On the Move to Fort McMurray

Photograph by Nathalia Riordon, from an exhibition called

Photograph by Nathalia Riordon, from an exhibition called "Where is Fort McMurray?"

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An ongoing research project involving scholars from coast-to-coast studies how traveling to work affects almost everything else in our lives. IDEAS host Paul Kennedy begins a continuous journey with a case study of workers from around the world employed in the oil sands industry in Alberta.


Participants in the program:

Sara Dorow, Sociologist, University of Alberta.

Jennifer Best,  Senior Director, Community Programmes, Wood Buffalo YMCA.

Gemma Castillejos
, Temporary Foreign Worker Advisor, Wood Buffalo YMCA.

Ramazan Nassery
, Programme Coordinator, Immigrant Settlement Services, Wood Buffalo YMCA.

Bruce Ferguson, Citizen of Fort McMurray.

Ebrahim Dhooma, Citizen of Fort McMurray.

Cheryl Cooper, Citizen of Fort McMurray.

Connon, Melissa, Shu-Quan, Daryl and Richard, oil sand workers.


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On the Move Partnership

Where is Fort McMurray?

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