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It requires grand-scale removal just to make the narrow profit margins work.
More than 250 square miles of former boreal forest have already been stripped away, and by 2030 the industry hopes to extract all the mineable tar sands from the 1,853 square miles of deposits, an area larger than Rhode Island.
Aside from land used for logging, mining, or white settlements, the people of Fort Mc Kay were promised unfettered rights to hunt and fish in perpetuity.
“As long as the sun shines and the river flows and the hills don’t move,” Boucher later recalled.
The members at the Athabasca and Wapasu Lodges have been victims of this for the last few weeks, recall today, layoff tomorrow.
Less than a year after the end of World War II, when Celina Harpe was just seven, she sat beside her grandfather on the steps of his cabin, overlooking the Athabasca River in the northern reaches of Alberta.
“It was spring,” she told me recently—the time of breakup, when the ground is still packed with pearlescent snow but the sun weakens the river ice until it cracks and starts to move.
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