To all the TRADESMEN

trademen-dayWho give our kids a place to learn

Who keep us warm

Who give us a place to call home

Who make sure our lights stay on

Who keep our water flowing

Who keep us moving

Who keep the world running when the things we depend on breakdown

Who put it all back together again

IRWIN Tools would like to say THANKS

Source: – January 4, 2013

New Federal Skilled Trades Program Accepts Applications Starting Today

Canada's Economic Action Plan

Ottawa, January 2, 2013 — The brand-new Federal Skilled Trades Program begins accepting applications today, announced Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney.

“The new Skilled Trades Program will address serious labour shortages that some regions of the country are facing, and will help grow Canada’s economy,” said Minister Kenney. “These long-overdue changes are part of the government’s plan to build a fast and flexible immigration system that is responsive to the needs of Canada’s economy. Canadian employers have long been asking for ways to get the skilled tradespeople they need to meet demands in many industries across the country. We’ve listened to their concerns and created this program in response.” read more…