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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)||2016-04-15|
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 May 09 - May 13, 2016
- Construction is underway on new passing lanes through Terra Nova National Park. There will be 13 new passing lanes created in the park. Work is expected to wrap up by the end of 2017.
- Fisheries and Oceans Canada will hire 135 research scientists, biologists, oceanographers and technicians in its recruitment efforts to enhance ocean science. The Government of Canada will fund $197M for the project.
- According to the NL Teachers Association, 19 teachers have been laid off and 300 teachers have been reassigned or transferred as schools deal with budgetary pressures
- PJ's Pets which operates Pets Unlimited, Petculture and Oliver & Pets Co. is closing 27 of its 39 stores in Canada. One store in NL, one in PEI, six in NS, three in NB, 11 in Ontario and five in BC will close. The company employs 427 people.
- The Government of NL announced $62M in funding to support the Provincial Roads Program for this years construction season. Tenders will begin this week.
- Fifty-four libraries across NL will be closed over the next two years, leaving only 41 operating in the province. Sixty-four jobs will be affected. Many of the jobs will be lost through attrition.
- Provincial Government announced the closing of five schools for the 2016-17 school year in Newfoundland and Labrador resulting in the loss of 73 teaching positions
- Four O'Clock Vapor, a new business offering electronic cigarettes and liquid nicotine in Corner Brook, will open in May 2016
- Eastern Health is closing the Masonic Park Nursing Home, resulting in the loss of 40 beds. The beds will be transferred to the Caribou Memorial Veterans Pavilion in St John's, by October 2016.
- Eastern Health recently announced $19M in budget cuts that include the elimination of 107 jobs and the closure of the Masonic Park long-term care facility in Mount Pearl.
- Levi John's Country Convenience in Pouch Cove recently expanded to include a Greco Pizza and a Captain Submarine Xpress. Parkside RV, located next door to the convenience store, also plans to expand its RV capacity by summer 2016.
- Sweden-based Viking Supply Ship will be closing its office in St. John's by April 2016 due to deteriorating market conditions within the oil and gas industry.
- The Government of Canada, through ACOA's Innovative Communities Fund, is providing $4.5M to support Memorial University's $25M Battery Facility initiative.
- TC Transcontinental has shutdown production at its Union Street plant due to the low demand of printing and moved to one central location in St. John's, resulting in the loss of one part-time and four full-time positions.
- Virginia-based ERP Compliant Fuels is negotiating the purchase of Wabush Mines, which closed in 2014. The mine once employed 300 to 400 people and production could resume as early as the first part of 2017.
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