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Unhappy Alberta Workers over Pay Cuts and Layoffs

Paycuts and Oilfield Family

Coping with Alberta’s Oilfield Downturn: Paycuts, Long Hours, and a Depressed Outlook Life being home more lately with less rapid growth is taking a bit…

Tears From Vancouver to Alberta

It has been almost 4.5 years since I threw all my stuff in my car and drove away from Vancouver to Alberta, not looking back.…

The Bank as the Greatest Enemy

Dealing with the bank is like playing devil’s advocate, as the bank is currently¬†my greatest enemy- giving me much grief to acquire funding for my…

Incorporation as a Saving Grace

Lower taxes. Tax deferral. Personal income flexibility. The primary rationale to gain and reap the financial value of time, hence a further increase in earning power…

Income and Lifestyle Hedging

Saudi Arabia’s new prince vowed to diversify their economy and triple non-oil revenue by 2020. This is a telltale sign that oil’s glory may not…

February; Month 32 in Alberta

Even at previously $1xx/barrel oil, everyday was another uphill battle, only continued from my academic endeavours from UBC in Vancouver- except now instead of a…

December 2015

  ¬†This month would mark the 31th month that I have been in Alberta. The time to do my 1st year electrician schooling was near,…