Features(Archives)

Aug
20
2018
Volume
6-5
It’s only been in recent times that most of us enjoy good railway, road and aviation systems that traverse the country. We can ride the rail, drive or fly to almost any destination we wish. Just a few decades ago, things were quite different in the Regional Municipality of Wood…
Aug
20
2018
Volume
6-5
Located in Canada’s oldest European settlement, Fort Chipewyan, at the western tip of Lake Athabasca, you will find a gem called The Dene-Cree Inn. They offer rest, refreshment, and are situated in a land full of natural beauty. Fort Chipewyan is located in Wood Buffalo, approximately 225 KM north of…
Aug
20
2018
Volume
6-5
When I first touched down in Fort Chip in February of 2015, I had absolutely no idea what I was getting myself into! All I knew was that I had accepted a teaching contract in a remote First Nations town in Northern Alberta, and was told to bring warm clothes.
Aug
20
2018
Volume
6-5
Call it a welcome addition years in the making. This summer Fort Chipewyan became home to the K’ai Tailé Market, a highly anticipated new grocery store offering healthy, accessible and affordable food options.
Aug
20
2018
Volume
6-5
Tucked along the shores of Lake Athabasca, the history of this tiny hamlet once heralded as the Emporium of the North dates back thousands of years.
May
22
2018
Volume
6-4
Education. That’s the simple one word reply James Tomkins, better known as Smokey, has when asked what advice he would give to young people starting out today.
May
22
2018
Volume
6-4
For as long as local Indigenous oral tradition has been shared, stories have been told about black tar dripping from the banks of the Athabasca River. It was even used to seal the canoes used by local First Nations.
May
22
2018
Volume
6-4
A used Caterpillar dozer and an entrepreneurial spirit are what started Bouchier, and because of our strong belief in doing the right things in the right way, we are now a leading provider of integrated site services in the region.

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