YMM News

Oct
15
2018
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With cannabis set to be legalized across the country in two days, the health and safety of Albertans remains a top priority for the provincial government. Albertans can be confident the province is ready for legal cannabis following more than 18 months of preparation. After one of the largest public…
Oct
10
2018
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The Alberta Rural Development Network (ARDN), a group that works to support and enhance rural development in the province, has a familiar face at its helm. Keyano College President and CEO Dr. Trent Keough was re-elected as the ARDN Chair in September. He has served in the role since 2012.
Oct
09
2018
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Jane Jacques, Managing Editor, NorthWord, said it best. “It was cold. It was snowy. It was Thanksgiving weekend! Had we made a huge mistake in scheduling the launch of Issue 19 of NorthWord?”
Oct
09
2018
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Winter is coming, and the Municipality is looking for dedicated, outgoing and caring community members to become Snow Angels. Snow Angels volunteer to shovel the personal walkways and driveways of senior’s homes in the community.  “We live in an isolated, northern community and the more support we have from each…
Oct
04
2018
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The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo has been recognized with the FireSmart Canada Community Protection Achievement Award. Laura Stewart, President of FireSmart Canada, presented the award to Mayor Don Scott during the FireSmart Community Series on Wednesday, October 3, 2018.  The award recognizes communities across Canada who are dedicated to…
Oct
03
2018
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Council has approved an amendment to the Community Investment Program (CIP) policy. The CIP will now distribute grant funding through the new Community Impact Grant and Sustaining Grant, while continuing to offer the Games Legacy Grant, Community Capital Grant and Community Plan on Homelessness Grant. Applications are now being accepted…
Oct
03
2018
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Fort McMurray Public School District (FMPSD) congratulates Westwood Community High School on being the second place winner in Canada’s Greenest School 2018 competition hosted by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC). The recent announcement came when the school was chosen due to the “innovative and extremely impressive way…(it) approach(es) sustainability…
Oct
02
2018
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You are invited to celebrate Wood Buffalo’s first community selected public art piece: Reflections on the River This is the Public Art Committee’s first community selected permanent installation. Nestled near the confluence of the Athabasca and Clearwater rivers, Reflections on the Riverrepresents our region’s rich heritage, culture and people. The Public Art…

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