Labour shortage stunts manufacturing growthBy Laura Cassiani10/23/2000|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 03/29/2001 Labour-intensive manufacturing industries, from automotive parts to construction, will be forced to look overseas for employees in order to drive their expansion projections.Like the IT industry, traditionally low-tech industries will have to look outside the shrinking domestic pool to fill that gap. But that default means satisfying a long-term need with a short-term fix, says Charles Brimley, executive director of the Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists. “It doesn’t solve the basic problem. It just shifts where the shortage is,” says Brimley. 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.