Archive by category Community Features

From human interest to healthy living, the Connect Weekly features focus on a wide-range of topics written for residents of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.

The Roxburgh

The Roxburgh

Catch you on the rebound By Curtis J. Phillips, Connect Contributor “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” – …

Home cooking – finally!

Home cooking – finally!

Definitely Delicious By Terri Windover, Connect Contributor So, I’m home at last. Thirty-one days of restaurant eating and I can honestly say that it will …

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 …

Council continues to connect

Council continues to connect

Leaders come together, each week in Edmonton By Dawn Booth, Connect Weekly While the entire city of Fort McMurray, and several of the surrounding communities …

Mini burgers for mini hands

Definitely Delicious By Terri Windover, Connect Columist These are actually healthy. Um, what? Seriously, they are not perfectly healthy, but they are far …

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 …

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. …

Summer’s coming… I hope?

Summer’s coming… I hope?

Definitely Delicious By Terri Windover, Connect Columnist Ooh, it’s so warm and sunny. Ooh, it’s snowing. Is that hail? I can see the grass? Wait, since …

A pot pie worth the time

A pot pie worth the time

Definitely Delicious By Terri Windover, Connect Columnist In 2012, a man in Salisbury, Md. was accused of one of the strangest crimes I’ve heard of – …