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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)||2015-05-29|
For the 2014-2016 period, the employment outlook is expected to be good for Purchasing Agents and Officers (NOC 1225) in the 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.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jun 08 - Jun 12, 2015
- North American Tungsten (NAT), owner of the Cantung Mine north of Watson Lake, obtained creditor protection by the B.C. Supreme Court. NAT owes $75.5M to 200+ creditors, of which 25 are in Whitehorse, and has 30 days to restructure its finances.
- North American Tungsten Corporation has announced the temporary layoff of approximately 80 workers at the Cantung Mine north of Watson Lake. The cutbacks will occur over a six week period, with each employee missing one rotation of three weeks.
- Two mining camps in the Yukon Territory, the Casino mine site and a mine near Scoggie Creek, are installing sprinkler systems due to the proximity of local wildfires. The Province of Ontario has recently supplied 72 firefighters for the territory.
- The Government of Yukon is providing $1.4M for 62 mineral exploration and prospecting projects in 2015. It is expected that the funding recipients will spend an additional $4M in private sector money on their exploration activities this season.
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