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Gearing up for a new labour crunch

posted May 31, 2011, 11:37 PM by Milorad Borota   [ updated May 31, 2011, 11:39 PM ]
NATHAN VANDERKLIPPE - The Globe and Mail

The Alberta government says the province will be short 77,000 workers in the next 10 years. The Petroleum Human Resources Council has predicted up to 130,000 new workers will be needed in the coming decade, both to staff new jobs and replace retirements.

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In the first four months of this year, Alberta companies applied to bring in 9,910 temporary foreign workers, according to Human Resources and Skills Development Canada.


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