Labour shortages in skilled trades: the best guestimate?

Recognizing the importance of the issue of labour shortages in skilled trades for the Canadian economy, [Certified General Accountants Association of Canada] CGA-Canada sees it timely to critically examine the magnitude of labour shortages experienced in skilled trades in the recent past, and to analyze the prospects of achieving reliable estimates of the shortage situations that may occur in the near future. To that end, this paper begins with a brief overview of main characteristics of the workforce engaged in skilled trades. This is followed by the analysis of labour shortages experienced b... Show more

Authors: Lefebvre, Rock; Simonova, Elena; Wang, Liang

Published: Burnaby, British Columbia, Certified General Accountants Association of Canada, 2012

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 33 p.

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