Cities face off over talent

The battle for Canadian workers heats up across the country
By Shannon Klie
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/14/2006

Last month, Winnipeg residents opened their local paper to find a 20-plus-page insert advertising the job and lifestyle prospects in Calgary — a city more than 1,300 kilometres away.

“We saw it, we looked at it, we winced,” said Dave Angus, president of the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce. “Calgary is getting very aggressive. Winnipeg has to get as aggressive.”

The insert in the