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Chris McGarry

Chris McGarry

Chris McGarry graduated in 2006 with a journalism diploma from Holland College in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. Since then, he has worked for several publications in Alberta and PEI, and completed a term as editor of a national magazine, the Canadian Firearms Journal. Chris is passionate about sports journalism, and enjoys writing about and having deep discussions about politics. He is also the author of 26 published novels.

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Recent Work by Chris

Alberta's Wife-Carrying champs win beer and cash

Alberta's Wife-Carrying champs win beer and cash

Winners of the second annual wife-carrying championships, held in Lac La Biche, braved hurdles and water-holes on their way to victory
Run-away honey bees take over runway at Northern Alberta airport

Run-away honey bees take over runway at Northern Alberta airport

Quick-thinking staff and local beekeepers rescue bees from runway 'clump'
Northern Alberta First Nation will get Canada's first net-zero school

Northern Alberta First Nation will get Canada's first net-zero school

A $40 million school in Beaver Lake Cree Nation will use geothermal heat and solar power.
Summer hockey camp in Lac La Biche heats up interest for hockey season

Summer hockey camp in Lac La Biche heats up interest for hockey season

Ski's Hockey Skills Camp was held at the Bold Centre from July 2-5.
Calgary singer performing at July 13 Music in the Forest concert

Calgary singer performing at July 13 Music in the Forest concert

Calgary-based folk/rock musician Sonia Deleo performs the 2024 Music in the Forest series in Lac La Biche
Official wife carrying competition is back at Northern Alberta fair

Official wife carrying competition is back at Northern Alberta fair

Canada's only sanctioned wife-carrying event returns for July 12 weekend at Lac La Biche's Lakeland Country Fair
Northern Alberta dancers going Dance World Cups Finals in Prague

Northern Alberta dancers going Dance World Cups Finals in Prague

Lac La Biche dancers ready to compete for Canada on world stage in Prague
Flooded Northern Alberta school requires millions in repairs

Flooded Northern Alberta school requires millions in repairs

Initial estimates of $2.5 million to re-open Plamondon school flooded by 250,000 litres of water
Canada's only Indigenous pro rodeo returns to Buffalo Lake

Canada's only Indigenous pro rodeo returns to Buffalo Lake

Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement hosts second running of Gateway to the North pro rodeo
Comments that Lac La Biche was "full" for wildfire evacuees disputed

Comments that Lac La Biche was "full" for wildfire evacuees disputed

Not all who registered chose to stayed, say officials
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