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Jul
20
2018
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Preliminary figures for Fort McMurray’s Point-in-Time (PIT) Homeless Count were released today as part of the province-wide PIT count conducted in Alberta’s seven largest cities. The count was conducted by volunteer enumerators on the streets of Fort McMurray on April 11. “The Point-in-Time count is one of the essential tools…
Jul
18
2018
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The giving spirit is in full swing as the Mark Messier Foundation Golf Tournament announces the donation of 50% of the net profit raised to the Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo’s (RRC) WB Kids program. The event took place on Saturday, July 14, hosted at the Miskanaw Golf Course. “Being…
Jul
17
2018
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Single game tickets are now available for the Baseball Canada 18U National Championship presented by Pepsi, taking place from August 16-19, 2018. The four-day national tournament consists of 28 games across two locations, Shell Place Baseball Stadium and Ross Hennigar Park. The event will welcome teams from across Canada and…
Jul
13
2018
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Small business recovery remains a priority for the Municipality as Wood Buffalo Economic Development (WBED) commits to provide continued programing and new initiatives through the Support to Small Business Program.   WBED launches three Support to Small Business Program initiatives: Keyano College Voucher Program – Eligible recipients of the Canadian Red Cross Support to Small Business Program can…
Jul
11
2018
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Council approved appointments to the inaugural Wood Buffalo Economic Development Corporation. Gregg Saretsky, former President and Chief Executive Officer, WestJet has accepted the inaugural role of Chair of the Board. “Mr. Saretsky’s strong leadership and innovative approach will provide a positive foundation for the important work ahead,” said Mayor Don…
Jul
10
2018
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The Municipality has taken steps to prepare for the Federal Government’s decision to legalize, regulate and restrict recreational cannabis on Oct. 17, 2018 following approval of three cannabis-related bylaws at a special Council meeting on Monday night. Council approved amendments to the Land Use Bylaw and License Bylaw and passed…
Jul
09
2018
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The Diversity & Inclusion Community Plan and Workbook are tools to help the region continue to be a warm, welcoming and supportive community that celebrates diversity and offers opportunities for all. The Wood Buffalo Diversity & Inclusion Community Plan Workbook provides greater detail regarding the data collected and further information…
Jul
09
2018
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Site preparation will soon begin for Wood Buffalo’s first installation of public art: Reflections on the River. Part of the municipal Public Art Program, the piece will be installed along the MacDonald Drive causeway, as originally approved by Council. “This is an exciting step for the Wood Buffalo arts community and…

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