Premier Rachel Notley announced the province will lease 4,400 railcars to get more oil to foreign markets.
Ontario premier and Alberta opposition leader spearheading a growing opposition to the feds’ carbon scheme.
Doug Ford is also to speak Friday at a “Scrap The Carbon Tax Rally” in Calgary.
Employment minister says polytechnic institutions and vocational schools offering programs for skilled trades are having their budgets slashed.
Federal Tories say they plan to unveil initiatives to tackle problems identified in new research.
Most of the 30 programs will have a particular focus on energy and natural resources.
Provinces will report in the fall on the harmonization of 10 key trades over the next 18 months.
Liberal MPs are questioning why so many foreign workers were hired in Windsor when the city grappled with a 9% unemployment rate for much of 2013.
Stakeholders are disappointed that the Conservatives have no provisions for apprenticeships in the $14B New Building Canada Fund.
Employment minister says feds, provinces can expand paid co-ops for students
Agreement in principle includes the renewal of the Labour Market Agreement, renamed the Canada Job Fund.
The Canada Job Grant could end funding for Halifax’s Team Work job-coach program for people with disabilities.
“If certain provinces refuse to participate, that’s not the end of the world. We’ll deliver the job grant,” employment minister says.
The provinces want to make it less financially onerous for small business to participate in the program.
Jayson Myers says governments must address a lack of skilled workers and find out which training programs are working.