Albertans should just say no to Just Transition

Albertans should just say no to Just TransitionThe salary value of the jobs under threat is worth about $219 billion annually When the federal government writes down its plans for Alberta, we should take a close look. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Just Transition plan could have a deep impact on Alberta’s energy, farming, construction and trucking. Details are murky, but based on…

Claims babies harbour bacteria before birth refuted

Claims babies harbour bacteria before birth refutedContamination actually occurred during vaginal delivery, clinical procedures or DNA sequencing Scientific claims that babies harbour bacteria while still in the womb are inaccurate, according to University of Alberta researchers involved in an international study. The perspective paper, published in Nature, should settle a debate in the research community about whether a fetal microbiome exists,…

The three most likely reasons your business is struggling

The three most likely reasons your business is strugglingFix these three things and your business will thrive again Jesse sat in my office shaking his head. His business was grossing millions of dollars in sales, yet his bottom line was miserable. Not only was he discouraged about his results, he felt he had lost control of his employees, and it was difficult for…

Russia vs Ukraine: Is diplomacy dead?

Russia vs Ukraine: Is diplomacy dead?Far from it. But the diplomacy of peace is in need of emergency resuscitation As a junior delegate to the Stockholm Conference on Confidence- and Security-building Measures and Disarmament in Europe in 1984-85, I had adopted the prevailing view that, with nuclear weapons in play, war in Europe was outmoded. That Stockholm dialogue was a…

Haisla Chief frustrated waiting on regulatory decision for Cedar LNG

Haisla Chief frustrated waiting on regulatory decision for Cedar LNG“Cedar is not only important from a Haisla perspective, [but from] a global perspective” The Haisla Nation is growing anxious for a regulatory decision on its proposed $3-billion Cedar LNG project on the west coast of Canada at the Port of Kitimat. If constructed, the floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility, in partnership with…

Getting the salary you want is your responsibility

Getting the salary you want is your responsibilityShow how you will be of benefit to the company, then don’t settle for anything less than the salary you want The number of people who accept a job and then complain about the pay afterwards amazes me. Didn’t they know the salary before taking the job? While money isn’t everything, feeling you’re being paid…
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