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We have played an active role in the growth of the Wood Buffalo region for more than 55 years and every day endeavour to maintain the confidence and support of our local Indigenous communities and diverse stakeholders.

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Not-for-profit groups to share $78K one-time Syncrude gift

Syncrude is sending extra help through the Good Neighbours Program to community-based not-for-profit, youth or sports-oriented organizations in the Wood Buffalo region.

Posted on November 17, 2020
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Syncrude United Way campaign exceeds goal

Amidst the challenges presented by the pandemic, Syncrude’s United Way campaign aimed for a seven-figure goal and exceeded it.

Contributions will continue until Dec. 15, but the goal of $2.02 million has now been reached and exceeded with current contributions totaling $2.125 million.

Posted on November 10, 2020
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A lasting legacy

The Alexander family has more than a lifetime worth of years-of-service at Syncrude, and that’s a family legacy they are proud to share.
Allison Alexander is a Heavy Equipment Operator for Tailing and Lease Development projects team, and he’s not shy about sharing that his immediate family has about 136 years of service with Syncrude, and even more with extended family members.

Posted on September 24, 2020
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Neighbourly support helps Syncrude protect workers during the pandemic

Neighbours helping each other are great neighbours indeed. And that’s how the relationship between Syncrude and Goodfish Lake can be summed up as they both faced the challenges of a global pandemic.

Posted on August 12, 2020
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Applying Syncrude knowledge to flood relief

Syncrude safety codes officer Ross Green is part of the RMWB rapid response team and was quick to jump in when he got the call to help during the Fort McMurray flooding.

Posted on May 22, 2020
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Syncrude crews deployed to help Fort McMurray during flood

Ask Fire Chief Byron Stacey why members of Syncrude’s Fire Department are always ready to spring into action to help in a community emergency and he’d give you a solid answer.

Posted on May 1, 2020
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Saluting Brent Scott, the man who built Mildred Lake and Syncrude’s organization

Brent Scott, who served as Syncrude’s president and CEO from 1974 to 1978, stands in front of the bison sculptures on Highway 63 that mark the southern edge of Syncrude’s leases.

Posted on April 29, 2020
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Syncrude responds to COVID19

Syncrude continues to actively address this uncharted situation that’s evolving daily. Our top priority is the safety and wellbeing of our workforce and community.

Posted on March 24, 2020
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Syncrude recognizes Chris Wilson

Chris is a heavy duty mechanic by trade, and a former Syncrude employee, but starting his own business was always his true ambition. For years, he let others talk him out of pursuing his dreams. But thanks to an unignorable gut instinct – and the encouragement of Syncrude – Chris took the leap.

Posted on February 11, 2020
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A lifetime behind the lens

Chances are if you attend a Fort McMurray Oil Barons hockey or Giants baseball game, you’ve seen Syncrude Inspection Advisor Dan Lines. Not on the ice or field, but on the sidelines snapping photos of the games.

Posted on February 10, 2020
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Every bit counts: Syncrude donates $90,000 to Wood Buffalo Food Bank as volunteers get ready for Food Drive

What better way to kick off the holidays than by sharing in the spirit of giving. It’s what hundreds of volunteers, including Syncrude employees and their families, have planned to do as part of the 2019 Syncrude Food Drive.

Posted on November 28, 2019
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What does it take to build a tightknit team?

For Aurora Team 503, it turns out the more they give back to their community, the closer they grow as a team.

Posted on November 12, 2019
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