Category Archives: Training

The exciting future for Canada’s next generation innovators

Written on October 25, 2016 at 10:27 am, by

The SHAD program opened my mind to new ideas about the role of business in society. That’s why I jumped at the opportunity to work on a project that involved renewing my connections with SHAD, through an internship this summer at the Canada West Foundation’s Centre for Human Capital Policy. Today, the Canada West Foundation

The next job shift promises real disruption

Written on February 23, 2016 at 9:56 am, by

The job situation in Alberta is at its worst in decades. Alberta’s unemployment rate is now higher than the national average (7.4 per cent compared to 7.2 per cent) and 70,000 full-time jobs were lost last year.  Word on the street is that some of those jobs are never coming back. Just when we thought

The Apprentice:
A Q&A with Russell Farley

Written on December 11, 2015 at 10:23 am, by

In high school, Russell Farley was more interested in drama class than shop class. But when he moved to Alberta from Ontario two-and-a-half years ago, he fell in love with a new artistic pursuit: woodworking. The smell of the shop, the beauty in a grain pattern, the intricate design on fine pieces – he was