Features(Archives)

Dec
07
2018
Volume
7-1
The Fort McMurray Chamber of Commerce hosted their annual Business and Community Awards in October at Shell Place in MacDonald Island Park. This event recognized businesses and community leaders who make the Wood Buffalo Region a great place to live, work, and play. This year the Fort McMurray Chamber of…
Dec
07
2018
Volume
7-1
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
Fort McMurray is a mecca for outdoor adventures and activities, with hiking, fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing, 4x4ing, showshoeing, skiing, snowmobiling and much more. In the summer, enjoy our long hours of daylight and bright sunshine to take advantage of these outdoor activities. In winter months, the Aurora Borealis dazzle visitors…
Oct
13
2018
Volume
6-6
In the quest for optimal health and wellness, it is said that more and more people – both women and an increasing number of men – are embracing holistic approaches to heal the whole person, in body, mind, spirit and emotions. That movement is evident in the full appointment books…
Oct
13
2018
Volume
6-6
When we think of innovation and industry, we often think of innovation in production, technology and sustainability; but what about innovation when it comes to our greatest resource—our human resources.  Employees inspect their worksites, fill out FLHAs, and ensure their PPE is up-to-par, so what are companies doing to ensure…
Oct
13
2018
Volume
6-6
My older brother (age 12) was chasing me (age 7) around the house. I think it had something to do with me breaking the arm off one of his G.I. Joes. I vehemently deny the accusation to this day.
Oct
13
2018
Volume
6-6
From oil and gas to infrastructure, the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) runs on the passion and hard work of the people who pursue the in-demand careers that support our thriving industries. Women are playing an important role in that workforce. Women Building Futures works with women and employers…
Oct
13
2018
Volume
6-6
Saving lives by saving time. That’s the mantra that local Helicopter Emergency Response Organization (HERO) Foundation bringing critically ill or seriously injured patients to hospital where they can receive life-saving care.

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