National Indigenous History Month-a time to reflect, learn and share
Posted on Thursday, May 25, 2023 08:30 AM
Indigenous culture, traditions and teachings will be highlighted throughout June as we celebrate National Indigenous History Month (NIHM). The month-long series of events...
It’s Time to Read: Join a special evening with author Cody Caetano
Posted on Monday, May 08, 2023 11:06 AM
On Wednesday, May 10 at 7 p.m. all are welcome to come out for a special evening with Cody Caetano, author of Half-Bads in White Regalia.
This special event will be held in the...
It’s Time to Read Book Club explores bestselling debut: Half-Bads in White Regalia
Posted on Thursday, April 06, 2023 10:12 AM
Join the It’s Time to Read Book Club in April as it explores Half-Bads in White Regalia, an unforgettable debut that unspools a tangled family history with warmth, humour, and...
Fort Chipewyan artists invited to design a public art bench
Posted on Tuesday, April 04, 2023 09:21 AM
Bench will be featured at the new Lakefront Viewing Deck in community
Public Art Wood Buffalo invites local Fort Chipewyan artists to inspire a design for a bench to be...
Council approves historic agreement with Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation
Posted on Thursday, February 09, 2023 04:30 PM
(Fort McMurray AB – February 9, 2023) A new agreement between the Municipality and a First Nation is a significant step towards the creation of the first urban reserve in...
It’s Time to Read Book Club begins 2023 with bestselling memoir: In My Own Moccasins
Posted on Monday, January 23, 2023 10:30 AM
Join the It’s Time to Read Book Club as it explores In My Own Moccasins: A Memoir of Resilience, Helen Knott’s fearless account of addiction, intergenerational trauma, and...
Community gathering and walk set for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Posted on Thursday, September 22, 2022 02:00 PM
(Fort McMurray, AB – Sept. 22, 2022) All are invited to join a Community Gathering and Walk to recognize the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30.
Governor General’s Award Winner Black Water next up for It’s Time to Read Book Club
Posted on Thursday, September 01, 2022 03:50 PM
(Fort McMurray, AB – Sept. 1, 2022) – Join the It’s Time to Read Book Club in September as it explores Black Water, a memoir about intergenerational trauma and healing...
Joint Release: Partners working together to support community after fire at Fort Chipewyan church
Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2022 04:03 PM
Mikisew Cree First Nation, Fort Chipewyan Métis Nation, the Municipality and other community and government partners are working closely to support the Fort Chipewyan community...
Join the 2022 Truth and Reconciliation Challenge
Posted on Monday, August 15, 2022 09:00 AM
Explore meaningful ways to enhance and guide your personal reconciliation journey
(Fort McMurray, AB – August 15, 2022) –Explore Indigenous culture and language and learn the area’s...
Grant applications open for community organizations, athletes, and performers
Posted on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 02:34 PM
Community Investment Program (CIP) Grant applications have opened. The CIP program helps social profit organizations deliver programs, projects, and events, and supports cultural...
Community events being hosted in Janvier & Conklin before Special Council Meeting
Posted on Thursday, June 23, 2022 12:00 PM
(Fort McMurray, AB – June 23, 2022) A Council tour of Janvier and Conklin will conclude with a Special Council Meeting on Monday, June 27. It will mark the first time since 2019...
Janvier Water Treatment Plant update
Posted on Thursday, June 16, 2022 02:27 PM
Update: June 20, 2022
The work at the Janvier Water Treatment Plant is finished. The Municipality successfully flushed the distribution system and collected bacteriological samples...
Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day with Burgers and Bannock
Posted on Thursday, June 16, 2022 12:05 PM
All are invited to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day with Burgers and Bannock in the Park from 12 to 2 p.m. at Shell Place.
Organized in cooperation with Indigenous partners,...
Celebrate National Indigenous History Month through stories and teachings
Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2022 12:05 PM
Participate in weekly contest for a chance to win special items purchased from local Indigenous artisans and companies
The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo...