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RMWB to host a Virtual Townhall regarding COVID-19 on Wednesday, March 25, 2020

(Fort McMurray, AB – March 24, 2020) – The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) will host a virtual community townhall on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 6:15 p.m. to provide an update on the municipality’s response to COVID-19 and answer residents’ questions.

All residents can join the meeting virtually using the live stream link below. Some residents will receive an automated phone call on Tuesday, March 24 notifying them of the event. These same residents will also receive a phone call at the start of the meeting asking them to stay on the line to join the townhall.

If you do not receive a call at 6:15 p.m. on March 25, 2020 and you are unable to connect via the live stream link, please contact pulse at 780-743-7000 or 1-800-973-9663 or by email at pulse@rmwb.ca to get additional information.

In attendance for remarks and to take questions:

·         Don Scott, Mayor of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo

·         Jamie Doyle, Interim Chief Administrative Officer, Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo

·         Scott Davis, Director of Emergency Management, Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo

·         A representative from Alberta Emergency Management Agency

Date:                                       Wednesday, March 25,2020

Time:                                      6:15 p.m. - 7:15p.m.

Public Live Stream:              https://video.teleforumonline.com/video/streaming.php?client=15660

Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions of the panel. The live stream participants will be able to ask a question by typing into a field. The on-call participants must press *3 to ask a question. At this point, they will be directed to a moderator who will take the question and put it in queue. 


The Municipal information at this update and all further updates, will continue to be available at rmwb.ca/COVID19.

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Media inquiries:

media@rmwb.ca 

 

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