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Leadership Wood Buffalo recruiting for new cohort

Leadership Wood Buffalo recruiting for new cohort

By Lindsay Ducharme Wood Buffalo may be short on housing options, warm weather and alternate traffic routes, but one thing the region has never been …

Learning science hands on

Learning science hands on

By Carol Christian The Oil Sands Discovery Centre is known for paying homage to the oil sands, chronicling its histories, evolutions and sciences, …

Nash, a documentary

Nash, a documentary

By Curtis J Phillips Not many Canadians may say that they have had a one-on-one face-to-face meeting for five minutes with USA President Barack …

Paws across Canada aims to foster kindness, combat bullying

Paws across Canada aims to foster kindness, combat bullying

By Lindsay Ducharme Most people know that pets can bring joy, comfort and companionship into their lives, however, former Fort McMurray resident …

Build your own healthy environment

Build your own healthy environment

Frances Russell, Health Promotion Facilitator with Alberta Health Services The term “built environment” has been defined as “the human-made …

Firefighter rooftop campaign raises over $40,000 for local social profits

Firefighter rooftop campaign raises over $40,000 for local social profits

By Lindsay Ducharme Six local Fort McMurray Firefighters not only tolerated the cold when they camped out on the rooftop of the Tim Horton’s in …

Lululemon set to pop up in Wood Buffalo this spring

Lululemon set to pop up in Wood Buffalo this spring

By Lindsay Ducharme It seems as much more than simply flowers will be “popping-up” this spring in Fort McMurray. Lululemon has announced plans to …

It’s in the bag this Mother’s Day

It’s in the bag this Mother’s Day

By Lindsay Ducharme Women all over the world look forward to Mother’s Day, however, no other region gives mothers quite so much to look forward to …

Annual film festival now an international competition

Annual film festival now an international competition

By Lindsay Ducharme Since its creation, interPLAY has had the unique ability to capture the attention of entire Wood Buffalo community. This year …

Annual Ceilidh a celebration of spring

Annual Ceilidh a celebration of spring

By Lindsay Ducharme Cool weather certainly didn’t put a damper on the on the celebration when the Fort McMurray highland Dance Society hosted their …


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The crossroads

The crossroads

By Theresa Wells The building sits there, sad and forgotten looking. A crane swing beside it, but it has been a very long time since anyone has seen the crane in action. The frame of the building has been there forever, years in fact, and development seems to have stalled when …

Going Regional in Wood Buffalo

Going Regional in Wood Buffalo

By Theresa Wells I grew up in libraries. In fact, when we moved to Saskatoon from a small rural community when I was six years old going to the library became a weekly ritual. At first it was with my parents, but as I grew older I continued the tradition, going on my own for …


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