These Missing Job Skills Are Seriously Harming Western Canada Workplaces

These Missing Job Skills Are Seriously Harming Western Canada Workplaces

CP  06. 1.2015
"A lot of jobs will continue to leave the country."
Alberta Recession Unavoidable: Report

Alberta Recession Unavoidable: Report

CP  05.28.2015
CALGARY - A recession is unavoidable in Alberta this year, according to a report by the Conference Board of Canada.The province's economy...
Timeline: The Biggest Layoffs To Hit Alberta's Oilpatch

Timeline: The Biggest Layoffs To Hit Alberta's Oilpatch

Michelle Butterfield  05.21.2015
The cuts will hit Alberta the hardest, but extend across the country.
Oilpatch Could Lose 185,000 Jobs: Report

Oilpatch Could Lose 185,000 Jobs: Report

CBC  05.21.2015
A new report says the Canadian economy could lose as many as 185,000 direct and indirect jobs related to the oil and gas industry in 2015,...
Oil Patch Giant Sheds 2,000 Jobs

Oil Patch Giant Sheds 2,000 Jobs

CP  05.13.2015
Trican said it's aiming to cut $115 million from its fixed annual costs.
This Bleak Number Shows Just How Many Albertans Have Lost Jobs

This Bleak Number Shows Just How Many Albertans Have Lost Jobs

CBC  04.23.2015
EI claims rose 29.4 per cent in the province from January. That compared with a national increase of 6.7 per cent.
Oil Patch Workers Warned Of Bogus Job Offers

Oil Patch Workers Warned Of Bogus Job Offers

CP  03.20.2015
In one case, a fake business called Daglo Oil & Gas Co. has been offering jobs through a website in return for a fee paid in advance, he...
Even If Oil Rebounds, Alberta Might Still Be Screwed: TD

Even If Oil Rebounds, Alberta Might Still Be Screwed: TD

CBC  03.19.2015
Even if oil rebounds, the province could still face a structural deficit in the range of $4 billion to $5 billion in a few years
Calgary Hit Hard With Layoffs

Calgary Hit Hard With Layoffs

Michelle Butterfield  03.18.2015
Nexen Energy, Talisman Energy, and ConocoPhillips are the latest oilsands giants to announce layoffs.
This Alberta Industry Is Facing Years Of Job Losses

This Alberta Industry Is Facing Years Of Job Losses

Michelle Butterfield  03.17.2015
The good news, however, is that it won't last forever.
1,100 Oilsands Employees Unexpectedly Laid Off

1,100 Oilsands Employees Unexpectedly Laid Off

Michelle Butterfield  03.12.2015
The layoffs came as a shock to many of the workers, who expected their jobs to carry over into the summer months.
Alberta Oilfield Workers Stranded At Remote Site

Alberta Oilfield Workers Stranded At Remote Site

CTV News  03.12.2015
Sub-contracted oilfield employees who were initially stranded at a remote work site north of Fort McMurray, Alta., will soon be returning...
Albertans Make A Lot More Than The Average Canadian

Albertans Make A Lot More Than The Average Canadian

CBC  03. 5.2015
Springtime is typically oilpatch bonus season. As the grass turns green, car dealerships and upscale stores tend to get busier. This year...
Alberta's Oil Woes Are Spreading

Alberta's Oil Woes Are Spreading

CBC  02.26.2015
It's no secret the steep decline in oil prices are having a significant impact on Canada's energy industry. But the drop in...