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Faced with a long-standing skilled-worker shortage – particularly in Alberta’s oil patch – many employers in Canada are welcoming Ottawa’s plans for a new jobs-grants training program in this week’s budget.
Faced with a long-standing skilled-worker shortage – particularly in Alberta’s oil patch – many employers in Canada are welcoming Ottawa’s plans for a new jobs-grants training program in this week’s budget.
(Kevin Van Paassen/The Globe and Mail)

Black Spruce hires as oil patch deals ramp up

Black Spruce Merchant Capital Inc., the energy investment banking and advisory firm, has increased staffing at its Calgary office as oil patch activity heats up.

Black Spruce has hired Dale Styner as managing director, giving him a client-management role concentrating on domestic energy and oil field services.