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Family Day Toonie Swim at the Mac Island

The Kinette Club of Fort McMurray is hosting a Family Day Toonie Swim at the Syncrude Aquatics Centre at MacIsland Park. Proceeds from this event will be donated to the Family Crises Society, New Building Fund

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Commuting to work in Fort McMurray

This isn’t an unfamiliar story… A large number of workers in Fort McMurray commute from elsewhere in the province/country. Here’s an interesting read from the Kelowna Daily Courier about commuting to work in Fort McMurray.

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Municipality anticipates $2.2 million in new provincial funding

For the first time in 5 years, the province has accepted the results of our census. The new official population of 116,407, means new funding. The municipality anticipates $2.2 million in new provincial funding.

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2012 Census – Wood Buffalo population up by 11%

The results are in, Census 2012 counted 116,407 people in Wood Buffalo. 2012 Population 2010 Population Fort McMurray 72,944 76,797 Rural communities 4,192 4,216 Work camps 39,271 23,325 Total regional population 116,407 104,338

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Nolan Haukeness – Editorial about Fort McMurray

Nolan Haukeness wrote an interesting article in the Fort McMurray Today entitled Old timers, make room for us . We definitely fit the bill for ‘Old Timers’ Doug moved to Fort McMurray in 1973 and Michael was born here 10 … Continue reading

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Bitumen production up 16% – Alberta Economy to boom

Bitumen production up 16%

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Residents asked to put recycle bins on the road

Effective immediately, Wood Buffalo residents are asked to place curbside bins in new location for pickup. Those residents with front street pickup are asked to place their bins on the road with 1 foot of space between the bins, with … Continue reading

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Province gets a head start on Parsons Creek interchange

The work to be completed for the Parsons Creek interchange includes geotechnical improvements to the future interchange and involves hauling material across the highway. The site is located near the new Parsons Creek Development, approximately 3.5km north of the Confederation … Continue reading

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