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Canada set to fast track foreign workers

Canada set to fast track foreign workers The Canadian government is making it easier for employers to bring in temporary foreign workers. Human Resources Minister Diane Finley has said that the changes being made by the federal government to the temporary foreign worker program will make it more efficient and responsive to Canada’s labour market needs. Employers wanting to hire ... Read More »

Labour shortage to remain key challenge in construction industry

Labour shortage to remain key challenge in construction industry As per the Construction Sector Council of Canada’s  recent labour market forecast for 2011-2019 approximately 320,000 workers will be required to meet new construction, retirement and mortality pressures. Half of those requirements could be met with 163,000 new Canadian entrants, leaving 157,000 workers for the industry to “bring in from outside ... Read More »