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 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…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
Published in 2017 Top 50 Under 50
“I am proud of building bridges through my community work.” Samra believes in community. “It is the best thing about Fort McMurray,” she said. It is certainly obvious in her volunteer work. She supports various organizations and initiatives in the community and has been part of the Collaboration for Religious…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
Published in 2017 Top 50 Under 50
“I am proud of giving a voice to local sports groups in the region to share their success stories at different stages of their growth.” Many of the people on this list, when asked why they thought we were here, spoke of the various components of their life that they…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
Published in 2017 Top 50 Under 50
“The best things about Fort McMurray are the people and the energy of the city.” If Reese Stanley doesn’t become an actor, there will be a lot of surprised people in YMM. She hasn’t left school yet, but it seems as if she’s been in more plays than Samuel L.…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
Published in 2017 Top 50 Under 50
“The people, all the wonderful amenities, and the activities available to all residents are the best things about Fort McMurray.” When Oil Barons head coach Tom Keca was named AJHL Coach of the Year in February, he knew it was a team effort. “We’ve got Mike Brodeur as a goaltending…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
Published in 2017 Top 50 Under 50
“Whether you want to be an artist, welder or small business owner, Fort McMurray will give you the opportunity to take the leap and fly.” A polymath is someone with an exceptional depth and breadth of knowledge over many diverse subjects. It could very well be someone who teaches drama,…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
Published in 2017 Top 50 Under 50
“The best thing about Fort McMurray is the attitude of the people who love it here!” Mitchell’s is the best secret in YMM. Every day the staff turn out impeccable coffee, delicious salads, delectable cookies and sandwiches that are famous throughout Alberta. And then there’s the bread. It’s yellow, baked…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
Published in 2017 Top 50 Under 50
“The best thing about Fort McMurray is how close we are, and how we work together as a community.” If you’re a man and you haven’t been to Tommy Gun’s Original Barbershop, you are in for a treat. It’s like a man cave for hair treatment. There is the service…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
Published in 2017 Top 50 Under 50
“Helping the evacuees during the wildfire, and working with different Indigenous communities are the things I’m most proud of accomplishing.” He’s an electrical engineer by trade, currently running the Fort Chipewyan family restaurant; he’s from Lebanon and he’s 23 years old. During the fire of 2016, the restaurant briefly became…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
Published in 2017 Top 50 Under 50
“I am proud to support and to be involved directly or indirectly in different events and groups.” Mike Mayuk loves his job almost as much as he loves his community. Born in Manitoba, he grew up and was schooled in Fort McMurray, finishing off at Father Merc. He married his…

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