Canadians migrating for work at highest level in almost 25 years, BMO says.

Canadian Press

 November 21, 2013 | Last Updated:

Nov 21 1:49 PM ET OTTAWA — The number of Canadian workers migrating between provinces in search of jobs has hit its highest level in almost 25 years, according to a Bank of Montreal analysis.

Most are heading to Alberta and Saskatchewan, and leaving from British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec and Atlantic Canada, the study shows.

The movement belies industry and federal government complaints about the lack of flexibility in the labour market.

The Harper government and industry has for years complained about labour shortages in specific regions and skills, with Ottawa introducing several measures, including tighter unemployment insurance rules, in an effort to force the jobless To read full article go to: http://business.financialpost.com/2013/11/21/canadians-migrating-for-work-at-highest-level-in-almost-25-years-bmo-says/