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Outlook & Prospects for Shoe Repairers and Shoemakers in Newfoundland and Labrador
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Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||(Undetermined)||2015-05-29|
No employment outlook has been assigned to Shoe Repairers and Shoemakers (NOC 7343) in Newfoundland and Labrador due to low levels of employment.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jun 15 - Jun 19, 2015
- The Government of NL announced $200,000 in funding to 14 municipalities and 19 community-based organizations to help them create more age-friendly environments that benefit all citizens, including older adults
- An agreement between the Government of NL and the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers' Association (NLTA) includes a contribution of $1.8B in the form of a promissory note to the Teachers' Pension Plan, over the next 30 years, to ensure its stability
- The Government of Canada and the Government of NL, through the NL Housing Corporation, are investing $740,000 in funding to revitalize 24 social housing units in St. John's
- A British Columbia company, Teekay Offshore Partners L.P., has signed a 15-year contract with several oil companies operating in the NL offshore to provide shuttle tankers to load crude from the three existing oil platforms in the province
- The Newfoundland and Labrador Organization of Women Entrepreneurs has launched a new initiative, Supplier Diversity NL. The program is aimed at connecting women-owned businesses to corporations within the province.
- The Government of NL announced $205,863 in funding, through the 2014-15 Inclusion Grants Program, to support 14 community-based organizations in NL to improve accessibility to buildings and events for people with disabilities
- The Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. and the Research & Development Corporation invested a total of $16.3M in funding to construct a new helicopter training and research and development centre in NL. The centre is expected to open in 2016.
- Teekay Offshore, the company that was awarded a 15-year contract to shuttle oil from NL's offshore plans to hire as many local crew members and honour as many contracts as possible. The company will need about 200 highly skilled Canadian seafarers.
- The Government of NL has issued a tender for upgrades to sections of roads including Pouch Cove Line, Pine Line, St. Thomas Line, Torbay Road, Indian Meal Line, Beachy Cove Road, and various roads on Bell Island
- According to The Atlantic Provinces Economic Council (APEC), major projects are expected to decline in NL this year due to weaker oil and iron ore prices. APEC expects to see a slow, but steady increase in oil prices in the coming years.
- Memorial University will begin exterior renovations on the former Battery Hotel on Signal Hill Road in St. John's during the week of May 25. The building is expected to be completed by August and opened as a Memorial University residence in September.
- Cliffs Natural Resources filed for creditor protection in January. As a result, the Wabush United Steelworkers union were advised that health and life insurance benefits for retirees will be cancelled on June 1. About 700-800 people will be affected.
- The federal government has announced $150M funding through the community infrastructure program. The program anticipates to support up to 1,800 projects across the country for the renovation, expansion and rehabilitation of existing community infrastructures.
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