Toronto drafts plan to avert labour shortagesCanada's largest city opposes federal plans to steer immigrants awayBy David Brown08/11/2003|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 10/29/2003 Toronto isn't going to give up its skilled immigrant workers without a fight. In recent months the federal government has made it clear it wants more of Canada’s skilled immigrants to work outside Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. But Toronto city council agreed last month to resist any federal initiatives to steer immigrants away from the city. The council voted to accept a number of recommendations addressing impending labour shortages in the city. 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.