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Weekly Update: Bowman Optimistic About Regional Economy, Record Overdose Deaths in 2023


Weekly update: Bowman hopeful in region’s economy, 2023 was deadliest year for overdoses

Mayor Sandy Bowman projects a bright future for Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo, expressing optimism in the region’s economic prospects. In his recent State of the Region address, he received enthusiastic approval for his positive outlook and the plans to attract more residents.

Highlighting the region’s pro-business stance, Bowman emphasized the planned initiatives to boost the area’s appeal. Pointing out Fort McMurray’s competitive advantages, such as its affordable housing and the lowest municipal property taxes in Alberta, he confidently stated, “the best days of how we do business are just around the corner.”

Alexandra Bennett
Alexandra Bennett
Alexandra Bennett is a seasoned business journalist with over a decade of experience covering the global economy, finance, and corporate strategies. With a Bachelor's degree in Economics and a Master's in Business Journalism from Columbia University, Alexandra has built a reputation for her insightful analysis and ability to break down complex economic trends into understandable narratives. Prior to joining our team, she worked for major financial publications in New York and London. Alexandra specializes in mergers and acquisitions, market trends, and economic

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