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!

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

The people behind the Western Canada Summer Games.

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

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

Videos & Film

Melanie and Brian
Brian and Melanie arrived in Fort McMurray in the early 1990s...
Todd and Shauna
Todd and Shauna first met in Nova Scotia, but both were with other people...
Gilles and Mucharata
When Gilles moved to Fort McMurray he wasn't looking to stay more than a year...
Juan Rippe
Juan came to Fort McMurray for a vacation to see his parents. He never left...
Lori Cyprien
Lori knows it's important for the oilsands companies to reclaim the land they mine...