Jan. 19: Dead Worker Found at Oil Sands Site


A Suncor Energy worker was found dead at the company’s oil sands operation north of Fort McMurray. Internal emergency services personnel responded to the scene after he was reported missing. The 40-year-old worker was located a few hours later in a sand dump area and declared dead at the scene. The circumstances that led to his disappearance and death are being investigated by the company and police.