Are foreign workers really the best option?

With poor selection processes, costly relocations and skill shortages, they just might be
By Kael Campbell
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 11/19/2013

Looking across Canada, unemployment rates start very high in the east, at 10 per cent in Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador and New Brunswick, but slowly drop as we travel west — Manitoba is at five per cent, Saskatchewan and Alberta are at four per cent and British Columbia is at six per cent.

Clearly, there are many unemployed Canadian workers who could fill job vacancies. Dig deeper into recent immigrant and First Nations populations and you’ll see even higher unemployment rates.