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July 22nd News Update

An Ontario man has died after a collision yesterday afternoon on Highway 63. The 66 year old male was the lone occupant of a pick up truck that was travelling ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 22 July 2014 | Hits: 64

July 21st News Update

Two men are to appear in a Fort McMurray courtroom this morning to answer to charges stemming from their arrest last Wednesday. Mohamed Aden (19) of Etobicoke, ON and Mohamed ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 21 July 2014 | Hits: 47

July 18th News Update

Wood Buffalo RCMP, Regional Emergency Services and HERO1 from Phoenix Heli-Flight responded at approximately 11pm last night to the scene of a major collision at mile marker 186 on highway ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 18 July 2014 | Hits: 85

July 16th News Update

Phoenix Heli-Flight has moved to the next level with the official unveiling of their new medevac chopper that will serve the region. The new aircraft, which includes a northern lights ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 16 July 2014 | Hits: 150

Sound of Victory 2014

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Saturday, September 13th, Daystar Chapel and the Redeemed Christian Church of God invite you to join them at their 7th Annual Sound of Victory concert.  Come to Holy Trinity High ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Tuesday, 15 July 2014 | Hits: 30

July 15th News Update

Habitat for Humanity Wood Buffalo held a ground breaking ceremony yesterday in Fort McMurray for a new project. Crystal Lewis-Wilton, the chair of the Operations Committee for Habitat for Humanity ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 15 July 2014 | Hits: 125

July 14th News Update

The Alberta Integrated Traffic Unit and Wood Buffalo RCMP Municipal Traffic Unit were kept busy during a busy two day traffic enforcement blitz on Friday and Saturday. The focus of ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 14 July 2014 | Hits: 78

July 11th News Update

Alberta, Manitoba, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, scored the largest gains in Jobs in June according to Statistics Canada. Alberta recorded a 3.7 increase in June 2014 compared to ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 11 July 2014 | Hits: 127

RCMP Seek Public's Assistance Locating S

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Wood Buffalo RCMP are asking for the public’s help in identifying two suspects in regards to an assault that occurred at the East Village Pub & Eatery shortly after 2:00 ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 10 July 2014 | Hits: 85

July 10th News Update

Canadian Natural Resources Limited has submitted a report to the Alberta Energy Regulator about the leak at its Primrose operation in 2013. In the document, ‘Primrose Flow to Surface Causation ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 10 July 2014 | Hits: 82

July 9th News Update

RMWB Council will have a sequel. Between presentations and debate, councillors voted to recess their meeting and pick it up tonight at 5pm. But before they did so, council voted ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 9 July 2014 | Hits: 118

July 8th News Update

The final design for the new Northside Recreation Centre will be brought before regional council tonight. It follows a motion made by Councillor Sheldon Germain in June, that the responsibility ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 8 July 2014 | Hits: 111

July 7th News Update

RCMP, Phoenix Heli-Flight along with the Fort McMurray Fire department responded to an accident on highway 63, north of Wandering River overnight. A vehicle collision had police close the road ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 7 July 2014 | Hits: 107

July 4th News Update

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying an investigator to the site of a CN train derailment near Whitecourt, Alberta. The incident occurred early this morning. Two of ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 4 July 2014 | Hits: 156

July 3rd News Update

Public support for the Northern Gateway Pipeline has dropped in British Columbia but remains high in Alberta, a new Insights West poll has found. In the online survey of representative ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 3 July 2014 | Hits: 92

July 2nd News Update

A new poll released today shows over 90% of Albertans support efforts to increase value added processing of our oil and natural gas resources in Alberta. A telephone survey of ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 2 July 2014 | Hits: 110

July 1st News Update - Election Result

David Yurdiga has retained the riding of Fort McMurray-Athabasca for the Conservative Party of Canada. Yurdiga won the by-election yesterday with 5,945 of the votes cast. Liberal Kyle Harrietha placed ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 1 July 2014 | Hits: 54

June 30th News Update

It's by-election day in Fort McMurray–Athabasca, the Alberta riding of Macleod and two ridings in Ontario. Polls are now open and will close at 7:30 this evening in our area. ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 30 June 2014 | Hits: 77

Fort McMurray-Athabasca By-Election

On Monday, June 30th, residents of the riding of Fort McMurray-Athabasca will vote in a Federal By-Election to decide who will represent the region in Ottawa.  The candidates (and the ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Saturday, 28 June 2014 | Hits: 133

June 27th News Update

Members of the Regional Emergency Services (RES) are on scene at the condominium fire at Siltstone Place that began just after Noon on Friday.  RES says it is now under ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 27 June 2014 | Hits: 114

