News briefsOntario trails the West in employment; Ontario teachers’ pension shortfall increasing; Quebec announces anti-racism policy; A contest of HR know-howBy 04/24/2006|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 04/26/2006 Ontario trails the West in employmentToronto — Job growth in Ontario will continue to lag behind Alberta and British Columbia, according to economists. Job creation in Ontario is expected to be at one per cent, half the pace of Alberta and B.C., according to a 2006 forecast by Scotiabank senior economist Mary Webb. Ontario’s manufacturing sector has been hit hard by high energy prices and the strong Canadian dollar. However, Ontario can count on key service sectors to keep the economy moving forward with Toronto’s financial services sector providing a steady source of strength. Ontario teachers’ pension shortfall increasing 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.