Canada facing significant labour mismatch: CIBCSome jobs seeing labour surplus, others – including HR – experiencing skills shortageBy Amanda Silliker01/28/2013|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 01/28/2013 Canada’s job market is experiencing a growing divide between skilled labour shortages in some occupations and labour surpluses in others, according to a report by CIBC.“There is a significant skills mismatch in the country, with a significant number of people who cannot find a job. And then we have a huge number of employers looking for people and cannot find them,” said Benjamin Tal, deputy chief economist at CIBC World Markets in Toronto. The report looked at the unemployment rate and wages of several occupations. Very low unemployment combined with rising wages indicated a skills shortage, while the reverse indicated a labour surplus. 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.