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Outlook & Prospects for Purchasing Agents and Officers in Yukon Territory
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Yukon Territory||(3 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
For the 2015-2017 period, the employment outlook is expected to be good for Purchasing Agents and Officers (NOC 1225) in Yukon.
This outlook is the result of an analysis of a number of factors that influence employment prospects in this occupation. Some of the key findings are that:
- Employment growth is expected to be moderate.
- A large number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced low levels of unemployment.
Here are some key facts about Purchasing Agents and Officers in Yukon:
- Approximately 50 people worked in this occupation in May 2011.
- The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
- Men: 64% compared to 50% for all occupations
- Women: 36% compared to 50% for all occupations
- The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
- No high school diploma: n/a
- High school diploma or equivalent: n/a
- Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: n/a
- College certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 43% compared to 26% for all occupations
- Bachelor's degree: n/a
- University certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: n/a
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Apr 18 - Apr 22, 2016
- Victoria Gold Corp announced a $3.6M exploration budget for their Olive-Shamrock area, with work scheduled to start in April 2016
- Parsons Corporation was awarded a $14M four-year contract for care and maintenance of the defunct Faro mine. The company will be given contact information for employees of previous contractors hired to care for the site
- The Yukon Supreme Court decided that ownership of 25 placer mining claims in Dawson City will be decided by sealed bids. Their ownerships have been under dispute since 2013.
- Selwyn Chihong has delayed its plans to develop a lead-zinc deposit at the Yukon/Northwest Territories border for at least a year. The company will be expanding exploratory drilling at the site.
- ATAC Resources Ltd. announced its 2016 exploration and drilling program at the Rackla Gold Project. The company is also working on permitting for a supply road to the Tiger Gold Deposit.
- The Government of Yukon announced support for placer miners through road maintenance projects and reclamation guidelines. The Klondike Placer Miners' Association is helping to identify upgrades required in the goldfields.
- The Government of Yukon is providing $450,000 over three years to the Yukon Chamber of Mines to implement the organization's communications plan. The government is also continuing its funding commitment of $1.4M for the Yukon Mineral Exploration Program.
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