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Outlook & Prospects for Railway and Motor Transport Labourers in Prince Edward Island
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Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Prince Edward Island||(Undetermined)||2016-04-15|
No employment outlook has been assigned to Railway and Motor Transport Labourers (NOC 7622) in Prince Edward Island due to low levels of employment.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Apr 18 - Apr 22, 2016
- 3rd Degree Training will open a new location in Montague by May 2016, its fifth location in Atlantic Canada.
- Callbeck's Home Hardware in Summerside is converting 5,000 sq.-ft. of storage space into offices, staff and training rooms, and other facilities. Callbeck's is also updating the interior of its store and adding a new 5,400 sq.-ft. warehouse.
- R & M Welding is hiring an additional full-time employee after purchasing a new plasma cutter, which was funded in part by a $10,000 contribution from Innovation PEI.
- The Government of Canada, through ACOA's Innovation Communities Fund, is providing $76,295 in funding to support tourism in the community of Naufrage.
- Construction work on the proposed $25M Charlottetown Airport upgrade could begin by 2018 and would include reconstruction of the main runway, updating the passenger terminal, car rental booth and boarding counters.
- The Government of Canada, through ACOA's Innovative Communities Fund, is providing $522,639 towards upgrades of the Murphy's Community Centre in Charlottetown.
- ACOA is contributing $15,000 to Music PEI for the May Run Music Festival and Bell Aliant Canadian Song Conference. In addition, ACOA is providing $9,975 to Music PEI to help develop business skills within the industry.
- The Atlantic Salmon Conservation Foundation is providing a total of $107,000 in funding towards seven wild salmon conservation projects on PEI.
- Radio Atlantic, an online radio station based in PEI, is looking to expand by hiring a full-time staff member to generate content for its website and update songs. There is potential for an additional expansion of up to 11 radio hosts across the Maritimes.
- Statistics Canada reported that PEI's consumer price index decreased 0.6% in 2015, resulting in no increase in most PEI property tax assessments for 2016.
- The former home of CFB Summerside was recently purchased by the Province of PEI from the Slemon Park Corporation for $2.39M.
- The Government of Canada and Government of PEI, through the Small Communities Fund, are each providing $3.1M towards infrastructure projects to upgrade wastewater, drinking water, green energy and public transit.
- The City of Charlottetown has approved an increase in metered parking from $1.10 per hour to $1.50 and parkades will increase to $1.25 per hour.
- PEI's Board of Economics Advisors, senior civil servants and business leaders recently presented the Premier of PEI with a letter commenting on PEI's economic situation.
- Fashion retailer H&M will be opening a new store in the fall of 2016, at the Charlottetown Mall
- China-based CNPC Powder recently opened a new branch in Charlottetown's West Royalty Industrial Park. The company is involved in the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of metal powders.
- The Government of Canada, through ACOA's Innovative Communities Fund, is providing $500,000 towards the upgrades of the Confederation Trail and Victoria Park Boardwalk in Charlottetown.
- Red Chamber Company plans to open a new fish plant in Brudenell by May 2016, which is expected to create several processing jobs. The plant will be located at the site of the former Mariner Seafood facility.
- The English Language School Board in PEI will be integrated into the Department of Education, Early Learning and Culture, resulting in the loss of 32 administration positions across the province.
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