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THERESA WELLS

THERESA WELLS

A little about THERESA WELLS

A freelance writer, blogger and professional communicator who is passionate about her child, her work, her pets, her community and the power of words, Theresa Wells believes perfection in life is achieved when she is surrounded by amazing people, fantastic stories, cold gin and really hot shoes.

All posts by THERESA WELLS

Mar
27
2014
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Not Your Usual Suspect… Suhail Panjwani Had he followed his original path it is unlikely that Suhail Panjwani would have found his way to Fort McMurray in 2010. The child of parents who emigrated from India, Suhail was on his way to becoming a doctor when he realized he wanted…
Jan
24
2014
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Not Your Usual Suspect… Diana Noble While Diana might have only arrived in Fort McMurray in 2008 she has embraced the community and made it home, with a determination to give back to a community that has given her tremendous opportunities.
Nov
25
2013
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Published in Features
They came together out of necessity, a need fuelled by the recognition that the rapidly growing population and forecasted growth would soon far outstrip their abilities to cope with the demand. They came together in search of land, an age-old story in this country and in their respective religions, land…
Nov
25
2013
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NOT THE USUAL SUSPECT… Bianca Malouf As an adult it isn’t often you meet a new friend in a ball pit. That activity, normally reserved for small children, was one of the possibilities offered at the 2013 TEDx Fort McMurray, where one could climb into an adult-sized ball pit, take…
Aug
22
2013
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NOT THE USUAL SUSPECT… Kelli Stewart The first time I met her she had a small black kitten in her arms. She was standing in the foyer of the downtown Safeway, and the kitten had just been plucked from a dumpster outside, rescued from an uncertain fate. When I offered…
Aug
22
2013
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Published in Features
It appears as you cross an iconic bridge that spans the Snye. It unfolds ahead of you, a soaring structure that encompasses SMS Stadium, a baseball and softball tournament centre, a badminton centre, a field house, the Molson Outdoor Rink, a ropes course, a community pavilion, shared space for community…
Aug
22
2013
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Published in Business & Oilsands
It is both an exciting and challenging time to be operating a business in the Wood Buffalo region. The potential for growth is enormous and the opportunity for success looms large. This is perhaps no more true than in the hotel industry, where the Fort McMurray Hotel Group holds a…
May
20
2013
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Top Tweets in YMM In late January I wrote a McMurray Musings blog post about the top 12 YMM Twitter accounts of 2012. I did it as a bit of lark, never expecting it to elicit the reaction it did. It got a lot of views, certainly, and generated a…
Feb
27
2013
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Published in Features
Courage. Tenacity. Strength. Passion. Vision. Drive. What do all those words and qualities have in common? You find them in people who have the ability to inspire others, and in those who have conquered their own challenges to achieve success. Those fundamental assets, and far more, are what you find…
Feb
27
2013
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Billion Dollar Baby When I heard it labeled as historic I had to agree. Historic, not in the sense of being representative of the past, but historic in the sense that it has never been seen here before. That little slice of history being made right now? The one billion…

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