Alberta created the most jobs in March, but there’s more to the story

There’s nothing like getting ready for an interview to provide an opportunity to delve into statistics. The employment statistics released on Friday by Statistics Canada may sound good at first, but they raise more questions than they answer. The numbers show that 20,400 new jobs were created in Alberta in March. (Remember that no one

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The exciting future for Canada’s next generation innovators

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

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Alberta is taking its first step towards a $15/hour minimum wage by 2018. Beginning on Oct. 1, 2015 minimum wage earners will see an increase in their paycheques, as the hourly rate increases from $10.20 to $11.20.

How Alberta’s minimum wage hike stacks up in the West

Alberta is taking its first step towards a $15 minimum wage by 2018. On Oct. 1, minimum wage earners will see an increase in their paycheques, as the hourly rate increases from $10.20 to $11.20. The liquor server rate will rise from $9.20 to $10.70 per hour, and will be eliminated next year. Once the

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