The Redpoll Centre at Shell Place is nonprofit collaborative shared space operated by the United Way of Fort McMurray and supported by the Suncor Energy Foundation.  It is located on the second floor of Shell Place and accessible via the West Entrance.

Hours of Operation:  Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

What’s in a name?

redpoll birdThe Centre was named after a local species of bird called the Redpoll. Not only are they extremely resilient, spending the cold winters here in Wood Buffalo, as opposed to flying south, they also co-mingle with many other sub-species of Redpolls, forming a single, diverse flock.

They seem to have an innate sense of community, which is why we chose the name The Redpoll Centre. It seemed like a fitting metaphor for our aspiration to bring diverse agencies together to collaborate and learn from one another.

The Redpoll Centre at Shell Place is currently home to the following agencies:

Book the conference room

The Redpoll Centre offers a conference room with seating for up to 40 people that can be rented.  It offers a number of different amenities, including overhead projector, large screen, teleconferencing and an audio system.

Please contact us if you’re interested in learning more about availability or rental rates. Call 780-791-0077 or email