Living in Fort McMurray
Higher Quality. Quite the life.
We know the importance of taking care of one another. Through our challenges, we have found new opportunities. We are now one of the most affordable places to live in the country. But it’s the quality of life here that’s really worth mentioning.
We offer an abundance of schools with specialized areas of study ranging from coding to science and tech, and the arts. If your family is active and into sports, we’ve got you covered (see below).
Our community is safe, diverse and affordable. We are home to a vibrant arts and cultural scene. And if you haven’t heard us talk about our big backyard, it’s likely because we just met. The abundance of nature, space to move and room to thrive never ceases to amaze.
For FAMILY AND COMMUNITIES
We offer an abundance of schools with specialized areas of study ranging from coding to science and tech, and the arts. If your family is active and into sports, we’ve got you covered.
FINDING BALANCE—AND RELAXATION
A well-lived life is synonymous with living in Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo. And embracing wellness is one way we make that happen. We have everything from hot yoga, fitness classes and gyms to Registered Massage Therapists and spas.
YOU’RE DIFFERENT. THAT’S PERFECT. YOU’LL FIT RIGHT IN.
Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo is a gathering place of people from here, there—everywhere. We are a source of meaningful, transformative ideas because of our diversity of culture, ethnicity and language. A Mosaic like ours is often reserved for the world’s biggest cities. We are home to some of the world’s biggest creators and thinkers. And every day, we deliver rewarding experiences through the communities in our region.
OUR HOME. OUR COMMUNITIES.
Our region's strong Cree, Dene, and Métis communities are rich in collaborative spirit and historical, cultural and economic importance. Indigenous people and culture are foundational to Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo—and have been for thousands of years.