YOUR McMURRAY TEAM

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
“I love the way our town comes together in times of need, whether it’s one of our own, or another community.” James Whaley is an enigma. He has a graveled voice that makes Tom Waits sound like a soprano, is the size of a CFL linebacker, and when asked why…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
Published in 2017 Top 50 Under 50
“I am most proud of the awareness and interest that had been built in Habitat for Humanity Wood Buffalo.” NSUUR was put together as a home restoration program in the aftermath of the fire. Its task is in the title: NGOs Supporting Uninsured and Underinsured Residents. As a home restoration…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
Published in 2017 Top 50 Under 50
“The best thing about Fort McMurray is the community! There are so many great people here doing so much to make this city as great as it can possibly be!” D’Andre is originally from the Bahamas. She came to Canada to study Chemical Engineering at McGill and then went on…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
Published in 2017 Top 50 Under 50
“The best thing about Fort McMurray is the people in it. The city itself has continued to grow, but the people in the community have remained the same.” It’s actually difficult to write about what Kevin and Danylle have given to baseball in this community. The short, true answer, is…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
Published in 2017 Top 50 Under 50
“I am most proud of my contribution to acquire the HERO helicopter, the medical interior, the flight crew, and related equipment to ensure safe transport of those in need.” Horse manure was the reason Darrel became a helicopter pilot. He smiles a little as he tells this story. He grew…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
Published in 2017 Top 50 Under 50
“The best thing about Fort McMurray is its amazing energy.” Chad Rice is another local man made great. A graduate of Composite High School and Keyano College, Chad found a knack for investing in real estate and has been a local entrepreneur since 2000. As a sports promoter, his passion,…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
Published in 2017 Top 50 Under 50
“The best things about Fort McMurray are the amazing cultural diversity, small-town feel in the city, and the engaged and committed community members and organizations.” The first thing anyone notices about Chandra Flett is her laugh. It is infectious and marks her as someone who loves life. It’s also not…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
Published in 2017 Top 50 Under 50
“When you live in a community where you feel supported, you feel compelled to help support others. It really is a beautiful cycle.” “I love my job. I help businesses understand what their marketing needs are and what to do about them.” Cat has been here since February 2009, working…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
Published in 2017 Top 50 Under 50
“Fort McMurray is the land of opportunity! No matter what you want to do, you can do it here and make a big impact.” He may be the funniest guy on Alberta radio. He certainly has the quickest sense of humour, his wryness and dry wit have been winning him…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
Published in 2017 Top 50 Under 50
“I am most proud of volunteering my time to the community and with the youth.” Born in Fort McMurray, Angela runs Angela Pearl Photography from her home in Fort Chipewyan. She also runs minor hockey in the community during the winter and softball in the summer. “Hockey is a big…

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