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2000 Tickets Issued on Highway of Death

Posted by mhudema on July 24, 2008

Police issue 2,000 speeding tickets this year on deadly road

Posted By JOHN COTTER, THE CANADIAN PRESS

Posted 2 days ago

Police are getting fed up with motorists who are using a deadly road that links Edmonton to the oilsands region in northern Alberta as a speedway.

Since January, RCMP and provincial sheriffs have issued more than 2,000 speeding tickets to people driving on Highway 63, including 363 tickets over the weekend.

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Highway to Hell

Posted by mhudema on July 15, 2008

Canada’s Highway to Hell

Under growing pressure from U.S. politicians and environmentalists to clean up its act, Canada’s tar sands industry is responding with a $25-million PR makeover.

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