Category: Opinion

  • Kruger: At Suncor, it's about both today and tomorrow

    First of all, we are an energy company whose primary businesses today include the production, refining and marketing of petroleum products within North America. What we do every day is essential to people’s quality of life, enriching the living standards of millions, providing tens of thousands of well-paying jobs and bolstering the economy of Canada…

  • AER on hot seat as MPs hold hearings into Kearl oilsands leak

    Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News Column Published Apr 18, 2023  •  4 minute read A tailings pond at Imperial Oil’s Kearl Lake oilsands operation north of Fort McMurray on February 25, 2023. Image by Nicholas Vardy for Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation Article content Federal MPs conducted hearings on Monday into the spill and seepage…

  • Opinion: Fixing the disconnect between archaeologists and Indigenous people

    Breadcrumb Trail Links Opinion Column Published Aug 22, 2022  •  Last updated Aug 22, 2022  •  2 minute read Archaeologist Ave Dersch at the Cold Lake Air Weapons Range in this 2021 photo. Supplied Image/Ave Dersch Article content A recent article entitled “People arrived in Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo area at least 11,000 years ago”…

  • Letter: Join #GirlsToo with 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

    Breadcrumb Trail Links Opinion Letters Published Nov 26, 2021  •  Last updated Nov 26, 2021  •  4 minute read Article content Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta is committed to preventing gender-based violence and advocating for gender equality because we know that all girls can experience violence and inequality. Advertisement 2 This advertisement has not loaded…

  • Bell-ringing ceremony for Walter & Gladys Hill Public School student

    Breadcrumb Trail Links Opinion Column Published Oct 27, 2021  •  Last updated Oct 27, 2021  •  3 minute read Katelyn with her parents. Photo by Dawn Booth/FMPSD Article content You could see the joy in her eyes, and on her face despite the mask—Katelyn Slater rang her cancer bell with enthusiasm—as she ended 829 days…

  • FMPSD column: Back to School in photos

    Article content Fort McMurray Public School Division (FMPSD) welcomed students back two weeks ago, and it’s been a great start-up. Thank you students, staff, parents/guardians, and everyone for working together to keep our FMPSD Family safe and healthy. Here’s to an incredible 2021-2022. Enjoy the photo gallery. Please note that all photos were taken before the…

  • Tany Yao: End of an era for integrated EMS and fire

    Breadcrumb Trail Links Opinion Column Published Sep 10, 2021  •  Last updated Sep 10, 2021  •  3 minute read A fire truck with the Fort McMurray Fire Department in Fort McMurray on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Ian Kucerak / Postmedia Article content The current controversy over Emergency Medical Services (EMS) dispatch is really about the…

  • FMPSD column: FMPSD ready to kick-off successful 2021-22

    Breadcrumb Trail Links Opinion Column Published Aug 27, 2021  •  2 minute read Kids wave as they ride the school bus in Fort McMurray on Thursday, April 6, 2017. Ian Kucerak / Postmedia Article content Welcome back to another school year. We are looking forward to seeing our schools full of our amazing students, staff…