On the Move Partnership Media Releases
“Live-in Caregivers: Under-recognized Contributors to the Oil Sands Economy,” release date: January 20, 2015.
On the Move Partnership in the News
“Tweak our thinking on labour in wake of TFW changes,” editorial. The Edmonton Journal, March 11, 2015.
“Army of nannies powers oilsands industry, study finds,” by Sheila Pratt. The Edmonton Journal, February 17, 2015.
On the Move’s Dr. Sara Dorow and Dr. Ethel Tungohan discuss recent changes to the Live-In Caregiver Program on CTV Alberta Primetime. Originally broadcast January 29, 2015. View online.
“U of A study examines difficult life of live-in caregivers,” by Vincent Mc Dermott, Fort McMurray Today, January 22, 2015. Includes interview with On the Move’s Sara Dorow.
“Cheap gas good at the pumps, but costing us overall,” CBC News, January 9, 2015. Includes interviews with On the Move’s Rob Greenwood and Barb Neis.
On the Move with Truckers – second in a series of CBC Ideas radio documentaries based on Partnership research. Originally broadcast Oct. 9, 2014.
On the Move trainee Ethel Tungohan et. al. write for rabble.ca: “Changes to Live-in Caregiver Program help no one,” September 1, 2014.
“From Bonavista to Vancouver Island: Exploring the lives of Canadian commuters,” Innovation.ca, May 23, 2014.
On the Move’s Jason Foster talks to CBC Calgary’s The Homestretch about the federal government imposed moratorium on the Temporary Foreign Worker Program for the food service industry. Listen to the archive of the interview here (originally broadcast April 25, 2014).
On the Move to Fort McMurray – first in a series of CBC Ideas radio documentaries based on Partnership research. Originally broadcast November 22, 2013.
Project Director Barb Neis speaks with CBC NL Central Morning Show host Leigh Anne Power about some of the questions On the Move is exploring. Listen here (originally broadcast October 31, 2013).
Co-investigator Kelly Vodden and Val Perry, a long-time long-distance commuter, discuss long-distance commuting on CBC Newfoundland and Labrador’s Radio Noon Crosstalk with Ramona Dearing. Long-distance commuters from across the province, and Fort McMurray, call in to share their experiences. Listen to the archive of the show here (originally broadcast January 15, 2013).
“RDC invests $1.6 million in R&D at Memorial University,” today.mun.ca. Funding announcement, March 1, 2013.
Older media stories here.
Employment-related Geographical Mobility in the News
Gone Again on CBC NL – in this five-part series, journalist Jill English looks at women and the culture of working away, showcasing an element of Newfoundland’s workforce that bridges past and present: the commute.
- Gone Again Part 1 – April Skinner: “A life long thing”
- Gone Again Part 2 – Ashley Murphy on working away and missing home
- Gone Again Part 3 – Winnie Thornhill: “There was no such thing as Alberta”
- Gone Again Part 4 – Heidi Scott on living in two places
- Gone Again Part 5 – Willow Anderson on the shifting of patterns.
“Workers needed in Calgary,” CBC Radio St. John’s Morning Show interview with Bruce Snow of Snow Recruiting about recruiting workers in Newfoundland and Labrador to rebuild after severe flodding in Calgary, July 17, 2013.
“Hearts divided: Making money in Alberta at cost of family life in Cape Breton,” by John Demont, The Chronicle Herald Magazine, April 20, 2013