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Rachel Ivey named 3rd Women of Inspiration Nominee

September 14, 2020

Fort McMurray (Sept. 14, 2020)— Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta is excited to announce Rachel Ivey as the third nominee in the Women of Inspiration Series presented by Bouchier. The Women of Inspiration Series recognizes local women who break gender stereotypes, drive change and advocate for women’s and girls’ rights and opportunities. Ivey is one […]

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Recipients selected for Women of Inspiration Education Award

September 8, 2020

Fort McMurray (September 8, 2020)—Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta and Syncrude Canada are honoured to announce the three women who will receive the Women of Inspiration Education Award are: Mariam Arain for the Barb Jewers Memorial Scholarship Destiny Smorong for the Elsie Yanik Memorial Scholarship Reagan Morris for the Ann Dort-MacLean Scholarship “Syncrude is pleased […]

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Girls Inc of Northern Alberta Women of Inspiration

Second Woman of Inspiration named in 2020/21 Series

July 24, 2020

Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta and Bouchier is thrilled to announce the second nominee in the 2020/21 Women of Inspiration Series is Victoria Brown. Brown is an HR professional by day and an entrepreneur by night. She launched her clothing line last year, LIGHTS Apparel. The idea of the clothing line is to shine light […]

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Ca$h Calendar raffle tickets on sale now

July 20, 2020

Fort McMurray (July 20, 2020) — Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta is excited to announce that their Ca$h Calendar Raffle Tickets are now on sale. When you buy a Ca$h Calendar, you will be entered to win some amount of money every weekday during the month of November 2020. Your ticket will be valid for […]

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Girls Inc. in-person programming resumes

July 9, 2020

Thank you for your continued support and understanding for your girl(s)’ participation in the Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta (“Girls Inc.”) programming. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we had to suspend in-person programming since mid-March. However, we will continue to be there for our girls – through online programming, direct check-ins, program package delivery etc. […]

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Girls Inc of Northern Alberta Women of Inspiration Series

Girls Inc. names first Woman of Inspiration for 2021

May 21, 2020

Fort McMurray (May 20, 2020)— Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta and Bouchier are excited to announce that Regina Oppon is the first Women of Inspiration Nominee in the 2021 Series. Oppon was selected for her community involvement and dedication to support immigrant women and youth – particularly girls. Oppon is the Executive Director of the […]

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Girls Inc of Northern Alberta Girls at Bat Program

Get moving with Jays Care Foundation

May 11, 2020

The Jays Care Foundation works to provide a level playing field for all children and youth across Canada. Jays Care has been a Girls Inc. partner through their Girls At Bat program. Did you know? – If a girl hasn’t participated in organized sport by age 10, there is only a 10% chance she will […]

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#GirlsToo Art Exhibit to be displayed at Mac Island

November 22, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE #GirlsToo Art Exhibit to be displayed at Mac Island Fort McMurray (November 22, 2019)— One in four girls will experience sexual violence before she turns 18. Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta is proud to present an art exhibit with over 60 pieces made by girls during our #GirlsToo program that was facilitated […]

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Queens In Code lead a Girls Inc. Of Northern Alberta Operation S.M.A.R.T. Session.

Small but mighty: Queens in Code

November 4, 2019

A group of girls from Westwood Community High School are navigating the science world their own way and including the younger generation with them.  Queens in Code (QIC) is a student led organization in Fort McMurray that is working toward encouraging and integrating girls in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) field at a […]

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Girls Inc of Northern Alberta Women of Inspiration Series, Third Nominee, Shannon Noble

Shannon Noble- WOI Series Presented by Bouchier Group of Companies

September 23, 2019

For Immediate Release September 19, 2019 Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta’s 13th Woman of Inspiration 2019-2020 Presented by The Bouchier Group Announces its 3rd Nominee (Fort McMurray) — Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta and The Bouchier Group is proud to announce the 3rd nominee for the Women of Inspiration series 2019-2020. Shannon Noble: Ms. Noble […]

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