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The Nature Of Work

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.

Fort McMurray is not the land of employment opportunity it used to be.

By Tim Querengesser

Start-up founders hope automation can save a historical way of life.

By Karen Pinchin

The work is less risky, but increasingly requires more skills.

By Mary Katherine Keown

There are still jobs to be found if you have the right skills.

By Lauren Boothby

And it's getting millennials interested in farming.

By Catherine Delorme

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