A day after attending the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Fort Hills oilsands project, Premier Rachel Notley praised the start of a $400-million expansion at Nexen’s Long Lake project as another positive sign for the oilsands.
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A survey studying resident’s general feelings towards Wood Buffalo showed a majority were happy in the community. However, many residents had concerns on the issues impacting their daily lives, including everything from rural safety to governance and infrastructure maintenance.
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Council will be discussing the Procedure Bylaw at Tuesday’s meeting. The Bylaw will outline the best practices for how council wishes to conduct legislative business.
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FORT HILLS, ALTA. – Suncor Energy Inc. says it’s not done building major oilsands projects, dampening widespread speculation among analysts that the Fort Hills project would be the last new major mine built in the formation.
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Premier Rachel Notley vowed to continue the pipeline fight as Suncor cut the ribbon on its new Fort Hills oilsands extraction site, north of Fort McMurray.
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The unemployment rate in the Wood Buffalo-Cold Lake region continues to decrease. August’s unemployment rate fell to 6 per cent from 6.3 in July.
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Tuesday’s council meeting had councillors questioning the municipality’s administration about the progress of the 2018-2021 Strategic Plan, including the revitalization of downtown, helping local businesses and wildfire recovery.
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A new study suggests people who work in Fort McMurray but don’t live in the city may be having a negative impact on the community.
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In their first general meeting after their summer recess, council will discuss an amendment to the Vehicle for Hire Bylaw that would change the fees charged to taxi drivers using the waiting corral at the Fort McMurray International Airport.
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The sister brand to Red Arrow is expanding its services in Fort McMurray as Greyhound prepares to leave western Canada this fall.
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