March 15, 2008
By posting their help-wanted ads on the free Service Canada job bank website, LO members can help the organization monitor the labour shortages in the horticulture industry.

HRSDC/Service Canada uses statistics from this job bank site to develop Labour Market Opinions (LMO) which are used to determine regional labour shortages. An inaccurate LMO often acts as a barrier to the green trades which need to import labour from Europe, Mexico and other countries.

The Service Canada job bank website can be accessed at