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Police looking for missing 34 year old woman

Police looking for missing 34 year old woman

Jun 20, 2024 | 7:18pm
Wood Buffalo RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance locating a missing woman. Samantha Lynnette Thom was last seen on June 3rd in the downtown area and was reported missing on Wednesday. She is 34 years old, 5’ 8” tall, and 140 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. Thom has a tattoo of a […]
RMWB decision to make Councillors full-time being reconsidered

RMWB decision to make Councillors full-time being reconsidered

Jun 20, 2024 | 11:24am
With Updates: The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) council will be revisiting its decision to transition their positions from part-time to full-time. During the June 18th council meeting, Ward 1 representative Funky Banjoko served a notice of motion calling on the council to reconsider their decision to become full-time representatives. Under the RMWB procedural […]
College of Physicians responds to disturbing comments at UCP fundraiser

College of Physicians responds to disturbing comments at UCP fundraiser

Jun 19, 2024 | 8:10pm
Controversy continues to grow following a United Conservative Party (UCP) fundraiser in Calgary Lougheed on Monday. The town hall event, titled “An Injection of Truth,” was attended by over 500 party members, including five UCP Members of the Legislative Assembly. During the event, keynote speaker Dr. Viliam (William) Makis attacked the College of Physicians and […]
Critics question UCP fundraiser
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Critics question UCP fundraiser

Jun 17, 2024 | 6:00pm
A United Conservative Party (UCP) fundraiser and town hall in Calgary is raising eyebrows. An event planned for the Calgary Lougheed Constituency called “An Injection of Truth” was set to kick off at 6 p.m. on June 17. The event page has since been removed from the UCP website but was screen-captured by former Deputy […]
RMWB Lawsuit alleges misuse of public funds

RMWB Lawsuit alleges misuse of public funds

Jun 16, 2024 | 5:34pm
The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) is suing its former director of human resources. On June 7, the municipality filed a statement of claim with the Court of King’s Bench against former HR director Kari Donnelly, seeking $201,958.30 in damages. The lawsuit follows anonymous complaints alleging Donnelly misused public funds for personal gain. The […]
Councillor Cardinal hopes his motion will bring more public consultation in RMWB

Councillor Cardinal hopes his motion will bring more public consultation in RMWB

Jun 14, 2024 | 11:55am
Councillor Kendrick Cardinal says his decision to put forward a motion that transitions RMWB Councillors to full-time was done to bring further engagement to what the Council does. He brought the motion forward at Tuesday’s meeting, which passed 6-3. Cardinal says he believes it was the right thing to do. “Dedication from full-time Councillors can […]
Keyano receives major boost to Haul Truck program

Keyano receives major boost to Haul Truck program

Jun 11, 2024 | 6:25pm
Keyano College is receiving major upgrades to its Haul Truck Operator program. Prairies Economic Development Canada is investing $766,000 towards two state-of-the-art haul truck simulators. The federal agency is also funding software upgrades to the four existing simulators at the Suncor Energy industrial campus. “The addition of these advanced simulators will significantly expand and upgrade […]
Mac Island to host Canada Day celebrations

Mac Island to host Canada Day celebrations

Jun 6, 2024 | 6:17pm
The Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo (RRC) is preparing for this year’s Canada Day celebrations. The RRC is inviting everyone in Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo to celebrate Canada’s birthday at MacDonald Island Park on June 30 and July 1. Events begin on June 30 with a free family-friendly concert featuring Canadian rock legends 54-40, […]
Fort City Car Show enters 10th year
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Fort City Car Show enters 10th year

May 30, 2024 | 6:13pm
The annual Fort City Father’s Day Car Show is set to kick off on June 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the event where people from around Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo and beyond showcase the coolest toys in the region. The car show is free to attend […]
Nissan Do-Not-Drive Warning

Nissan Do-Not-Drive Warning

May 30, 2024 | 7:17am
Do you drive a Nissan made between 2002 -2006? You might be affected by an urgent do-not-drive warning, advising drivers not to operate the vehicles until Takata air bag inflators have been replaced or repaired. As announced on Wednesday, approximately 48,000 cars in Canada are affected – Nissan Sentras (2002-2006), Nissan Pathfinders (2002-2004), and Nissan […]