Desperate for Workers, West Seeks Immigration Powers

SOURCE: THE GLOBE AND MAIL Canada’s Western premiers are seeking to wrest control over immigration away from Ottawa to help the West manage its growing skills shortage. “We are well-positioned but we need to have a national discussion about what further tools provinces need to grow the national economy,” said B.C. Premier Christy Clark, who is leading the group, in an interview. “The biggest … [Read more...]

Canadian Province Looks to Ireland to Fill Almost 300 Jobs | Irish News | IrishCentral

Source: Irish Central One of the most remote provinces in Canada is to seek almost 300 skilled workers in Ireland next month. The government of Saskatchewan and employers throughout the province will embark on a labour recruitment mission to Ireland in March. Premier Brad Wall and Advanced Education, Employment and Immigration Minister Rob Norris will participate in the trip to Dublin and … [Read more...]

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