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Oilsands doc goes ‘Downstream’ to Fort Chip-ewyan

The 1,200 residents of the small town near the Alberta oilsands projects hope a short documentary about the toxic effects that plague their community will bring wider attention to their plight. The 33-minute doc, entitled Downstream, will showcase the spike in cancer rates and other ill-heath effects associated with Fort Chip-ewyan's proximity to the oilsands developments.
March 11, 2009

The 1,200 residents of the small town near the Alberta oilsands projects hope a short documentary about the toxic effects that plague their community will bring wider attention to their plight. The 33-minute doc, entitled Downstream, will showcase the spike in cancer rates and other ill-heath effects associated with Fort Chip-ewyan’s proximity to the oilsands developments.

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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