Archive by category Connecting Council

Long-time resident, local journalist, and recent Ward 1 candidate, Verna Murphy keeps residents of the Wood Buffalo region informed with local politics – including the agendas of our mayor and city councillors – with her exclusive Connect column: “Connecting Council”.

Council continues to connect

Council continues to connect

Leaders come together, each week in Edmonton By Dawn Booth, Connect Weekly While the entire city of Fort McMurray, and several of the surrounding communities …

Strong community is rooted in teamwork

Strong community is rooted in teamwork

Connecting Council By Sheldon Germain, Councillor of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo First of all, let me start by thanking the team at the Connect …

Putting our kids first

Putting our kids first

Connecting Council – Public Letter Phil Meagher, Councillor of Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo After spending 21 years on the municipal council, …

The myth of the lazy city worker

The myth of the lazy city worker

Connecting Council – Public Letter By TYRAN AULT, Councillor, Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo I’ve always believed that one of the major jobs of …

‘Tis the season to talk taxes

‘Tis the season to talk taxes

Connect Council – Public Letter By MELISSA BLAKE, Mayor of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo With our local economy dependent on the oil sands, our …

Inaction is holding  Alberta back

Inaction is holding Alberta back

Member of Legislative Assembly Report By TANY YAO, MLA of Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric, once said, “An …