Hukun Hurur Blog


Election 2017: mayoral, council candidates

The Today has compiled a list of all the council and mayoral candidates for the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo election. Voters go to the polls on Oct. 16. Source: Election 2017: mayoral, council...


September unemployment hits two-year low locally

Source: Unemployment in the census region covering Fort McMurray and the oilsands dropped to a two-year low last month when it hit levels unseen since late 2015. According to data from Statistics Canada...


Hukun Hurur running for Ward 1 councillor

Source: Hukun Hurur running for Ward 1 councillor Fort McMurray resident Hukun Hurur is campaigning for a seat as one of Wood Buffalo’s Ward 1 councillors. Hurur, 53, moved to Fort McMurray 14 years...

Wildfire-affected areas being re-surveyed

Residents and contractors are being warned not to disturb survey markers that will appear in neighbourhoods that suffered the most damage during the May 2016 wildfire. Source: Wildfire-affected areas being re-surveyed


Bill 21 transition dominates mayoral debate

Mayoral candidate Don Scott has pledged to oppose a 10-year property tax transition plan council has endorsed to adapt to tax rate changes under Bill 21 and Bill 8. Source: Bill 21 transition dominates...