Access to food

Wood Buffalo Food Bank 

Telephone: 780-743-1125

Hamper programs

Telephone: 780-743-1125 ext. 221 and speak with Client Services.

Grocery Stores

There are special hours for vulnerable people in the region, this includes seniors, the immunocompromised, those on active treatment such as chemo, those with disabilities and those with chronic conditions who are more vulnerable to COVID. Please do not shop at these times if this does not apply to you.

Several grocery stores in Fort McMurray have received special permits to extend their hours to accommodate residents during this time. These stores include: 

  • Family Foods (Gregoire) - Open until 9 p.m. 
  • Safeway (downtown) - Open until 10 p.m. 
  • Sobeys - Clearwater (downtown) - Open until 10 p.m.
  • Save on Foods (downtown) - Open until 10 p.m. 
  • Save on Foods (Stoney Creek) - Open until 10 p.m. 

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