Go to the Globe and Mail homepage

Jump to main navigationJump to main content


B.C. Premier Clark urges Ottawa to fix tech talent gap Add to ...

Subscribers Only

B.C. Premier Christy Clark is pressing Ottawa to open the floodgates for high-skilled foreign tech workers to immigrate to Canada, saying her province’s burgeoning tech sector faces an acute shortage of talent to fill thousands of jobs.

“Let’s let more smart people in,” Ms. Clark said during an interview last week. “If the federal government is absolutely serious about improving innovation … they will change the way that we do immigration.”

Report Typo/Error

Follow on Twitter: @SeanSilcoff

Also on The Globe and Mail

OECD cuts Canadian GDP outlook amid warning on low global rates (BNN Video)

Next story




Most popular videos »

More from The Globe and Mail

Most popular