2017 Top 50 Under 50

Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
“I have met some of the most giving, amazing and beautiful people here.” “Fort McMurray is my home and has my heart.” With that first statement, Lana defines a lot of who and what she is. Whether volunteering in the community as Board President of Girls Inc or in her…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
“The diversity and the activities that are available to young families are the best things about Fort McMurray.” Les is a volunteer at heart. In his day job at Keyano College where he teaches students on the simulator how to drive the big mine trucks, there is no time limit.…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
“I am most proud of the Wood Buffalo Recovery Loan Program (CFWB). It will make a big impact on the recovery from the wildfire.” It is a common conversation in YMM that there is a need for diversification in the business world. Matthew recognized that soon after he arrived nine…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
“Truly the best thing about Fort McMurray is that even though so many of us have come here from other parts of Canada and the world, Fort McMurray is home.” We can thank Carol Anne Meehan for Megan’s presence in our community. The veteran broadcaster went to a Grade 9…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
“Unity within our community is what makes Fort McMurray special.” One of the questions that the nominees were asked this year was to name their YMM citizen of the year. Melissa Gallant opted for Marty Giles, NorthStar Ford owner and local philanthropist. What she didn’t know was we asked him…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
“Our backyard is a recreation and cultural gem to many that reside here.” Apart from the times she left the RMWB to study, Melody has spent her whole life in our region. Raised in Fort Chipewyan, Melody has worked for the Mikisew Cree First nations for the last 15 years,…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
“The potential for growth, optimism and possibility are the best things about Fort McMurray.” If personality scored points in the Game Of Life, Michelle would be off the charts. She’s been here since 2006 and her life and loves have pretty much revolved around sport since then. Michelle is the…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
“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…

Sidebar