The Oilman's Lament - a Fort Mac documentary

John Landerville is one of thousands of pipefitters scraping by making only $45/hour. (SMU/FLICKR)

John Landerville is one of thousands of pipefitters scraping by making only $45/hour. (SMU/FLICKR)

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Meet the people behind the boom in Fort McMurray, Alberta. Learn of their struggles as they fight to survive on an average income of only $90,000 a year.


A big thank-you goes out to the Oilfield Historical Society of Canada, who graciously donated the following songs for this documentary:

"Way Down in the Tim Horton's Line" - The Jenn Bojm Singers

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"Gonna Die in the Highest Tax Bracket" - Rev. Colin Cowan

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"Oil Sands Blues" - The Kelly Family

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