OPEC’s decline will be Canada’s gain as the organization’s influence wanes
It’s tough to see any upside today from the break up – through job cuts, investment pullbacks, project cancellations — of many parts of Western Canada’s energy economy due to the collapse in oil prices.
A year ago, the oil industry's biggest problem was finding a way to deal with the "retirement tsunami" about to crash down on it as older oilfield workers hung up their cork boots to enjoy freedom at 55.
Removing U.S. oil ban would create jobs beyond drilling: report
Lifting a 40-year-old U.S. ban on crude exports would create a wide range of jobs in the oil drilling supply chain and broader economy even in states that produce little or no oil, according to a report released on Tuesday.
Itemizing The Oil Bust: 75,000 Layoffs And Counting
The American Oil Bust of 2015 is making it cheaper to fill up our tanks at the gas station, but it is decimating our nation’s oil and gas workforce as companies slash spending in hopes of surviving the downturn.
The announcement was made March 5 at the Cumberland College Nipawin campus, by Randy Hoback, Member of Parliament for Prince Albert on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, that an investment of $92,000 from the Government of Canada will help support the purchase of new equipment to expand their electrical and industrial mechanics certificate programs. READ MORE!!
Clean Energy Jobs/Top 10 States for 2014 - Despite Slump, E2 Report Shows NV, CA and NY Led the Pack Last Year
March 5, 2015 (Investorideas.com renewable energy stocks newswire) Nearly 47,000 clean energy and clean transportation jobs were announced at more than 170 projects across the country in 2014, according to jobs tracking analysis by the national nonpartisan business group Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2).
Northampton middle school team takes top award in manufacturing video contest
A team from Northampton Area School District earned top honors Tuesday night in a video contest among 22 schools designed to showcase area manufacturers and entice students to consider manufacturing as a career.
B.C. economy booming despite energy sector woes: Susan Bonner
Looking west has been the way to track the story of the Canadian economy for some time now. It was the west —specifically Alberta — that delivered most of the growth after the 2008-2009 Great Recession and led Canada's speedier than most recovery.
The New Yavapai Economy: Is blue collar the new white collar?
At national, state, and federal levels there has been a surge of discussion around the middle-skills job gap. These are the vocational careers that have experienced a reduction in workforce due to retirees and little to no pipeline of trained or apprenticed workers to replace them.
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