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Anthony Aaron Lines (born November 17, 1977) is a Canadian country musician.
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Air Canada is the flag carrier and largest airline of Canada by fleet size and passengers carried.
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Air Canada Express is a brand name under which four regional airlines operate feeder flights for Air Canada.
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Alberta is a western province of Canada.
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The Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) is the governing body for collegiate sports in Alberta, Canada.
Alberta Provincial Highway No. 63, commonly referred to as Highway 63, is a highway in northern Alberta, Canada that connects the Athabasca oil sands and Fort McMurray to Edmonton via Highway 28.
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Alberta Provincial Highway No.
The Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) is an Alberta-based Junior A ice hockey league that belongs to the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL).
Alberta Municipal Affairs is a ministry of the Executive Council of Alberta.
Alberta has provincial legislation allowing its municipalities to conduct municipal censuses between April 1 and June 30 inclusive.
Alberta has provincial legislation allowing its municipalities to conduct municipal censuses between April 1 and June 30 inclusive.
Alcan was a Canadian mining company and aluminum manufacturer.
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Sir Alexander Mackenzie (or MacKenzie, Alasdair MacCoinnich; 1764 – 12 March 1820) was a Scottish explorer known for accomplishing the first east to west crossing of North America north of Mexico, which preceded the more famous Lewis and Clark Expedition by 12 years.
Area code 780 is a telephone area code in the province of Alberta, encompassing the northern two-thirds of the province, including the Edmonton area.
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Area codes 587 and 825 are telephone area codes that cover all of Alberta, Canada, in addition to the incumbent codes, southern Alberta's 403 and northern Alberta's 780.
The Athabasca oil sands (or tar sands) are large deposits of bitumen or extremely heavy crude oil, located in northeastern Alberta, Canada – roughly centred on the boomtown of Fort McMurray.
The Athabasca River (French: rivière Athabasca) originates from the Columbia Glacier of the Columbia Icefield in Jasper National Park in Alberta, Canada.
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Athabasca (2016 population 2,965), originally named Athabasca Landing, is a town in northern Alberta, Canada.
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Beacon Hill is a residential neighbourhood in Fort McMurray, Alberta.
Betula papyrifera (paper birch, also known as white birch and canoe birch) is a short-lived species of birch native to northern North America.
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The blue spruce, green spruce, white spruce, Colorado spruce, or Colorado blue spruce, with the scientific name Picea pungens, is a species of spruce tree.
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A boomtown is a community that undergoes sudden and rapid population and economic growth, or that is started from scratch.
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Brian Michael Jean (born February 3, 1963) is a Canadian politician who was the Leader of the Opposition of Alberta and the last leader of the Wildrose Party (2015-2017).
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Calgary is a city in the Canadian province of Alberta.
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The Calgary Herald is a daily newspaper published in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
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The Canada 1996 Census was a detailed enumeration of the Canadian population.
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The Canada 2001 Census was a detailed enumeration of the Canadian population.
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The Canada 2006 Census was a detailed enumeration of the Canadian population.
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The Canada 2011 Census is a detailed enumeration of the Canadian population on May 10, 2011.
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Canada Post Corporation (Société Canadienne des Postes), known more simply as Canada Post (Postes Canada), is a Crown corporation which functions as the primary postal operator in Canada.
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The Canadian National Railway Company (Compagnie des chemins de fer nationaux du Canada) is a Canadian Class I freight railway headquartered in Montreal, Quebec that serves Canada and the Midwestern and Southern United States.
Canadian Natural Resources Limited, or CNRL or Canadian Natural, is a Canadian oil and gas exploration, development and production company, with its corporate head office in Calgary, Alberta.
The Canol Road was part of a project to build the Canol pipeline and a road from Norman Wells, Northwest Territories, to Whitehorse, Yukon, during World War II.
