Three years receive more than 12 million immigrants, why is Canadian labor so lack?

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Three years receive more than 12 million immigrants, why is Canadian labor so lack?

2021-12-01 00:02:26 45 ℃

With Canada's economic recovery after a smooth new crown epidemic, the country is facing an unprecedented labor shortage. According to Agence France-Presse, Bloomberg and other media reported that as many as two-thirds of Canadian enterprises are facing a shortage of staff dilemma. Canadian immigration minister said, when necessary, will be to address labor shortages by increasing the number of immigrants.

November 11, 2021, written on the window of a restaurant in Montreal "Sorry, not enough staff." Figure from Agence France-Presse

Agence France-Presse 29 reported that, according to Statistics Canada, in September this year, the country appears vacancies over 10 million, of which food service industry for nearly 200 000, 130 000 medical industry, are the equivalent of two years ago 2 times, the most serious involving medical industry, food service, manufacturing and construction.

The restaurant chef not only complain is not enough, not enough nurses hospital complaining, even many shopping malls have also complained that Santa does not come to recruit. Actor Jeff Gilroy (Jeff Gilroy), said he has rejected 200 times Santa's performances in Ontario. He told AFP after Christmas last year prohibiting large gatherings, people want for Christmas this year could see Santa Claus, it makes more festive atmosphere. "

Santa Claus professional bodies Quebec Catherine - Père Lachaise (Catherine Lacasse) said that her provinces have sufficient Santa Claus, "but we are trying to find enough of the spirit."

Canada has been heavily dependent on international migration as its largest economic power in the past decade, immigrant workers were almost balanced employment growth. Today the shortage of labor, immigration has become his country's citizens one of the best periods in Canada. According to Bloomberg News reported November 19, Canada's new Immigration Minister Fraser (Sean Fraser) said that at present facing a serious shortage of jobs, because the disease leads to a reduction immigrants from abroad in large part. He stressed that, if necessary, will be to address labor shortages by increasing the number of immigrants.

It reported that Canada is currently implementing its history of immigration to absorb most ambitious plan, scheduled to receive 401,000 new immigrants in 2021, 2022 readmission 41.1 million, in addition to readmission 42.1 million in 2023.

Fraser pointed out that if businesses and communities need more workers, he was very willing to open up more immigration. He said that immigrants have played a crucial role in alleviating the negative impact of the epidemic on the economy, and will help solve some of the future labor shortages. "I hope the people of countries to fill gaps in Canada's labor force." Fraser said.

Canada October handled about 4.6 million copies of immigration applications. Source: Citizenship and Immigration Canada

Immigration Canada data show that in October there are 46,315 people received permanent residency, the number of new immigrants so far this year reached 313 838 people. Canada needs to provide in the last two months of 2021 in the year to 44,000 new immigrants permanent residency to achieve its goals.

According to Bloomberg News November 24, he said in the past five years, about 1.9 million new immigrants to Canada, an increase of more than 50 percent over the previous five years.

CIC News reported screenshots

Why increase the number of immigrants is still a shortage of labor? According to the "Canadian Immigration Communication" (CIC News) November 16 analysis, he said one of the reasons is that Canada offers many immigrants way for other countries' technology employed workers "and that these technicians and Canada strong current demand for jobs not necessarily match. Another reason is that, accounting for nearly a quarter of Canada's immigrant labor force, a large part of low pay in food manufacturing, trucking, care work. These people think too hard, to the wages were not high, not worth doing this kind of work, companies unable to retain people. For this reason, many people called for higher wages.