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News Sources

Mainstream broadcast and print news sources are available online. Check out these websites:

You can also access newspaper job classifieds and career ads online.

Trade magazines provide information about trends and developments in an industry. They may also feature local ads and articles you can use to identify potential employers.

  • Search for trade magazines in your industry. Enter the industry or sector name + trade magazine, e.g. Construction + trade magazine. Refine your search by selecting Canadian web pages.
  • Check out the trade magazines at these websites:

Using News Sources and Directories to Find Work

An experienced chef reads about a major oil and gas project in an online news feed. Large scale projects, from pipelines to tourist attractions, usually means an increase in job openings—construction and management positions for the projects, as well as positions in support companies that service the project such as accounting, catering and cleaning services. The chef uses his network to find out which catering companies will be bidding on service contracts for the project. He contacts these companies directly.

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