Fort Mcmurray

Walmart May Have Sold Food Contaminated By The Fort McMurray Fire

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.13.2017 | Canada Alberta

Food items such as candy, beans and potato chips were potentially affected.

Walmart Allegedly Sold Food Contaminated By The Fort McMurray Fire

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.13.2017 | Canada Alberta

The company has been charged with 174 violations of Alberta's Public Health Act.

There's Still Time For Jane Fonda To Change Her Views On Alberta Oil

Cody Battershill | Posted 01.12.2017 | Canada Alberta
Cody Battershill

One thing stands out when reading about Jane Fonda, who visited the Fort McMurray region this week. She seems, sometimes at least, to learn from her mistakes. Let's face it; in the world of superficial Hollywood activism populated by the likes of Leo DiCaprio and Daryl Hannah, self-awareness seems to shut down as soon as the director yells "cut."

Jane Fonda Tells Canada To Listen To Indigenous Voices On Oilsands

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 01.11.2017 | Canada Alberta

"It's not to the benefit of anyone except the oil companies.''

7 Months After 'The Beast:' How Fort Mac Families Are Coping

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.20.2016 | Canada Alberta

Moving on, packing up, building again.

Fort Mac Wildfire Named Canada's News Story Of The Year

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.20.2016 | Canada Alberta

The terror, the fear, the outpouring of support.

Sarah Rieger

► Shell Brings Christmas Magic To Fort McMurray Family

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Rieger | Posted 12.12.2016 | Canada Alberta

It was a heartwarming surprise.

Michelle Butterfield

WestJet Staffer Replaces Family's Stolen Heirloom With One Of Her Own

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 12.12.2016 | Canada Alberta

Their trailer was stolen after they fled the Fort McMurray wildfires.

Reporter's Close Call With Fort Mac Fire Makes YouTube Top 10

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 12.08.2016 | Canada Alberta

"Looking back, we were probably too close."

Making Fort McMurray Home Again

Conrad Sauvé | Posted 11.10.2016 | Canada Alberta
Conrad Sauvé

I am hearing about families living in hotel rooms or rental properties as they wait for home repairs, rebuilds or the resolution of insurance claims. I am learning about people getting help for family violence, addiction, and marital breakdown. Job losses are increasing the turmoil. And now, some people are asking for help for the first time, having watched their savings dwindle to nothing.

Fort McMurray Firefighter Loses Long Cancer Battle

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 11.07.2016 | Canada Alberta

He was an inspiration for many Canadians.

Brave Fort McMurray Wildfire Responders Honoured

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.31.2016 | Canada Alberta

"It did not destroy their strength, their resilience or courage.''

Smoky Whisky Captures Flavour Of Fort McMurray Wildfires

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 10.26.2016 | Canada Alberta

"It'll be a once-in-a-lifetime flavour."

Supporting Small Businesses Is Crucial To Fort McMurray's Recovery

Melissa Blake | Posted 10.21.2016 | Canada Alberta
Melissa Blake

During Small Business Week, it seems an appropriate time to praise small businesses across the country and to share lessons learned from a community's experience as we recover from the largest insured disaster in Canadian history.

Fort Mac School District Bans Creepy Clown Costumes

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 10.21.2016 | Canada Alberta

They do not want "any uneasiness and additional stress" this year.

Aboriginals Against Pipelines Are Misinformed: Alberta Chief

CP | Dan Healing, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.03.2016 | Canada Alberta

A treaty opposing oilsands and pipelines was signed by more than 50 aboriginal groups.

Review Of Fort Mac Fire Response Due Next Summer

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.29.2016 | Canada Alberta

The government is looking for a contractor to do an independent review into what went well — and what didn't.

Canada Must Place More Value On Its Urban Forests

Michael Rosen | Posted 09.26.2016 | Canada Impact
Michael Rosen

Canada is significantly behind other G7 countries in the value we place on urban forests, especially the U.S., where management of urban forests falls under the responsibility of an individual equivalent to a Canadian deputy minister.

Fort Mac Homeowners Shocked By Massive Energy Bills

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.23.2016 | Canada Alberta

Some were upwards of $1,000.

Alberta Wildfire Leaves $1B Dent In Oilsands Spending Plans

CP | Dan Healing, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.07.2016 | Canada Alberta

Many plans are being deferred.

Brian Jean Sorry For Joke About Beating Rachel Notley

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 08.31.2016 | Canada Alberta

Notley's been the target of violent threats since becoming premier.

► Charity Surprises Fort McMurray Kids With Trip To Disneyland

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 08.30.2016 | Canada Alberta

"Giving children this kind of experience is magical."

Fort McMurray Grads Return Home For Prom

CP | Chris Purdy, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.26.2016 | Canada Alberta

Many are going back to school to say goodbye.

Another Fire Costs Fort McMurray Food Bank $200,000 Worth Of Food

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 08.24.2016 | Canada Alberta

Police are investigating the cause.

Fort McMurray Fire Adds $500 Million To Alberta's Deficit

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.29.2016 | Canada Alberta

Insurable losses from the wildfires are pegged at $3.6 billion.