Layoffs Loom In Alberta’s Oil Patch

Layoffs loom in Alberta’s oil patch

CALGARY – It’s been years since David Yager has seen multiple “For Sale” and “For Rent” signs in Fort McMurray, the northern Alberta city that is usually crawling with workers from across Canada looking to make a buck in the oilsands boomtown. In times when the province’s unemployment rate plunged below 4%, workers paid exorbitant rents…