Council hearing update on flood mitigation, discussing Truth and Reconciliation responses

Council is holding its first meeting back since the start of the summer break and it’s last meeting before the municipal election on Oct. 18. The meeting will include a report on the municipality’s response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action and hearing an update on flood mitigation work in their last meeting for the current sitting council.

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Tourism sector struggling to recover from COVID-19, FMWBEDT releasing tourism plan later this year

Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo Economic Development and Tourism (FMWBEDT) is releasing a five-year plan for development and tourism later this year. But for now, the local tourism sector has seen few benefits from the easing of Alberta’s COVID-19 restrictions and does not expect to see a large recovery anytime soon.

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