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ROCK 97.9 Live On Location

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Petro Canada ( Fort McKay)

Tuesday, November 24th


Northstar Ford

Thursday, November 26th


Boomtown Casino

Pokerface Grand Prize Party

Thursday, November 26th


Christmas Show & Market (MacDonald Island)

Friday, November 27th   1P-9P

Saturday November 28th   10A-8P

 Sunday November 29th   10A-5P

Syncrude Food Bank Drive (Multiple Locations)

Friday, November 27th-Sunday November 29th


Four Seasons Powersports

7425 Bulyea Ave

Saturday. November 28th


To book a remote broadcast for your business or eventcontact us at 780-743-2246

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Wood Buffalo Food Bank CORPORATE CHALLENGE 2015

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Here’s the list of people who’ve pledged their donations to the Wood Buffalo Food Bank:


Operators A&B Shift at North American Construction: $900
KMC Mining: $3,365
Imperial Oil: $20,000
Acden: $10,000
K. McLeod Pics: $100
Olive Wooden, Fort McMurray Real Estate: $10,000
Bone and Biscuit Thickwood: $500
Brad Leopold of Local 488, Plumbers and Pipe Fitters: $50
Team Bibeau: $500
Brad of Local 488 Plumbers and Pipefitters Union: $50
Terry Cooper of Cooper & Company: $3,500 and $4,000 in Food
Boomtown Casino: $2,000
Paul MacWilliams: $2,000
Rod Carlson and Rod McKay: $200
Mark Ward of Syncrude: $75,000
Rik Walcer of Nexen: $25,000
Peter Jensen, Canadian Natural Resources Ltd: $25,000
John Mayer of Husky Oil Sands: $3,500
Bruno Francoeur of Suncor: $30,000
Flett Manning Moore: $1,500
Steve Jani of Christina River Enterprise: $5,000

Dan of Stony Valley: $4,000
Call 780-790-0933 to donate!!

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WATCH: SLIPKNOT Christmas Light Show

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The same guy who brought us Pantera in 2010, Machine Head & Slayer in 2011, Metallica in 2012, Slayer again in 2013 brings us Slipknot this year…

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WATCH: Eagles of Death Metal Discuss Paris Terror Attacks

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Three Days Grace/Halestorm Meet & Greet Photos!

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More Photos will be posted soon!

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Three Days Grace FULL Interview

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WATCH: Freemont St. Flash Mob Proposal

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One of our sales guys, Ryan, organized and pulled off this beauty of a proposal in Las Vegas. Think she says yes?

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Metallic preview their Box Set.

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Get the vid HERE!

Shutdown parody, from the Rock 97.9 singers.

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Parody song can be found HERE!

WATCH: John Oliver On The Canadian Election

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On “Last Week Tonight”, John Oliver revealed to the US audience that we’re holding an election. He also had a special Canadian guest deliver a message…

And about that $5,000 fine? Canadian elections authorities explained Monday that there’s no law against foreigners expressing an opinion. They said the legal provision in question — section 331 of the Canada Elections Act — has been on the books since the 1920s and it doesn’t cover people stating their view.

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WATCH: Tesla’s Autopilot System Tested

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Videos of Tesla’s Autonomous System (named Autopilot) is being rolled out. Some of the people who’ve tested it out say it’s like being in a spaceship…

It’s not completely driverless. Elon Musk explains the difference between the two…

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