Explore Careers - Job Market Report
Description | Titles | Duties | Related Occupations
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices
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.
Information on the 3-Year Employment Outlooks for certain occupational groupings is not currently available on Job Bank. Until the completion of the analysis based on the 2011 National Occupational Classification is complete in December 2016, please consult the Open Data website or contact the Labour Market Information Division ( NC-LMI-IMT-GD@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca ) to obtain further information for occupations for which outlooks are not currently available.
Provincial Employment Potential Information
The following table identifies employment conditions within Newfoundland and Labrador.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||N/A|
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Avalon Peninsula Region||N/A|
|Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region||N/A|
|South Coast--Burin Peninsula Region||N/A|
|West Coast--Northern Peninsula--Labrador Region||N/A|
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
(To access archived Labour Market Bulletins not appearing on this webpage, please contact us).
- October 2016 | (PDF, 551 KB)
- September 2016 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 706 KB)
- August 2016 | (PDF, 477 KB)
- July 2016 | (PDF, 636 KB)
- June 2016 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 552 KB)
- May 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- April 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- March 2016 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 552 KB)
- February 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- January 2016 | (PDF, 468 KB)
- Annual Edition 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- December 2015 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 552 KB)
- November 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- October 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- September 2015 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 500 KB)
- August 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- July 2015 | (PDF, 571 KB)
- June 2015 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 538 KB)
- Annual Edition 2014 | (PDF, 542 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News
Week of Nov 28 - Dec 02, 2016
- Healy's Deli on Water Street west in downtown St. John's has indicated it will be closing its doors. The challenges of operating in these tough economic times was the reason given for the closure.
- Biped Sports, a running store located in downtown St. John's, has announced it will be closing their doors. No official closing date has been announced. Tough economic times was indicated as the reason for the closure.
- The federal and provincial governments have announced over $131,000 in funding for projects in five communities on the Burin Peninsula. The projects include trail upgrades, renovations and upgrades to buildings in some of the communities.
- Western Newfoundland Brewing Co. is the newest craft beer brewer located in Pasadena, NL. The nanobrewery is coming into the market with two beers for now, with plans to open a tap room and eventually expand to include canned beer.
- The provincial government has announced increases to the minimum wage. Beginning April 2017 the minimum wage in NL will increase by 25¢ and an additional 25¢ October 2017.
- The federal and provincial governments have announced $2.5M in funding for the group Rainbow Riders to make riding trails more accessible, extend outdoor riding space, construct a heated riding arena and other upgrades
- Templeton's, a paint and hardware store that has been in business for over a century in downtown St. John's, is closing its doors. The business is having a liquidation sale beginning November 29. The store has 10 employees.
- Corporate Research Associates latest business and consumer confidence index indicates that business confidence in the province is at the lowest levels seen in the last 25 years, which is not surprising with the current fiscal situation
Week of Nov 21 - Nov 25, 2016
- The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has announced they will be hiring for the equivalent of 140 new full-time positions in the St. John's Tax Centre over the next two years. The new positions are the result of a restructuring in the CRA.
- The federal and provincial governments have announced $610,000 in funding to develop three heritage sites in the town of Torbay, which will support tourism and economic diversification
- A poll conducted by the Greater Corner Brook Board of Trade indicates that businesses in the area are optimistic about the economy, with 33% expecting to expand their business in the next five years
- Ballistic, a skate and snowboarding gear shop in downtown St. John's, has announced it will be closing its doors permanently in January 2017. The owner states no specific reason for the closure.
- The federal and provincial governments have announced $365,000 in funding to rehabilitate the Bannerman Lake dam in Harbour Grace. The work will involve replacing the spillway and upgrading the dam.
Week of Nov 14 - Nov 18, 2016
- Nalcor, a provincial energy corporation , has reported a record breaking land sale for oil exploration off the Newfoundland coast. According to the announcement eight of the available 16 land parcels were sold for a total work commitment of $758M. The land sale included new players such as BP and NESS.
- Provincial minister Gerry Byrne has indicated that the province's minimum wage will increase in the coming months, but consultations are still ongoing. The province currently has the lowest minimum wage in the country.
Week of Nov 07 - Nov 11, 2016
- Rambler Metals and Mining Canada Ltd., Baie Verte, has received a $2M expansion loan from ACOA. The loan will create 300 jobs during construction and 25 new jobs afterwards for a total of 200 company employees.
- My Mother's Secrets, Glenwood NL, is expanding its bath bomb business. The operation started by selling from a home operation but grew quickly since they opened a month ago.
- The federal government has announced the St. John's Maritime Rescue Sub-Centre will reopen in 18 months and there will be funding for the construction of two lifeboat stations in the province
- The provincial government has announced $4.7M for Job Creation Partnerships (JCP) and Targeted Initiative for Older Workers (TIOW). This funding will create employment for over 300 people.
- The North Atlantic Oil Refinery of Come by Chance, NL is laying off 128 workers, about one third of all staff, due to economic pressures. Twenty-one management lay-offs are effective immediately while 107 union members will be laid off in March 2017.
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