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It’s a dream come true for literature lovers. Wood Buffalo will host huge names like Lee Maracle, Canada’s most prolific Indigenous writer, and David Morrell, creator of the world-famous action hero, Rambo - at the Western Perceptions Festival for Writers and Readers. The event will take place from March 24…
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18
2020
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Black History Month and cultural aspects of African countries and the Caribbean were highlighted on February 15, 2020 – thanks to the Rehoboth Alliance’s Black History Month Cultural Extravaganza. The celebration was hosted at the Unifor Building in downtown.
Feb
05
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Local residents were given the opportunity to learn more about Keyano College’s upcoming Arts Centre project during an open house on January 30. The first of many engagement sessions for the future facility, the event gave attendees a chance to ask questions, and learn about Keyano’s perspective on the project’s…
Feb
04
2020
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Arts Council Wood Buffalo’s (ACWB) second Arts Match event was held on January 31, 2020 at the Keyano Art Gallery. Seven local organizations participated in the “speed dating,” style networking event where potential volunteers, or supporters learn about different arts groups. An estimated 40 people attended the event.
Feb
03
2020
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One Fort McMurray resident’s trip up the Fort Chipewyan Winter Road
Jan
31
2020
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When it comes to mental health, Julio Florez plans to walk the walk - and hopes to inspire others to talk the talk. On February 4th, Florez will take to the Birchwood Trails and walk for 12 consecutive hours, from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM. The walkathon will start and…
Jan
27
2020
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Fort McMurray showed up to remember the victims of the Quebec Mosque terror attack. Over 100 residents attended Markaz ul Islam, the Islamic Centre of Fort McMurray’s fourth annual Meet Your Muslim Neighbours open house, which commemorated the January 29, 2017 shooting killing six and injuring several others.
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This Wednesday, January 29 marks the 10th anniversary of Bell Let’s Talk Day, a nationwide conversation about mental health. The campaign combats the stigma around mental illness through raising awareness and sparking conversation.

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