Fort McMurray

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Fort Mac: After the Fire
4:24

Muse the Filmmaker

Muse wants to be a filmmaker. He hasn’t lost a home in the fire but he’s looking to understand the losses of his friends and neighbours by making a documentary about the consequences of the fire.
Fort Mac: After the Fire
6:25

Ruth the Artist

Ruth, originally from Newfoundland, has lost her home to the fire and is trying to make sense of her loss by incorporating the charred remains from her home into her art.
Fort Mac: After the Fire
5:36

James the Delivery Guy

James is the bearded, tattooed, delivery guy who has the appearance and scars of a man who’s lived a hard life. He runs a lucrative delivery business keeping Fort Mac inhabitants well-stocked with whatever they need.
Fort Mac: After the Fire
6:30

Phil the Cook

Phil is trying to figure out what his life is going to look like but he’s been dealt a bad hand. He lives at home and supports his family with his line cook wages, while suffering from what he thinks is PTSD from the traumatic evacuation.
Payday / Extra Scene
2:13

Dog Sledding With Fort McMurray's Only Female Musher (Extra Scene)

In this extra scene, we meet Christina, Fort Mac's only female musher, and learn about the challenges of managing a team of 20 dogs.
Daily VICE
2:36

Dog Sledding With Fort McMurray's Only Female Musher

In this extra scene of Payday, we meet Christina, Fort Mac's only female musher, and learn about the challenges of managing a team of 20 dogs.
Daily VICE
1:48

We Tour a Fort McMurray Neighbourhood With a Woman Who Stayed Behind

The wildfires in Fort McMurray decimated entire neighbourhoods and forced tens of thousands to flee. But not everyone obeyed the evacuation orders.
Daily VICE
2:38

The Future of the Foreign Workers in Fort Mac Hangs in the Balance

Visa restrictions on temporary foreign workers mean thousands of people may not be able to return to Fort Mac at all.
VICE News Specials
4:46

Inside the Alberta Wildfires

Alberta’s premier heads to Fort McMurray as fire's growth slows
Daily VICE
1:30

Oil Sands Capital Abandoned Amid Devastating Wildfires

Nearly 90,000 people have fled their homes in Fort McMurray, Alberta as wildfires engulf large parts of the city.
VICE News Specials
9:31

Alberta's Boom Time Hangover

Canada sells 99% of its number one export—oil—to the United States. Does that make good business sense?