Bc Construction

Crisis Looming For B.C. Construction Industry?

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The current shortage of skilled tradespeople in Western Canada is so dire that the B.C. Construction Association is returning to Ireland t...

Why B.C. Needs Skilled Foreign Workers

Keith Sashaw | Posted 02.13.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Keith Sashaw

There has been a lot of media attention lately surrounding the use of foreign trade workers in our province. What we need to keep in mind is that our province needs skilled foreign workers to mitigate a labour shortage that is putting our economic growth at risk, and we must not allow gut reactions to specific cases dictate public opinion or guide public policy decisions with far-reaching, future implications.