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Mar
01
2019
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Your host team for Diner en Blanc Fort McMurray is busy gearing up for another amazing year!
Apr
25
2019
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Fort McMurray is a healthy city, and it starts in the elementary schools. Since 2011, schools began taking part in a health promotion program called APPLE Schools, working with the organization to make the healthy choice an easy choice for students.
May
11
2016
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The wildfires of 2016 have impacted the lives of each and every one of the residents of Fort McMurray. Our community is a strong one, though; resilient, determined, and ready to rise again.
May
11
2016
#YMM
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I don't know how to look at trees anymore. I see them ablaze. I see them charred. I look away. At about 2:35 a.m., it'll be a week ago today, I was one of the estimated 18,000 who arrived in Edmonton because of "the beast" of a wildfire that engulfed…
May
11
2016
#YMM
FIRE
Just days ago, I announced the retirement of the community blog I have been authoring for five years. That blog, McMurray Musings, was about the community and city I call home, and the one that holds my heart: Fort McMurray, Alberta. I write this today in a sort of stunned…
May
11
2016
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FIRE
Late last night when I looked at my arms I realized they are a road map of fading bruises. The bruises vary in size and shape, but most have moved from the black and blue shade they have when they are fresh to a dull brown-yellow colour. They don’t hurt…
May
17
2016
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On May 2, I woke up as if it were a regular Tuesday. I got up and dressed, packed a lunch, said goodbye to my loved ones and headed out the door. As I drove to work, I took note of what a clear, beautiful day it was out. Much…

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