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labour shortage

Canada is short 20,000 truckers.
Canada needs construction workers, hair stylists and, um, escorts.
Business groups cite "enormous needs" for workers.
Employees are increasingly "in the driver's seat" when it comes to work, especially in construction and personal services.
Canada kind of sucks at this free trade thing; the U.S. faces a record labour shortage.
Job growth might actually be a lot stronger than the headlines suggest.
La belle province has Canada's most acute shortage of workers.
Canada’s population growth ‘exceeds expectations,’ but newcomers are struggling and some rental markets are ‘in crisis.’
It takes nearly as long today to find a job as it did during the Great Recession.
For the sake of the economy, consider moving to B.C. or Quebec.