June 26th News Update

Boyle RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a Sochi 2014 Olympic Champions ring belonging to Canadian curler Brad Jacobs. The ring was stolen from a motel room during ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 26 June 2014 | Hits: 136

June 25th News Update

The rezoning of land has been completed for Parsons Creek that will allow for the development of a long term care facility. The motion passed in council last night, but ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 25 June 2014 | Hits: 93

June 24th News Update

The Fort McMurray Airport Authority and WestJet are set to welcome the inaugural flight between Las Vegas (LAS) and Fort McMurray (YMM) today. The flight kicks off nonstop service operating ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 24 June 2014 | Hits: 154

June 23rd News Update

The Energy East Resistance Riders are cycling across the country to speak with Canadians along the route of TransCanada’s proposed Energy East pipeline. They want to spark conversations about the ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 23 June 2014 | Hits: 156

June 20th News Update

Suncor Energy and five industry partners announced an estimated $165 million funding commitment to sanction the construction of a dedicated Water Technology Development Centre (WTDC). The Centre, to be located ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 20 June 2014 | Hits: 109

June 19th News Update

The Wood Buffalo RCMP is seeking the assistance from the general public in locating a Fort McMurray woman. Nineteen year old Danielle Dupe was last seen at the ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 19 June 2014 | Hits: 154

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UPDATE: Wood Buffalo RCMP have confirmed the wellbeing of Danielle Dupe who was reported missing on June 18. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance.   ---------------   The Wood Buffalo ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 18 June 2014 | Hits: 137

June 18th News Update

After a week to cool down, the RMWB council voted to approve the land use amendments for the proposed Parsons Creek development. Infrastructure Minister Wayne Drysdale went on record last ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 18 June 2014 | Hits: 156

June 17th News Update

Local Unifor representatives will make the case against reductions to retirees' incomes during two weeks of public consultations on Bills 9 and 10. The legislature standing committee reviewing the bills ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 17 June 2014 | Hits: 188

June 16th News Update

Two more departures are being reported from the administration of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. Staff found out last week that Executive Director of Public Infrastructure & Planning, Henry ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 16 June 2014 | Hits: 144

Revolutions 2014 Car Show

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Join KAOS 91.1 from Noon till 4pm at the Fort McMurray Alliance Church (101 Spruce Street) for their Father's Day Revolutions2014 Car Show! There will be free food, face painting, pine ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Friday, 13 June 2014 | Hits: 70

June 13th News Update

Infrastructure Minister Wayne Drysdale says he is greatly disappointed in the the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo’s decision not to approve land use amendments for the proposed Parsons Creek development. ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 13 June 2014 | Hits: 134

June 12th News Update

Motorists travelling on Highway 63 this afternoon will have the opportunity to participate in an education initiative regarding emergency vehicles. Staged vehicle checks will be conducted by police on Highway ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 12 June 2014 | Hits: 170

June 11th News Update

The 24 hour medevac service for Wood Buffalo secured a one year agreement for assistance at last night’s council session. Council has agreed to contribute $1.5 million to the 24/7 ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 11 June 2014 | Hits: 152

June 10th News Update

Thomas Mulcair took to Twitter to apologize to residents of Fort McMurray-Athabasca.  Mulcair announced he has had to postpone his trip to the riding to attend the regimental funeral today ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 10 June 2014 | Hits: 116

June 9th News Update

A new day in aviation history for Fort McMurray has finally arrived. The new airport terminal at the Fort McMurray International Airport is officially being used. Scott Clements, the airport ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 9 June 2014 | Hits: 108

June 6th News Update

It’s been a busy few days for the Integrated Traffic Unit (ITU) in Wood Buffalo. ITU members were conducting a laser speed operation on Highway 63 and attempted to stop ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 6 June 2014 | Hits: 149

June 5th News Update

An Environment Canada study has found elevated levels of mercury north of Fort McMurray and east of Fort McKay. The study centred on oilsands developments. Published in the journal Environmental ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 5 June 2014 | Hits: 183

June 4th News Update

Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of a fire on McLeod Street early Tuesday that led to a woman’s death. Wood Buffalo RCMP and Regional Emergency Services responded ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 4 June 2014 | Hits: 156

June 3rd News Update

Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) has been called in to look into an employee fatality at the North American Construction Groups' designated work area within Suncor's site. North American Construction ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 3 June 2014 | Hits: 150

June 2nd News Update

The Fort McMurray Air Show was a resounding success according to Airport President and CEO, Scott Clements. Despite the weather on Sunday causing a cancellation of the final performance of ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 2 June 2014 | Hits: 159

May 30th News Update

A conference on harnessing the power of treaty rights to protect the environment, shape resource development, and approach the promise of reconciliation is set to begin today. ‘As Long As ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 30 May 2014 | Hits: 154

