Canada Employment has been directly involved in the retraining and relocation of displaced Cape Breton steelworkers. No recipients of this training, however, achieved long-term employment in the vocation for which they were trained. Nobody denies that a strategy for immediate and short-term survival is vital. But an approach confined to the short term is futile. Unfortunately, that is precisely the approach that has dominated government policy and has been the only option available to most citizens faced with hungry mouths and a vague future.