Today there are an estimated 500,000 people working in the Canadian petroleum industry, and jobs in oil and gas are projected to increase over the next five to 10 years as energy demands increase and older workers retire.
The National Post’s Financial Post Magazine published an article last Friday entitled, Help desperately wanted. The article highlights that with all the focus on the “Doom and Gloom” news, we seem to have forgotten a very important issue: there’s a labour shortage coming.
Jobs are scarce now, but by 2016 the unemployment rate will be zero thanks to a nationwide labour shortage. A new grade for academic dishonesty at Simon Fraser University “outs” cheats and liars on their transcripts. After eight months without Facebook on campus, Concordia finally unblocks the network.