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Outlook & Prospects for Truck Drivers 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 Truck Drivers (NOC 7411) 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 strong.
- A large number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced moderate levels of unemployment.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Aug 17 - Aug 21, 2015
- Yukon Zinc has filed a plan to pay out a portion of its debt to creditors to avoid selling the Wolverine mine. The parent company, Jinduicheng Canada Resources Corporation, will pay $4.5M to unsecured creditors and the full amount owed to 131 employees.
- Klondike Gold Corp. has started a drilling program at its Lone Star property south of Dawson City. The company has contracted Kluane Drilling of Whitehorse to drill approximately 12 holes at the site.
- The Government of Yukon is investing $70,000 in a tour promoting the territory's mining industry. The Yukon Mining Alliance, a group of the territory's exploration and mining companies, will host the tour August 10 to 14 in the territory.
- Capstone Mining is proceeding with development of its Minto North mine after a new water use license was granted for the site. The company plans to start processing ore from the pit in December 2015.
- The Government of Canada has announced $13M to support upgrading of infrastructure at Parks Canada sites across the Yukon. The investment will support local jobs and local opportunities for contractors, according to the announcement.
- Standard Bus Contracting has reached a three-year agreement with the Government of Yukon to provide school bus services for approximately 2,000 Yukon students in Whitehorse and rural areas.
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