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.
 

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Game On!

The people behind the Western Canada Summer Games.

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

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

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

Videos & Film

Cheryl and Barry
A whirlwind romance leads to much more! Barry met Cheryl while vacationing...
Cindy and Matthew
Cindy may not have liked the seafood on her first date with Matthew, but...
Melanie and Brian
Brian and Melanie arrived in Fort McMurray in the early 1990s...
Kyla Getty
Kyla proves that Fort McMurray is a town filled with ambitious and passionate women...
Joe Lafond
Joe Lafond is a farmer and a rancher who raises horses in Fort McMurray...