Oil Sands Jobs

Canada Has a Bad Case of Oil Sands Fever

Yves Engler | Posted 02.26.2014 | Canada Politics
Yves Engler

Environmentalists and union activists should be making common cause by explaining how tar sands profits that go to the rich and powerful cost Canadian workers hundreds of thousands of jobs. Expansion of the tar sands and the resulting bouts of Oil Sands fever may be good for capitalists but it will further weaken the job market and do great harm to Canadian workers.

Canada Missing Out On Tens Of Thousands Of Green Jobs: Report

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.12.2012 | Canada Business

Canada will not see significant employment gains from the oil boom in the western part of the country, and should turn to development of green energy ...

For The Wealthy 20-Somethings Of 'Oilsands City,' Hard Times Are Hard To Understand

The Huffington Post Canada | Morgan Modjeski | Posted 10.30.2013 | Canada Alberta

FORT McMURRAY, Alta. -- As young Canadians across the country struggle to find steady work and good wages, there is a group of young people living in ...