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Where Have All the Employees Gone?

By October 1, 2022September 25th, 2023No Comments

Greater Victoria — and much of Canada — is in a serious labour shortage that impacts everything from healthcare to hospitality. Stats Canada reported over one million vacant jobs in Canada in May, up by over 300,000 since May 2021. Is this shortage the fault of COVID or the result of massive demographic shifts? Or are there other factors at play? This live virtual event, sponsored by Scotiabank, focused on the causes and impact of the labour shortage — and how our region can navigate the labour crunch.