Athabasca oilsands to yield 'black gold'
In 1967, a new age began for Canada's oil industry when the oilsands of Alberta finally began yielding their long-sought riches. As the environmental and health impacts of oilsands production emerged, scientists looked for ways to obtain the oil more cleanly. Today the oilsands keep Alberta's economy humming, but opponents say it's a dirty business whose true cost has yet to be realized.
Program: CBC Radio Special
Broadcast Date: Nov. 6, 1965
Guest(s): Kevin Cahill, R.C. Fitzsimmons, R. McClemmons
Reporter: David Cruickshank
Photo: Suncor Energy Inc.
Last updated: February 17, 2012
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