Explore Careers - Job Market Report
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Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||(Undetermined)||2016-12-23|
No employment outlook has been assigned to Other small engine and small equipment repairers (NOC 7335) in Newfoundland and Labrador due to low levels of employment.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Dec 19 - Dec 23, 2016
- The provincial and federal governments announced $14M for 11 water and wastewater projects in the province. Upgrades to the dam drainage systems, new water main lines and chlorination upgrades are some of the projects receiving funding.
- Marine Harvest, a Norwegian-based aquaculture producer, is looking to set-up operations in the province. They have acquired the assets of the defunct Gray Aqua Group, which includes the Hermitage processing plant and seven farming licences.
- Re/Max has released it's 2017 Housing Market Outlook Report. The report shows sales have softened in the province, but prices are expected to remain stable.
- 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
- 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
- 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.
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