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skills shortage

And it's worse elsewhere.
Country could lose billions if it falls behind on IT adoption.
Employers are not "hooked" on temporary foreign workers because they provide critical skills on an emergency basis (as the program was intended) but because they work hard (and presumably for cheap). So who's to blame? It's time for management to look in the mirror. For the last 50 years organizations have invested in just about anything except their employees, who are increasingly treated as replaceable widgets. The federal government is also complicit. Why should employers bother to train, motivate and engage their workers when they can simply replace them with foreign "temporary" workers?
The Harper government made Canada’s skilled labour shortage one of the focuses of its recently delivered budget, but data
The Harper government will release its federal budget for 2013 at 4 p.m. ET today, but leaks, rumours and projections about