Yanks could ease Alberta's job shortage

As Alberta gets ready to battle an expected shortage of 77,000 workers over the next decade due to an aging population and projected growth and investment—much of which will likely be the result of development in the oil sands—some observers are suggesting the best way to fill those spots is with workers from the United States.

Sneh Duggal
Published: Wednesday, 09/28/2011 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 04/16/2014 1:46 pm EDT

As Alberta gets ready to battle an expected shortage of 77,000 workers over the next decade due to an aging population and projected growth and investment—much of which will likely be the result of development in the oil sands—some observers are suggesting the best way to fill those spots is with workers from the United States.

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