ED Blog – Both a strong local workforce and Fly In-Fly Out are needed to support industry and community needs

Recently, the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) adopted a revised 2018-2021 Strategic Plan. Having a clear and strategic path forward for our region is essential. The articulated vision of a vibrant, sustainable region is […]

OSCA releases rotational workforce reports

Fort McMurray, Alberta (March 20, 2018)

Rotational work and residential employment programs are complementary approaches in workforce management, according to a new report by the Oil Sands Community Alliance (OSCA).

Over the past decade, rotational workers have […]

Oil Sands Community Alliance moving to Fort McMurray airport

Effective the end of March, the Oil Sands Community Alliance (OSCA) will be moving its head office to the Fort McMurray International Airport (YMM).

“As a member-driven organization committed to the local economy here in the […]

Updated RMWB Population Model

The impact of the Horse River Wildfire and the new economic reality of severely depressed oil and natural gas prices highlights the need for industry, municipalities and the Province to continue working together.

The Oil Sands […]

Industry Releases Independent Report on Fort McMurray Wildfire Response

On May 3, 2016, Fort McMurray and the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) were changed forever by the Horse River wildfire. Since the fire, residents, organizations, the oil sands industry and local elected officials […]

Cenovus Invests in Northern Alberta

Cenovus wants to build a better future.  In addition to its commitment to being a responsible developer of one of Canada’s most valuable resources, the oil company is hoping to fuel progress by strengthening the […]

Devon Canada Committed to Community

Devon has been a part of the Northern Alberta landscape for nearly a decade. The leading independent energy company launched its first commercial steam assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) operations at the southern end of Wood […]

Fort McMurray Airport Authority Opens Renovated and Repurposed North Terminal

October 7, 2014 –

The Fort McMurray Airport Authority officially reopened the North Terminal today. The building originally opened in 1985 and operated as Fort McMurray’s primary airport terminal for over 29 years. The new […]

Wood Buffalo Co-Winner of National Communities in Bloom Competition

September 24, 2014 –

Wood Buffalo was named co-winner of the Over 50,000 population category at the 2014 Communities in Bloom national competition.

“I’m thrilled that for the first time ever, Wood Buffalo has tied for […]

Fort McMurray Airport Authority Opens Renovated and Repurposed North Terminal

February 14, 2014 –
The Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo (RRC) is pleased to invite the community to the official ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Anzac Recreation Centre on Saturday, March 1 at Noon.
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