Trans Mountain pipeline expansion officially kicks off construction on Tuesday

After years of delays and difficulties, the official start to construction of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion will kick off Tuesday afternoon. The pipeline runs from the Edmonton area to a marine terminal in Burnaby, B.C. The expansion will see…

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion official kick-off to construction on Tuesday

After years of delays and difficulties, the official start to construction of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion will kick off Tuesday afternoon. But as Kendra Slugoski explains, the news comes as thousands of oil and gas employees have already given…

‘It’s kind of heartbreaking’: Unemployed Calgary geophysicists look for new ways to use skills

Back in 2013, everything was looking up for Keegan Valerio. He had just started his geophysics degree at the University of Calgary, and getting a six-figure job in the oil patch seemed like a slam dunk. “Geophysics stood out to…

Treaty 6 Youth Skills Exhibition for young Indigenous people at the River Cree

A job fair aimed specifically at young Indigenous people is taking place next week at the River Cree Resort and Casino. Aboriginal Skilled Workers Association partnership coordinator Yvette Alexis and Natomoowin Education Foundation director Jodi Stonehouse share details about the…

Podcast ‘I Quit’ features people who left their jobs to be entrepreneurs

September 26 2019 2:44pm Who hasn’t fantasized about quitting their job to forge off on their own? Mike Morrison did just that and now in his “I Quit” podcast, he shares the stories of other entrepreneurs who have taken the…

Edmonton loses 600 jobs, Calgary sees major gains as oil sector begins to awaken

Between May and June, Edmonton lost 600 job,s according to the latest labour force figures from Statistics Canada. And in Alberta, we’re also starting to see a shift. What’s happening in Calgary is seen as a foreshadow to what we…