YOUR McMURRAY TEAM

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Your McMurray Team is a collaboration of authors and contributors from in and around Fort McMurray.

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Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
Published in 2017 Top 50 Under 50
“The best thing about Fort McMurray is the love for the community and the people in it.” Sometimes someone deserves to be honoured for making this world a better place, and that someone, in this instance, is Will Hearn. Will organizes the Keyano Alumni soccer match every year, but his…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
Published in 2017 Top 50 Under 50
“My favourite thing about Fort McMurray is the people. It’s such a diverse, passionate and talented community.” Never has a star been born so quickly or shone so brightly. Tyran Ault is a former member of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo Council. In his one term, he seemed –…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
Published in 2017 Top 50 Under 50
“We are proud of making the Firefighter Charities a more visible group.” It’s hard to talk about one of the Carnochan brothers without the other. Firefighters both, they come by their willingness to serve honestly. Father Terry was a firefighter for many years, ending up on the Suncor team and…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
Published in 2017 Top 50 Under 50
“Anytime I can get people to connect and focus on the positive things they can bring to the community is a win.” “The best thing about YMM is the people.” That is fairly obvious from Tinna’s career which, could well be defined as caring for those who need a voice…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
Published in 2017 Top 50 Under 50
“Smudge. Don’t judge.” She’s a spiritual leader, role model and mentor for the youth in the Fort Chipewyan community. Tanya advocates for the youth in the community, makes anti-bullying videos, believing that prevention is always better than cure. “First I healed myself, then it spreads out from there, to my…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
Published in 2017 Top 50 Under 50
“The community and its strength are the best things about Fort McMurray.” The Fort McMurray flood of 2013 is almost a footnote in the history of the town. it wasn’t as bad as the one that hit Calgary, which became news of the year, and the fire of 2016 dwarfed…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
Published in 2017 Top 50 Under 50
“I am most proud of my involvement within our church, MGA, as well as working on growing the leaders of tomorrow.” If not a rags to riches story, Stu has certainly lived a dishrags to wellbeing life. His is the classic tale of the boy who started out as a…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
Published in 2017 Top 50 Under 50
“I am most proud of helping out the Food Bank after they had let people in after the wildfire.” She is 16-years-old, a great ambassador for the community and already a veteran of the pageant circuit in Canada. She has won or placed in most of the ones she has…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
Published in 2017 Top 50 Under 50
“It has always been my goal to ensure that students knew the connection with them, rather than the content of my lessons, was more important to me.” “The best thing about Fort McMurray is the small town sensation it has even as it grows into a vibrant large community. The…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
Published in 2017 Top 50 Under 50
“The one thing I am most proud about Fort McMurray is the people. The people that live, work, and raise their families here.” Like most big men, Sandy is gentle when you first meet him. But if you watch him in his MMA fight with Butterbean, you realize appearances can…

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