Petroleum industry and trade -- Health aspects -- Alberta  

Absolutely Canadian Digging in the Dirt

Digging in the Dirt is a documentary that tells story of oilpatch workers' mental health experiences. A combination of isolation, instability in the market, long hours and a "very hyper-masculine environment" can contribute to mental health issues, and even higher suicide rates, among oilpatch workers.
  • 2019
  • 00:44:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/25/2020

News in Review - September 1999 Sour Gas: Alberta Stand-off

The violence and alleged terrorism that occurred in the Alberta oil fields is a case study in the complex phenomenon of provocation, intensification and confrontation. It is also a case study of the ability of the media and the public to ascertain the facts through the best information available. At the centre of the story is Wiebo Ludwig whose fundamentalist ...
  • 1999
  • 00:13:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1999

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