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March 21, 2019  

Never cited job losses in push for remediation: SNC-Lavalin CEO

If convicted and barred from bidding on federal contracts, workers would end up working for foreign rivals.

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March 1, 2017  

As technology replaces jobs, a leaner oilpatch emerges from downturn

Automation and other labour-saving efficiencies will likely keep many jobs from returning with the economic recovery.

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November 2, 2016  

Increasing domestic abuse in Calgary tied to economic downturn

Police say incidents of domestic violence are up 36%, the highest since 2004.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
September 12, 2016  

Job market bounces back in August after big drop

Economy created 26,200 net new jobs last month, compared with a loss of 31,200 in July.

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June 29, 2016  

Dow Chemical cutting 2,500 jobs globally

Will shutter silicone manufacturing plants in North Carolina and Japan.

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January 27, 2016  

2015 worst year for Alberta jobs losses since 1982: StatsCan

Province lost 19,600 jobs last year, up from an earlier estimate of 14,600.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Operations Production Sustainability
December 22, 2015  

No short term fix for Alberta job losses

Oil price collapse has eliminated 40,000 jobs in the province’s energy sector.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Operations Production Sustainability
September 14, 2015  

Drilling company PHX Energy Services cuts half of workforce

Most of the 500 job cuts are central to Alberta.

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March 30, 2015  

Closing GM’s Oshawa plants would cut GDP by $5B, union says

Unifor report suggests Ontario would lose 33,000 manufacturing-related jobs within two years of shutdown.

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January 8, 2015  

Coca-Cola slashing up to 1,800 jobs in cost cutting effort

World’s largest beverage maker says it is looking to save up to $3 billion annually.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General Operations Production
January 8, 2015  

General Mills to close Midland, Ont. facility

Closure will impact 100 employees.

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March 11, 2014  

Unions denounce South Korea free trade deal

Unifor, USW cite growing trade deficit as a potential threat to Canadian auto sector, jobs.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
October 3, 2013  

Forget the Dutch, Canada’s economy has its own disease

Report argues that job losses have been caused by Canada’s heavy reliance on the US as a trading partner.

News Pulp & Paper Production Sustainability
December 14, 2012  

Domtar closes pulp machine at Kamloops facility

Pulp and paper producer blames global economic conditions and weak demand for shut down.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Technology
October 15, 2012  

Onshoring leads US manufacturing job surge: TD Economics

More than half a million jobs have come back to the US, but they’re not the same as they were.