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Temporary foreign workers Thomas Sutton,left, and Alan Williams from England, discuss the job as they work the construction of a new police station in Edmonton, Monday April 30, 2012. In Alberta's stretched labour market, some employers have had to turn to overseas labour.
Temporary foreign workers Thomas Sutton,left, and Alan Williams from England, discuss the job as they work the construction of a new police station in Edmonton, Monday April 30, 2012. In Alberta's stretched labour market, some employers have had to turn to overseas labour.
(Jason Franson/The Globe and Mail)

DAVID PARKINSON

Feds won’t solve foreign worker issue by overcorrecting

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This is the problem when you’re walking a tightrope: You get caught leaning too much one way, the danger is you’ll over-correct by leaning too much the other.