Skills Shortage

Alan Shaver is president and vice-chancellor of Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops (Courtesy TRU).
An alarming report is out this morning from six of B.C.'s largest universities - including TRU in Kamloops.

We're on the brink of a skills shortage.

By the end of the decade, thousands of jobs will go unfilled because there are not enough trained workers to fill them.

For more, Alan Shaver, the President and Vice-Chancellor of TRU, and  Starr Carson, a managing partner at the accounting firm of KPMG in Kamloops joined Shelley in studio.

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