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05-22-2013, 12:07 PM
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Originally Posted by Replacement View Post
The Edmonton firms as cited have been laying off staff. So if follows that they likely don't have enough current work.

Labor cost ftr is one part of Alberta inefficiency. Economy of scale and having difficulty competing with a larger firm like Structal is probably more the issue here. But with this deal we're furthering a wealthy Quebec firm, ignoring our own economic diversification, all with public monies, while wondering why we don't have a diversified economy.

I worry about where this province is headed.
When did they lay off employees?

I honestly don't know, but is it something they do every year?

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