A totally different employment picture today. As in: "Would you like fries with that?" That's called "precarious employment." It's going to get worse. The head of Canada's economic growth council recently predicted that over 40 percent of Canadian jobs may be lost to automation in the coming years. The top five occupations at risk are: retail salesperson; administrative assistant; food counter attendant; cashier; transport truck driver.
"The butcher, the baker, the candlestick maker..." The last one's long gone.