YMM News

Sep
30
2019
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Whether it was igNIGHT illuminating downtown after dark, rocking the rails, learning about our history, or launching a literary magazine – Wood Buffalo celebrated Alberta Culture Days with fervour. The provincial and local celebration ran from September 27-29.
Sep
30
2019
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(Fort McMurray, AB – September 25, 2019) The Wood Buffalo Community Foundation (WBCF) has selected five local community groups as the recipients of nearly $200,000 in community grant funding. The funding is part of the Foundation’s 2019 grant cycle, which invited applications from local charities and community groups in early…
Sep
23
2019
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Over 5000 local residents took in Athabasca Tribal Council’s (ATC) inaugural Cultural Festival from September 19-21. Held at the Syne Point Park, the festival line-up featured local and guest Indigenous artists and performers, crafts, food, and Indigenous ways of life demonstrations like preparing meat, to name a few. The Jerry…
Sep
23
2019
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(Fort McMurray, AB – September 19, 2019) Each year Arts Council Wood Buffalo highlights the richness of our growing arts scene and celebrates the achievements of local artists through the Wood Buffalo Excellence in Arts Awards (or the “Buffys” for short). Over the past 4 years, the awards have established…
Sep
23
2019
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FORT MCMURRAY, AB – September 19, 2019 – Acden was honoured with the 2018 Indigenous Employer of the Year award at the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Awards of Excellence ceremony on September 13, 2019.
Sep
11
2019
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(Fort McMurray, AB – September 10, 2019) – The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo is set to welcome Canada’s ultimate NHL fan experience. In a media release distributed by Sportsnet on September 10, 2019, the region was announced as one of the 25 communities welcoming the 2019-20 Rogers Hometown Hockey…
Sep
11
2019
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Naming of the Palliative Care Suites Announced! On Monday, September 9th, the Gratitude Campaign Palliative Care Project named suite partners came together to launch the construction of the Jeremy Snook Memorial Palliative Suites at the Northern Lights Health Centre.
Aug
27
2019
News
(Fort McMurray, AB – August 26, 2019) – The Municipality is currently planning a FireSmart Interpretive Trail project within the Urban Service Area and is welcoming residents to a public engagement opportunity to share their feedback on the proposed site locations for the project.

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