Budget 2013 Puts Strong Focus on Skilled Trades and Infrastructure

Progressive Contractors Association of Canada ready to work with Government to maximize value for taxpayers and fairness for all industry participants

EDMONTON, March 21, 2013 – The Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA) was pleased to note that Budget 2013 placed a strong focus on skilled trades and infrastructure.

“The Government of Canada has clearly put a strong focus on skilled trades training and development in Budget 2013,” said PCA Executive Director Paul de Jong. “We welcome the Government’s particular focus on bringing under-represented groups into the trades, including young people, aboriginal Canadians and newcomers. These measures are further strengthened by the government’s pledge to work with the provinces and territories to harmonize apprenticeship regulations.”

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