Mapping Life in Fort McMurray

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

Category Archives: Interprovincial Move

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

BONNIE

“What I like about Fort McMurray is that even though you’re kind of far from home, there are so many people from Newfoundland here, that you can feel– it’s not … Continue reading

October 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

CONNIE

“I’ve been here almost thirty years. I came from Ontario, from Toronto. Actually there was an ad in the newspaper in Toronto for a health worker.  Anyway, when I came … Continue reading

October 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

LUCAS

“I used to own a nightclub and then I did a project in Calgary, didn’t work out too well. I decided to move to Montreal. Met someone and it didn’t … Continue reading

October 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

MULAD

“I came from a big city [where] everything is run properly. When you come to a little small town, everything is upside down and everybody tells you that you can’t … Continue reading

July 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

JILL

“When we came here, we came for my husband’s work. He got a job here with Suncor. And for us it was a huge opportunity because we were struggling so … Continue reading

July 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

HELEN

“You know like for me, for a man it may be different because he has somebody to do his cleanup in the home but me who is a lady, I … Continue reading

July 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

KALEB

“I came in Canada in 2001 and I have been staying in Winnipeg for 5 years. I spent my high school down there and then I worked in a company. … Continue reading

July 16, 2013 · Leave a comment
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