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Apr
03
2018
Volume
6-3
In the dystopian novel “Brave New World,” Aldous Huxley describes a future where people are grown in pods, each person specifically farmed for a certain role in society.  It was suggested that you can manipulate a society as you manipulate machinery.  Throw a social program cog here, toss more education…
Apr
03
2018
Volume
6-3
Don Scott spins the basketball on his index finger and then with wonderful dexterity, transfers the ball down the last three fingers, letting the ball fall off, only to catch it midair and whip it behind his back for a perfect pass to his waiting partner...his father Keith Scott.
Apr
03
2018
Volume
6-3
Joan Furber, President of the Golden Years Society, was a guest on a recent edition of IMPACT.  A long-time resident of Fort McMurray - she arrived in 1966 - she has been an avid volunteer for decades. She shared her story with host Russell Thomas.
Apr
03
2018
Volume
6-3
Our regions seniors hold a special place in my heart. They hold this place there because they came before me and built our region into what it is today. Without them, we would not live in such a vibrant, diverse and strong community. Their contributions don’t stop in the past…
Feb
05
2018
Volume
6-2
Oceans of ink have been spilt writing on how to raise a child well.  The goal is for our youth to be “good citizens dedicated to the preservation of the moral fabric of the nation and continuation of its great traditions” — Fulton Sheen.  So what exists as a training…
Feb
05
2018
Volume
6-2
Fort McMurray and the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) have shown the required enthusiasm and expertise in hosting major sporting events.
Feb
05
2018
Volume
6-2
Once again we are throwing open our doors and welcoming visitors to our region; and as we celebrate the 2018 Alberta Winter Games it seems an ideal time to reflect on the benefit events such as this have not only for the participants, but for our community and region as…
Feb
05
2018
Volume
6-2
Michelle Toner is the General Manager of the 2018 Wood Buffalo Alberta Winter Games.  The games are happening this February and will involve thousands of athletes, technical officials, volunteers, coaches and chaperones.  Michelle sat down with Russell Thomas to discuss the details of the games and their impact on the…

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