Irish workers sought

Labour shortages in Canada could have the government looking at bringing in thousands of Irish workers during the next few years, said Loyola Hearn, the Canadian ambassador to Ireland, Ireland's Independent.ie reported. "I'm hearing numbers like between 30,000 and 40,000 in construction alone," said Mr. Hearn. The embassy recently held a jobs fair in Dublin that focused on opportunities in the Atlantic provinces, and more job fairs are expected in the future.

Published: Wednesday, 11/23/2011 12:00 am EST

Labour shortages in Canada could have the government looking at bringing in thousands of Irish workers during the next few years, said Loyola Hearn, the Canadian ambassador to Ireland, Ireland's Independent.ie reported. "I'm hearing numbers like between 30,000 and 40,000 in construction alone," said Mr. Hearn. The embassy recently held a jobs fair in Dublin that focused on opportunities in the Atlantic provinces, and more job fairs are expected in the future.

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