Wood Buffalo Economic Development

Canada Revenue Agency & Your Business – Making Sense of it All

  When: Thursday, 21 January 2016 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (MST) Where: 2nd Floor – 309 Powder Drive Fort McMurray, AB T9K 2W6 CA Click here to register Join us as Staci Clevett, Chartered Professional Accounted and owner of S.Clevett Professional Accounting, provides you with a basic understanding of the rules and regulations for Canadian […]

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Wages at Work – Employee Standards Workshop

The WAGES AT WORK workshop provides a comprehensive hands-on learning experience designed to provide participants with a better understanding of the rights and obligations of employers and employees under the Employment Standards Code. We will be offering this seminar over two days, please select the day that works best for you. When: Tuesday June 2 […]

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Improving Your Business Processes in a Challenging Economy

Improving your Business Processes in a  Challenging Economy A learning seminar on business process mapping to improve your company’s processes and operational performance. Business process mapping is a visual exercise which will allow you to maximize performance and increase profitability.

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The Year of Sport in Wood Buffalo

In 2015, Wood Buffalo will play host to seven provincial, national or international sporting events, attracting the eyes of the sporting world and spotlighting the region’s spirit. Mayor Melissa Blake has declared 2015 “The Year of Sport” in Wood Buffalo. “Wood Buffalo has a history of hosting sporting events, but this year is looking very […]

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Oil Sand Tech Meet Up – Kick Off Party

  o   Date & Time: February 18, 2015 at 7:00pm o   Location: Wood Buffalo Brewing Company, 9914 Morrison Street, Fort McMurray, AB T9H 1V2 o   Description: Aaron Tschirhart is hosting an oil sand tech meetup for people who are interested in building products and services focused on the oilsands. Aaron will provide a brief presentation on […]

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Fort McMurray among Canada’s Leading Entrepreneurial Cities.

The recently released Canadian Federation of Independent Business’s (CFIB) report on Entrepreneurial Cities for 2014 propelled Fort McMurray to an enviable fourth position. Recognizing the growth made possible by entrepreneurial activity in collaboration with favourable resource development, has elevated Fort McMurray’s rating over the previous years. In addition, eight of the top ten cities were […]

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Oil Sands Trade Show and Conference 2014.

The Oil Sands Trade Show and Conference is one of the largest gatherings for companies involved in the oil sands industry in Canada. Known as the “business gateway to the oil sands community”, the annual Oil Sands Trade Show and Conference is fast approaching and will be taking place at the Suncor Community Leisure Centre […]

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Alberta Strategic Tourism Council Appointment.

Dr. Richard Starke, Minister of Tourism, Parks and Recreation, recently appointed thirteen new members to the Alberta Strategic Tourism Council. The membership represents the tourism industry from all regions of the province. Selected to this prestigious Council from the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) is Frank Creasey, CEO of Fort McMurray Tourism.  The council is […]

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Business Development Boot Camp for Entrepreneurs.

Wood Buffalo Business Development Initiative (WBBDI) presents a weekend Boot Camp to help Entrepreneurs like you! Business Basics for Innovators (BBFI) is a series of hands-on sessions modeled after The Growth Wheel. The sessions are action-oriented to stay true to the way most entrepreneurs think and work. Over the course of the weekend, founding teams […]

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Proposed Big Box Retail Shopping Centre.

With the impending release of land for the construction of a proposed Power Centre, located North of TaigaNova Industrial Business Park, off Highway 63, the Planning and Development Department at the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) is developing an Area Structure Plan (ASP).  Stakeholders, Developers and the community at large are invited to attend […]

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