We’re a nation of consultants. And accountants and bankers and lawyers, not to mention baristas, stylists and editors. But let’s focus on the first batch of professions. Those are the ones that make parents proud.
“Canada is a services economy,” the Conference Board of Canadadeclared this summer. As the employers of four in five Canadians, service providers lack the attention they deserve, the research group contends. “While much attention has been paid to the surge in popularity of Canada’s natural resources over the past decade, Canadian companies have been quietly and steadily increasing their international sales of services,” wrote the Conference Board’s Jacqueline Palladini.
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