Mordor found in Northern Alberta

Following up on an article I wrote last week for Huffington Post Canada, a commenter suggested that the Alberta tar sands looked like a real-life version of Mordor, the home of the evil Sauron in J.R.R. Tolkein's Lord of the Rings. 

I agree. So does that make Stephen Harper Gollum

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Yes, it’s Mordor.  I’ ve thought so for some time myself.  But the master of Mordor is Sauron.  Don’t know who this Sauran is.