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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 Sep 21 - Sep 25, 2015
- According to the Economic Outlook by the Royal Bank of Canada, NL is the only Atlantic Canadian province expected to see a GDP decline in 2015. Real GDP is expected to decline by 4% in 2015 but expects to post a 0.8% recovery in 2016.
- According to ExxonMobil, construction of the Hebron oil platform at Bull Arm is ongoing and is still on target to produce first oil by 2017
- The Government of NL is investing $1.75M in funding for health care equipment and infrastructure to five hospitals on the Northern Peninsula
- New regulations under the Pharmacy Act, 2012 will allow pharmacists in NL to prescribe treatments for a number of minor ailments
- The Government of NL is investing $140,000 in funding to support successful applicants under this year's Community Addictions Prevention and Mental Health Promotion Grants Program
- The Government of NL and Memorial University School of Social Work have launched the Advancing the Practice Together (APT) partnership to promote the professional development of social workers employed in the area of child protection
- Seadrill Limited cancelled its contract for the West Mira oil rig that is under construction in South Korea. Crewmembers en route to the rig this week were sent home and those in Korea were asked to leave. Workers were hoping for long-term employment.
- A tentative agreement has been reached between the Government of NL and the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Public and Private Employees (NAPE) representing 3,000 home care workers in NL. A ratification vote will take place at a later date.
- Husky Energy announced that a second well is now in production at the South White Rose extension. The two wells are expected to produce about 15,000 barrels per day.
- The Government of NL is investing $358,000 in funding to support the growth of the salmon aquaculture industry in NL
- Bankruptcy is on the rise in Newfoundland and Labrador. There was an 18% increase in the number of bankruptcy cases in the province and a 26% increase on the Avalon Peninsula in the last quarter.
- Passenger traffic on Marine Atlantic has increased this summer. The Port aux Basques run increased by 4%, while traffic on the Argentia run was up by 13%. The increase is attributed to a drop in gas prices and an aggressive marketing plan focused on Ontario.
- The Government of NL is providing $200,000 in funding to the Seniors Resource Centre of Newfoundland and Labrador to enhance its information and referral services throughout the province
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