Updates from Fort McMurray

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It’s been a year since the Fort McMurray fires of 2016, and the Canadian Builders team has been heavily involved in rebuilding the many building destroyed by the flames. Although the fires were devastating, the resilient community has pulled together and remains strong. To read about the rebuilding effort that Canadian Builders is proud to be a part of, follow … Read More

Highlights from July 12, 2016 Council Meeting

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The Wood Buffalo Recovery Committee made the following recommendation: • That Administration be directed to submit a request to the Government of Alberta for interim, pet-friendly housing units with three or more bedrooms to be made available to residents affected by the wildfire. • That all associated costs be included in the Municipality’s request for funding from the Government of Alberta’s Disaster Recovery Fund to … Read More

Stronger For It

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Will we be stronger as a city? As families? As individuals? Well, that depends on each of us and how we cope with the circumstances in our lives. For those who have recently lost their homes and belongings in this fire, your loss is far greater than those of us who still have our homes. And what you are experiencing can only be imagined and … Read More

A New Beginning

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Have you ever heard someone say something like; “I gotta get outta here.” Or “I just need a new beginning”. Well, here in Fort McMurray this is just what we have: an opportunity to watch our beautiful city grow and as well, our surrounding Northern playground. But this time we won’t only see the new construction of our beautiful houses and other building structures, … Read More

Happy Birthday Canada!

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We are 149 years strong. Yeeeeehaaawwww! Did you know that Canada is again ranked as the “most admired” country in the world? That’s right, 4 years of the past 6 years we have ranked #1. So, my fellow Canadians, let us celebrate “us” today because we are what Canada is. I, for one, am grateful to be a part of our country. I am … Read More

Provison to Bylaw

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To all affected Fort McMurray Residents and Business Owners. There was an important proviso to Bylaw 16/011. I have pasted two sections from the June 28, 2016 Council meeting agenda showing the changes. This is a FANTASTIC change that is in favor of all affected residents and business owners. In short my friends, the introduction of the 90-day Moratorium on June 14, 2016 council meeting … Read More

Fort McMurray News

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We are rebuilding. We all have our opinions, frustrations and concerns both as residents and business. I have attended the June 14 & 21 council meetings via satellite. I, like most other residents and business owners have an opinion. My opinion may or may not be on the list of the majority which, at this time appears to be to … Read More