Features(Archives)

Mar
20
2017
Volume
5-3
Sometimes our journey takes us to unexpected places, and events we weren’t prepared for opens doors to brand new possibilities. Someone who knows this better than most is photographer, real estate agent and philanthropist Brandon Cooper.
Mar
20
2017
Volume
5-3
How do you build bridges? How do you eliminate, or at least minimize the “Us vs Them” mentality? You invite conversations, and the opportunities to seek to understand. You give back to your community by building a platform that answers all of these questions, and more. World Hijab Day YMM…
Mar
20
2017
Volume
5-3
In 1983 the infamously-bearded rock band ZZ Top made the claim that ladies go crazy for a sharp dressed man – and for more than three decades local business Bob Barrett Men’s Apparel has been dedicated to outfitting the sharp dressed Fort McMurray man. Originally located in Peter Pond Mall,…
Mar
20
2017
Volume
5-3
Across Canada, May is Sexual Assault Awareness month. This year, Waypoints (formerly the Fort McMurray Family Crisis Society) is continuing the conversation about the importance of obtaining consent by reminding the community that they “mustache you for consent” when engaging in sexual activity. The I Mustache You for Consent campaign…
Mar
20
2017
Volume
5-3
In 1987, HIV North Society (formally the South Peace AIDS Council) opened its doors as a place to provide care and support for people living with HIV and those at risk of infection.  Fast forward to today, HIV North has twenty-three employees serving Northern Alberta out of two offices: Fort…
Mar
20
2017
Volume
5-3
This issue of YMM Magazine focuses on YMM giving back, and for just a few hours a couple of times a month, you can help a child in need maximize their true potential. Big Brothers Big Sisters is different from other mentoring organizations because it is the volunteers, not the…
Mar
20
2017
Volume
5-3
The Athabasca Tribal Council (ATC) is a free association of the First Nations governments of the original people of North-Eastern Alberta. It is not a governing body but the primary service provision organization that works for its constituent people, offering advice, services and programs geared towards its 5000 members. In…
Mar
20
2017
Volume
5-3
It is hard to believe that The Redpoll Centre at Shell Place will soon be two years old.  It seems like yesterday that we frantically put all the pieces together and got our occupancy permit.  That was June 1, 2015.

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