Regulars(Archives)

May
21
2015
Volume
3-4
Take a mental health day on Friday, June 12th & join Canadian Mental Health Association Wood Buffalo Region for a game of golf at the Miskanaw Golf Course at MacDonald Island Park! Open the eyes and take off the blindfold on the reality of mental illness. Stigma attached to mental…
May
21
2015
Volume
3-4
On July 19, Aerosmith will be storming the NEXEN CNOOC Stage at Shell Place with their Blue Army Tour 2015. YMM was thrilled to have the opportunity to chat with Tom Hamilton about his upcoming visit to Fort McMurray with Aerosmith. Here’s what he had to say.
May
21
2015
Volume
3-4
Russell at the Bat. My memories of having played baseball are sketchy, little drips of recall connected to people, places and unforgettable sensations. I can’t tell you when I played, exactly. I suspect it was in my junior high school years, between Grade 7 and 9, but there is no…
May
21
2015
Volume
3-4
Not Your Usual Suspect… Vilia Tosio. “I have never really fit inside the box,” she says with a smile and an infectious laugh. Vilia Tosio, a resident of Fort McMurray since 2007 who has lived in locations around the world including her country of origin, South Africa, as well as the…
Mar
20
2015
Volume
3-3
Not Your Usual Suspect… Margaret Hewitt It might seem unusual for someone who had never worked in a bridal salon to undertake a massive renovation of part of her home, invest heavily in wedding dresses for sale and begin booking appointments with excited brides-to-be, but that is exactly what Margaret…
Mar
20
2015
Volume
3-3
The Slow Shift When I first came to Fort McMurray in 1996, information flow to families was pretty simple. You either relied on one of the two local radio stations, or the daily newspaper. You also probably kept a closer eye on the poster boards around town. It was a…
Mar
20
2015
Volume
3-3
Community Spirit 1.Off: Fort McMurray is a transient community of fly in, fly out workers and nobody really cares about the community in any real way.
Mar
20
2015
Volume
3-3
Family. Community. Home. These are three words I think of when I think about Fort McMurray. I’m blessed, and I know it, to have a wonderful family and a great connection to the community we live in. Fort McMurray has been great to us, and I know, a lot of…

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