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Connect Weekly’s Managing Editor Dawn Booth shares her views and perspectives on news and events taking place throughout the communities of the Wood Buffalo region.

Living through the aftermath

Living through the aftermath

Letter from the Editor By Dawn Booth, Connect Weekly Life is moving forward in Fort McMurray… or is it? At times, it’s impossible to tell as it depends on …

The big return back to school

The big return back to school

From the Editor’s Desk By Dawn Booth, Connect Weekly I long anticipated this month. As a mother with now two children attending school, I believed all …

How’s Fort McMurray? Part Two

How’s Fort McMurray? Part Two

The exit, the heartache and the emotional return By Dawn Booth, Managing Editor When I wrote an editorial back in January about a recent trip to Edmonton and …

Wood Buffalo unites culture on the daily

From the Editor’s Desk By DAWN BOOTH, Managing Editor of Connect Weekly Fort McMurray’s alive with multiculturalism and it’s celebrated with many hosted …

How’s Fort McMurray?

How’s Fort McMurray?

By DAWN BOOTH, Managing Editor of Connect Weekly I went on a short trip to Edmonton this past weekend. It’s a rarity in our family, as we’ve always avoided …

The key to shifting seasonal thoughts

The key to shifting seasonal thoughts

By DAWN BOOTH, Managing Editor, Connect Weekly Its mid-January… the holiday excitement is put to bed and the warm winter temperatures we had to end 2015 are …

Until next year…

From the Editor’s Desk By DAWN BOOTH, Connect Weekly’s Managing Editor The Christmas Eve edition of Connect Weekly will be the last issue for 2015. As we …