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?"


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.

Related Websites

On the Move Partnership

Where is Fort McMurray?

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