"In 2012, my husband and I just finished our degrees and it was actually kind of ironic because the exact same day I finally heard back about getting approved to do my masters at the University of Victoria. He got a call back from Suncor about a job offer. He had been applying through his entire program for 5 years at Suncor so when he finally got that offer on the exact day I got mine we kind of had to make a decision.
It's kind of funny people always say you either come to Fort McMurray for love or for money. In this case, I love my husband...so I decided to put my masters on hold and move for love and money.
We accepted the offer from Suncor then we moved up here pretty shortly after. When people ask that question, why did your move here, was it for love or for money? I think those two things are often what people move here for, but is not necessarily what ends up keeping them here"
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