Sean Cole
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Fort McMurray, Alberta, is nearly 500 miles north of Calgary, and about an hour's drive south from the oil sands. It's accessible by just two highways (63 and 881) and boasts about 80,000 permanent residents.
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Tech
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Sustainability
A Make a Green Choice card hanging on a door at the Starwood Sheraton Centre Toronto. It restricts the hotel's housekeepers from cleaning the room, in an effort to save water and electricity.
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Business
Fort McMurray, Alberta, is nearly 500 miles north of Calgary, and about an hour's drive south from the oil sands. It's accessible by just two highways (63 and 881) and boasts about 80,000 permanent residents.
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Business
BROAD HORIZONS. Four recession-struck friends embark on a mission to build "Fort Awesome" on a $550 piece land in the Texas desert purchased on eBay
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Sustainability
Giant dump trucks carry 400 tons of sand a piece to a crusher at a nearby processing plant where the process begins to separate the oil from the sand.
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