The Athabasca Lodge is one of many worker camps that dot the landscape in Northeastern Alberta. Some workers receive free lodging, while others pay. Camps offer varying amenities, which can range in quality, expense, and services. PTI Group, which supplies accommodations in challenging sites, writes on its website: "From remote, pristine forests to the harshest, most extreme environments on earth, PTI specializes in making workers comfortable."
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