2019 Top 50 Under 50

Dec
17
2019
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8-1
Melinda Richter Age: 31 Melinda Richter learned the meaning of dedication on long drives up and down Highway 881, travelling from her childhood home of Janvier to Fort McMurray for her extracurricular activities as a child. This dedication, paired with the unwavering encouragement from her parents to always follow her…
Dec
17
2019
Volume
8-1
Melissa Flett Age: 36 Melissa Flett is a lover of literacy, wife to her high school sweetheart, mom to three children, and happy to be surrounded by extended family. Flett’s Fort McMurray tale began after her birth in Newfoundland when her parents decided to move to the city to take…
Dec
17
2019
Volume
8-1
Michelle Farrow Age: 40 Michelle Farrow grew up in a rural Cape Breton in an Acadian fishing town called Ile Madame. It was these formative years spent with her three siblings that inspired her to a life of helping others. “My brother Matt inspired me in so many ways to…
Dec
17
2019
Volume
8-1
Nathan Whiteknife Age: 38 Alberta-born Nathan Whiteknife dedicates his time to mentoring life skills and work ethic to Fort McMurray youth through Canadian’s most-favoured sport – hockey. “Setting up the next generation for success in whatever journey they choose in life” is a cause that the Fort McMurray Minor Hockey…
Dec
17
2019
Volume
8-1
Patrick Duggan Age: 47 Fort McMurray Fire Captain Patrick Duggan has called Fort McMurray home since he was five years old after moving from Ontario with his family in 1978. Some of his favourite hometown memories are of the float races on the Clearwater River during the Blueberry Festival. Duggan’s…
Dec
17
2019
Volume
8-1
Rebecca White Age: 32 Rebecca White has a special love for humanity and learned at a young age that no matter how big or small the effort, philanthropy can help change the world. Growing up in Monastery, Nova Scotia, White’s mother taught her and her four older sisters the importance…
Dec
17
2019
Volume
8-1
Robbie Picard Age: 42 Robbie Picard moved to Fort McMurray around 15 years ago. He came here penniless with nothing more than an idea of what it would take to turn his life around and become successful. Although the path was difficult, Picard managed to work his way up from…
Dec
17
2019
Volume
8-1
Roxy & Matt Oliver Ages: Roxy 41, Matt 42 Roxy and Matt Oliver have been boosting hearts and helping others destress since the launch of their local Zumba program – Fountain of Youth Fitness. The couple moved to Fort McMurray shortly after their second son’s birthday in 2007, when Matt…

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