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Broker calls court injunction against random drug and alcohol testing “scary”

March 5, 2018 by Canadian Underwriter

Alberta’s appeal court has upheld a lower court ruling that prohibits Suncor Energy Inc. from testing oil sands workers in safety sensitive positions for drug and alcohol impairment. For Sherry Barge, national transportation leader for commercial brokerage BFL Canada, the

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How driverless trucks will affect Alberta’s oilsands

February 1, 2018 Dan Healing - THE CANADIAN PRESS

CALGARY – About 400 jobs are expected to disappear at Suncor Energy Inc.’s oilsands mines in northern Alberta as it deploys driverless ore-hauling trucks to replace the ones humans operate now. “We have about 500 roles that will get eliminated

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Alberta reviews Fort McMurray wildfire re-entry plan as flames spread north

May 17, 2016 The Canadian Press

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. – The Alberta government is taking a second look at its plan to allow people to return home to Fort McMurray after explosions damaged some homes in the city and a raging wildfire spread north toward oilsands

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Work camps north of Fort McMurray evacuated due to growing wildfire

May 16, 2016 By John Cotter and Dean Bennett - The Canadian Press

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. – A precautionary evacuation is clearing out employees at work camps north of Fort McMurray due to the threat of a quickly spreading wildfire. Non-essential personnel are leaving while others are staying to conduct work on the