Program matches foreign-trained engineers, technologists, technicians with employers.
Foreign candidates would work for two years; count towards permanent residency.
Ontario Manufacturing Learning Consortium says more than 700 CNC machinists needed now.
Provides guidance through the grant application process.
Prompt improvements in post secondary education sector.
PwC survey suggests attracting and retaining talent remains a challenge as boomers enter retirement.
Report calls for better aligning education and training to labour market needs.
Problem caused by the strong economy and low birth rate.
We’re creating a job market for young people that’s overly competitive and not particularly lucrative.
Most of the 30 programs will have a particular focus on energy and natural resources.
Fraser Institute study cites later retirement, more overtime as workarounds.
A shortage of people with relevant skills, finding local partners and accessing international financing are hindering efforts report says.
Agreement with provinces will help lessen the need for temporary foreign workers.
Despite a relatively strong showing, significant differences exist among the provinces.
Survey reports productivity losses, low morale and lost revenue.