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Northern Lights Health Foundation announces Spring Fling. Image from media release

Health foundation gearing up for Spring Fling

Jon TupperFeb 27, 2024

The Northern Lights Health Foundation is gearing up for this year’s Spring Fling. The annual event is scheduled for May 25, at the Shell Place Grand Ballroom. This year the Foundation intends to take guests on a whimsical journey as they explore the chapters of the Foundation’s history. Called The Chronicles of Impact, attendees will experience tales of growth and positive change in healthcare in the Wood Buffalo region. “It’s…

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Federal government to tighten Internet regulations

Jon TupperFeb 26, 20241 min read

The federal government is out with its long-awaited bill aimed at tightening rules surrounding Internet content. On Monday, Justice Minister Arif Virani tabled Bill C-63 also called the “Online Harms Act”. If passed, the regulation will strengthen protections for children,…

Mike Ellis, Minister of Public Safety. Your Alberta YouTube

Alberta steps up the fight against human trafficking

Jon TupperFeb 26, 20242 min read

Mike Ellis, Minister of Public Safety. Your Alberta YouTube Alberta’s government is providing 3.5 to support twenty anti-human trafficking community organizations in the province. Among the recipients of the support are the Wood Buffalo Wellness Society, Waypoints Wood Buffalo, and…

Randy Balsom, 61 yr old Fort McMurray man after knee replacement. AHS supplied image

Northern Lights Health Centre performs first ever knee replacement.

Jon TupperFeb 25, 20242 min read

Randy Balsom, 61 yr old Fort McMurray man after knee replacement. AHS supplied image The Northern Lights Regional Health Centre is celebrating a milestone in patient care. Recently, the hospital performed Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo’s first-ever knee replacement surgery as…

Member of Parliament for Fort McMurray - Cold Lake speaks at Stand with Ukraine event. Image via Goodridge's Facebook

Leaders reflect on two years of war in Ukraine

Jon TupperFeb 25, 20243 min read

As nations mark the second anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, local Member of Parliament for Fort McMurray-Cold Lake joined world leaders in condemning Putin’s war. Goodridge said, “The world has witnessed the heroic struggle of the Ukrainian people as…