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Vancouver Sun: Report identifies three sectors vulnerable to automation


"I think I was surprised we had so many jobs in three occupation groups," said report author David Williams, the business council's vice-president of policy. "Even within those groups, the types of jobs we have lend themselves more to automation."

There are implications for businesses too, Williams said, which should be embracing such technologies to improve their productivity that ultimately helps increase wages for skilled workers, increases consumption and supports even more employment. 

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Read the report, The Automation Potential of the British Columbia Labour Market, here.