March 22, 2015

Inaugural Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling Syncrude Elite 10 sweeps to a finish

Team McEwen was crowned the winner of the inaugural Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling Syncrude Elite 10 on Sunday afternoon at CNRL Arena 2 at the Suncor Community Leisure Centre. The final draw was played before a sold out crowd and national CBC television audience. The finals brought to a close an exciting four days of curling that brought the ten top men’s curling teams in the world to Fort McMurray for this new event on the Grand Slam of Curling tour.

March 21, 2015

Brett Kissel brings down the house as headline entertainment at Syncrude Elite 10

Rising Canadian country music star Brett Kissel presented by Country 93.3 FM entertained an enthusiastic audience on Saturday evening when he headlined the entertainment at the Grand Slam Social House as part of the inaugural Syncrude Elite 10, a new event on the Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling tour.

Kissel has been the country music story of 2014, with two number 1 videos on CMT, three top 10 radio hits, 8 nominations, two wins at the Canadian Country Music Association Awards and to top it all off a Juno Award for ‘Breakthrough Artist of the Year’.

March 6, 2015

Annual Easter Brunch extravaganza takes place April 5 at new Shell Place ballroom

Tickets are now on sale for the Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo annual Easter Brunch extravaganza, which takes centre stage at the new Shell Place ballroom on Easter Sunday, April 5.

Taking place this year in exciting new surroundings, the extravaganza will be highlighted by a deluxe Easter Brunch served under the direction of Executive Chef Sudhir D’Souza. The Easter Brunch buffet will include diverse breakfast fare, salads, entrées, omelet station, display station, carving station, desserts, and a children’s buffet.

March 5, 2015

Are you ready for Northern Kickoff presented by Shell game day on June 13?

The countdown clock officially shows 100 days until Northern Kickoff presented by Shell Albian Sands game day on June 13, when the Edmonton Eskimos take on the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the most northern game in CFL history.

The Northern Kickoff presented by Shell takes place in SMS Equipment Stadium at Shell Place and will bring CFL fans from across the western provinces to enjoy this season-opening exhibition game.

March 4, 2015

Fort McMurray looks to field home team at 2015 Canadian Ringette Championships

 In hopes of fielding a home team at the upcoming 2015 Tim Hortons Canadian Ringette Championships (CRCs), Fort McMurray is nailing down the final details. The U19 Fort McMurray Rush recently completed an evaluation to recruit the most talented A-division players from the Edmonton area to bolster its existing roster.

February 26, 2015

Thickwood Heights Public School Dots, Lines and Colour art exhibition opens March 5

The MacDonald Island Community Art Gallery presented by Kirschner Family Corporation is pleased to welcome the Thickwood Heights Public School Dots, Lines and Colour art exhibition to the Suncor Community Leisure Centre in March.

The exhibition will feature artwork created by EDCP to Grade Six students from Thickwood Heights Public School, an arts-focused elementary school in the Fort McMurray Public School District.

February 18, 2015

Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling Syncrude Elite 10 draw schedule and single draw tickets released

The draw schedule featuring the team match-ups and General Admission single draw tickets for the Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling Syncrude Elite 10 taking place at CNRL Arena 2 at the Suncor Community Leisure Centre in Fort McMurray from March 19-22 have now been released.

The Syncrude Elite 10, a new event on the Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling series schedule, will host a star-studded lineup of the top ten men’s curling teams on the World Curling Tour’s year-to-date order of merit.

February 17, 2015

Alberta Ballet II production Moments from Wonderland coming to Fort McMurray April 19

The Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo (RRC) is pleased to announce Alberta Ballet II will visit Fort McMurray on April 19 to present two performances of Moments from Wonderland presented by Mix 103.7 FM, a ballet production adaptation based on the Lewis Carroll classic novels Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass.

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