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Calgary Sun
Ducks investigations expandEDMONTON - Less than a week after being nailed $3 million for the deaths of 1,6
Ducks investigations expand
Calgary Sun / Posted 5 days ago
EDMONTON - Less than a week after being nailed $3 million for the deaths of 1,600 ducks, Syncrude Canada is under investigation again after more waterfowl landed on one of its tailings ponds Monday night. About 230 of the birds had to be euthanized... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Syncrude faces $3M penalty in joint submission over dead ducksThe Crown and Syncrude Canada are proposing a $3-million penalty for the compan
Syncrude faces $3M penalty in joint submission over dead ducks
Calgary Sun / Posted 5 days ago
The Crown and Syncrude Canada are proposing a $3-million penalty for the company's role in the deaths of 1,600 ducks. Syncrude Canada was found guilty in June of failing to prevent the ducks from dying in the Aurora Tailings pond near Fort McMurray... Read more
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Calgary Sun
More ducks dead after landing in oilsands pondsEDMONTON - Some northern residents fear more waterfowl will die on Alberta's to
More ducks dead after landing in oilsands ponds
Calgary Sun / Posted 5 days ago
EDMONTON - Some northern residents fear more waterfowl will die on Alberta's toxic tailings ponds unless the government takes action. It comes as this week's death toll rose to nearly 400. The birds had to be euthanized after landing on tailings... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Continuing oil woes fuel Canadian stock market lowThe energy sector was hit with the latest in a string of selloffs, as investors
Continuing oil woes fuel Canadian stock market low
The Globe and Mail / Posted 14 days ago
The energy sector was hit with the latest in a string of selloffs, as investors wagered that further losses in battered oil markets will mean more cuts to spending, staff and growth ambitions. The industry’s woes, which began about a year ago as... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Alberta’s oil patch faces a refining moment – and B.C. wants in tooA wooden sign stands at the entrance to Suncor Energy Inc.’s Voyageur property
Alberta’s oil patch faces a refining moment – and B.C. wants in too
The Globe and Mail / Posted 20 days ago
A wooden sign stands at the entrance to Suncor Energy Inc.’s Voyageur property north of Fort McMurray, a reminder of false starts for nurturing Canada’s oil wealth. It’s a site map for the sprawling complex in Alberta’s oil sands, showing where an... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
Syncrude hit with environmental protection orderThe Alberta Energy Regulator has slapped Syncrude Canada with an environmental
Syncrude hit with environmental protection order
Fort McMurray Today / Posted 23 days ago
The Alberta Energy Regulator has slapped Syncrude Canada with an environmental protection order, after 30 blue herons died last week at the company’s Mildred Lake oilsands site north of Fort McMurray. According to the order, Syncrude must... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
First Nation chief condemns heron deathsAfter nearly 30 great blue herons were found dead at a Syncrude mining site, Ch
First Nation chief condemns heron deaths
Fort McMurray Today / Posted 25 days ago
After nearly 30 great blue herons were found dead at a Syncrude mining site, Chief Allan Adam of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation warns all Canadians pay the price for poor environmental policies. “We continue to pay the price. We see... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Alberta probing heron deaths at Syncrude oil sands siteAlberta’s energy regulator is investigating the deaths of 30 blue herons at a S
Alberta probing heron deaths at Syncrude oil sands site
The Globe and Mail / Posted 25 days ago
Alberta’s energy regulator is investigating the deaths of 30 blue herons at a Syncrude Canada oil sands site in the northern part of the Canadian province, the agency and company said on Saturday. The Alberta Energy Regulator said it sent... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
30 blue herons dead at SyncrudeThirty blue heron birds have died at Syncrude's Mildred Lake site. According t
30 blue herons dead at Syncrude
Fort McMurray Today / Posted 26 days ago
Thirty blue heron birds have died at Syncrude's Mildred Lake site. According to Will Gibson, a spokesperson for Syncrude Canada, the first birds were found on Wednesday afternoon near a pump house at the oilsands operation. He says 29 herons were... Read more
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Business Insider
Birds are dying at an oil sands site in CanadaThe Alberta Energy Regulator said it sent investigators to the Syncrude Canada
Birds are dying at an oil sands site in Canada
Business Insider / Posted 26 days ago
The Alberta Energy Regulator said it sent investigators to the Syncrude Canada Mildred Lake site, which is about 40 km (25 miles) north of Fort McMurray. In 2010, Syncrude was fined C$3 million ($2.29 million) for negligence in the 2008 deaths of... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Officials probing reported bird deaths in Fort McMurrayThe Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) is investigating reports of the death of 30
Officials probing reported bird deaths in Fort McMurray
Calgary Sun / Posted 26 days ago
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) is investigating reports of the death of 30 blue herons at an oil sands site north of Fort McMurray. Provincial and federal governments are helping assess reports of the waterbirds’ deaths at a Syncrude Canada oil... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Oil slump hits Fort McMurray’s housing marketFort McMurray’s housing market is weakening, one of the signs of tough times in
Oil slump hits Fort McMurray’s housing market
The Globe and Mail / Posted 1 months ago
Fort McMurray’s housing market is weakening, one of the signs of tough times in Alberta’s oil sands. Real estate prices are slumping, vacancy rates soaring and rents dropping. Lineups are shorter at the airport and coffee shops. Even the local... Read more

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