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Chinook winds, or simply Chinooks, are föhn winds in the interior West of North America, where the Canadian Prairies and Great Plains meet various mountain ranges, although the original usage is in reference to wet, warm coastal winds in the Pacific Northwest.
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Chris Phillips (born March 9, 1978) is a Canadian businessman and retired professional ice hockey player.
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The Clearwater River is located in the Canadian provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta.
Cold Lake is a city in northeastern Alberta, Canada and is named after the lake nearby.
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Colin Murphy (born April 11, 1980 in Fort McMurray, Alberta) is a left winger currently an Unrestricted Free Agent.
The Conservative Party of Canada (Parti conservateur du Canada), colloquially known as the Tories, is a political party in Canada.
Crown land, also known as royal domain or demesne, is a territorial area belonging to the monarch, who personifies the Crown.
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David Yurdiga (born March 26, 1964) is a Canadian politician, who was elected to represent the riding of Fort McMurray-Athabasca in the House of Commons of Canada in the 2014 by-election.
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In law and government, de facto (or;, "in fact") describes practices that exist in reality, even if not legally recognised by official laws.
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In law and government, de jure (lit) describes practices that are legally recognised, whether or not the practices exist in reality.
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Edmonton (Cree: Amiskwaciy Waskahikan; Blackfoot: Omahkoyis) is the capital city of the Canadian province of Alberta.
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The Edmonton Journal is a daily newspaper in Edmonton, Alberta.
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Environment and Climate Change Canada (or simply its former name, Environment Canada, or EC) (Environnement et Changement climatique Canada), legally incorporated as the Department of the Environment under the Department of the Environment Act (R.S., 1985, c. E-10), is the department of the Government of Canada with responsibility for coordinating environmental policies and programs as well as preserving and enhancing the natural environment and renewable resources.
An environmental disaster or ecological disaster is a catastrophic event regarding the environment due to human activity.Jared M. Diamond, Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed, 2005 This distinguishes it from the concept of a natural disaster. It is also distinct from intentional acts of war such as nuclear bombings. In this case, the impact of humans' alteration of the ecosystem has led to widespread and/or long-lasting consequences. It can include the deaths of animals (including humans) and plants, or severe disruption of human life, possibly requiring migration.
A factor is a type of trader who receives and sells goods on commission (called factorage).
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In Canada, the First Nations (Premières Nations) are the predominant indigenous peoples in Canada south of the Arctic Circle.
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Fort Chipewyan, commonly referred to as Fort Chip, is a hamlet in northern Alberta, Canada, within the Regional Municipality (RM) of Wood Buffalo.
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Fort McKay or Fort MacKay is a community in northeast Alberta, Canada that is located at the confluence of the Athabasca and MacKay rivers.
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Fort McMurray Roman Catholic Separate School District No.
The Fort McMurray Giants are a collegiate summer baseball team based in Fort McMurray operating out of Shell Place.
Fort McMurray International Airport is located southeast of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada.
The Fort McMurray Oil Barons are an ice hockey team in the Alberta Junior Hockey League.
Fort McMurray Public School District No.
Fort McMurray Transit is a public transportation system provided by the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, in northeastern Alberta, Canada.
Fort Smith (Thebacha "beside the rapids") is a town in the South Slave Region of the Northwest Territories (NWT), Canada.
French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family.
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Greyhound Canada (registered as Greyhound Canada Transportation ULC) is the prominent operator of inter-city coach services in Canada.
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A hamlet is a small human settlement.
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A hardiness zone is a geographic area defined to encompass a certain range of climatic conditions relevant to plant growth and survival.
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The Canadian petroleum industry arose in parallel with that of the United States.
Canada's oil sands and heavy oil resources are among the world's great petroleum deposits.
A house is a building that functions as a home.
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The Hudson's Bay Company (HBC; Compagnie de la Baie d'Hudson) is a Canadian retail business group.
