Canadian government targets UK workers


Canadian government targets UK workers
British workers are being targeted by the Canadian government, which is looking to fill skills shortages in a number of industries.

It has sent Hector Goudreau, Alberta's minister of employment and immigration, to the UK to extol the virtues of living in Canada, including the comparatively low cost of living.

"There is beautiful scenery, the healthcare system is second to none in the world and our educational system is second to none," he enthused.

Mr Goudreau is hoping to recruit teachers, doctors, nurses, engineers, electricians and more, which could be bad news for the British economy as the UK is also suffering from skills deficits in many of these sectors.

He noted that his state's economy has remained steady in the face of a global economic downturn, although CanWest News Service recently revealed that analysts believe Canada's employment growth is "drying up".

Related categories: HR / Recruitment.

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