Rising to the Challenge

  BY  ON May 22, 2018

Pollyanna McBain was aptly named. Originally from the Mi’kmaq community of Eel River Bar First Nation in New Brunswick, Pollyanna is probably the most optimistic…

Letter From The Editor

  BY  ON May 22, 2018

The team at Balsom Communications is incredibly proud to bring you this edition of Your McMurray Magazine. It is our first edition dedicated to the…

Arts & Culture

Entertainment Spotlight: Kelton Stepanowich

  BY  ON May 22, 2018

“As a little boy I would wander, look up at the sky, play with frogs and use my imagination- my greatest tool,” 25-year-old Kelton Stepanowich…

Young Artist Profile: Jordan Cree

  BY  ON May 22, 2018

The Nistawoyou Friendship Centre has been helping youth in our community for many years.  Running programs and collaborating with strategic partners has allowed them to…


Growing Friendships: The janvier Community garden Project

  BY  ON May 22, 2018

In May of 2017, the Northern Lights Health Foundation funded the Janvier Food Security and Community Garden Project. The project stemmed from ideas shared by…

Whiteknife’s Oven-Baked Bannock

  BY  ON May 22, 2018

Bannock is a popular bread served as a staple recipe to early settlers and fur traders. Today, Indigenous nations continue to make it - usually…

Web Exclusive

Get Out and Laugh in Fort McMurray

  BY  ON Nov 02, 2017

Few things in life compare to a deep belly laugh. You often hear ‘laughter is the best medicine’.

The 2017 We Scare Hunger Campaign

  BY  ON Nov 09, 2017

The 2017 We Scare Hunger Campaign in Fort McMurray just wrapped up and a whopping 3000 lbs of food was collected for the Wood Buffalo…