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
New forms eliminate bureaucracy, Syncrude, May, 1987
Recruitment is parting an ocean of paperwork to help everyone escape the evils of bureaucracy.
Ex-brakeman comments: “Fatigue a factor in CN crash”
A former CN Rail brakeman says it's not uncommon for train crews to work 25-30 hours without rest.
Snowmobiles cause problems
Local trappers say wanton use of snowmobiles is interfering with their livelihood.
10 to 20 years: “Nuke plant workable”
A nuclear power plant could be built in the Fort McMurray area in 10 or 20 years.
McMurray wages too high: Cancer society may exclude local patients
Local representatives of the Canadian Cancer Society say a new policy proposed at a meeting in Calgary could hurt cancer patients in Fort McMurray.
Tame town meeting: Shields on Syncrude
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).
Jury’s out on Leahey council
Fort McMurray women have mixed feelings about the newly created Alberta Advisory Council on Women's Issues.
Debate over nutrition: Should schools do more than teach?
Fort McMurray school boards say properly feeding students isn't part of their mandate.
Customer, attendant charged: City rule turns off station owners
Fuelling your vehicle while it's running is extremely dangerous.