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News Government Manufacturing General
August 8, 2019  

Premier Kenney says results of panel on Alberta finances coming in September

Kenney says he expects the panel will report that Alberta’s economy is spiralling down.

News Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
August 6, 2019  

Alberta creates two industry panels to help reduce regulatory red tape

One panel is composed of oil and gas leaders and the other is made of up people in the tourism and hospitality industries.

News Energy Government General
May 23, 2019  

Alberta throne speech followed by bill to repeal provincial carbon tax

An Act to Repeal the Carbon Tax will kill Alberta’s greenhouse gas levy as of May 30.

News Government Oil & Gas General
February 21, 2019  

Alberta Opposition Leader Jason Kenney says he would shelve oil by rail deal

Premier Rachel Notley announced the province will lease 4,400 railcars to get more oil to foreign markets.

News Energy Government General
October 9, 2018  

Raucous crowd hears Ford, Kenney rail against carbon tax at Calgary rally

Ontario premier and Alberta opposition leader spearheading a growing opposition to the feds’ carbon scheme.

News Energy Government General
October 4, 2018  

Ontario, Saskatchewan premiers to meet in Saskatoon about carbon tax, economy

Doug Ford is also to speak Friday at a “Scrap The Carbon Tax Rally” in Calgary.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General
September 24, 2014  

Provinces clamouring for TFWs need to invest in vocational schools: Kenney

Employment minister says polytechnic institutions and vocational schools offering programs for skilled trades are having their budgets slashed.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
September 9, 2014  

Skilled newcomers face ‘huge’ hurdles to find jobs: government report

Federal Tories say they plan to unveil initiatives to tackle problems identified in new research.

News Energy Forestry Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations Economy General
August 7, 2014  

Feds funding projects to remove barriers from skilled newcomers in BC

Most of the 30 programs will have a particular focus on energy and natural resources.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General
July 17, 2014  

Progress made with provinces on apprenticeships: Kenney

Provinces will report in the fall on the harmonization of 10 key trades over the next 18 months.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 7, 2014  

Kenney defends temporary workers hired in Windsor, Ont.

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.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General
April 16, 2014  

Ottawa missing opportunity to bolster apprenticeships, critics say

Stakeholders are disappointed that the Conservatives have no provisions for apprenticeships in the $14B New Building Canada Fund.

News Aerospace Automotive Construction Electronics Energy Food & Beverage Forestry Manufacturing Metals Pulp & Paper Transportation Business Operations
March 14, 2014  

Canada can learn from Germany on skills: Kenney

Employment minister says feds, provinces can expand paid co-ops for students

News Production
March 11, 2014  

BC, federal government sign agreement on Canada Job Grant

Agreement in principle includes the renewal of the Labour Market Agreement, renamed the Canada Job Fund.

News Business Operations
February 26, 2014  

Job grant program change may cut support for disabled workers

The Canada Job Grant could end funding for Halifax’s Team Work job-coach program for people with disabilities.