skilled worker shortage

NDP Critic for Advanced Education and Skills Dale Kirby (MHA, St. John’s North) says it is past time for government to provide an update on the state of skilled trades education in the province.

 
NDP Advanced Education and Skills Critic Dale Kirby

November 5 to11 is Canada’s National Skilled Trades and Technology Week, and Dale Kirby, the NDP critic for Advanced Education and Skills, says it’s time for the government to get serious about the growing skilled trades deficit in this province.

 

NDP Labour Critic Dale Kirby (MHA, St. John’s North) says if the provincial government paid serious attention to helping underutilized workers, the province’s labour shortages would not be as serious as they are.

 

NDP Advanced Education and Skills critic Dale Kirby (MHA, St. John’s North) rose in the House of Assembly today to highlight some neglected potential in the government’s vision for the province’s workforce.

 

NDP Advanced Education and Skills critic Dale Kirby (MHA, St. John’s North) extended best wishes to the more than 40 Newfoundland and Labrador students heading to Alberta to compete in the Skills Canada competition. The high school and college students are champions from the provincial competition held in St. John’s on March 30.

 

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