2017 Top 50 Under 50

Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
“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
“I am most proud of helping families get back into their homes. That is probably the most rewarding accomplishments I’ve ever done.” Think of how busy you’ve been, then think of the busiest job in the community. A show-biz has-been jumping to conclusions? Close. The ticket and tow guy during…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
“I am so proud to be part of the social profit sector in our community.” “Fort McMurray is the place where you can reinvent yourself,” says Jennifer. After moving here from Burlington, Ontario, the only thing she misses is the shopping. “I love the people, the summers are the best…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
“The best thing about Fort McMurray is the opportunity!” The Firefighter Award for Service was awarded to honour all those who received a medal for contributing to the direct fight or support of operations to defend the Municipality from the Horse River Fire during the first 100 hours: Jillian Beaumont,…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
“I am proud of my role in providing services to the homeless population of Fort McMurray.” The Mark Amy Treatment Centre is a highly regarded facility in Anzac, recognized for its care and sensitivity in helping people with substance abuse issues. One of the reasons for that is the vision…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
“The people and strong community are the best things about Fort McMurray!” Their business plan was scratched out on a piece of paper while they both worked at Earls. Later they became friends and business partners, and now they are the owners of Drop Dead Darlings, the clothing boutique that…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
“I am proud of the opportunity I am able to bring to members of the community with my films, by having local people work on a feature film.” Being confident is necessary in Kelton’s chosen career. Film direction as a career is not for the faint-hearted. It starts with the…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
“I love Fort McMurray! It’s my hometown, and made me who I am today.” Kristi is another born-and-bred, loud-and-proud Fort McMurray resident. Her company, Hines Health Services, is an award-winning company providing occupational health consulting, and testing for industry in the community. In addition, it has taken one of the…

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