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Sustainival Returning To Fort McMurray

The world’s first green carnival is on its way back to Fort McMurray for another year.

Sustainival’s return was up in the air afterCouncil cuts its funding during budget deliberations earlier this year.

Executive Director Odette Hutchings tells Fort McMurray News the environmental and local economic benefits of the carnival outweigh the short-term economic costs of hosting the festival.

“It’s not only an event that we want to bring to the community, this community has ...
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New Motion Looking At Taking Firm Stance Against FIFO and 5:1 Tax Ratio

A new motion being brought before council is looking at putting a foot down when it comes to fly-in-fly-out and the looming 5:1 tax ratio.

Councillor Jeff Peddle opened up their meeting on Tuesday with a notice of motion directed at the two topics – both aimed at stopping each from potentially hurting the region.

When it comes to FIFO, the municipality would be looking at reducing this workforce, increasing the use of local employees, ...


Did Eminem Die?!?!?!?!

If you remember back in 2017 a similar story was brought to my attention and that was that Avril Lavigne died and her label replaced her with a look alike… Well now there is another one!

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Yes, the latest celebrity that has “died” is the one and only Eminem! Here is the Eminem death conspiracy theory.

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Before we dive on in, we need to back track a little….

The Illuminati
I mean we ...
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“Worlds Angriest Goose” Attacks Golfer, Here Are The Weirdly Gorgeous Photos

Every Canadian knows that geese are just rage monsters disguised as beautiful birds, apparently, this golfer didn’t. Lucky for us his friend had an amazing camera and the skills to use it. I’ve seen photos from National Geographic that don’t even look as good as these!

Check it out!



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With friends like those guys who needs enemies?



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Councillor Jane Stroud NDP Nominee for Fort McMurray – Conklin

Ward 4 Councillor Jane Stroud is trying her hand at provincial politics.

Stroud, who’s currently in her third term with Wood Buffalo’s council, will be the NDP’s nominee for the upcoming by-election for the riding of Fort McMurray – Conklin – after being approached by the party. The seat was left vacant after former MLA Brian Jean announced he was stepping away from politics.

She tells Fort McMurray News she wanted to join the NDP ...


MEG Energy Co-Founder and CEO Retiring In May

The CEO and co-founder of MEG Energy Corp is retiring next month.

The Calgary-based company announced Monday Bill McCaffrey will step down following their Annual General Meeting on May 31 after 19 years.

“We’ve seen the company grow from a concept to having significant resources in the ground and a technology leader with production capacity approaching 100,000 barrels per day,” said McCaffrey in a release. “Since the decline in crude oil commodity prices in late ...
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MEG Energy Corp Co-Founder and CEO Retiring In May

The CEO and co-founder of MEG Energy Corp is retiring next month.

The Calgary-based company announced Monday Bill McCaffrey will step down following their Annual General Meeting on May 31 after 19 years.

“We’ve seen the company grow from a concept to having significant resources in the ground and a technology leader with production capacity approaching 100,000 barrels per day,” said McCaffrey in a release. “Since the decline in crude oil commodity prices in late ...
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Wood Buffalo RCMP Search For Missing Janvier Woman

Wood Buffalo RCMP are asking for your help in locating a missing 46-year-old woman from Janvier.

Betty Ann Deltess hasn’t been seen since April 11 at a home in the southern hamlet.

Deltess is described as Indigenous, 5’5″, 150 lbs, with short brown hair and brown eyes.

It’s not known what she was wearing as she wasn’t seen leaving the house.

Police say Deltess is known to travel to and from Fort McMurray and anyone ...
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McMurray Métis Studying Impact Of Moccasin Flats Evictions

The McMurray Mtis have commissioned a report looking at the cultural history and significance of Moccasin Flats.

The Mtis settlement was demolished by the Town of Fort McMurray between the late 1970s and early 80s.

The evictions of the Flats are considered a painful point of the Metis History in the region that still has an impact to this day.

“To build the Syncrude Towers, the Town of Fort McMurray and the Government of Alberta ...
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YouTube Turns 13!

Back in 2005 the internet changed. Sure, there were videos. There were even sites for videos. But there was never anything like YouTube before YouTube. A gleaming new horizon, a realm where anyone could film or produce any entertaining video they wished and instantly share it with the masses. And what have we used this formidable tool for over the last 13 years? Well.. mostly music videos, it turns out. Here are some of the ...
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