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A dental gap; Skills shortage top of mind; Ontario adds med school spots; A call to enforce B.C.’s late-shift rules; Infrastructure gets attention
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|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/28/2006

A dental gap

Saskatoon — Seems like a week doesn’t go by without another occupation joining the labour shortage list. The University of Saskatchewan has added dentists to the province’s tally. The university’s college of dentistry warns graduates are leaving the province at the same time practising dentists are retiring — 30 per cent are older than 55.

Skills shortage top of mind