Becoming Canadian in Wood Buffalo

The Big Spirit of Citizenship

A series looking at the journey undertaken by newcomers to our region.

Profile: Aditya Nookala

Making Fort McMurray a Family Home

A 29-year-old Contact Engineer for Suncor Energy, Aditya Nookala and his connection to the community he now calls home runs deep.

From Hong Kong to Fort Chipewyan

The Amazing Resilience of an Out-of-Town Bride

Kim Mah's amazing story of arriving in Edmonton on Oct. 5, 1957 via Alaska from Hong Kong.


Game On!

"These games will reflect the new age we live in."

“We’re so thankful to have such a good support system."

The people behind the Western Canada Summer Games.

"We don’t do this stuff if it’s not fun."

Videos & Film

Melanie and Brian
Brian and Melanie arrived in Fort McMurray in the early 1990s...
Cindy and Matthew
Cindy may not have liked the seafood on her first date with Matthew, but...
Cheryl and Barry
A whirlwind romance leads to much more! Barry met Cheryl while vacationing...
Ronil Patel
Ronil is an up-and-coming local artist and his work is displayed at MacDonald Island...
Juan Rippe
Juan came to Fort McMurray for a vacation to see his parents. He never left...