Impact with Tany Yao

IMPACT with Tany Yao

Our guest on the July 17th edition of IMPACT was Fort McMurray – Wood Buffalo MLA Tany Yao. From a long and prestigious career as a professional fire fighter, Tany was elected to the Alberta Legislature in 2015. Find out about what inspired this career shift and how the lessons…

Impact with Dylan

IMPACT with Dylan Thomas-Bouchier

Our guest on the July 10th edition of IMPACT was local actor/volunteer Dylan Thomas-Bouchier. A young person who has overcome physical challenges associated with cerebral palsy, Dylan will be pursuing his theatre dreams this fall at the National Theatre School in Montreal. He is one of a dozen students selected…

IMPACT food festival

IMPACT with Jen Kennett and Jason Beck

Our guests on the July 3rd edition of IMPACT were Jen Kennett and Jason Beck, volunteers with the Fort McMurray Food Festival. The event, in its second year, has grown substantially and will benefit Waypoints and the United Way. IMPACT is a team effort of United Way, FuseSocial, Shaw TV…

IMPACT with Said El Mejdani

IMPACT with Said El Mejdani

Our IMPACT guest on June 26th was Said El Mejdani, Computer Science Teacher at Westwood Community High School, and an avid volunteer in our community.  He is passionate about computer science and has discovered a lot of interest from young students in our region. The work he is doing is…

IMPACT with Councillor Jane Stroud

IMPACT with Jane Stroud

Ward 4 Councillor Jane Stroud was our guest on the June 19th edition of IMPACT. She has been advocating for the rural resident of our region as a member of municipal council for the better part of 8 years. Councillor Stroud shared her community leadership story with host Russell Thomas….

IMPACT with Kim Hurley

IMPACT with Kim Hurley

Our IMPACT guest on June 12th was Kim Hurley, Artistic Director of Generation Dance Studio. Over the last 20 years, she has influenced and inspired scores of dancers. In this interview with host Russell Thomas, Kim shares insights on the impact of dance and how it benefits other aspects of…

June 5

IMPACT with Tony Bussey

On the June 5th edition of IMPACT, Tony Bussey shared his remarkable story of losing 333 pounds.  Inspired by events that occurred during the Fort McMurray fire of 2016, Bussey has adopted a healthy lifestyle that has dramatically improved his life. IMPACT is a team effort of United Way, FuseSocial,…

May 29th

IMPACT with Denis Nassar and Will Collins

Our guests on IMPACT on May 29th were musicians Denis Nassar and Will Collins.  They were talking about a documentary film being made about a new way of composing music using Brazilian dialects.  The musicians, located in both Calgary and Fort McMurray, are raising funds in a number of different…

IMPACT with Hanna Fridhed

IMPACT with Hanna Fridhed

Our IMPACT guest on May 22nd was Hanna Fridhed, with the Alberta Drama Festival Association. They are hosting their Provincial One Act Play Festival in Fort McMurray this week. Hanna provided a preview. IMPACT is a team effort of United Way, FuseSocial, Shaw TV Fort McMurray, YMM Magazine and 91.1…

Impact with Dan Tulk

IMPACT with Danny Tulk

Our guest on the May 15th edition of IMPACT with Russell Thomas was Danny Tulk, a local musician and Vice Principal at Fort McMurray Composite High School. He shared his love and passion for students and his pride and excitement about the local music scene. Danny also gave a sneak…