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Business Recovery Task Force Presents Final Report

Wood Buffalo business leaders and organizations from the Business Recovery Task Force (the “Task Force”) have compiled a Final Report that summarizes the immediate, short-term and long-term recommendations to support business recovery in our region.

Published:Jun 22, 2020

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Going Back Together: Wood Buffalo businesses aim for safe reopening of economy

New business portal offers centralized spot for resources and information. Wood Buffalo business leaders and organizations from the Business Recovery Task Force encourage the region to embrace a united approach to keep each other safe as we reopen the Wood Buffalo economy.

Published:May 15, 2020

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Wood Buffalo Local Vendor List - Flood Recovery

Together, Building Industry Land Development Wood Buffalo (BILD Wood Buffalo), Fort McMurray Chamber of Commerce (FMCoC), Fort McMurray Construction Association (FMCA), Northeastern Aboriginal Business Association (NAABA) and Wood Buffalo Economic Development Corporation (WBEDC) are working collaboratively to create a single list of local companies that can provide flood-related services for mitigation, remediation, restoration and construction.

Published:May 5, 2020

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Launch of WBCentral.biz - One Central Spot for Business Recovery Resources

Community Futures Wood Buffalo (CFWB), Fort McMurray Chamber of Commerce (FMCoC), Fort McMurray Construction Association (FMCA), Northeastern Alberta Aboriginal Business Association (NAABA) and Wood Buffalo Economic Development Corporation (WBEDC) have partnered to create a central business support portal: WBCentral.biz.

Published:May 5, 2020

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Leadership Spotlight

The coronavirus pandemic continues to test business leaders in every sector around the world. Our region is no exception; however, Fort McMurray’s business community has taken yet another hit at a time when global oil prices have collapsed.

Published:May 2, 2020

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Businesses Affected by the Flood

Wood Buffalo businesses affected by the recent flood can contact info@choosewoodbuffalo.ca or 1-855-WB-ECDEV (1-855-923-2338) if they have questions or need support.

Published:May 2, 2020

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WBEDC Announces the Formation of a Business Recovery Task Force

Wood Buffalo Economic Development Corporation (WBEDC), with the support of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) Mayor and Council, has established a Business Recovery Task Force (the “Task Force”).

Published:Apr 3, 2020

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WBEDC Prepares for COVID-19

In response to Alberta’s new public health restrictions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we regret to announce the cancellation of the Spring Show & Market Tradeshow on April 24 – 26, 2020.

Published:Mar 13, 2020

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Call to photographers to showcase the Wood Buffalo Region

Tourism, Wood Buffalo Economic Development Corporation (WBEDC), launches a new campaign to capture imagery of the adventure, experience and beauty found within the Wood Buffalo region. The acquired photography will be used to feature the tourism opportunities that exist in the region to attract visitors to explore Wood Buffalo.

Published:Feb 27, 2020

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WBEDC Launches A New Speaker Series: Thinkers. Inventors. Doers.

Speakers will include Arlene Dickinson, David Segal, Debbie Travis, and Dennis Snow

Published:Feb 13, 2020

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Fort McMurray Launches Rebrand as it Targets Major Retailers

Fort McMurray is aggressively sending the message out to retailers that it is open for business and it’s an optimal time to explore and invest in the northern Alberta city.

Published:Feb 3, 2020

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