Former publisher of the Fort McMurray Today passes away

Tim O’Rourke, former publisher of the Fort McMurray Today passed away after a three-year battle against pancreatic cancer in late December. He was 56.

During his 17 years at the Today, O’Rourke mentored dozens of reporters, editors and photographers on the importance of community reporting, and the responsibilities they had to the people who called Wood Buffalo home.

You can read more about O’Rourke, and his devotion to his community, here.