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Celebration for Fort McMurray residents

FORT MCMURRAY (CITYNEWS) – Fort McMurray residents who showed they were exemplary citizens during a hundred year pandemic were honoured this week.

Mayor Don Scott presented 11 keys to the region in recognition of extraordinary service to the Wood Buffalo region.

“The Key to the Region is a longstanding tradition that is offered as a symbol of deep trust and honour,” said Mayor Scott. “On behalf of Council, I am pleased to present this special award to remarkable individuals who have enhanced the Municipality’s profile, provided extraordinary service or made significant contributions to life in the region. We applaud them for their achievements and thank them for their truly exceptional service.”

The key to the region recipients where were nominated by members of city council include:

Dave Bouchier and Nicole Bourque-Bouchier
Guy Boutilier
Gerald Bussieres
Pat Duggan
Phil Meagher
Torchy Peden
Robbie Picard
Rose Pratt
Margaret Quintal
Maryam Tsegaye
John and Leslie Wilson

Scott thanked the recipients in a series of small private gatherings that were held in accordance with public health measures.