While it was good to see those who cared providing a meal and some entertainment available for those out of work yesterday, it was heart-rending to hear from those out of work for a year or more.
More than ready to get up and get at it, but, no jobs.
Would more foreign money help? We’re told Prime Minister Trudeau may be considering relaxing the rules on foreign investment.
Would that help Alberta with maybe more Chinese involvement in the oil sands?
We were told alternative energy would create jobs. There are some.
South of the border, jobs is a key word in the election.
Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are promising to create more jobs, but, neither is saying exactly how.
In Canadian politics, the National NDP will push Ottawa for what is called “anti-scab legislation” as the automakers union prepares for the next round of talks.
Their talks will eventually result in a new contract, but for the rest it seems to be just talk.
It was Thomas Carlyle who said, “A man willing to work, and unable to find any, is perhaps the saddest sight under the sun.
Let me know what you think would create more jobs.