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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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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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