Tar Sands

Tar Sands

Canada for Sale

DVD - 2008
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"Captures the intersecting storylines of a remarkable cast of characters eager to cash in on the oil boom in Fort McMurray, Alberta. Washington lobbyists, pipefitters from Newfoundland, Chinese investors and Norwegian industrialists descend on tar-soaked "Fort McMoney", a modern-day Eldorado, where rents are sky rocketing and cocaine abuse is four times the provincial average. Up for grabs - a stake in a $100 billion energy bonanza and Canada's economic sovereignty. The documentary, commissioned by the CBC, tracks the growth of the world's largest reserve of 'unconventional' oil." -- Container.
Publisher: [Toronto, ON] : White Pine Pictures ; Mississauga, ON : McNabb Connolly, distributor, c2008.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (52 min.) :,sd., col. ;,12 cm.

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