Booming Canadian economy masking labour trouble: report

The Fraser Institute says minimum wage, unionization rates are too high and country is too reliant on public-sector employment
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|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 09/08/2003

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anada’s robust economy is masking serious problems in the country’s labour sector, according to a new study by The Fraser Institute, a pro-business think tank based in Vancouver.

The study looked at labour market performance in Canada and the United States, and came down hard on Canadian policies that it said put the country at a competitive disadvantage.