While there has been relatively little action taken in Canada in recent years with regard to disability codes affecting signage at either the federal or provincial levels, a specialized industry has nonetheless emerged, with sign fabricators developing best practices based on both Canadian standards and the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) from the U.S.
Over the past several years, Sign Media Canada’s annual Salary Survey has reached out to the signmaking industry across the country, collecting anonymous responses from business owners and employees. In so doing, the survey has tracked some notable trends and shifts within the industry. From 2010 to 2014, men have remained dominant in the sign industry, making up more than 70 per cent of staff and bosses.
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