Or do the Canadians simply do not want us?
They are a projected 335,000 job opportunities arising in British Columbia and Alberta between now and 2014, especially in construction. The biggest demand relates to carpenters, electricians, welders, plumbers, heavy equipment operators and millwrights.
Canada differs from many countries seeking workers abroad in that it encourages long term inward migration by specified groups and facilitates family settlement.
Most of all they are searching in Ireland, it seems.