Journey to Alberta's Oilfield
Journey to Alberta's Oilfield
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Construction and oilfield work in Alberta

New Economy of Low Oil Prices: Dreams Crushed

Coming to Alberta’s Oilfield in just a car and packed bags in 2013, hoping to be in a Ferrari by 30. Then comes the collapse…

Signing employment contracts with non-competition, non-solicitation clause

Non-Solicitation, Non-Competition Clauses: Rarely Enforceable

Looking to protect their interests or restrict worker freedom, employers impose these, usually in the form of non-competition and non-solicitation clauses. Non-Competition Clause To prevent…

Consulting in oil and gas Alberta

Changing Careers – Oilfield, Financial Reporting & Consulting

I had someone introduce the topic of changing careers out of accounting and financial reporting. I found this interesting as it contrasts my experience. I’m…

Porsche 911 Turbo and Ferrari

Always Ask for More

Before I became self-represented, my lawyer at the time’s advice still sticks: Always ask for more [in life]. Rarely you will get what you ask…

Employer from Hell Alberta

Employer from Hell: Unpaid Workers, CRA Audit, Lawsuits

My life took a dark turn when I was involved with doing business with the Employer from Hell. I was owed a large sum of…

Alberta Provincial Court

Vexatious Litigation: Weapon against Unpaid Workers & Vendors

I had been involved with a former employer/client and its prime agent with a history of allegedly vexatious litigation, or Court Abuse. They’ve been filing…

Stereotype of Asians and Money

“Most jump to the conclusion that if you are Asian and you look like you have money, your family must have money. I’m the odd…