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The Tar Island facility at the Athabaska oil sands north of Fort McMurray, Alta. (KEVIN VAN PAASSEN/THE GLOBE AND MAIL)
The Tar Island facility at the Athabaska oil sands north of Fort McMurray, Alta. (KEVIN VAN PAASSEN/THE GLOBE AND MAIL)

Fort McMoney

The post-oil era: When should it be? Fort McMoney players say 'right away' Add to ...

As part of the documentary game Fort McMoney, users get to help shape the future of Fort McMurray and Alberta’s oil sands. They do this by voting in surveys and weekly referendums. The results of these votes will affect a virtual version of Fort McMurray, letting users see the consequences of their decisions.

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This past week, the referendum question was: The post-oil era: When should it be? Right away? Or in 2050?

Voting has closed and the results are in: 75 per cent voted 'right away' (with 246,358 votes), and 25 per cent voted 'in 2050' (80,861 votes).

What do you think? Leave a comment here.

This round of Fort McMoney is now over. A new round begins January 20, 2014.

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