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Outlook & Prospects for Other Small Engine and Equipment Mechanics in Newfoundland and Labrador
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.
Provincial Employment Potential Information
The following table identifies employment conditions within Newfoundland and Labrador.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||(2 of 3 stars)||2014-06-25|
For the 2013-2015 projection period, employment opportunities will be fair for Other Small Engine and Equipment Mechanics (NOC 7335) in Newfoundland and Labrador. Employment growth in this occupation is expected to be stronger than average. However, this growth will be partially offset by average proportions of workers retiring, as well as unemployed workers with experience in this occupation who may compete for available jobs.
According to the 2011 National Household Survey, the average age for this occupation in Newfoundland and Labrador was 44 years. Also, according to the Labour Force Survey, less than 500 people worked in this occupation in 2013.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Avalon Peninsula Region||(Undetermined)||2014-07-31|
|Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region||(Undetermined)||2014-07-31|
|South Coast--Burin Peninsula Region||(Undetermined)||2014-07-31|
|West Coast--Northern Peninsula--Labrador Region||(Undetermined)||2014-07-31|
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
- February 2015 | (PDF, 518 KB)
- January 2015 | (PDF, 517 KB)
- December 2014 | (PDF, 522 KB)
- November 2014 | (PDF, 544 KB)
- October 2014 | (PDF, 871 KB)
- October 2014 (Quarterly Edition) | (PDF, 700 KB)
- September 2014 | (PDF, 717 KB)
- August 2014 | (PDF, 717 KB)
- July 2014 | (PDF, 770 KB)
- June 2014 | (PDF, 612 KB)
- May 2014 | (PDF, 614 KB)
- April 2014 | (PDF, 525 KB)
- March 2014 | (PDF, 620 KB)
- February 2014 | (PDF, 592 KB)
- January 2014 | (PDF, 478 KB)
- Annual Edition 2013 | (PDF, 745 KB) new
- December 2013 | (PDF, 542 KB)
- November 2013 | (PDF, 538 KB)
- October 2013 | (PDF, 550 KB)
- September 2013 | (PDF, 441 KB)
- August 2013 | (PDF, 441 KB)
- July 2013 | (PDF, 507 KB)
- June 2013 | (PDF, 242 KB)
- May 2013 | (PDF, 441 KB)
- April 2013 | (PDF, 525 KB)
- March 2013 | (PDF, 239 KB)
- February 2013 | (PDF, 436 KB)
- January 2013 | (PDF, 478 KB)
- Annual Edition 2012 | (PDF, 266 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market NewsWeek of May 11 - May 15, 2015
- Fishermen and industry officials agree that a low supply of crab continues to plague the fishery off southern NL, and that some boat owners may be having difficulty retaining crew members due to the poor catches
- The provincial government plans to move ahead with plans to build a facility for dementia patients near Salt Pond on the Burin Peninsula. No timelines have been provided for construction to begin.
- Northern Harvest Sea Farms will add 35 jobs at its salmon production facilities in Harbour Breton and St. Alban's, with financial assistance from the provincial government. The new jobs will increase the company's workforce to 180 employees.
- The government of NL has announced some details of its planned road construction and maintenance program for 2015. Tenders for work will continue to be awarded over the next few weeks.
- Superior Glove Works has added eight positions to its staff of 83 full-time workers at its plant in Point Leamington, and anticipates adding four more. The company will receive financial assistance from the federal government to increase production.
- The Gander International Airport Authority reports that there was some growth in profit and passengers at the airport over the past year, and that two new domestic airlines have joined the two that had already been in place
- Healy's Pharmacy, a long-time St. John's independent drug store, will close
- According to a status update from the government of NL, Canada Fluorspar continues to build the local workforce in anticipation of eventually reopening the St. Lawrence fluorspar mine. Reopening of the mine was originally announced in 2011.
- The government of NL has awarded a $19.9M contract to Bird Construction to build a new school in Torbay. The school is expected to be ready for occupancy by the fall of 2016.
- Ocean Choice International (OCI) plans to increase the number of working hours available to staff at its fish plant in Fortune over the summer months, after a slow period created by poor fish catches
- The provincial government plans to cut 1,420 public sector jobs over a five-year period. The cuts will come from a combination of attrition and layoffs.
- About 50 workers with the provincial Crown agency Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Health Information will see their annual pay reduced by an average of $7,600 after rates are aligned with government pay scales
- The closure of Wabush Mines in 2014 and the recently announced 150 layoffs at the Iron Ore Company of Canada have created much anxiety among workers and business owners around the economic future of Labrador West
- The government of NL will provide $1.4M to the Corner Brook Port Corporation to support converting a former gypsum factory into an industrial port facility
- The government of NL announced that new facilities containing 360 long-term care beds will be privately constructed and operated in three locations across the province
- Grand Bank-based Dynamic Air Shelters, a manufacturer of inflatable shelters for commercial, industrial, and military use, is holding job fairs to attract 30 to 40 new employees
- The Canadian Blood Services will close its blood donor clinic in Corner Brook in May. The closure will affect the jobs of 12 part-time employees.
- The recent provincial budget indicates there will be less infrastructure spending in NL in 2015. Some planned construction projects, such as the new Waterford Hospital, penitentiary, and courthouse in St. John's, have been put on hold.
- The government of NL will cut 1,420 jobs over the next five years as part of its plan to return to a balanced budget by 2020. All of the job cuts will be attained through attrition.
- A slump in oil and iron ore prices will continue to affect the economy of NL over the next year, according to Export Development Canada. However, increases in prices are predicted for 2016.
- Among areas of spending increases indicated in the recent provincial budget, the government of NL will allocate more funds to the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary to recruit 10 new officers
- The Superior Rubber plant in Holyrood will be demolished in May as part of the Town of Holyrood's economic and development plan to build a new business park in the area
- Red Roof Inn, an American hotel chain, plans to open four new hotels in Atlantic Canada. The first two hotels to open will be in Bay Roberts and Grand Falls-Windsor, NL and two more will be in Wolfville and Antigonish in Nova Scotia.
- Metrobus will provide three wheelchair-accessible service routes in St. John's by the end of June
- The Government of NL, through the Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation (NLHC), announced $134,000 in funding to provide interior and exterior upgrades to two social housing homes in Burin
- The Government of NL released the 2014 Job Vacancy Report which provides a detailed analysis of more than 38,000 job advertisements recorded during the last calendar year
- As part of the Provincial Government's Healthy Aging Research Program, the Government of NL announced $109,000 in funding for seven research projects that focus on healthy aging in the province
- Operations at Cottles Island Lumber, a large lumber company in Notre Dame Bay, are expected to resume this week. The company shut down operations in early April due to a fire that destroyed the plant's main warehouse.
- A Marijuana For Trauma clinic will open in St. John's at the end of April. The new clinic is designed to help veterans deal with chronic pain and post-traumatic-stress disorder (PTSD).
- The Atlantic Salmon Conservation Fund has awarded $225,000 in funding for eight conservation projects in NL. Six of the projects are newly funded and two will support projects headed up by Memorial University researchers.
- A three-year capital works project to replace the water and sewer infrastructure beneath Water Street in St. John's will begin in the spring of 2016. Sections of the street will be closed entirely to vehicular traffic while it is under construction.
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