Check your mail: Property tax notices are on their way
Posted on Friday, May 20, 2022 09:07 AM
(Fort McMurray, AB – May 20, 2022) – The Municipality mailed out about 35,000 property tax notices on May 18, 2022. Property owners should expect their 2022 Property Tax Notice to...
It’s Time to Read Book Club exploring essential guide to the Indian Act
Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 12:00 PM
Learn more about the Act’s cruel, enduring impact on generations of Indigenous Peoples
Join the It’s Time to Read Book Club in June as it commemorates National Indigenous History...
Notice of RMWB Council Special Meeting - In Camera
Posted on Monday, May 16, 2022 04:02 PM
NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING
Pursuant to Section 194 of the Municipal Government Act, RSA. 2000 c.M-26, a Special In Camera Council Meeting conducted through a combination of...
Burn abatement to begin shortly in Fort McMurray
Posted on Friday, May 06, 2022 11:00 AM
Regional Emergency Services (RES) to begin annual spring controlled burning to reduce wildfire risk in Fort McMurray
(Fort McMurray, AB – May 6, 2022) – RES will be seen around...
Municipality looking for feedback on proposed Vehicle for Hire Bylaw changes
Posted on Wednesday, May 04, 2022 11:51 AM
Safety and fares among several topics highlighted for taxi, ridesharing, limousine, and shuttle services in the region
The Municipality has developed an updated Vehicle for Hire...
Help shape an age-friendly Wood Buffalo
Posted on Monday, May 02, 2022 02:26 PM
Introducing the Wood Buffalo Age-Friendly Work Plan 2021-2024
As Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo’s population ages, the Municipality along with the Advisory Committee on Aging (ACoA),...
Local non-profits to receive $5 million under the Community Plan on Homelessness Grant Allocation
Posted on Friday, April 29, 2022 10:50 AM
RMWB Council allocates funds to Centre of Hope, Salvation Army, Wood Buffalo Wellness Society and YMCA of Northern Alberta
(Fort McMurray, AB – April 29, 2022) – At the April 26,...
Municipal Transit kicks off safety campaign to improve rider etiquette and respect
Posted on Thursday, April 28, 2022 10:59 AM
The Municipality is launching a new transit safety campaign to improve understanding of acceptable behaviour on buses and at stops.
“Everyone is welcome on public transit, and...
Council receives resignation of CAO
Posted on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 04:25 PM
Interim CAO appointed, search for permanent CAO to get underway
(Fort McMurray, AB – April 27, 2022) – Regional Council has received the resignation of Chief Administrative...
Council approves extending the Downtown Revitalization Incentives Program to 2023
Posted on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 10:43 AM
Over 200 applications submitted from downtown businesses
Starting May 16, 2022, the Downtown Revitalization Incentives Program will offer businesses $3M of additional incentives...
RMWB Council sets 2022 property tax rates, keeping rates amongst the lowest in Alberta
Posted on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 08:42 PM
Property tax notices to be mailed in May; deadline to pay is June 30
On April 26, the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) Council approved the 2022 Tax Rate Bylaw.
RMWB unveils Indigenous Reconciliation Artworks for Council Chambers
Posted on Monday, April 25, 2022 07:00 PM
The Municipality unveiled Indigenous Reconciliation Artworks in Council Chambers during a special ceremony held April 25.
Originally stemming from a Council motion in 2019, the...
River breakup declared: April 24, 2022
Posted on Sunday, April 24, 2022 07:07 PM
(Fort McMurray, AB – April 24, 2022) – River breakup has been declared today, April 24. This means there is no longer a significant risk of ice jams causing flooding along...
Inspiring activist-Olympian is next featured It’s Time to Talk speaker
Posted on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 08:54 AM
Stabbed by soldier at 1990 Oka Crisis, Mohawk activist went on to achieve Olympic dreams and champion reconciliation as a practice
The next speaker in the Indigenous Speaker...
Additional support available for vulnerable people during emergencies
Posted on Thursday, April 14, 2022 10:12 AM
(Fort McMurray, AB – April 14, 2022) – As the river breakup and wildfire seasons get underway, the Municipality is reminding residents of the Vulnerable Persons Registry (VPR)...