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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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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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