Editorial: What to do about the labour shortage

Quebec, like the rest of North America, is in the middle of a labour crisis. Too many jobs and not enough people to fill them. 

Several factors implemented in response to the pandemic are part of the story. The CERB, restaurant lockdowns, border restrictions, and just plain old fear and uncertainty lead to a reluctance to return to jobs with a risk of exposure to the virus. Many who were laid off because of the pandemic have moved on.

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