October 25, 2013

Shell Place construction on schedule as Nexen Stage progress continues

Shell Place remains on schedule and within Guaranteed Maximum Price following the fourth media update that highlighted progress on Nexen Stage and the iconic canopy on Friday.

The canopy structure, which will overlook the Nexen Stage and Molson Outdoor Rink at SMS Stadium in Shell Place, has become a feature widely identified with the Shell Place project. Designed to mimic the undulating northern lights the canopy feature creates a strong point of visual interest and will become a focal point for community events and celebration.

October 23, 2013

Additional engagement sessions announced for proposed Northside Community Recreation Centre

The Regional Recreation Corporation in collaboration with the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo is announcing three additional dates for community engagement sessions regarding the proposed Northside Community Recreation Centre, as well as an extension of the time line for completion of the online survey related to the proposed facility.

October 19, 2013

10,000 additional Northern Kickoff seat reservations now available

In an exciting development at the annual State of the Island gala at MacDonald Island Park in Fort McMurray on Saturday night, Len Rhodes, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Edmonton Eskimo Football Club announced that an additional 10,000 seat reservations for the Northern Kickoff presented by Shell Albian Sands are available immediately at northernkickoff.ca.

October 19, 2013

More than $2.5 million in new partnerships celebrated at State of the Island

It was a special evening at the Suncor Community Leisure Centre on Saturday night as the region celebrated MacDonald Island Park’s signature ‘orange’ and more than $2.5 million in new partnerships at State of the Island, MacDonald Island Park’s annual black tie gala.

The Nexen Field House and the newly-named Nexen Activity Field House took centre stage at State of the Island, as CNOOC Limited and its wholly-owned subsidiary Nexen Energy ULC delivered four major multi-year partnership announcements before an audience of more than 700 invited guests.

September 20, 2013

Construction to begin on Archie Simpson Arena Aquatic Expansion

A new era of community recreation in Fort Chipewyan got underway on Friday as the beginning of construction at the Archie Simpson Arena Aquatic Expansion was signaled by an official groundbreaking ceremony at the project site.

"This project is part of Council’s commitment to build complete and livable communities by enhancing access to recreation in all parts of the region," said Mayor Melissa Blake. "This aquatic expansion will provide a wonderful gathering place for community activity and is an example of the great things that happen when we work together."