A humid continental climate (Köppen prefix D and a third letter of a or b) is a climatic region defined by Russo-German climatologist Wladimir Köppen in 1900, which is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold in the northern areas) winters.
Integra Air offers chartered and scheduled flight services, as well as air ambulance medevac services out of Calgary, Alberta.
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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is a trade association of the world’s airlines.
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO Organisation de l'aviation civile internationale, OACI), is a specialized agency of the United Nations.
Jack pine (Pinus banksiana) is an eastern North American pine.
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Justin Pogge (born April 22, 1986) is a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender with HC Slovan Bratislava of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).
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Kathryn Moira Beaton (born 8 September 1983) is a Canadian comics artist and the creator of the comic strip Hark! A Vagrant.
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The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
Keyano College is a post-secondary college located in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada.
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La Loche is a village in northwest Saskatchewan.
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Lac La Biche is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada, within Lac La Biche County.
Lake Athabasca (French: lac Athabasca; from Woods Cree: aðapaskāw, " there are plants one after another") is located in the northwest corner of Saskatchewan and the northeast corner of Alberta between 58° and 60° N. The lake is 26% in Alberta and 74% in Saskatchewan.
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Larix laricina, commonly known as the tamarack, hackmatack, eastern larch, black larch, red larch, or American larch, is a species of larch native to Canada, from eastern Yukon and Inuvik, Northwest Territories east to Newfoundland, and also south into the upper northeastern United States from Minnesota to Cranesville Swamp, Maryland; there is also an isolated population in central Alaska.
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The Legislative Assembly of Alberta is one of two components of the Legislature of Alberta, the other being Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada, represented by the Lieutenant-Governor of Alberta.
Lethbridge is a city in the province of Alberta, Canada, and the largest city in southern Alberta.
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The Canadian province of Alberta has provincial highway network that was nearly in length as of 2009, of which were paved.
Statistics Canada divides the province of Alberta into nineteen census divisions.
A city is the highest form of all incorporated urban municipality statuses used in the Canadian Province of Alberta.
The province of Alberta, Canada, is divided into 10 different types of local governments – urban municipalities (including cities, towns, villages and summer villages), specialized municipalities, rural municipalities (including municipal districts/counties, improvement districts and special areas), Métis settlements, and Indian reserves.
This is a list of members of the House of Commons of Canada in the 42nd Canadian Parliament.
Municipal amalgamation is one of five forms of municipal restructuring in the Province of Alberta.
This is a list of postal codes in Canada where the first letter is T. Postal codes beginning with T are located within the Canadian province of Alberta.
The list of regions of Canada is a summary of geographical areas on a hierarchy that ranges from national (groups of provinces and territories) at the top to local regions and sub-regions of provinces at the bottom.
A specialized municipality is a type of municipal status used in the Canadian province of Alberta.
A town is an urban municipality status type used in the Canadian province of Alberta.
A village is an urban municipality status type used in the Canadian province of Alberta.
A local government is a form of public administration which, in a majority of contexts, exists as the lowest tier of administration within a given state.
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Maclean's is a Canadian news magazine that was founded in 1905, reporting on Canadian issues such as politics, pop culture, and current events.
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Mark Hartigan (born October 15, 1977 in Lethbridge, Alberta and raised in Fort St. John, British Columbia) is a former professional ice hockey centre, who played in the National Hockey League with the Atlanta Thrashers, Columbus Blue Jackets, Anaheim Ducks and the Detroit Red Wings.
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The Methye Portage or Portage La Loche in northwestern Saskatchewan was one of the most important portages in the old fur trade route across Canada.
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A mixed train is a train that hauls both passenger and freight cars or wagons.
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The Mountain Time Zone of North America keeps time by subtracting seven hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) when standard time is in effect, and by subtracting six hours during daylight saving time (UTC−6).
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Four provinces and territories in Canada have legislation that allow municipalities to conduct a municipal census.
Natasha Henstridge (born August 15, 1974) is a Canadian actress and model.
