Features(Archives)

Nov
26
2015
Volume
4-1
I came to Fort McMurray not knowing what to expect. Who would I meet? Why were they here? Where did they come from? Little did I know that what I would find would be so eye-opening. This place is a microcosm of culture, excitement, and drive to make lives better…
Nov
26
2015
Volume
4-1
“I compete in pageants to let my charisma shine on a global stage; my only competition is myself and becoming a stronger person than I was yesterday,” says Eden Boutilier, Miss Global Canada 2015. “I believe life is an adventure and every pageant and opportunity I have to grow I…
Nov
26
2015
Volume
4-1
To a casual outside observer he probably looked like the typical Fort McMurray young adult: a girlfriend, a keen interest in snowmobiles and ATVs and a love of the outdoors. At the young age of 18, though, Jeremy Snook had already left a strong impression on those who knew him,…
Nov
26
2015
Volume
4-1
Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta as part of their Women of Inspiration program offer three, $5,000 scholarships to women in the RMWB to help them achieve their dreams. This program is sponsored by Syncrude Canada who recognizes the value of education. Each year the selection process is difficult as we…
Nov
26
2015
Volume
4-1
Planning an event of any size can create challenges. When one is planning a gala event or party designed to host hundreds of people, the challenges are magnified, especially when one is doing so in a community where professional, top-quality event production services must be brought in from other communities…
Nov
26
2015
Volume
4-1
Like it or not, names affect perceptions. If you call yourself ‘The Rock’ it may seem as if you are trying to escape your conventionality, but the so-named wrestler was honouring his dad, the ‘70s Canadian wrestler Rocky Johnson. In similar fashion, James Bond conjures thoughts of Berettas, martinis and…
Nov
26
2015
Volume
4-1
The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo offers a wide range of services and activities for all residents. There are opportunities for education, for personal cultural enrichment from the multitudes of community faith and diversity groups; for physical and mental health outlets and almost every medicinal treatment both holistic and mainstream. 
Sep
26
2015
Volume
3-6
Keyano College is Wood Buffalo’s only post-secondary institution and their close proximity to the oil sands allows for partnerships with industry to train skilled students for the workforce. By working with companies on program development and work terms, industry receives students with the skills they need and students are able…

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