Working on the Trains: A High-Speed Ride to Success

Keenan Adams headed for Alberta right out of high school, landing a job as a labourer on a railway. “I wasn’t really digging it that much but I always looked up at the conductors and engineers and thought, ‘That looks like fun.’ Plus they got paid the most.” Back in Powell River a few years... Continue Reading →

By Maureen Latta Log truck drivers are a hardy, independent breed. Hauling trees out of the bush in blistering heat and blowing snow is demanding work. “Finding good, qualified people is one thing that’s plagued the industry for the last few years,” says Torey Wightman, Manager for A. Byrne Trucking Ltd.l He says financial incentives... Continue Reading →

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