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Drug Use: Man Camps and Fort St

drug use: Over the next decade, as many as 6,000 new energy industry workers could descend upon the region, according to National Observer. The prospect of such a big influx of workers living in nearby man camps has aroused fears of increased violence and drug use. It is a community bracing for major change. The influx could more than double the population of about 4,500 in the Fort St. Nak'azdli has just 1,972 members living both on and off reserves. James area, which includes the municipality, rural communities and First Nations. ( As reported in the news.