Posts Tagged ‘northern gateway’

Jun
2014
23

Canadian Gov’t Approves Northern Gateway Pipeline, Well-Paying Union Jobs On the Way

Canadian Gov't Approves Northern Gateway Pipeline, Well-Paying Union Jobs On the Way
  Last week, the Canadian government approved the Northern Gateway project, which will create a pipeline to transport tar sands oil from Alberta to the coast of British Columbia.  Among those welcoming the news were Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU), an umbrella organization which in April agreed to a memorandum of understanding (MOU)...
May
2014
14

If You’re Against Pipelines, You’re Against Some of the Best Jobs Around

If You're Against Pipelines, You're Against Some of the Best Jobs Around
  A recent op-ed in the Vancouver Sun supports the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed by several influential Canadian labor unions surrounding the Northern Gateway Pipeline project.  The author, Robert Deane, explains the tremendous positive impact a quality jobs boom brings: “The fact is this: Minimum-wage and lower-wage jobs,...
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