Fort McMurray

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Fort Mc·Mur·ray

 (mĭk-mûr′ē, -mŭr′ē)
A community of northeast Alberta, Canada, at the conjunction of the Athabasca and Clearwater Rivers. It is located on a large deposit of oil sands.
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Fort McMurray itself still sits largely empty, after its entire population of nearly 90,000 was evacuated in the northern Alberta fire that has blackened more than 1.
FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta, Sha'ban 10, 1437, May 17, 2016, SPA -- Canadian officials said Tuesday they are taking a second look at their plan to allow people to return home to Fort McMurray after a raging wildfire spread north toward oil sands plants, AP reported.
A massive wildfire burning around the oil sands hub of Fort McMurray was growing and moving rapidly north late on Monday, forcing firefighters to shift their focus to protecting major oil sand facilities north of the city, officials said.
MONTREAL (CyHAN)- Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau praised firefighters on Friday for defending the energy hub of Fort McMurray and promised the federal government would pour money in to its recovery.
Global Banking News-May 9, 2016--CIBC to support Fort McMurray clients
Fort McMurray has borne the brunt of the devastation so far, with 1600 homes A MASSIVE wildfire in Canada has forced 80,000 people to flee their homes.
Although Keyano College's main campus is in the Wood Buffalo centre of Fort McMurray, the college operates adult learning centres in Fort McKay, Gregoire Lake, Conklin, Janvier and Fort Chipewyan.
International Resource News-December 19, 2014--Alberta PowerLine chosen by Alberta Electric System Operator for Fort McMurray West Transmission Project
More specifically, we consider the consequences and knowledges of community made possible when a camera is used--and when photography is made the central apparatus of research--by drawing on a project that invited youth to be collaborators and co-investigators in the search to "find" Fort McMurray as place, community, and conjuncture.
Delivery of services will be facilitated through local Chapters located in Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Red Deer, Medicine Hat, Lethbridge, Fort McMurray and Yellowknife.
It includes the oil boom town of Fort McMurray (Zenit, March 15).
Suncor plans to invest $C750M to further expand its oil sands production by adding a commercial-scale in-Situ project and bolstering the upgrading capacity of its Fort McMurray operation.

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