30 Mar 2023

Neighbourhood & Community Engagements

Hey neighbours! Let’s have a chat!You're invited to join us at events hosted throughout the year in Fort McMurray neighbourhoods and rural communities across the region.Each meeting will start with a s...

01 Mar 2023

What We Heard ReportThe What We Heard Report is now available for you to review. Feedback from the public engagement and from online participation are included in the report.We thank you for your input and ideas...

05 Dec 2022

The What We Heard Report is available to review. Feedback through public engagement through virtual workshops and online participation are included. Feedback will be reviewed and considered by Administration as ...

17 Nov 2022

The engagement has concluded.Thank you to participants who provided feedback throughout public engagement. The What We Heard Report is available and provides a summary of engagement feedback.The feasibility stud...

Multi Use Pathways
Off Highway Vehicles
27 Oct 2022

Engagement has concluded.  All feedback will be carefully reviewed and considered as part of the feasibility study to determine next steps for the project. Information regarding the direction of the project...

15 Sep 2022

This engagement is now closed. Thank you to those who participated. Feedback gathered from public engagement is available in the What We Heard Report available here. Next StepsThe Engineering Departmen...

Flood Mitigation
22 Aug 2022

Engagement has concluded. The RMWB would like to thank passionate residents, stakeholders, and Indigenous partners for providing feedback regarding facility accessibility. A detailed What We Heard Report providi...

05 Jul 2022

Kiyām Community Park is Officially OpenConstruction is now complete, and Kiyām Community Park is officially open for year-round use and enjoyment. Located in downtown Fort McMurray at the corner of Franklin Ave....

04 Jul 2022

View the What We Heard About Northside Dog Park Report by clicking on the links below.Click here to read the What We Heard Report.View the Survey Results.WOOF WOOF!Paw-ticipate from July 11 – August 14You ...

Dog Park
22 Jun 2022

Downtown Fort McMurray Wayfinding PlanOn April 25, 2023 the Downtown Fort McMurray Wayfinding Plan was approved as information by Council. The municipality would like to thank passionate residents, stakeholders,...

21 Jun 2022

Kinanâskomitin. Marsi cho. Thank you for participating in this year's Truth and Reconciliation Challenge.Reconciliation is a journey, not a destination, and your active participation is helping us make...

01 Jun 2022

Thank you for participating in this year's National Indigenous History Month. If you would like to continue learning about indigenous history please join our 6 Week Truth and Reconciliation Challenge next mo...

First Nation
Fort Mcmurray
16 May 2022

As a result of the Council motion passed on December 13, 2022: “That Administration continue exploring locations for the new off-leash dog park on the north side of Fort McMurray, specifically si...

Dog Park
10 May 2022

Thank you to those who participated in this engagement. You can learn more about this project below, or subscribe to Participate Wood Buffalo to get involved with future engagement projects impacting our region....

20 Apr 2022

You're invited to review the Anzac Church Memorial and Garden Boxes What We Heard Report to learn about the community's feedback. This report also highlights steps that have already been completed based ...

Community Garden
Gazebo Park
19 Apr 2022

Get Connected to Public ArtWelcome to the Public Art Connection, a virtual participation centre for artists and art lovers throughout the region. This virtual space is designed to connect you to participati...

Public Art
Public Art Bench Program
Public Art Wood Buffalo
05 Apr 2022

To learn more about winter maintenance in Fort McMurray, click here. Thanks for participating!Please take the winter maintenance survey, and have your say on how snow is plowed and removed from streets in Fort M...

Public Engagement
04 Apr 2022

Consultation for the Vehicle for Hire Bylaw has concluded. View the What We Heard About Taxis in 2022 Report by clicking on the link below. Please sign up to stay in the know about next steps for the bylaw. Cli...

31 Mar 2022

Update on programs to reduce flood risk in Draper At the March 14 Council meeting, two proposed programs to reduce flood risk in Draper were presented to Council:Household Flood Risk Reduction Grant program for ...

Area Restructure Plan
Flood Recovery
14 Mar 2022

Streetlights in Gregoire Lake EstatesStreetlights are an important part of any community for public and traffic safety, wayfinding, and a sense of place.What We Heard Report & Survey ResponsesThank you to ev...

14 Feb 2022

Let's connect about community policing! Wood Buffalo RCMP is committed to preserving the peace, upholding the law, and providing quality service in partnership with the communities it serves. The Regional Mu...

Community Policing
Community Protective Services
14 Feb 2022

The Municipal Development Plan public engagement has concluded. A sincere thank you to invested residents, community stakeholders, and Indigenous partners for contributing in planning Where We're Going! ...

14 Feb 2022

Transit Master Plan approved by Council A vision for the future of Wood Buffalo’s public transit system was approved at the April 25, 2023 Council meeting. The full Transit Master Plan can be fou...

Bus Stop
14 Feb 2022

We've moved! Learn more about It's Time to Read here or join us on Facebook. Welcome to It's Time to Read! This virtual book club features the works and voices of Indigenous authors to increase ...

