Arts & Culture(Archives)

Oct
01
2014
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Documentaries I hate to say it, it saddens me to say it, but the temperature is starting to drop and winter is right around of the corner. Soon beach blankets will be traded for Snuggies, camp fires for fireplaces, and Coronas for Baileys and hot chocolate. With the winter coming,…
Oct
01
2014
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Collaborating For Greater Community Impact “IN THE BEGINNING THERE WERE THREE….” and so the story goes about the pioneering merger that led to the launch of FuseSocial in December 2013. There are an estimated 195 social profit organizations in Wood Buffalo, of which 70 are registered charities. There is an…
Oct
01
2014
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IODE and Its Place in Local History Have you ever heard of the Imperial Order, Daughters of the Empire (IODE)? WHEN I FIRST HEARD the name, Imperial Order, Daughters of the Empire, it sounded a little intimidating, like a name fabricated for some science fiction movie. Saying it out loud,…
Dec
04
2014
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The 80s The 80s were dy-na-mite and in honour of this fact, I thought it was time for another walk down memory lane. It was the decade of Madonna, the Goonies, leg warmers, and my generation’s best cartoons. We often look back at the 80s with great embarrassment and shame,…
Dec
04
2014
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Duelling Pianos in support of Kids Forever Vegas-style entertainment came to Fort McMurray this fall as HALOS (Helping Assist Local Organizations Society) hosted a night to remember...and all for a good cause!
Aug
22
2013
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How does Keyano Theatre Company top a season that included Hometown…The Musical!, a show that continues to be praised for the way it inspired an unparalleled love of place and participation levels that had never been seen before? One way is to program one of the biggest musical productions of…
Aug
22
2013
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History - Our Roots When news broke in 1895 of possible gold along the Athabasca River, and with the discovery of gold in the Yukon two years later, thousands of prospectors traveled north, using the rivers and inland routes through present day Fort McMurray as a roadway to their fortunes.…
Jan
26
2015
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For Money, For Love & For a Fresh Start: Fort McMurray's Early Residents Living in Fort McMurray is pretty great. From the long summer days and the plethora of outdoor activities, to the fantastic recreational facilities and overwhelming sense of community, Fort McMurray has many positive attributes. It can also…

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