Sports & Recreation(Archives)

Sep
30
2016
Volume
4-5
The inaugural season for any club in any sport will bring about a number of challenges, although even a visit to the fortune teller by Fort McMurray Giants co-owner Dutche Iannetti wouldn’t have tipped him off to the challenges brought on by the wildfire. “I believe we handled the situation…
Sep
30
2016
Volume
4-5
On June 13, 2016, just less than six weeks after a massive wildfire forced the community wide month-long evacuation of Fort McMurray, the Suncor Community Leisure Centre at MacDonald Island Park reopened its doors to the community and welcomed residents back after one of the most challenging experiences in the…
Sep
30
2016
Volume
4-5
In 2015, your Keyano Huskies Men’s Soccer team played host to the province and took home top honours at the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) Men’s Soccer Championship. Now, one-year later, they will welcome the entire country as the host team of the 2016 Canadian College Athletic Association (CCAA) Men’s…
Mar
27
2016
Volume
4-3
Although MacDonald Island Park may be most commonly associated with sports and recreation, the arts are alive on the Island thanks to the active and growing Arts and Culture Department of the Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo (RRC). RRC Manager of Arts and Culture Ana Maria Mendez oversees a…
Mar
27
2016
Volume
4-3
Following an exciting inaugural event in August of last year, Diner en Blanc – Fort McMurray returns in June 2016.  Driven by hosts, Denise Hildebrand, Dawn Sidoroff and Heather Dancey with their enthusiasm and passion for the event, their primary goal in bringing Dîner en Blanc to Fort McMurray is…
Jan
28
2016
Volume
4-2
Why play Ringette? It is, according to misconceived perceptions, a game for girls, or for softies, or both. It’s slow and easy, and nobody plays it. That’s what everybody knows, right? Wrong!
Jan
28
2016
Volume
4-2
Located in the Syncrude Sport and Wellness Centre, the Alberta Sport Development Centre – Northeast (ASDC-NE) at Keyano College is a highlight of sports excellence in the community. The Centre is dedicated to enhancing the development of elite and emerging athletes. Your ASDC provides a holistic training environment for athletes,…
Jan
28
2016
Volume
4-2
The multinational aspect of Fort McMurray and the Wood Buffalo region is all so obvious wherever you look. The schools have at least 75 different home languages listed apart from English and French, while the Multicultural Association identifies more than 100 different nationalities.  This diversity is reflected in every facet…

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