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!

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

Wayne and Sarah
Sarah knew the moment she stepped off the tarmac in Fort McMurray that...
Cindy and Matthew
Cindy may not have liked the seafood on her first date with Matthew, but...
Gilles and Mucharata
When Gilles moved to Fort McMurray he wasn't looking to stay more than a year...
Joe Lafond
Joe Lafond is a farmer and a rancher who raises horses in Fort McMurray...
Jennifer King
Jennifer could live anywhere in the world, but she chooses to live in Fort McMurray...