Known for its rich heritage and natural environment, Janvier is home to nearly 200 people, many of whom are members of the Chard Métis and Chipewyan Prairie Dene First Nation.

The hamlet is located on the shores of Bohn Lake, some 120 kilometres south of Fort McMurray. Bolstered by increased oil and gas activity in the area, the community is working together with industry to enhance the livelihood and well-being of the residents.

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Living in FMWB

Home is where the heart is. We’ve got a lot of that. We are a young and vibrant community, where friends and neighbours become family too.

Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo

A Place of Strong Community

Compassion and generosity are at the heart of who we are. And that enduring spirit is woven through all the communities in Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo.




Fort Chipewyan

Fort Fitzgerald

Fort McKay

Fort McMurray

Gregoire Lake Estates


Saprae Creek

Our Place

A Place of Diversity

We embrace each other because our differences make us stronger. Wherever you are from, whoever you are, we can’t wait to welcome you here.

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