Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo


Advocacy Initiative


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THAT the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo make a formal submission to the Fair Deal Committee to:

·         encourage the Provincial Government to attend 2020 Federation of Canadian Municipalities Annual Conference being held in Toronto Ontario, to engage with, educate and influence municipal leaders across Alberta;

·         consider opportunities to adjust taxation incentives and deductions for industry and business to reduce the benefit of employing labour from other provinces;

·         encourage the National Research Council to establish a National Centre for Cleaner Fossil Fuels in Fort McMurray with the goal of commercializing technologies that monetize the value of the oilsands while building environmental technology companies; and

·         encourage federal and provincial procurement policies to include a 5% Indigenous spending goal to support the continued evolutions of Indigenous enterprises.

Meeting History

Feb 25, 2020 4:00 PM Video Council Meeting

Vacating of Chair

Mayor D. Scott vacated the Chair at 6:26 p.m., at which time Deputy Mayor S. Lalonde assumed the Chair.

Mayor D. Scott provided background information for his motion.

Resuming of Chair

Mayor D. Scott resumed the Chair at 6:41 p.m.

MOVER:Don Scott, Mayor
SECONDER:Jeff Peddle, Councillor
FOR:Don Scott, Mike Allen, Bruce Inglis, Sheila Lalonde, Phil Meagher, Verna Murphy, Jeff Peddle, Jane Stroud
ABSENT:Krista Balsom, Keith McGrath, Claris Voyageur