Alberta’s unfilled job rate sits at 2.4%

Canada’s job vacancy rate sat at a record high of 3 per cent in the first quarter of 2018, according to a Help Wanted Report released Tuesday by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). Alberta sits just below the national average on unfilled work opportunities at 2.4 per cent. […]


National Column: A chance at relevance for the Bloc

To the surprise of no one except herself, Bloc Quebecois Leader Martine Ouellet has lost her bid to remain at the helm of the federal sovereigntist party. On the weekend, two-thirds of the remaining BQ members showed her the door. […]


National Column: The politics behind PM’s pipeline gamble

To understand the counterintuitive political calculus behind Justin Trudeau’s controversial decision to buy the Trans Mountain pipeline, one has to go back to the fundamental equation that has governed this prime ministerís energy and climate change policies since his days in opposition. […]