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Quarterly News – February 2020

Welcome to the first issue of our new Quarterly News. As you may have heard me say before, economic development is a team sport. We all have a role to play, and we need to stay connected in our efforts. This newsletter is our organization’s way of ensuring that our community is informed of the work we’re doing to grow our region.

Published:Feb 1, 2020

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BIA

Oil Sands Capital Spending On The Rise - First Time In 5 Years

The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) has released an industry forecast for 2020 that signals a very positive industry outlook. For the first time in 5 years, oil sands capital spending is expected to increase.

Published:Jan 30, 2020

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BIA

New Place Branding Will Increase Focus on Retail Attraction

A new place brand for Fort McMurray and the Wood Buffalo Region will give Canadians a better understanding of the value of this region.

Published:Jan 22, 2020

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BIA

55 North is coming to Fort McMurray June 15-17, 2020

55 North brings together executives, senior decision-makers and business owners from across Western Canada to build relationships and explore ways to take advantage of the vast opportunities in Alberta.

Published:Jan 22, 2020

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Corporate

WBED Talks Place Branding at Momentum 2019

Wood Buffalo Economic Development (WBED) hosted its inaugural Momentum luncheon.

Published:Jan 22, 2020

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BIA

2019 Hot Topics: Downtown & Economic Development

There were some big changes to economic development in Fort McMurray and the Wood Buffalo region in 2019.

Published:Jan 22, 2020

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Corporate

Canada Customs Services Returns to YMM

Through a strategic partnership between Wood Buffalo Economic Development (WBED) and The Fort McMurray Airport Authority (FMAA), Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) services return to the region.

Published:Jan 22, 2020

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