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‘Get Loud’ for mental health

‘Get Loud’ for mental health

Local organizations team up for Mental Health Week By Dawn Booth, Connect Weekly Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) of Wood Buffalo is …

Putting forward a stronger version for Alberta

Putting forward a stronger version for Alberta

Member of Legislative Assembly Report By Brian Jean, MLA of Fort McMurray-Conklin There’s no doubt, the challenges Alberta is facing are among the …

Strong community is rooted in teamwork

Strong community is rooted in teamwork

Connecting Council By Sheldon Germain, Councillor of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo First of all, let me start by thanking the team at …

New President announced for United Way

New President announced for United Way

By Connect Weekly The United Way of Fort McMurray’s Board of Directors announced Tony Mankowski as their new President in a unanimous vote on …

Connections now launched

St. Aidan’s Society connects with local seniors By Dawn Booth, Connect Weekly The St. Aidan’s Society has launched a seniors-focused newsletter …

Keyano axes hockey program

Keyano axes hockey program

By Connect Weekly The Men’s Hockey Team program will soon be history at Keyano College. The program has been cut as part of the College’s …

Four wheels and some mud

Four wheels and some mud

The Road Less Travelled By Terri Windover, Connect Columist It’s that time again. Time to check over the quads and side-by-sides to make sure that …

Young artist makes big impressions

Young artist makes big impressions

Fort McMurray student creates award-winning masterpieces By Dawn Booth, Connect Weekly Ten-year-old Austan Najmi-Beauchamp is turning heads with his …

Congrats to local sports guru CJ

Congrats to local sports guru CJ

Wood Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame honours founding member By Dawn Booth, Connect Weekly The Wood Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame (WBSHF) has recently …

High paw for five years!

High paw for five years!

Hundreds take part in FMSPCA’s milestone Walk to Stop Animal Abuse event By Dawn Booth, Connect Weekly Over 250 residents, and their pet pooches, …


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Strong community is rooted in teamwork

Strong community is rooted in teamwork

Connecting Council By Sheldon Germain, Councillor of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo First of all, let me start by thanking the team at the Connect for allowing me to share my thoughts with our community. Any opportunity to have dialogue with our richest resource – …

Go wild for salmon

Definitely Delicious By Terri Windover, Connect Columnist Salmon has been hailed as a super fish thanks to its high levels healthy omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3s’ help boost HDL (good) cholesterol levels, reduce high blood pressure and prevent blood clotting. Salmon is also a …