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As the oil sands MP, Tory Brian Jean's 'got a real challenge'

'There has to be government intervention and working with industry to find people who are trained, first of all, but also to find them places to live and eat and sleep. It's not working right now,' Brian Jean said in 2004

With the environment now considered one of the top issues facing the country, Conservative MP Brian Jean is facing increasingly competing interests in his high-profile riding of Fort McMurray-Athabasca, where the the negative impacts of the oil sands boom are turning local opinion against expanding oil sands development.

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As the oil sands MP, Tory Brian Jean's 'got a real challenge'

'There has to be government intervention and working with industry to find people who are trained, first of all, but also to find them places to live and eat and sleep. It's not working right now,' Brian Jean said in 2004

With the environment now considered one of the top issues facing the country, Conservative MP Brian Jean is facing increasingly competing interests in his high-profile riding of Fort McMurray-Athabasca, where the the negative impacts of the oil sands boom are turning local opinion against expanding oil sands development.

  

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Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

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Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

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Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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