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Lack of support workers for vulnerable population in central Alberta

Life Enrichment Support Worker Program Certificate Course

 

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Job search: Persuade with your cover letter

Job hunting is a selling process. Those who embrace this job search…

  • Jul 30, 2021

 

Bridging the Gap, Northern Alberta YMCA's employment readiness program, is coming to Red Deer! The program is free, and open to youth aged 15-30. Call 403-392-7514 for more information.

The Y bridges the gap between school and the working world

Free training and work experience to help youth get their start

  • Feb 8, 2021
Bridging the Gap, Northern Alberta YMCA's employment readiness program, is coming to Red Deer! The program is free, and open to youth aged 15-30. Call 403-392-7514 for more information.
Workers manufacture partitions made from cardboard and chipboard material at TEC Business Solutions during the COVID-19 pandemic in Mississauga, Ont., on Wednesday, January 13, 2021. The company has made mask wearing and gloves mandatory along with providing hand sanitizing stations through out the factory. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

As workplace infections rise, employers grapple with ‘ambiguous’ mask rules

More than 10,000 workers contracted COVID-19 due to work-related exposures in Ontario

Workers manufacture partitions made from cardboard and chipboard material at TEC Business Solutions during the COVID-19 pandemic in Mississauga, Ont., on Wednesday, January 13, 2021. The company has made mask wearing and gloves mandatory along with providing hand sanitizing stations through out the factory. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
People line up at a Service Canada office in Montreal on Thursday, March 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
People line up at a Service Canada office in Montreal on Thursday, March 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Pedestrians walk past a Deloitte sign in downtown Ottawa on Tuesday, September 20, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Pedestrians walk past a Deloitte sign in downtown Ottawa on Tuesday, September 20, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Sheila Wetherelt, volunteer co-ordinator at the Red Deer Food Bank, puts a hamper together. The food bank has responded to increasing demand during the pandemic. (File photo by Advocate staff)

More than half of Alberta households face job insecurity

One in five Albertans currently work reduced hours or receive reduced pay

Sheila Wetherelt, volunteer co-ordinator at the Red Deer Food Bank, puts a hamper together. The food bank has responded to increasing demand during the pandemic. (File photo by Advocate staff)
$750M fibreboard plant pitched for Stettler

$750M fibreboard plant pitched for Stettler

A $750-million straw fibreboard plant has been proposed for the Stettler region.…

$750M fibreboard plant pitched for Stettler
Statistics Canada has reported that the economy added 289,600 jobs in May, in a June 5, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

National unemployment rate hits new record even as economy adds jobs

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada reports a record high unemployment rate as the…

Statistics Canada has reported that the economy added 289,600 jobs in May, in a June 5, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
The federal government has introduced COVID-19 benefit programs, in an April 1, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Unemployed during COVID-19? Here’s how to navigate federal programs

A quick look at some of the federal COVID-19 benefit programs and…

The federal government has introduced COVID-19 benefit programs, in an April 1, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Here’s a quick glance at unemployment rates for January, by Canadian city

Here’s a quick glance at unemployment rates for January, by Canadian city

OTTAWA — The national unemployment rate was 5.5 per cent in January.…

Here’s a quick glance at unemployment rates for January, by Canadian city
The national unemployment rate fell to 5.5 per cent compared with 5.6 per cent in December, in a Feb. 7, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Statistics Canada says economy added 34,500 jobs in January, unemployment down

OTTAWA — The Canadian economy added 34,500 jobs in January, fuelled by…

The national unemployment rate fell to 5.5 per cent compared with 5.6 per cent in December, in a Feb. 7, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Red Deer region unemployment numbers healthy

Red Deer region unemployment numbers healthy

Region had best unemployment rate of the province’s seven economic regions, says Statistics Canada

Red Deer region unemployment numbers healthy