YMM News

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…
Jul
09
2018
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The Wood Buffalo Community Foundation (WBCF) has up to $250,000 in grant money available for regional charities.  “We’re very excited to be at this point, after a year of building our board and seeking donors for our endowed funds,” said WBCF chair Shelley Powell. “We’ve spent time understanding the community’s…
Jul
05
2018
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While the original list of dwellings in the region have been counted, the deadline for Census 2018 has been extended to the end of July to ensure the Municipality can count any dwellings that may have been missed. “We thank the community for coming together and taking part in our…
Jul
04
2018
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Wood Buffalo Communities in Bloom is encouraging residents and businesses to beautify their home or storefront through the Nominate Your Neighbour and Business Beautification programs. The Nominate Your Neighbour Program is an opportunity for residents to recognize homes for their vibrant landscapes, floral displays, and overall efforts to brighten our…
Jun
28
2018
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A new initiative funded by the Alberta Human Rights Commission called Coalitions Creating Equity (CCE) was launched earlier this year following a series of conversations across Alberta. This initiative coincides with the commitment from the Government of Alberta to take action to combat racism and hate in the province.  …
Jun
26
2018
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Residents across the region may see a call from Bannister Research on their phones over the next few weeks. The Municipality has contracted the professional research firm to conduct the region’s first citizen satisfaction survey since 2009. “This is an opportunity to check in with residents and gain insight into…
Jun
26
2018
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Preparations are underway for the highly anticipated annual Canada Day Parade taking place July 1, 2018.
Jun
16
2018
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Fort McMurray Public School District (FMPSD) congratulates Westwood Community High School’s Green Initiative (GI) Club on winning Samsung Canada’s Solve for Tomorrow Challenge for the Western Region. The club is one of four groups to win the national award, which comes with a $20,000 grant. The announcement was made on…

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