Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo


2022 Arctic Winter Games, Bid Assessment


Department:Public WorksSponsors:


THAT Administration consult with a stakeholder working group to guide the bid development process for the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo; and

THAT a bid for the Municipality to host the 2022 Arctic Winter Games be prepared and submitted by the stakeholder working group before the November 30, 2018 bid submission deadline; and

THAT $30,000 be allocated from the 2018 Economic Development Branch operating budget to cover costs associated with the bid and bid tour; and

THAT funding up to a maximum of $4,000,000 be allocated from the Emerging Issues Reserve to the 2022 Arctic Winter Games Host Society, subject to Council’s approval of the proposed games budget and the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo being the successful bidder.

Meeting History

Oct 23, 2018 6:00 PM Video Council Meeting

Marc Fortis, Director Public Works and Transit Services and Monica Lance, Manager, Community Strategies, provided an overview of the proposed bid submission.

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