KRISTA BALSOM

KRISTA BALSOM

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All posts by KRISTA BALSOM

Oct
21
2019
Volume
7-4
Published in Regulars
I love talking about the best of Fort McMurray. I’ve been travelling a lot lately during recent months all across Canada for various reasons (work and play), and with that comes a lot of conversations with strangers, colleagues, friends, and family about Fort McMurray.  I’m fiercely loyal to my community,…
Apr
28
2019
Volume
7-2
Published in Regulars
Mrs. Jean paved the way for a woman like me. A woman with drive, passion, enthusiasm and an unbridled love for Fort McMurray. She was all those things, and so many more. She was incredibly loyal, dedicated to her family and this community.
Dec
07
2018
Volume
7-1
Published in Features
With a huge shop local push on right now around our region, what better time to support local brewing and distilling than right now. The Wood Buffalo Brewing Company, while well known for its craft brewing since they opened their doors in 2012, has since upped their game when it…
Dec
07
2018
Volume
7-1
Published in Regulars
2018 is the year we celebrate our third class of Top 50 Under 50 recipients, and we couldn’t be more excited to share with you the stories of these creative, hard-working, dedicated, and inspirational individuals. A lot of people ask me how we put together our list of people and…
Nov
09
2018
Holiday Guide
2018
Published in Holiday Guide 2018
They say there is no place like home for the holidays.
Oct
13
2018
Volume
6-6
Published in Regulars
Wikipedia tells me that innovation can be defined as a new method, idea or product and then the action or application of better solutions that meet new requirements, unarticulated needs or existing market needs. Being in the heart of Canada’s north, the middle of the Athabasca oil sands, Wood Buffalo,…
Aug
20
2018
Volume
6-5
Published in Regulars
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…
May
22
2018
Volume
6-4
Published in Regulars
The team at Balsom Communications is incredibly proud to bring you this edition of Your McMurray Magazine. It is our first edition dedicated to the Indigenous peoples of Wood Buffalo.
Apr
30
2018
Home & Garden
2018
Spring always brings about positive change and good vibes after a long winter. And boy, do we ever need spring this year after the winter we’ve had. As I write this, I’m still surrounded by snow, ice and cold weather and I’m dreaming of hot summer days and and lots…
Apr
03
2018
Volume
6-3
Published in Regulars
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…

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