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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.
May
22
2018
Volume
6-4
Every day I ask myself whether my actions are contributing to the process of truth, healing and reconciliation. When I started to write about Fraser & Komarnisky’s 150 Acts of Reconciliation I was completely unaware of the impact it would have. I thought it would be a simple project. Some…
May
22
2018
Volume
6-4
On March 28, 2018 the McKay Métis made history by becoming the first Métis community in Canada to own all of their own land. Not since the days of Louis Riel have Métis been in control of their own territory. The historic land purchase from the Province of Alberta saw…

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