on the disparity between skill shortages and the unemployed

Nearly two dozen Canadian businesses, led by Bell Canada, have formed an alliance to drive more recruits into the IT industry and fill the more than 58,000 new jobs projected by the Conference Board of Canada for next year.

Bell Canada officially launched the Canadian Coalition for IT Succession during a speech given Tuesday afternoon by Stephane Boisvert, who leads its enterprise group, at the Montreal Board of trade. Other members of the group include vendors such as IBM Canada and Avaya, but also large enterprise firms such as Hydro-Qu

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