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Description: If you ever thought of heading west for a summer job in tourist locations like Banff, Canmore or Lake Louise, this might be the year for you. Worker shortages have employers scrambling to meet their staff needs in the hospitality industry in these Rocky Mountain resort areas. Wages are heading up to help attract workers. And the federal government has launched a campaign for you to “Find your dream job at Parks Canada.”

Date:  March 12, 2023



Discussion points:

1) How many of your friends and classmates have found their summer job already?

2) What would it take for you to be heading west for a summer job in the Rockies?

3) Pages 6-1 and 6-2 of Wiley’s Managerial Accounting: Tools for Business Decision-Making contains an interesting vignette describing Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts approach to discounting rooms. What interesting lesson do you see there for the practice of discounts?

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