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The LBM Daily Newsletter: October 25, 2021.
THE DAILY BUZZ
 
NS Apprentice Attrition
 
Too many apprentices quit before finishing their training, according to construction worker advocacy group executive director Brad Smith. He called on the government for help addressing one of the biggest bottlenecks for the industry.

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