Regulars(Archives)

Sep
30
2016
Volume
4-5
Rebuilding. That word holds a lot of different emotions for the residents of our region this fall. It means literally four walls and a foundation before winter frost to some. It means painfully waiting to find out if you are able to rebuild in areas such as Waterways for others.…
Sep
30
2016
Volume
4-5
It wasn’t a death blow, but a bump in the road this past September when students returned to local schools. It was during this time period that we discovered what effect, if any, the forest fires had on the cycle of life for local sports.
Sep
30
2016
Volume
4-5
Off: Rebuilding: it’s not all that complicated a process, right? On: On the contrary, rebuilding may seem uncomplicated, but when there are significant numbers of structures needing to be rebuilt and entire neighbourhoods impacted, the scenario is deeply complex. From the clearing of debris in wildfire destroyed and damaged areas…
Sep
30
2016
Volume
4-5
When one looks at photos of the devastation that surrounds it, it is hard to believe that Arianna Johnson’s home in Abasand remains standing. Johnson, Executive Director of the Wood Buffalo Food Bank, knows that the fact it survived the fire does not mean it is habitable.
Sep
30
2016
Volume
4-5
I could not have predicted my reaction to coming back home to Fort McMurray after four weeks of being evacuated.  All of my attention was on opening the door to our downtown house and seeing the state of things.  I couldn’t think beyond that, as I felt I needed to…
Mar
27
2016
Volume
4-3
In many ways, theatre has been the one constant in my life in Fort McMurray.  Jobs have changed, as have volunteer roles.  Creatively, I’ve slowly developed my writing skills and have become a rather prolific painter, but acting has always been there, a constant companion.  
Mar
27
2016
Volume
4-3
Dylan Thomas-Bouchier says he feels a bit awkward about being called inspirational, but inspirational people often do as they simply see themselves as ordinary people doing the things they love. For Thomas-Bouchier, this love is the theatre, and despite still being in high school he has already racked up an…
Mar
27
2016
Volume
4-3
1. Off: Fort McMurray, Alberta – not exactly famous for the performing arts, is it?

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