A wildfire on May 3 forced the evacuation of the city of Fort McMurray in the heart of Alberta’s oil sands region. Credit CBCNews, via Reuters

Fort McMurray: Bitter Fruit


Alaska has had its share of wildfires. WC sympathizes with the residents of Fort McMurray and the surrounding area, whose homes and livelihoods have been destroyed by the huge wildfire there. More than 700,000 acres have burned, some 2,500 residences and with the fire moving north into the oil fields, the potential for still more…