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Natural gas is a naturally occurring hydrocarbon gas mixture consisting primarily of methane, but commonly including varying amounts of other higher alkanes, and sometimes a small percentage of carbon dioxide, nitrogen, hydrogen sulfide, or helium.
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The Department of Natural Resources (Ministère des Ressources naturelles), operating under the FIP applied title Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), is the ministry of the government of Canada responsible for natural resources, energy, minerals and metals, forests, earth sciences, mapping and remote sensing.
Newfoundland and Labrador (Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador; Akamassiss; Newfoundland Irish: Talamh an Éisc agus Labradar) is the most easterly province of Canada.
Nexen is a Canadian oil and gas company based in Calgary, Alberta.
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Nolan William Pratt (born August 14, 1975) is a former Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman.
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The North American fur trade was the industry and activities related to the acquisition, trade, exchange, and sale of animal furs in North America.
The North West Company was a fur trading business headquartered in Montreal from 1779 to 1821.
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Northern Alberta is a region located in the Canadian province of Alberta.
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Northern Alberta Railways was a Canadian railway which served northern Alberta and northeastern British Columbia.
Northwestern Air is an airline based in Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, Canada.
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Oil sands, also known as tar sands or crude bitumen, or more technically bituminous sands, are a type of unconventional petroleum deposit.
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Peace River, originally named Peace River Crossing, and known as Rivière-la-Paix in French, is a town in northwestern Alberta, Canada, situated along the banks of the Peace River, at its confluence with the Smoky River, the Heart River and Pat's Creek.
Peter Pond (January 18, 1739 or 1740 – 1807) was a soldier with a Connecticut Regiment, a fur trader, a founding member of the North West Company and the Beaver Club, an explorer and a cartographer.
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Petroleum is a naturally occurring, yellow-to-black liquid found in geological formations beneath the Earth's surface.
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Petrolia is a town in southwestern Ontario, Canada.
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Picea mariana, the black spruce, is a North American species of spruce tree in the pine family.
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Pipeline transport is the transportation of goods or material through a pipe.
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Politics of Alberta are centred on a provincial government resembling that of the other Canadian provinces, namely a constitutional monarchy and parliamentary democracy.
Population density (in agriculture: standing stock and standing crop) is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume; it is a quantity of type number density.
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Populus balsamifera, commonly called balsam poplar, bam, bamtree, eastern balsam-poplar, hackmatack, tacamahac poplar, tacamahaca, is a tree species in the balsam poplar species group in the poplar genus, Populus. The genus name Populus is from the Latin for poplar, and the specific epithet balsamifera from Latin for "balsam-bearing".
Populus tremula, commonly called aspen, common aspen, Eurasian aspen, European aspen, or quaking aspen, is a species of poplar native to cool temperate regions of Europe and Asia, from Iceland and the British IslesJames Kilkelly east to Kamchatka, north to inside the Arctic Circle in Scandinavia and northern Russia, and south to central Spain, Turkey, the Tian Shan, North Korea, and northern Japan.
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Populus tremuloides is a deciduous tree native to cooler areas of North America, one of several species referred to by the common name aspen.
Postmedia Network Canada Corporation (also known as Postmedia Network or Postmedia) is a Canadian media company consisting of the publishing properties of the former Canwest, with primary operations in newspaper publishing, news gathering and Internet operations.
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The provinces and territories of Canada are the sub-national governments within the geographical areas of Canada under the authority of the Canadian Constitution.
Prunus pumila, commonly called sand cherry, is a North American species of cherry in the rose family.
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The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (sometimes RMWB) is a specialized municipality located in northeastern Alberta.
Rogers Media, Inc. is a subsidiary of Rogers Communications, which owns Canada's largest publishing company, Rogers Publishing Limited, which has more than 70 consumer and business publications.
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Royal Dutch Shell plc, commonly known as Shell, is a British–Dutch multinational oil and gas company headquartered in the Netherlands and incorporated in the United Kingdom.
