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Decrease, and the government should provide more incentives to prepare our citizens for these jobs
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Educational institutions & government should join to evaluate the need for skilled workers, then provide $$$ incentives such as free tuition & small living allowance to Canadians willing to train to fill these gaps. We have too many unskilled,... 10 months ago from a Liberal in Toronto
Our education system should be tailored to the job market. Too much utter waste of artsy fartsy programs when people can't find a plumber. 1 year ago from a Conservative in Fort Saint John
Educate more cons in highly skilled job areas. 1 year ago from a New Democratic in Winnipeg