2016 Top 50 Under 50

Nov
28
2016
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5-1
CHANTAL BEAVER Profession: Executive Director, The Hub Family Resource Centre Age: 33 • Years in Wood Buffalo: 5 Her commitment to the community is only overshadowed by her commitment to her family. Originally from Newfoundland, 33-year-old Chantal Beaver attended university and began her career in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Throughout her…
Nov
28
2016
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5-1
COLIN HARTIGAN Profession: Real Estate Broker; owner of Coldwell Banker, Fort McMurray Age: 42 • Years in Wood Buffalo: 30 Bottom line: He loves this city. 42-year-old Colin Hartigan has been a resident of Fort McMurray since 1986, and is a graduate of Father Patrick Mercredi High School. While in…
Nov
28
2016
Volume
5-1
CORIE FLETT Profession: Lawyer, Cooper & Company Age: 31 • Years in Wood Buffalo: 21 First Nations member of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation. 30-year-old Corie Flett was raised in the northern community of Fort Smith until the age of 10, when her family moved to Fort McMurray. As a…
Nov
28
2016
Volume
5-1
DAN TULK Profession: Vice Principal, Westwood Community High School Age: 34 • Years in Wood Buffalo: 9 byline Born and raised in the small town of Fortune, Newfoundland, 34-year-old Dan Tulk spent time in Corner Brook, St. John’s and England before moving to Fort McMurray. He completed his Arts and…
Nov
28
2016
Volume
5-1
DAWN BOOTH Profession: Newspaper Editor, Connect Weekly Newspaper Age: 33 • Years in Wood Buffalo: 9 Fascinated by the people who live here, and honored to be in a profession that allows her to share their stories. Growing up in the Village of Eganville, Ontario, now 33-year-old Dawn Booth started…
Nov
28
2016
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5-1
DEANNE BERGEY Profession: Senior Executive Assistant, Office of the Mayor Age: 47 • Years in Wood Buffalo: 11 Born and raised in Campbell River, British Columbia, 47-year-old Deanne Bergey and her family moved to Fort McMurray in 2000. Her career started in Laboratory Medicine, where she worked for 17 years…
Nov
28
2016
Volume
5-1
DON SCOTT Profession: Lawyer • Age: 49 • Years in Wood Buffalo: 16 49-year-old Don Scott has established himself as a well-respected resident of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, with good reason. He is an active community member, is a Board member with the United Way, and previously served…
Nov
28
2016
Volume
5-1
ELENA GOULD Profession: Indigenous Relations Age: 31 •Years in Wood Buffalo: 6 Nosisim, kaya, whikac, wan’kiskisih itiy ohtotiyin. “Grandchild, never forget where you came from.” Those are the words of 31-year-old Elena Gould’s mosom, Harvey Gladue, and words that she lives by. The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo’s Manager of…

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