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Outlook & Prospects for Structural Metal and Platework Fabricators and Fitters in Yukon Territory
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No employment outlook has been assigned to Structural Metal and Platework Fabricators and Fitters (NOC 7263) in the Yukon due to low levels of employment.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jun 08 - Jun 12, 2015
- The forest fire situation in the Yukon has eased recently, allowing 72 firefighters from Ontario to return home after a two week stint.
- The Government of Yukon has recently opened up additional land in the Whistle Bend subdivision in Whitehorse for housing construction. The new lots could provide for up to 100 houses, and include six multi-family dwellings and a commercial building.
- The Government of Yukon has shortlisted three design-build teams for a 150-bed continuing care facility in Whitehorse. Construction is expected to begin in early 2016, with a completion target of mid-2018.
- 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.
- The Government of Yukon is providing $200,000 for five projects to address violence against Aboriginal women. The projects will provide program development and workshops in various communities.
- The Teslin Tlingit Council is resurrecting the art of traditional snowshoe making in Teslin by sponsoring courses over a two month period during the winters. Participants spend up to 80 hours of handwork for each pair of snowshoes.
- 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.
- Yukon College and the Government of Yukon have signed a five year memorandum of understanding for educational services at the Whitehorse Correctional Centre. These include academic upgrading, and First Nations-based college preparation programs.
- The Silver Bindi, an Indian food truck, has opened for business in Whitehorse. One of the co-owners is a certified Red Seal chef who used to work in an Indian restaurant in Vancouver.
- The Government of Yukon is providing almost $600,000 to five community groups for projects that enhance tourism and cultural initiatives. The funding is expected to create over 11,000 hours of employment for approximately 55 people.
- 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 has announced $400,000 for 15 projects at cultural and heritage institutions across the territory. The funding supports marketing initiatives and exhibit planning and development.
- Trinin Tsul Zheh, a day home, has opened to provide childcare in Old Crow. The fly-in community of 245 residents has been without a daycare option for the last 10 years.
- The Yukon Development Corporation has awarded three contracts, valued at $5.3M in total, for the planning and permitting work required to rebuild and upgrade transmission infrastructure between Stewart Crossing and Keno City
- The Yukon Territory is experiencing an influx of workers from Alberta seeking seasonal employment in gold mining and construction, following layoffs in the oil and gas sectors
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