Articles

Aug
20
2018
Volume
6-5
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.
Aug
20
2018
Volume
6-5
Fort McMurray has a brand new restaurant with some familiar faces. Prime Test Kitchen, part of the Prime Social Group of Prime Social Kitchen fame, opened its doors in May, and customers are loving the concept.
Aug
20
2018
Volume
6-5
In 2010, 91.1 The Bridge (former KAOS 91.1) started weekly Family Skating events at The Suncor Community Leisure Centre on MacDonald Park.  The events included free hot chocolate, free ice time, great music blasting across the ice, and kids prizes from the treasure box.  The charity-owned radio station has hosted…
Aug
20
2018
Volume
6-5
While much of the population of Wood Buffalo is based in Fort McMurray, some of the region’s most amazing experiences are to be had by venturing to the Municipality’s seven rural communities: Anzac, Conklin, Draper, Fort Chipewyan, Fort Fitzgerald, Fort McKay, and Janvier. Depending on the season, jump in the…
Aug
20
2018
Volume
6-5
One of the best parts of living in Fort McMurray is also living within the greater Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. I absolutely love our rural hamlets and the diversity and beauty they add to our region. This issue of YMM celebrates our rural communities and specifically puts a focus…
Aug
20
2018
Volume
6-5
Melissa Herman was a fellow with Alberta Social Innovation Connect (ABSI Connect) until it’s sunsetting in February.  She joined Russell Thomas on IMPACT to discuss her focus on social innovation within Indigenous communities in northern Alberta during her time with the project. 
Aug
20
2018
Volume
6-5
Some people can learn from being bullied and handle it without much damage to their psyche, while others are driven to suicide. Of course, there’s a whole set of people who fall somewhere in between. Massey Whiteknife is one of those. Although he has family in Fort Chipewyan, he grew…
Aug
20
2018
Volume
6-5
Sports trivia. Who was the first individual to play on back-to-back U Sports men’s hockey national championship teams? Answer: Rod Hyde.

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