We’re 75,000 workers speaking up in support of Teck’s new oilsands project
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Downtown Fort McMurray, where thousands of workers contribute to the health of the community.

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The ongoing debate over Canada’s energy resources has delayed or deferred development and has introduced more uncertainty than ever over the future of this important sector of our economy. Lost in this discussion has been the fact that these delays have a very real and direct effect on the people and communities who depend on the jobs energy development creates.

 Terry Parker is executive director of the Building Trades of Alberta, which represents 16 Alberta trade unions that include 75,000 members.

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