"I was an electrical apprentice working in Calgary and my friend approached me and said, 'hey buddy I am going to Fort McMurray because I can make twice as much money.' In return, I said 'that sounds like a good plan.' So I joined him and we drove up to Fort McMurray.
I first arrived in October of 2005 and commuted from Calgary until 2009 and I have lived here permanently since then. When I first started coming up here, I was dating a girl in Calgary, we later got engaged and she moved up here with me in 2009.
I left my site job in 2015. My wife and I are both entrepreneurs, although we could do our business from anywhere we both decided to stay in Fort McMurray because our friends and network are here and it's a great place to live.”
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