News Highlands East needs more skilled labour SHARE ON: Kenny Trenton, contributor, Wednesday, Dec. 6th, 2017 Photo: Supplied by Kenny Trenton Highlands East is facing a shortage of skilled workers. Councillor Cec Ryall made the comment following a presentation by the Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce. According to the chamber, there were 183 job postings county-wide as of November 10th. Ryall says businesses are doing well, but could be doing better with more skilled labour. //www.myhaliburtonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Cec-1.mp3 The chamber wants to produce a video and would cost $10,000 and asked Highlands East for its support. Ryall feels a video showcasing the region would be very useful. //www.myhaliburtonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Cec-2.mp3 The municipality will consider the chamber’s request as part of its 2018 budget discussions.