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Canada oil pressure: US price crash causes cuts over the border

With oil storage facilities already close to capacity, and demand at historic lows, the worst may be yet to come.

The oil price crash in the United States is also having a major impact north of the border.

Canada is the largest foreign supplier of crude to the US.

Al Jazeera’s David Mercer reports from the province of Alberta, the heart of the Canadian oil industry, where redundancies have started, and drilling has all but stopped.