Camp and catering firm blames poor results on slow recovery from Fort McMurray fire

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CALGARY - A company that operates workcamps for the oilsands industry in northern Alberta says demand for its services has been weaker than expected over the summer in the wake of the Fort McMurray wildfire. Calgary-based Horizon North Logistics Inc. (TSX:HNL) says rebuilding efforts in the
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