February 9, 2023

Featured Face: Edwin Rivera – Concrete Finisher; Spillways/Stilling Basin

Edwin (Eddie) Rivera is a Concrete Finisher working at the Spillways/Stilling Basin.  He currently lives in Spruce Grove, Alberta.  Eddie has worked with concrete for his whole life, initially...
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February 7, 2023

An International Award!

For the second year in a row, along with SJA Promo and Home Hardware, AFDE was a lead sponsor for the FSJ Firefighters’ Charitable Society Advent Calendars. The calendars sold out, leading to a net...
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January 19, 2023

AFDE Employees Step up!

Anndrea Kellestine and Lee Reid dropped off over $500 worth of Feminine Hygiene products, as well as an additional $200 in cash from the Survey department.  Anndrea took the time to educate her...
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January 6, 2023

AFDE & Partner Unions Support Local Fort St. John Charities

Pictured left to right: Scott Marshall (AFDE Project Director), Konrad Tarry (IUOE Business Rep), Chris Mansel (LiUNA! Business Rep), Craig Ebeling (CMAW Head Steward)   This is our 5th Holiday...
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December 12, 2022

Featured Face: Alexandra Logigan – Senior Field Engineer; Intakes & Penstocks

Alexandra Logigan is from the Transylvania region in Romania.  She and her husband Octavian (who works for Eagle Vision Video in FSJ – the company tasked with documenting our progress through...
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September 20, 2022

Featured Face: Ed Smith – Carpenter, General Foreman – Intakes & Penstocks

Ed Smith was born and raised in the village of Old Masset at the North end of Graham Island on Haida Gwaii.  He and his wife Alexa – a Registered Massage Therapist who currently stays at home...
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August 22, 2022

Featured Face: Badr Rankousi – Senior Engineer, Powerhouse

Badr Rankousi started with AFDE in June of 2019 as a Field Engineer in the Powerhouse.  Today he is the Senior Engineer in the Powerhouse. Badr grew up in Syria, and after High School began studying...
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June 14, 2022

Featured Face: Maxwell Spurn – Rigger, Headworks

Although he grew up in Quesnel and Kelowna, Maxwell Spurn is a long-term resident of Fort St. John.  For seven years he was a Technician at an Oilfield Services Company.  He specialized in fusing...
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May 5, 2022

Spotlight: Mistahiya Contracting

Mistahiya (“Grizzly” in the Cree language) Contracting is a business owned by Dwayne and Carmen Richter, based in Moberly Lake, BC.  As Saulteau First Nations members, Dwayne and Carmen grew up...
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May 5, 2022

Spotlight: North Cariboo Air

As the name implies, North Cariboo Air has its roots in BC’s North Cariboo Region – the company was incorporated in Williams Lake in 1957. Together with Joint Venture partner Bailey Helicopters,...
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