Moving to Fort McMurray

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Welcome to the Moving to Fort McMurray home page. Our focus is on providing objective information to assist you in moving to Fort McMurray, Alberta.

We cover everything important, from information on immigration to Canada, accommodation and employment, to lifestyle and things to do in Fort McMurray.

Located near the Athabasca Oil Sands and considered the heart of Alberta’s oil industry, Fort McMurray has doubled in population since the 1980s. Following massive growth over the past decade, its economy has been at the mercy of falling oil prices, and its commuter workforce has recently declined.

Opportunities for career growth can still be found in the natural resources and engineering sectors however, and you’ll find some of these in our jobs section below.

We want to get you both prepared and excited for your big move. For those already in Fort McMurray, our information will help you get settled. This content has been kindly shared by those who have taken these steps before you, so feel free to share your experience on moving to Fort McMurray with us as you go through the process.

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We've compiled some useful links for the British in Fort McMurray. Browse the pages, join the Moving2Canada network, and maximize your Canadian experience.

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Information for Irish newcomers to Fort McMurray. Learn how to meet Irish in Fort McMurray and discover how and where to interact with the Irish community.

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Resource to help with living in Fort McMurray, Alberta, including information on the economy, climate and cost of living. Find out more about Fort McMurray.

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