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Dec
04
2014
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Tar Sands Messiah What happens when a strident, pompous Fort McMurray environmentalist goes to LA, and uses the hyperbole and hypocritical behaviour exhibited by many celebrities who have made their way up here?
Dec
04
2014
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ALAN ROBERTS IS MR. THEATRE IN FORT MCMURRAY. After over a quarter of a century at Keyano College, there isn’t a show that he hasn’t had a hand in somewhere or somehow. The Director of Theatre and the Arts Centre came up from Edmonton in 1988, and once the requisite…
Oct
01
2014
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A Philosophy on A**holes PADDY DIED IN A FIRE. IT WAS A TERRIBLE tragedy and he was burnt almost beyond recognition. To save his wife the pain of identifying the somewhat crispy remains, the coroner asked for his two lifelong friends Mick and Willy to come down to the morgue…
Oct
01
2014
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Synergy Success Story “I HAVE A STORY THAT DESERVES TO BE TOLD,” said Diane Zundel, chair of the sponsoring committee for the 868 YMM Rotary Northstar Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron. She works behind the scenes with a team that handles the financial end of the squadron, doing volunteer screening…
Oct
01
2014
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Not Your Usual Suspect… Julie Yekimchuk She arrived in September of 2012, having never before seen the community she was now going to call home. She had heard the stories, half expecting to arrive in “Mordor” and find herself living in a pit of bitumen. But, says Julie Yekimchuk, Fort…
Oct
01
2014
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Every issue we’ll compare Fort McMurray to another town or city in Canada. The facts will be quirky, off the wall, and quite interesting, just like YMM-ers! One is home to the most people on unemployment assistance in Canada, the other has the highest median household income in the country.…
Oct
01
2014
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What Ails Society 1. We don’t need nonprofits. We have free health coverage and an economy that has enough jobs for all. If people don’t want to work, why should we care?
Oct
01
2014
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The summer of 2014 was a life-changing one for me; I traveled to Newfoundland and married my best friend, Jason, officially merging our family with my beautiful step-children, Madison and Jayden. Weddings are a beautiful time when, for the only time in your life, all of your friends and family…

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