We moved from Edmonton to Fort McMurray in 2010, my family and I decided we wanted a change in life. So, we changed careers and moved here, at the time, on a two year contract with Canadian Tire.
My wife agreed to move here, even though she had no job prospects but we figured Fort McMurray had many opportunities available and we were confident she would easily find a position.
What keeps us here in Fort McMurray, is that we’ve built our life as a family here. We raised our daughter here from a young age, Fort McMurray has become her hometown.
We feel like we’re part of the community and have many different roles within it, including my current role with Some Other Solutions. We now feel like we’ve invested personally into the community and its become part of us, its our home.
The thing I love most about living here in For McMurray is the long evenings in the summer, I get off of work and it’s like I have a whole other day of just doing the things for my self.
The camaraderie, within the club at Bowmans is also a huge part of the friendship and community for me.
The friends that we have made since living here is why we cant see our selves leaving anytime soon.
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