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National Tradesmen Day approaching fast

Mark your calendars for Sept. 21. It's a great day to ask for that final holdback cheque, no?


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September 10, 2012 by Steve Payne

Sept. 21 will mark National Tradesmen Day in both Canada and the U.S.

The politically-correct term “tradespeople,” luckily, didn’t make the grade.

But whether a plumber or electrician is male or female, the fact remains that Canada will face a shortfall of 156,000 skilled construction workers in the next eight years, according to the Construction Sector Council.

For more information on the special day, please visit www.nationaltradesmenday.com or www.facebook.com/nationaltradesmenday.