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alberta layoffs

"These are hard-working, average people."
No surprises here.
The report described the situation as "a bust…without an ensuing boom."
Alberta could have as many as 654 suicides this year.
Listen up, Albertans.
"When times are good, you can’t get enough people. When times are bad, you can’t shed them fast enough."
Two major oilsands players have announced major spending cuts as they reported disappointing earnings. Cenovus Energy Inc.said
The cuts will hit Alberta the hardest, but extend across the country.
The good news, however, is that it won't last forever.
The layoffs came as a shock to many of the workers, who expected their jobs to carry over into the summer months.