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Outlook & Prospects for Shoe Repairers and Shoemakers 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.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||(Undetermined)||2014-06-25|
Compared to other occupations, this is a relatively small occupational group in Newfoundland and Labrador with few and infrequent job opportunities.
According to the Labour Force Survey, less than 500 people worked in this occupation in 2013 in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Sep 15 - Sep 19, 2014
- According to the Newfoundland and Labrador Construction Association (NLCSA), the construction industry in NL generates a big demand for occupational health and safety initiatives. The NLCSA has issued more than 80,000 training certificates since 1996.
- According to Statistics Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador's population is expected to decline over the next 25 years. Moreover, the province is expected to have the largest population aged 65 and over by 2038.
- 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.
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