Building Local Economies

Wayfinders believes that if we play our cards right we are stronger together. The 20th Century was great for global trade. Many products today have components that come from different countries, and we enjoy the diversity of products at affordable prices that global trade makes possible. Many developing countries are included and are growing their … Read more

The Gig Economy

What is this “Gig” economy anyway? “Gigs” – short-term contracts mediated by digital platform businesses – are increasing,  and have the potential to transform the future of work in Canada and globally. The work is  precarious – meaning it is temporary, contract-based, low paid, and provides no training, health, or retirement benefits. — Towards An … Read more

Alberta Labour Information

Like all good governments, Alberta supports its people in finding their best career paths and jobs. Alberta has ALIC, Alberta Labour Information Centre. They provide a range of support services for a variety of employment scenarios – labour market entry, re-entry, retraining, or new Albertans, for the young and the not so young.