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Jul
28
2015
Volume
3-5
Trinidad & Tobago – it’s a true paradise, as I recently discovered on a tropical getaway to this southernmost island in the Caribbean. Departing with Air Canada from Fort McMurray, I met with Allison Ferguson from the Tourism Development of Trinidad & Tobago, and four other media representatives in Toronto.…
Jul
28
2015
Volume
3-5
Since the beginning of time women have been making huge contributions within their families, their workplaces, their communities and the world. Locally, there has been a real need to recognize Wood Buffalo’s hard working, critical thinking, intelligent and inspirational women.  Women who challenge gender roles in the workplace and at…
Jul
28
2015
Volume
3-5
It is in our genetic makeup. It is in our name. When it comes to the hosting of world-class sporting events, Fort McMurray and the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo comes about it honestly. William McMurray, the namesake of Fort McMurray, was a sportsman in every sense of the word.…
Jul
28
2015
Volume
3-5
When you think back to the great games of the past, you will undoubtedly recall the photo finish of that 100-metre race or the dying seconds of that heart-thumping basketball final.  But you’ll also likely recall, with a mélange of emotions, the pageantry and spectacle of the ceremonies, medal presentations…
Jul
28
2015
Volume
3-5
The Western Canada Summer Games 2015 Wood Buffalo Host Society wants to know if YOU are ready for the largest multi-sport event to ever be hosted in the region.  BECAUSE THEY SURE ARE! After over two years of planning from the Board of Directors, staff, volunteers, sponsors and community partners…
Jul
28
2015
Volume
3-5
Since June 2011 when the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo was successful in its bid, work has been underway preparing for the Western Canada Summer Games. The closer we get to this athletic springboard to greater competitions at the national level such as the Canada Games, the more signs are…
Sep
26
2015
Volume
3-6
Keyano College is Wood Buffalo’s only post-secondary institution and their close proximity to the oil sands allows for partnerships with industry to train skilled students for the workforce. By working with companies on program development and work terms, industry receives students with the skills they need and students are able…
Sep
26
2015
Volume
3-6
The 4th of October 1965, Day One – The ‘Alberta Vocational Centre, Fort McMurray’ (AVC), opened its doors and prepared to welcome the hordes of students eager to learn, thirsty for knowledge and excited to prepare for a future in the most dynamic new industry in the world. There were…

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