Temp workers living large in the WestMore employers are turning to temps to fill gaps and agencies have to be creative to get the people they needBy Carly Foster05/21/2007|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 04/07/2008 Flex hours. Increased wages. Longer contracts. Education pay. Housing allowance. Breakfast and lunch. Welcome to the new world of temporary employment in Canada’s booming West.“It’s an employee-driven market,” said Chris Roach, a principal at staffing firm Cadre in Calgary and national president of the Association of Canadian Search, Employment and Staffing Services. “You have to be competitive.”Faced with surging, seemingly unstoppable business opportunities, a high employment rate and a labour shortage, more and more Western companies are turning to contract workers to fill their staffing requirements. 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.