YOUR McMURRAY TEAM

YOUR McMURRAY TEAM

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Your McMurray Team is a collaboration of authors and contributors from in and around Fort McMurray.

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Oct
27
2020
Exclusive
For Web
Published in Web Exclusive
It’s no secret that things have been different this year. Nobody needs reminding about the COVID-19 Pandemic, and its impact on our lives. This meant that the 2020 Fort McMurray Food Festival wasn’t quite the same as it’s been in the past. One thing does remain the same though: our…
May
11
2020
Flood
2020
In the midst of a global pandemic, Fort McMurray experienced a one-in-100 year flood.  Your McMurray Magazine’s 2020 Flood Commemorative Edition will tell the story of this event that affected thousands of lives in our community. It will capture the timelines, stories, and images, and pay tribute to the heroes…
May
04
2020
YMM
News
Published in YMM News
May 1, 2020, Fort McMurray - Submissions have opened for local theatre company Theatre; Just Because’s Quarantine Cabaret. The cabaret will virtually bring together artists from across the region for an evening of diverse performances. Musicians, dancers, comedians, actors, and any other artist who can showcase their work through an…
Dec
17
2019
Volume
8-1
Published in 2019 Top 50 Under 50
Melanie Walsh Age: 25 For Melanie Walsh deciding to pursue a career in journalism was apparent as she believed the power of storytelling could have a positive impact. “I love being able to go to work every morning and help people get a good start to their day by sharing…
Dec
17
2019
Volume
8-1
Published in 2019 Top 50 Under 50
Jay Bueckert Age: 44 Jay Bueckert acquired his love for the north as a child, growing up on a farm near La Crete, Alberta.  This love for the north has stayed with him in his life here in Fort McMurray. In his twenties, Bueckert lived in Northern Ireland, where he…
Dec
17
2019
Volume
8-1
Published in 2019 Top 50 Under 50
Troy & Kirsti Dickson Ages: Troy 30, Kirsti 33 Troy and Kirsti Dickson met and fell in love in true Fort Mac fashion: “at a kick ass, good ol’ Fort McMurray garage party,” in Troy’s words. Both came to our city with little idea of what it was going to…
Dec
17
2019
Volume
8-1
Published in 2019 Top 50 Under 50
Cameron Spring Age: 31 Cameron Spring never planned on growing up, at least in the traditional sense. As a pilot with Phoenix Heli-Flight,  a local helicopter charter company founded by his family in 1991, Spring doesn’t have to. “... The pure joy of flying helicopters makes me feel as though…
Dec
17
2019
Volume
8-1
Published in 2019 Top 50 Under 50
Senay Yemane Age: 31 Senay Yemane’s Fort McMurray focus is to inspire and foster residents in becoming innovative entrepreneurs in small businesses and knowledgeable in finance management. Yemane learned the importance of maintaining strong work-ethic when he was in elementary school while doing door-to-door deliveries. “My first job was being…
Dec
17
2019
Volume
8-1
Published in 2019 Top 50 Under 50
Santo & Rajeanne Bianca Ages: Santo 39, Rajeanne 37 Powered by strength in body, mind and the community where they operate their company Iron Camp Fitness, Santo and Rajeanne (Rae) Bianca seek to motivate others. “The health and well-being of our community is our number one focus. As a health…
Dec
17
2019
Volume
8-1
Published in 2019 Top 50 Under 50
Victor Wiley Age: 34 Local Boston Pizza franchise owner Victor Wiley was born and raised in Fort McMurray and “couldn’t be happier to say so.” At 16 years old, Wiley started a job at Boston Pizza and enjoyed it so much that he never left. Growing up, he wanted to…

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