Final Northside Rec Engagement

The Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo (RRC) invites the community to provide direction during the fourth and final round of community engagement for the proposed Northside Community Recreation Centre.  A ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Thursday, 29 May 2014 | Hits: 121

May 29th News Update

The Alberta Chamber of Commerce 76th Provincial Conference and Policy Session is underway in Fort McMurray. Policy discussions and business will get underway tomorrow. Perrin Beatty of the Canadian Chamber ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 29 May 2014 | Hits: 245

May 28th News Update

The first full day of the 'Leading the North Conference' took place yesterday with a wide range of speakers, including Dr. Ernesto Sirolli, Sirolli Institute, Syncrude's CEO Mark Ward, Chief ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | Hits: 152

May 27th News Update

Alberta Transportation is gearing up for more construction activity on Highway 63. Jasmine Franklin with Alberta Transportation says travelers going north of Fort McMurray will notice a change later in ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | Hits: 125

May 26th News Update

The President and CEO of the Fort McMurray Airport Authority says excitement is building for the grand opening of the new terminal. Scott Clements says they continue to work with ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 26 May 2014 | Hits: 133

May 23rd News Update

If you feel like you have been treated unfairly by an Alberta government department, agency, board, commission, designated professional organization, or Alberta Health Service’s patient concerns office, you can book ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 23 May 2014 | Hits: 166

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Family Day Weekend Is Here!

On this Family Day weekend, make sure you do what it says on the tin… have, at least a day, wit... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 14.02.2014

24 Hours For #SubzeroYMM

This weekend I’ll be undertaking a little challenge. I’m headed out onto Gregoire Lake to see w... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 17.01.2014

Driving With Snow Plows

We’ve had quite a bit of snow this winter, and a fair share of ice too! Here are a few tips to ... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 06.01.2014

Free Christmas Music

Here's an early Christmas present for you, some FREE Christmas music!  Just go to http://f... Read more...

Jonathan's Blog | 11.12.2013

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Can You See Me Now?

    I think this is probably one of my favourite photos of the week. Caption it! Photo cour... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 06.12.2013

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It's Christmas in Fort McMurray!

  This past weekend certainly kicked off Christmas in Fort McMurray! We had the Lights of Ch... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 25.11.2013

A Vacation Like No Other

So you think you’ve travelled? Clearly you haven’t met this guy. Canadian Mike Spencer Brown ha... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 13.11.2013

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What's In That McRib?

I’m not really a fan of fast food, especially the likes of McDonald’s and Burger King. Yes when... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 13.11.2013

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Twinkies Like You've Never Seen Them Before

Another food post I know. But I don’t want to be the guy that didn’t tell you about this! Deep ... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 01.11.2013

Fort McMurray's Past

If you’re a bit of a history buff, or just like to know a little about our heritage. Check out ... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 23.10.2013

Bears Breaking Into Cars?

If you’re one of those people that doesn’t think locking your car when it’s in the drive isn’t ... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 18.10.2013

Thanksgiving Crafts

Want something to do with the kids this Thanksgiving weekend? It’s always great to remind both ... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 10.10.2013

Volvo Sets Mileage Record

Here’s something you don’t hear everyday! A New Yorker recently drove his Volvo to it’s three m... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 27.09.2013

Did You See My Marathon 'Selfie'?

You may or may not be aware that we had a half marathon through the downtown area of our city r... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 18.09.2013

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Sorry, Can You Say Your Order Again

  Want to know what to do if you have too much time on your hands? Go into a fast food outle... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 18.09.2013

A Few Tithing Stats For You

If you want an interesting read today take a look at this Relevant article. Some of their stats... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 23.08.2013

World's Worst Road?

If you think we have bad roads in Fort McMurray, take a look at this one in Russia! http://www... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 16.08.2013

Live In a Dumpster?

If you're frustrated with the cost of rent in Fort McMurray, why not do what this guy did and l... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 15.08.2013

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Salad Stacking?

  I’ve recently been made aware of a craze that swept China and now no longer exists. Yes, I... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 01.08.2013

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Job Posting With No Description?

  Ever felt like you don’t know what you’re getting into when applying for a new job? Well t... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 29.07.2013

Always Check To See Who You're Swimming With

Who said cats don’t like water? A cougar recently went for a swim just off of Vancouver Island!... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 24.07.2013

Do You Loose Stuff?

Ever wanted to keep track of that remote control or wondered where the dog is before you leave ... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 17.06.2013

Senior Citizen Drives Like A Boss

How long do you think you’ll be driving for? Maybe until you’re 85? 95? Well how about until yo... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 06.06.2013

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A Warm Welcome To The Lasagna Burger

I'm always looking for new and interesting types of food, especially when it comes to burgers! ... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 30.05.2013