Minister Poilievre participates in roundtable on tax cuts and training with Progressive Contractors Association of Canada
The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, gathered feedback and advice today during roundtable discussions that touched on issues such as tax cuts, job training, apprenticeships and other government priorities.
The Valley And The Upstarts: The Cities Creating The Most Tech Jobs
No industry generates more hype, and hope, than technology. From 2004 to 2014, the number of tech-related jobs in the United States expanded 31%, faster than other high-growth sectors like health care and business services.
How To Reenergize The Hard-Hit Oil And Gas Industry
Here’s a piece of legislation the Republican Congress should pass pronto: end the decades old, misbegotten ban on the export of crude oil, as well as the stifling bureaucratic restrictions on the export of natural gas.
Sinking crude price spurs terminal operator Canexus to cut jobs
Terminal operator Canexus Corp. said it has “significantly” cut jobs at its Calgary head office as well as at its loading facility in northeastern Alberta, as sinking crude prices slash demand for crude-by-rail services.
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!!
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