Defying the global recession: Canada's oil boom


While much of the world is facing economic slowdown and recession, parts of Canada are enjoying a boom which is being fuelled by the mining of oil.

The country has the third largest oil reserves and those are being exploited on a vast scale.

However, environmentalists say the development is happening too fast.

Katty Kay reports.

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