31 Jan 2022

Engagement encourages participation, action, personal responsibility and democracy. The RMWB belongs to everyone who lives here. We all have a right to have a say in Municipal efforts that affect our quality-of-...

10 Jan 2022

Fore! Look out for the substantial completion of the Stonecreek Disc Golf Course this summer. Progress continues with course elements including improving pedestrian access, installing course signage and site ame...

Stone Creek
30 Nov 2021

Update: November 16, 2022: The request for the Beacon Hill Greenspace Restoration will be presented as part the proposed 2023 Capital Budget. The proposed project includes gravel removal and turf greening of the...

Beacon Hill
18 Nov 2021

Placemaking is established through the enhancement of a community's key characteristics. The Fort Chipewyan Placemaking project was started in 2011. We have been talking with you since the project started an...

Fort Chipewyan
03 Nov 2021

Update, September 27, 2022: Administration is providing the Planning and Development Process Review Final Report to Council as information on September 27.Thank you to those who participated, this engagement is...

02 Nov 2021

Consultation on this project has completed. Read the What We Heard Report by clicking here. or read the Cultural Infrastructure Needs Assessment here.The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) is curr...

Community Protective Services
Cultural Infrastructure
30 Aug 2021

The Waterfront Park engagement is closed. We thank all residents, community stakeholders, and Indigenous partners who were part of meaningful discussions and submissions. A final concept design and &nb...

29 Jul 2021

This event has come to a close, though we encourage you to stay tuned for what's next by clicking here! Photos from the tour will be gathered and used within a mural design which will be installed at Ki...

Public Art
Public Art Wood Buffalo
10 May 2021

Please visit is underway!Construction is nearing completion for the Kiyām Community Park in downtown Fort McMurray. Seasonal and temperature-sensitive construction ...

29 Apr 2021

Good neighbours make great neighbourhoods!UPDATE: The Community Standards Bylaw passed through its second and third reading before Council on May 11, 2021. The Bylaw was approved by Council during the same meeti...

Community Standards
26 Mar 2021

Please find All things Art on the NEW Public Art Connection Page;!Let's chat! It's important to connect with artists for upcoming projects and event oppo...

Art Culture
Artist Info Sessions
15 Mar 2021

The Snye Point Outdoor Event Space To ensure that the Waterfront Park Revitalization Project remains within a responsible budget, Administration has cancelled the tender for the Snye Point Outdoor Event Spa...

Event Space
26 Feb 2021

Update March 2023At the March 28 Council meeting, Administration provided a revised Option 1 for Phase 2 for the Reflections Lookout Park from a previous motion from the February 14, 2023 Council Meeting. C...

Beacon Hill
29 Jan 2021

Legalities of Off-Highway Vehicle Use in the Urban Service Area – March 14 Council AgendaResidents will have the opportunity to learn more about off-highway vehicle (OHV) use in the Fort McMurray urban ser...

Master Plan
Off Highway Vehicle
14 Dec 2020

In December 2020, the Municipality launched a public engagement campaign to seek input on the design of the proposed pedestrian pathway included in the design of reaches 7 and 8, the berms being constructed arou...

24 Nov 2020

Find information and get engaged on a broad range of municipal initiatives. We know that your time is precious and your opinion is important. Participate Wood Buffalo makes it easy to give your input from the co...

23 Nov 2020

Click the image to view the draft ARPThe Municipality is in its final stages of developing the draft Area Redevelopment Plan (ARP) for downtown Fort McMurray and we want to know if what&...

21 Oct 2020

Since launching in the summer of 2020, 11 grants have been awarded to businesses in the downtown. To continue supporting the revitalization of our region’s core, the project team will be requesting a progr...

25 Sep 2020

Additional engagement was directed by Council at the public hearing on April 27, 2021, with the following motion:"That Council direct Administration to re-engage with the community and bring forward an upda...

Land Use Bylaw
19 Aug 2020

The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo pursues the vision of a vibrant, sustainable region we are proud to call home.Dedicated to developing a public art program that celebrates the region's history, cult...

11 Jul 2020

Updates to this project page are discontinued. For ongoing information about flood mitigation visit April 26, 2020, the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo suffered a flood to the 1-i...

Buy Out
16 Jun 2020

The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo currently offers rural transit on Thursdays between Fort McKay and Fort McMurray. Ridership has been low and the RMWB wants to explore options to increase ridership in o...

10 Mar 2020

The Wood Buffalo Development Advisory Committee (WBDAC) wants to hear from you about business in the Wood Buffalo Region. These are a group of dedicated volunteers who are giving their time to foster positive ch...

03 Mar 2020


11 Feb 2020

As part of our ongoing commitment to municipal infrastructure, the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo is constructing a new Snow Storage Facility on Tower Road. This project will be divided into stages, or z...

Snow Dump
Snow Facility
17 Dec 2019

There are many construction projects in our region every year. Some are managed by the private sector, some by the Province, and some by the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB).We're trying to minim...