Regulars(Archives)

Oct
01
2017
Volume
5-6
As a local business owner, I’m very proud to be publishing an issue of YMM all focused on celebrating our local business community. The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo is home to a wide variety of industry and small businesses that work hard every year to ensure the economic viability…
Oct
01
2017
Volume
5-6
Steve Yatauro is the Chair of the 2017 United Way Community Campaign. He has been spending a lot of hours preparing the the Herculean fundraising effort by attending planning meetings, going on Seeing is Believing tours, and doing Days of Caring. Steve has a lot of passion for the work…
Oct
01
2017
Volume
5-6
Crafters in Fort McMurray, rejoice! After a long stretch without a local retail outlet dedicated to craft supplies, a new entrepreneur has arrived on the scene and is taking the local crafting world by storm through a shop stocked to the brim with all the supplies a crafter could ever…
Oct
01
2017
Volume
5-6
Fort McMurray-born Brianna Aguilar-Beaucage may be only a few strikes away from attending the Games of the XXXII Olympiad (2020 Summer Olympics) in Tokyo, Japan. Her sport of choice? Softball.
Oct
01
2017
Volume
5-6
“I wish there was more to do in Fort McMurray.”  What an anthem for a bored city if I’ve ever heard one.  I’ve been hearing this since the day I arrived as a four-year-old with popsicle-stained hands.  I imagine it was said long before that, and it will probably continue…
Oct
01
2017
Volume
5-6
Off: Given the current economic state, surely nobody is taking the leap into entrepreneurship in Fort McMurray. On: It might seem startling, but new business ventures are continuing to pop up in our community, featuring everything from new services to new retail opportunities. This seems to speak to two things:…
Jul
28
2017
Volume
5-5
Off: Ah, the lazy days of summer! No wonder kids hate going back to school. On: Do kids really hate going back to school? A recent informal survey I conducted with kids on my street told me they aren’t crazy about homework and boring classes, but they actually look forward…
Jul
28
2017
Volume
5-5
There is an epidemic sweeping through our schools, cities, and country. I call it ‘The Participation Medal Syndrome.’  The idea that we should build a learning environment where failure isn’t possible.

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