Canada's natural resources have shaped our industries and our regional identity — from logging and oil and gas in the West, to mining on the Canadian Shield, to fishing in the East. But machines and robots are increasingly changing many of our jobs.
In The Nature of Work, HuffPost Canada looks at the impact of automation on Canada's natural resources sector, and what that may mean for the Canadian identity.
AUTOMATION VS. HUMANITY AND THE FUTURE OF ALBERTA'S OILSANDS
Fort McMurray is not the land of employment opportunity it used to be.
By Tim Querengesser
MARITIME ENTREPRENEUR EMBRACES ROBOTICS TO TAKE FISH PLANT GLOBAL
Start-up founders hope automation can save a historical way of life.
By Karen Pinchin
GENERATIONS OF MINERS FACE AUTOMATION DEEP UNDERGROUND
The work is less risky, but increasingly requires more skills.
By Mary Katherine Keown
B.C. LOGGERS AREN'T IMMUNE TO THE MARCH OF THE ROBOTS
There are still jobs to be found if you have the right skills.
By Lauren Boothby
YES, THESE COWS ACTUALLY MILK THEMSELVES
And it's getting millennials interested in farming.
By Catherine Delorme