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Decade Couillard: Jobs and Labour Shortage

decade couillard: According to the Liberals, 225,000 jobs have been created since they came to power in 2014 but 90,000 jobs are currently open and they estimate over 1 million jobs will need to be filled over the next decade, according to CTV. Couillard said the problem is especially pronounced in small and medium-sized businesses in Quebec's regions and employers are increasingly looking to immigrants as part of the solution. 'Bring me workers,' that's what I hear, he said. With unemployment at its lowest in the province in 40 years, the Couillard government said the good news is tempered by a labour shortage, which the premier called the province's biggest economic challenge. That's a radical change. Listening to Mr. Couillard noted that his opponenet, Parti Quebecois leader Jean-Francois Lisee unveiled his own immigration policy on Tuesday, one which would encourage immigrants to settle in Quebec's regions. ( As reported in the news.