Events Cancelled and Postponed Across Community Due To Coronavirus

Multiple events in the community are being postponed or cancelled in an effort to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus.

Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta Chief Medical Officer of Health, announced yesterday that all events with more than 250 people in attendance are to be cancelled.

Cancelled Events: 

March 12: NAABA Showcase Banquet 

March 13: The (Re)Connection Revolution: An Evening with Dr. Jody Carrington 

March 13: 8th Annual University Studies Conference 

March 13: Canadian Kangaroo Math Event 

March 15: Boys and Girls Club Alumni Game 

March 15: MacDonald Island Dance Showcase 

March 17: Derina Harvey Band at Keyano Theatre 

March 20: If you’re angry and you know it . . . An Evening with Carla White and Friends 

March 21: The Northern Lights Health Foundation Spring Fling. 

March 21: Reel Rock Film Tour 

March 21-22: Northern Dance Off 2020 

March 25: Ecole Dickensfield Presents: Haphazardly Ever After 

March 26: Mission Songs Project 

March 26: LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) Multicultural Celebration. 

March 28: United Way Fort McMurray and Wood Buffalo Wingding 

March 28: Big Brothers Big Sisters Curl for Kids

March 28: CMHA March Mullet Wrap Up Event

March 31: United Way of Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo Annual General Meeting

April 11: King’s Kids Promotions Giant Easter Egg Hunt 

April 24 – 26: Spring Show & Market Tradeshow

All bookings at the Syncrude Sport and Wellness Centre including fitness classes, ASDC training, and meetings have been cancelled. 

The municipality is also postponing their winter maintenance engagement sessions, Senior Luncheons in Janvier and Conklin, and sessions for their downtown revitalization incentive pilot project.

CMHA’s Recovery College Wood Buffalo in-person support is suspended but telephone and email support remain available.


March 14: Entrepreneurship & Innovation Conference

March 16: Build Your Own Website Event

March 17: Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Event

March 18: Women’s Business Connect: From Woe to Wow!

March 26: Mini Pop Kids (hold onto your tickets – they will be valid for the new date when announced)

March 27: Rivalry Dinner fundraiser – postponed to a later date in the fall.

March 31-April 5: Badminton Canada’s Olympic Qualifier in Fort McMurray

April 3: Accounting Basics

April 5: Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids

April 7: Franchising 101 Event

April 8: Choices Job Fair

April 4-5: Wood Buffalo Food Bank Spring Food Drive

April 27: Design Your Next Chapter with Debbie Travis

2020 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association – Women’s Basketball National Championships

2020 Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference Men’s and Women’s Futsal Championships


Meanwhile, Landmark Cinemas has reduced their maximum guests per auditorium by half and have blacked out every other love seat recliner or conventional chair to dramatically increase personal space.

As more events are cancelled or postponed, we will continue to update the community.

Send us an email at [email protected], or call us at 780-791-0103 if you’d like your event to be added to the list.

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