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    :: Saturday, April 30, 2005 ::

    A wake-up call by MICHAEL URBANSKI, Fort McMurray Today
    Hundreds of union protesters shut down downtown Fort McMurray Thursday evening, rallying against allowing foreign workers to work on oilsands construction sites.

    Chanting slogans and waving dozens of banners with union emblems, supporters and union leaders urged the Alberta government to revoke designation eight -- a special regulation that allows industry to hire out-of-country workers.

    "The oilsands belong to the Canadian people, not to the oil companies," said Rob Kinsey, business manager with the plumbers and pipefitters union local 488, to the cheering crowd.
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