By Paul MacPherson October 18, 1972 Going through Mom's old trunk full of memorabilia about my dad. Found this essay he wrote for an English assignment on stream of conscience narrative. Dad never finished high school but went back to school after he was married and had a young family at home. This was written … Continue reading Thoughts of a Part Time Taxi Driver
The Fort McMurray EXPRESS was a weekly newspaper in the northern Alberta town in the early 70's, 80's and early 90's. The newspaper's publisher, Irwin Huberman was an early mentor of mine and a Carleton graduate, which is why I think the Carleton University School of Journalism featured the newspaper on its cover. This is … Continue reading Back in the day: Old marketing brochure for Carleton features Fort McMurray newspaper
Recruitment is parting an ocean of paperwork to help everyone escape the evils of bureaucracy.
A former CN Rail brakeman says it's not uncommon for train crews to work 25-30 hours without rest.
Local trappers say wanton use of snowmobiles is interfering with their livelihood.
A nuclear power plant could be built in the Fort McMurray area in 10 or 20 years.
Local representatives of the Canadian Cancer Society say a new policy proposed at a meeting in Calgary could hurt cancer patients in Fort McMurray.
Local MP Jack Shields was in Fort McMurray Wednesday to field questions about the federal government's decision not to back Syncrude's Capacity Addition Project (CAP).
Fort McMurray women have mixed feelings about the newly created Alberta Advisory Council on Women's Issues.
Fort McMurray school boards say properly feeding students isn't part of their mandate.