Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo


Moccasin Flats Memorial


Department:Indigenous and Rural RelationsSponsors:


1.      THAT the update to Council on the Moccasin Flats Memorial initiative be accepted as information.


2.      THAT Administration finalize Indigenous community engagement and validate feedback to further refine Memorial design concepts.

Meeting History

Apr 13, 2021 12:00 PM Video Council Meeting

Dennis Fraser, Director, Indigenous and Rural Relations, and Janine Kruse, Manager, Indigenous and Rural Relations, presented the report regarding the Moccasin Flats Memorial Initiative.

Bill Loutitt, Chief Executive Officer, McMurray Métis, and Janais Turuk, Consultant, spoke in support of the recommendation.

Chief Ronald Kreutzer, Fort McMurray First Nation, raised concerns regarding the lack of engagement with all Métis and First Nations Chiefs within the Region.

Robert Cree expressed concern with respect to the lack of information gathered from the First Nations groups.

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