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Oasis in a Singed Land: Alberta’s Northern Gateway at Fort McMurray Airport Reenvisioned

Situated in the secluded northern end of Alberta, the city of Fort McMurray has made itself known as being a working town, especially for local oil producing companies who make use of the Athabasca Oil Sands in the area. However, the woodlands of Alberta hit the town hard in 2016 when the Horse River Fire destroyed a fifth of the town’s structures. While Fort McMurray International Airport (YMM) was able to weather the fire, it hasn’t been able to escape…