Regulars(Archives)

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?
Mar
27
2016
Volume
4-3
In Fort McMurray, we’re lucky to have a very large, and dynamic theatre scene with incredible talent, dedication and creativity. Anyone who knows me, knows that I’m a huge theatre junkie. I’ve loved it my whole life - but mostly from the sidelines cheering on the brave people who dare…
Mar
27
2016
Volume
4-3
In a previous issue of YMM (Volume 4, Issue 2)  I selected the Top 10 hockey players ever to come out of Fort McMurray and they were in order from No. 1 to No. 10:  Chris Phillips, Scottie Upshall, Dan Hodgson, Nolan Pratt, Colin Murphy, Brian Shantz, Bobby Stewart, Daryl…

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