-profit group partnered with Team Rubicon to assist residents By Dawn Booth, Connect Weekly Help has congregated to the Wood Buffalo region in …

Home for Eid-ul-Fitar

Home for Eid-ul-Fitar

Celebration marks reunion for Fort McMurray’s Muslim community By Kiran Malik-Khan, Connect Weekly It may have been a quieter celebration compared …


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Parliamentary Budget Officer issues Fiscal Sustainability Report

Parliamentary Budget Officer issues Fiscal Sustainability Report

Letter from the Member of Parliament By David Yurdiga, M.P. of Fort McMurray – Cold Lake The Fiscal Sustainability Report 2016 report provides an assessment of the long-term sustainability of federal and provincial government debt (whether the debt will remain stable under …

Game on for Fort McMurray athletes

Game on for Fort McMurray athletes

Catch you on the rebound By Curtis J. Phillips, Connect Contributor For the last 27 years leading up to the 2016 Baseball Canada Cup Championships (to be hosted right here in Fort McMurray from August 3 to 8, 2016); the provincial representatives of British Columbia and …