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There are 361K job vacancies in Canada - here’s where workers are needed

There are 361K job vacancies in Canada - here’s where workers are needed

There’s a labour shortage in Canada - and British Columbia seems to be the province most in need of skilled workers, according to a recent report. A combination of a growing economy and a lack of skilled workers has created a labour shortage of around 361,700 jobs across the country, according to the quarterly report by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). This is the highest number of unfulfilled jobs in the private sector every recorded in Canada, the report stated. 

Industries with largest job vacancies

The report said the industries experiencing the biggest labour shortages are:

  1. Retail (50,000 jobs)
  2. Hospitality (45,900 jobs)
  3. Construction (38,000 jobs)

Source: Canada Payroll News

6 months ago

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