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Jan
26
2015
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We recently celebrated Your McMurray Magazine’s third anniversary at the 2014 YMM Holiday Party and Art Show! It was a fabulous evening spent admiring beautiful local art at Gallery at Frames & More, enjoying delicious food provided by the amazing chefs at Noralta Lodge, and beer and wine from Wood…
Jan
26
2015
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Multicultural in McMurray OFF Fort McMurray? Multicultural? No way! ON Fort McMurray is indeed proudly multicultural, with incredible diversity. People from all over the world come to the region to seek opportunity, bringing with them their rich cultural heritage and traditions. OFF Shouldn’t new arrivals to our community just integrate?…
Jan
26
2015
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One of my favourite parts about Fort McMurray is the beautiful diversity and people from all over the world that call this community their home. From coast-to-coast-to-coast-to-coast we are lucky to share this place with people who come from Somalia, Australia, Brazil, Hong Kong, Dubai, London, South Africa, Mexico City...well,…
Jan
26
2015
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The Multicultural Expo Multicultural EXPO 2015 promises to be grander than ever before with dance, dress, food, and handicraft markets from most countries represented in Wood Buffalo. Last year we had an audience of 2,000 people; this year we hope to fill both Nexen field houses with families of all…
Jan
26
2015
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Did you ever wonder who Valentine’s Day is named after? And did you know that he’s been dead for over 1,600 years? Despite that, here, for the first time in history and through the power of a fervid imagination, we bring a world exclusive interview with the man whose day…
Jan
26
2015
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Our Cultural Mix: One of Our Greatest Treasures I had posted something about the cultural diversity of Fort McMurray on Facebook a few months back. A friend who grew up in in the community but moved away eight or nine years ago questioned the seriousness of my comment, thinking that…
Jan
26
2015
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Not Your Usual Suspect… When Robbie Picard arrived in Fort McMurray in 2005 it was out of necessity. After spending most of his life in Saskatoon followed by a brief stint in Montreal, Picard was in need of some financial security and after seeing on the news that people in…
Dec
04
2014
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Not Your Usual Suspect… Ashley Laurenson When she arrived in 2008 from New Zealand it was because her father, who had been offered an exciting employment opportunity, asked her if she wanted to go on an adventure in Canada. The then 18-year-old Ashley Laurenson packed her bags and came to…

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