Skilled trades talent shortage is next crisis for Canadian businesses

We’re not pushing people to do work they love. We’re not encouraging them to take pride in their work

Ask any entrepreneur about the biggest challenges facing his business, and they’ll likely say it’s hiring good people. Seasoned executives and sales people are always scarce, but the shortage of traditional skilled trades — cooks, electricians, mechanics and carpenters — is a national problem that shows no sign of easing.

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