Alberta Jobs

Oilsands Jobs May Be Gone For Good

CP | Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.01.2017 | Canada Business

Automation means job levels may never return to pre-oil crash levels.

'Lock Her Up' Chant A Very Real Danger To Canadian Democracy

Tara Katrusiak Baran | Posted 12.08.2016 | Canada Alberta
Tara Katrusiak Baran

Threats like these can never be justified in terms of freedom of speech or "anti-political correctness." The self-indulgence, the underlying menace, and the thinly veiled barbarism of this chant are an attempt at intimidation, and undermine the democratic process and the civil discourse that guides our way of life.

Alberta's Unemployment Rate Hasn't Been This Bad In 22 Years

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 12.02.2016 | Canada Alberta

Ouch.

1,000 Hires Heading Back To Alberta Oilpatch

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 10.24.2016 | Canada Alberta

Don't call it a comeback, however...

Calgary's Job Crisis Far Worse Than Other Oil Cities: BMO

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.12.2016 | Canada Alberta

A lesson in the hazards of putting all your eggs in one economic basket.

Zi-Ann Lum

Alberta Economy Makes Job Hunt 'Horrible' For Syrian Refugees

HuffingtonPost.com | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 08.30.2016 | Canada Alberta

"I chase behind employers to return my calls and emails."

Alberta To Stick To Budget Plan, Despite Deficit: Notley

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.26.2016 | Canada Alberta

Notley noted the extra cost is due to the Fort McMurray wildfires last spring.

Alberta's Unemployment Rate Hits Highest Level Since 1994

CP | Dan Healing, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada Alberta

"The entire sector is suffering."

B.C. Wins, Ontario And Alberta Lose In Brutal Month For Jobs

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada Business

After months of little movement, Canada's job market took a dive in July.

Alberta's Oil Industry Might Be Down, But Tech Is Hiring

CP | Dan Healing | Posted 08.04.2016 | Canada Alberta

Many oil workers, however, are finding themselves "pigeonholed."

Hard Times In Alberta Hit More Than Oil And Gas Workers

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 08.02.2016 | Canada Alberta

"These are hard-working, average people."

Alberta Sees Spike In EI Applicants After Fort McMurray Fire

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.21.2016 | Canada Alberta

Wood Buffalo applicants made up a third of the increase.

Alberta Suffering Its Worst Recession In Modern History: TD Bank

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 07.18.2016 | Canada Business

But when it comes to jobs, the eighties were worse.

Moving Sale: Calgary Families Look Elsewhere As Oil Crash Worsens

CP | Dan Healing, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.13.2016 | Canada Alberta

Alberta lost 1,790 residents in the first three months of 2016.

Company Apologizes For Telling Workers They're Easily Replaceable

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 06.30.2016 | Canada Alberta

"If I need to find another employee it is so easy."

9 Signs That Alberta Is Really, Truly F***ed Right Now

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 05.03.2016 | Canada Alberta

At least we can watch hockey for escapism! Oh, wait...

Alberta Introduces $90 Million Tax Credit For Small Tech Companies

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.18.2016 | Canada Alberta

"These are growing industries in our province."

Alberta EI Claims Nearly Double Over The Past Year

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 03.24.2016 | Canada Alberta

Saskatchewan also saw a large increase.

Employers' Group Asks Notley To Stop Undermining Alberta Business

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.14.2016 | Canada Alberta

The group says it doesn't want to see any further tax increases.

Laid-Off Oil And Gas Workers Look To Switch Industries

CP | Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.27.2016 | Canada Alberta

"When they get laid off they're seeing it as an opportunity."

Alberta EI Claims Have Doubled In The Past Year

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 01.22.2016 | Canada Alberta

Canada-wide, the number of EI recipients increased 45,800 since last year.

Hard-Hit Alberta Slammed With 2 More Economic Challenges

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.22.2016 | Canada Alberta

"Today has been a very tough day indeed."

Alberta Might Face A Skilled Labour Shortage, Despite Oil Layoffs

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.18.2016 | Canada Alberta

BuildForce Canada is projecting a loss of 31,000 construction jobs.

Alberta To Experience Longest Recession Since 1982: ATB

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 01.14.2016 | Canada Alberta

But there is hope for industries other than oil.

Company Opening Nova Scotia Mine Goes Hiring -- In Alberta

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.06.2016 | Canada Business

Some locals are questioning why the economically struggling region has been passed over for a province that — until recently — was doing much better.