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Outlook & Prospects for Other Small Engine and Equipment Mechanics in Newfoundland and Labrador
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Local Employment Potential Information
|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.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Sep 08 - Sep 12, 2014
- According to a recent survey completed by the Centre for Fisheries Ecosystems Research, both cod and caplin are showing growth in NL. The focus will now be on building the industry and expanding markets to prepare for when the fishery next opens.
- According to the Newfoundland and Labrador Film Development Corporation, the provincial film industry in NL is booming. Since 1997, its total production activity in Newfoundland and Labrador has amounted to $291M dollars.
- The minimum wage in NL will increase to $10.25 in mid-October 2014
- The Government of Canada, through ACOA, announced $1,045,269 in funding for three College of the North Atlantic projects in NL which will enhance its programming, training capability and outreach capacity in the areas of tourism and manufacturing.
- Eastern Health has launched a bursary program for people interested in an education as a Licensed Practical Nurse or Personal Care Attendant, which offers $5,000 in exchange for a commitment to return service
- The provincial government announced a new biogas electricity generation pilot program for the province. The program will encourage the use of biogas and generate a consistent supply of electricity in NL.
- The Canadian Association of Women in Construction will launch a three-year research project designed to increase the entry, retention and advancement of women in the construction industry. The launch will be held at the D.F. Barnes facility in St. John's.
- Growing Forward 2 (GF2), which provides federal and provincial funding for Canada's agricultiural sector, is continuing to support NL¿s agricultural industry by allocating $6M in funding for 95 projects to support agricultural innovation in the province
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