Skilled immigrants to be fast-trackedOttawa looks at changing immigration rules to meet the demand for skilled labourBy 06/27/2001|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 04/08/2003 Employers will see a reduction in the red tape that now slows the entrance of much needed skilled workers, if proposed federal immigration changes go through.The new rules would fast-track temporary workers into Canada, who have skills in certain trades such as high-tech and construction. The new program would expand on the fast-tracking which has been done for high-tech sector workers during the past few years. Other areas experiencing extreme labour shortages are now being considered for fast-tracking. Engineering, truck transporation and food services and accommodations are other sectors which may be looked at. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.