Layoffs And Cuts Abound In Alberta's Oilpatch

Layoffs And Cuts Abound In Alberta's Oilpatch

CP  02.13.2015
There just isn't enough work for those rig hands these days.
1,000 Layoffs At Suncor

1,000 Layoffs At Suncor

CP  01.13.2015
CALGARY - Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU), known for its huge presence in Alberta's oilsands, is reducing its workforce by 1,000 and cutting...
This Province Has Worse Income Inequality Than The U.S.

This Province Has Worse Income Inequality Than The U.S.

Michelle Butterfield  11.19.2014
In Alberta, the rich keep getting richer, but where does that leave the rest of us? StatsCan’s new survey of top income taxfilers shows...
Head West For Good Jobs, Says Think-Tank

Head West For Good Jobs, Says Think-Tank

CP  11.18.2014
CALGARY - For young Canadians looking to land a good job, the West is where it's at, according to a new report released by the Fraser Institute...
Could Alberta's Oil Boom Be Coming To An End?

Could Alberta's Oil Boom Be Coming To An End?

CBC  11.12.2014
Many Canadians have a love-hate relationship with the energy sector. We love it for the jobs but hate the fact that Canada is often...
This City Is A Jobs Powerhouse

This City Is A Jobs Powerhouse

09.12.2014
Alberta's capital city is also the job creation capital of Canada, according to Edmonton's chief economist. John Rose says Edmonton accounted...
Workers In These Cities Will See The Biggest Pay Hikes Next Year

Workers In These Cities Will See The Biggest Pay Hikes Next Year

08.27.2014
It looks like west is best if you're hoping for a pay hike next year. Workers in Calgary and Saskatoon will see some of the highest salary...
Employees In This Province Work The Hardest, Longest

Employees In This Province Work The Hardest, Longest

08. 1.2014
Albertans may enjoy high salaries and abundant job opportunities, but a new study shows that they are working harder than most Canadians...
Teen's On-The-Job Death Prompt Calls For Law Change

Teen's On-The-Job Death Prompt Calls For Law Change

CP  07.21.2014
EDMONTON - The Alberta Federation of Labour hopes the death of a teen at a work site will prompt change in youth labour laws.Chris Lawrence,...
31 Jobs In Alberta That Will Desperately Need Workers

31 Jobs In Alberta That Will Desperately Need Workers

07.19.2014
Alberta released its short-term employment forecast Thursday, highlighting in-demand jobs as well as the occupations which could face a...
This Province Has Jobs Galore, But Not Enough Workers

This Province Has Jobs Galore, But Not Enough Workers

CP  07.18.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta's jobs minister says employment forecasts show that over the next decade, 96,000 jobs in the province will go unfilled...
Alberta Wants More Control Over TFW Program

Alberta Wants More Control Over TFW Program

CBC  05.29.2014
Kyle Fawcett, Alberta's labour minister, is pushing Ottawa for more control over the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. Fawcett says...
The Oilfield Discovery That Changed Everything For Alberta

The Oilfield Discovery That Changed Everything For Alberta

CBC  05.13.2014
It has been 100 years since the discovery of oil and gas in Turner Valley, and hundreds of people are expected at the celebration being...
Woman Killed By Bear Had Compassion That 'Knew No Bounds'

Woman Killed By Bear Had Compassion That 'Knew No Bounds'

CP  05. 9.2014
FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - The family of a woman killed by a bear on the job at an Alberta oilsands site says instead of focusing on her death,...
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