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January 9, 2024

FM468FN Featured on YMM Magazine’s Top 50 Under 50

We are delighted to announce that Fort McMurray 468 First Nation is prominently featured in the latest edition of YMM Magazine’s Top 50 Under 50, presented by Acden. This publication, which annually celebrates the achievements of individuals and organizations, has dedicated five pages to the significant accomplishments and visionary projects of our Nation. As we continue to build a future

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September 26, 2023

Unveiling of Komatsu 980 Mining Trucks: A Powerful Symbol of Truth and Reconciliation

Representatives of Fort McMurray 468 First Nation, SMS Equipment and Suncor gathered at SMS’s Fort McMurray branch on September 13 for the unveiling of two Komatsu 980 mining trucks, adorned with breathtaking artwork by local First Nations artist Sandra Wiltzen. These trucks will be part of the SMS Equipment fleet to honour residential school Survivors and serve as an ongoing

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September 15, 2023

RYAN COISH A GUEST SPEAKER AT WORLD PETROLEUM CONGRESS 2023

As part of the Indigenous Programme taking place at the 24th World Petroleum Congress 2023, our Ryan Coish, Vice President of Business Development, joins a panel of industry experts to discuss socioeconomic inclusion in project development and oil and natural gas operations. The session, “Building opportunities in partnership: Imperial, Pimee Well Servicing, and Fort McMurray 468 First Nation Economic Development,” takes place

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July 12, 2023

5th Annual Golf Scramble Nets Almost $35,000 for Nation’s Community Wellness Services

Photo caption: FMFN468 Chief Neil Cheecham (second from right) with fellow members of his foursome: (from left) FMFN468 Chief Sustainability Officer Chris Dupont, Kayla Dupont, and Ashley Cheecham The 5th Annual Golf Scramble, co-hosted by Fort McMurray 468 First Nation Economic Development and Fort McMurray First Nation Group of Companies, was an amazing success! Held June 22nd at the beautiful

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June 6, 2023

Trade Show 2023 A Success

Our Industry Trade Show took place on May 25, and was a huge success! This was a wonderful opportunity to network, share and learn, and connect with 25 of our valued partners in business. Our informative lunchtime panel discussion on Sustainable Indigenous – Industry Partnerships was a highlight and we can’t wait for next year!

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May 15, 2023

Fort McMurray 468 First Nation Economic Development Trade Show: Creating Meaningful Connections For A Sustainable Future

CALGARY, AB – May 15, 2023 – Fort McMurray 468 First Nation Economic Development (FMFN468 Economic Development) is gearing up for its biggest business networking event of the year, its Calgary Trade Show taking place: Thursday, May 25, 2023 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Hudson | 200 8th Avenue S.W., Calgary The event draws hundreds of industry professionals and service

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May 5, 2023

Calgary Trade Show – Panel Discussion

*New this year, a panel discussion on “Sustainable Indigenous-Industry Partnerships” during our Calgary Trade Show taking place on May 25, 2023. Time: 12:30 to 1:00 p.m. This half hour Q&A Discussion Panel is made up of industry leading professionals and will feature:  Trade Show Tickets, Thu, 25 May 2023 at 11:00 AM | Eventbrite

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February 14, 2023

Magazine Feature: How the Nation and its businesses are creating a sustainable future

Fort McMurray 468 First Nation, Fort McMurray First Nation Group of Companies, and Fort McMurray468 First Nation Economic Development are delighted to be featured in the latest issue of Business EliteCanada. The story highlights our focus on creating long-term benefits for the Nation and its Members – and how we work with business partners to drive mutually beneficial opportunities and

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September 28, 2022

FMFN468 Part of Landmark Equity Partnership

Enbridge and 23 First Nation and Métis communities – including Fort McMurray 468 First Nation – have announced an agreement that will see the communities acquire a non-operating interest in seven Enbridge pipelines in the Athabasca region of northern Alberta. A newly created entity, Athabasca Indigenous Investments, will steward this investment. Valued at $1.12 billion, it represents the largest energy-related

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