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Oct
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2014
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In every community the not-for-profit or social profit sector forms a backbone of services that provides a social safety net for the citizens. This is no different in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, with hundreds of social profit organizations serving the needs of the communities that make up the…
Oct
01
2014
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I have always been a supporter of food banks. I have helped raise tons of food in places I worked in Montreal for the CFL, then again with Purolator who has a huge program with serious competition between different depots, and then through the media with food drives and interviews…
Oct
01
2014
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I WAS INNOCENTLY WALKING THROUGH the Suncor Community Leisure Centre when Sheila and Kallie Chartrand yelled out, grabbing my attention. They were volunteering at a table selling what looked to be a children’s book of some kind. That moment was my first introduction to the Schobrine and a story of…
Oct
01
2014
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The date was Sunday, November 20, 1977. The air was filled with anticipation and thankfulness to God as 45 people gathered at the Senior Citizen’s Hall at Heritage Park for their first morning worship service. This congregation was the grassroots of what would become officially known as The Salvation Army…
Oct
01
2014
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Shell Albian Sands is taking an innovative approach to connecting their employees to the community. They are putting significant energy toward inspiring volunteerism in five different ways.
Oct
01
2014
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We met Amber during a Seeing is Believing tour arranged by the United Way. The public can join these tours when they are arranged in the months leading up to the Community Campaign. They help folks take a behind-the-scenes look at how their funds are invested in many social profit…
Jul
26
2014
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REX MURPHY IS A VERY FUNNY MAN. Behind the mask of erudite political commentary he is an observer who delights in exposing the ridiculous and the idiotic. Speaking at the Leading the North conference held in May here in YMM he poked and prodded at many of the sacred cows…
Jul
26
2014
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Cruising along Highway 63 or 881, it’s the destination and the people waiting there that are forefront for most drivers. THEY’RE NOT CONSCIOUSLY LOOKING TO BE THAT DRIVER who kills, crushes or maims a cop, firefighter, paramedic or even a tow truck driver because they didn’t follow the rules of…

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