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Saskatchewan is a prairie and boreal province in western Canada, the only province without natural borders.
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Saskatoon is the largest city in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.
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Scott Upshall (born October 7, 1983) is a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger who is currently playing for the St. Louis Blues of the NHL.
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Shell Place is a sports, recreation and mixed use complex in Fort McMurray, Alberta, which includes SMS Stadium, a multi-purpose stadium and performance venue, as well as a field house, badminton centre, softball and baseball tournament facility, non-profit and meeting spaces, and recreation trail.
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The Stanley Cup (La Coupe Stanley) is the championship trophy awarded annually to the National Hockey League (NHL) playoff winner.
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Statistics Canada (Statistique Canada), formed in 1971, is the Government of Canada government agency commissioned with producing statistics to help better understand Canada, its population, resources, economy, society, and culture.
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The subarctic climate (also called subpolar climate, subalpine climate, or boreal climate) is a climate characterised by long, usually very cold winters, and short, cool to mild summers.
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Suncor Energy is a Canadian integrated energy company based in Calgary, Alberta.
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Syncrude Canada Ltd. is one of the world's largest producers of synthetic crude oil from oil sands and the largest single source producer in Canada.
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Taiga (p; from Turkic), also known as boreal forest or snow forest, is a biome characterized by coniferous forests consisting mostly of pines, spruces and larches.
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Tantoo Cardinal, CM (born July 20, 1950) is a Canadian film and television actress.
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Tany Yao (born 1971) is a Canadian politician who was elected in the Alberta general election, 2015 to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, representing the electoral district of Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo.
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The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
Tony Sampson (born July 26, 1977) is a Canadian former actor and voice actor known for his portrayal of Eddy on Ed, Edd, n Eddy.
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Toronto is the capital city of the province of Ontario and the largest city in Canada by population, with 2,731,571 residents in 2016.
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A trading post, trading station, or trading house was a place or establishment where the trading of goods took place; the term is generally used, in modern parlance, in reference to such establishments in historic Northern America, although the practice long predates that continent's colonization by Europeans.
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The United Conservative Party (UCP) is a right-wing political party in the province of Alberta, Canada.
Vancouver is a coastal seaport city in western Canada, located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia.
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Wabasca, also known as Wabasca-Desmarais, is a hamlet in northern Alberta, Canada, within the Municipal District of Opportunity No. 17.
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Waterways is a locality within the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo in northern Alberta, Canada.
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The Western Major Baseball League or WMBL is a collegiate summer baseball league.
WestJet Airlines Ltd. is a Canadian low-cost airline founded in 1996.
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WestJet Encore is a Canadian regional airline that began operations in 2013.
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White spruce is a common name for several species of spruce (Picea) and may refer to.
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Wood Buffalo National Park is the largest National Park of Canada at.
From the mid-1980s to September 2003, the inflation adjusted price of a barrel of crude oil on NYMEX was generally under $25/barrel.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
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The 1950 Red River flood was a devastating flood that took place along the Red River in The Dakotas and Manitoba from April 15 to June 12, 1950.
The 1973 oil crisis began in October 1973 when the members of the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries proclaimed an oil embargo.
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The 1979 (or second) oil crisis or oil shock occurred in the world due to decreased oil output in the wake of the Iranian Revolution.
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The Mississauga train derailment of 1979, also known as the Mississauga Miracle occurred on Saturday, November 10, 1979, in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, when a 106-car Canadian Pacific freight train carrying chemicals and explosives including styrene, toluene, propane, caustic soda, and chlorine from Windsor, Ontario derailed near the intersection of Mavis Road and Dundas Street in Mississauga, Ontario.
The 1980s oil glut was a serious surplus of crude oil caused by falling demand following the 1970s energy crisis.
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On May 1, 2016, a wildfire began southwest of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada.
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