Mapping Life in Fort McMurray

Diverse Relations of People, Oil, and Place (2007-2009)

Category Archives: Living in Work Camp

ADAM

“Unfortunately, I had to start from scratch. Or I’m starting from scratch again so that’s why I’m out here. There’s no other place I can think of where I can get … Continue reading

December 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

JOAN

“I got a call in June from the local 47 to go to Fort McMurray and I jumped on it. All I had to do is clean the rooms, bathrooms … Continue reading

October 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

OSCAR

“I’ve only been just over a year in work camp maintenance, and 12 years prior to that I was tin bashing, and then I trucked before that…Some sites, I was … Continue reading

October 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

MARK

“I grew up in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. As you probably know the economy there has been in the toilet for 30 years. So my entire growing up I always … Continue reading

October 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

FRANK

“Hey, I’m up here all week and then I think when I go home I turn around and I might be out to Medicine Hat the next day so I … Continue reading

July 16, 2013 · Leave a comment
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