When Jacob Hinton was eight years old, his family moved to Fort McMurray. His dad, heavily involved in industry, decided that a move from Nanaimo, B.C. would give the family more opportunities, so move they did.
It’s the smiles you notice first. The seniors, the students, and the teachers - everyone is smiling. Walter and Gladys Hill Public School’s learning commons is full of visitors from the Northern Lights Regional Health Centre’s Continuing Care unit interacting with their young hosts. Empathy and the Aging program is…
The monthly Elders’ Luncheons at Composite High School are Jordan Corrigan’s favourite. An important component of Fort McMurray Public School District’s (FMPSD) First Nations, Métis, Inuit (FNMI) programming, the events are beneficial on many levels.
The Wood Buffalo Regional Library (WBRL) has a history of involvement in our rural and Aboriginal communities, and actively participates and engages with our cultural groups, developing and harvesting respectful relationships, and improving services. We embrace a community-led approach, allowing us to harvest a number of productive relationships.