ALBERTA NEWS WEEKLY HEADLINES MAY 23, 2020

WEEKLY ROUNDUP OF ALBERTA NEWS

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Travel Alberta found that about 67% of operators have indicated that they expect to lose 50 per cent or more revenue, basically from May through to the end of the year.

Shelley Grollmuss, the vice-president of industry development with Travel Alberta,

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Alberta government considering immigration changes during pandemic

Premier encourages employers to hire people already in Alberta

However, immigration lawyers cautioned any rapid changes to immigration rules could have unintended consequences.

Although business prospects are rough right now, Calgary lawyer Evelyn Ackah said they will bounce back. When they do, they’re going to need immigrants to do the jobs Canadians just won’t do, she said.

Few Canadians apply for jobs in slaughterhouses or at fast-food restaurants, lawyers say.

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