Meet our new columnist, Paula Simons.
Contracts broken, wages cut and unions undermined.
Can oil and gas workers adapt to a green energy future?
John Mortimer and Gil McGowan disagree.
Photo essay of people at work.
Bob Barnetson (“Kenney’s War on Workers”) is a professor of labour relations at Athabasca University. He has previously written for AV on farmworker safety (May 2013; online archives) and the Edmonton Remand Centre wildcat strike (May 2014).
Gil McGowan (Dialogue: “Should union membership be optional?”) is president of the Alberta Federation of Labour.
Paula Simons (On Second Thought) is an independent Senator from Alberta. Previously she was a long-time Edmonton Journal columnist and reporter as well as a radio documentary-maker, playwright, TV pundit, magazine writer, podcaster and author of popular history.
Martin Weinhold (photo essay) is the German photographer behind WorkSpace Canada, a 10-year documentary project that portrays working Canadians. The intention is to publish the project on a permanent website and in a comprehensive book.