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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.

Bearing the bad news

Bearing the bad news

From the Editor’s Desk By DAWN BOOTH As the November 13th events in Paris, France unfolded around the world, I had just come home from picking my oldest …

Vehophobia – the fear of driving

Vehophobia – the fear of driving

From The Editor’s Desk By DAWN BOOTH, Managing Editor of Connect Weekly Imagine this: You’re driving with three crying children in the back seats of …

Always, I remember

Always, I remember

By DAWN BOOTH, Managing Editor of Connect Weekly Remembrance Day is a very important day in our lives, as we think of all the ones who fought for our freedom. …

Halloween for all

Halloween for all

By DAWN BOOTH, Managing Editor of Connect Weekly Halloween is to be celebrated – by all. We have been dressing up, knocking on doors, throwing costume …

When to bite your tongue

By DAWN BOOTH, Managing Editor of Connect Weekly Reflecting back on election night, I was sitting at home with my three children, waiting for my husband to get …

Finding balance in small business

By DAWN BOOTH, Managing Editor of Connect Weekly I’ve been a freelance journalist for well over a decade. Straight out of college, it wasn’t easy to land a …

Social misunderstanding

By DAWN BOOTH, Managing Editor of Connect Weekly With the upcoming federal election on everyone’s mind, debates and arguments have taken over our online …

Targeting Tower Road

Targeting Tower Road

By DAWN BOOTH, Managing Editor of Connect Weekly As part of a Fort McMurray Environment Committee initiative, I was joined by fellow FMEC members: Karen Puga, …

Back to clean up Tower Road

Back to clean up Tower Road

By DAWN BOOTH, Managing Editor of Connect Weekly Once again, the state of Tower Road is littered with empty shotgun shells, unwanted furniture… the list goes …