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Labour Market: Talent Gap and Technology Workers

labour market: STEM careers are the fastest growing part of the labour market, and some estimates put the need for technology workers at 216,000 jobs by 2021, according to CBC. To explore the talent gap, the FP talked to innovators who have left Canada to pursue opportunities with big multinational companies, and also those who have moved here to be a part of this country's digital transformation. The client was not given the opportunity to put restrictions on the content or review it prior to publication.x Presented by Jolera Canada proves land of opportunity for famous immigrant inventors Alexander Graham Bell was a big one, but Canada boasts plenty more ground-breaking talent from abroad Financial Post Staff December 5, 20186 00 AM ESTLast Updated December 5, 201812 01 PM ESTFiled Share this story Canada proves land of opportunity for famous immigrant inventors Tumblr Pinterest Google Linked InAsk the leader of any technology company and they'll tell you that hiring engineers, data scientists or mathematicians is one of their biggest challenges. You can find all of our coverage here. The country ranked seventh in terms of the number of immigrants who held patents between 2000 and 2010, according to a 2016 National Foundation for American Policy report. Although the United States often bills itself as the land of opportunity, Canada is no slouch when it comes to immigrant inventors. ( As reported in the news.