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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)||2015-05-29|
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 Jul 13 - Jul 17, 2015
- The Government of P.E.I. has reversed its decision to cut 28 teaching positions from the English Language School Board this year. Twenty-eight additional teaching positions will now be added to the allocation for the district.
- J.E Matheson Construction and Chapman Brothers Construction was awarded contracts valued at $17,000 per kilometre for snow removal over the next five years in Charlottetown and the provincial government will be responsible for priority street cleaning.
- Veterans Affairs in Charlottetown will be getting 61 new employees. The new positions will support the department's disability application and case management processes for military veterans and former RCMP members.
- The Crop and Livestock Research Centre in Charlottetown received $4M in funding to build new greenhouse space and chemistry labs. About 800,000 of this funding will go to the Atlantic Grain Council for improvements to the quality and output of grains.
- The Government of Canada, through ACOA's Business Development Program, is providing $488,750 in funding over a three-year period to East Prince Development Inc. to administer and deliver the Seed Capital Initiative. The program will run until March 2018.
- Construction is underway on a new Canadian Coast Guard Integrated Service Centre in Charlottetown. The new centre will be located on John Yeo Drive and will have office spaces and its own training facility.
- The Government of Canada, through the New Building Canada Plan, announced $7,476,919 in funding for major highway improvements in P.E.I.
- The Government of P.E.I. announced a new program that will expand the advanced marine technology sector through rebates on provincial corporate taxes
- Construction will soon begin on the Princess Auto store for Charlottetown. A new building will be constructed at the corner of St. Dunstan Street and Malpeque Road. The store will be completed by January 15, 2016.
- The Avocado Fruits store in Stratford is expanding to include a second store in Montague and possibly a third store. The company currently employs 15 people and expects to increase that number as they expand.
- The minimum wage on P.E.I. will increase from $10.35 per hour to $10.50 per hour on July 1
- The Government of P.E.I. announced a five-year commitment to invest $750,000 per year to fund renovations to social housing units across the island
- The four Atlantic provinces signed an agreement that will harmonize trades certification. The agreement provides seamless mobility that will enable apprentices to complete their certification and help provinces to meet labour demands.
- The Government of P.E.I. is investing $300,000 in repayable loans to support the purchase and construction of two new rides and a maintenance shop at Shining Waters Family Fun Park. The expansion will create new positions and extend others.
- The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and the Active Communities Inc. contributed $33,179 in funding to MyFathersFarm in P.E.I. to purchase new equipment which will improve efficiencies and meet a growing demand for dried hops
- The Government of P.E.I. plans to cut 28 classroom teachers through attrition, seven positons at the board level and six in the Education Department. The French Language School Board will not lose any positions.
- The Government of P.E.I. announced $500,000 in funding to the P.E.I. potato industry to address foreign material detection technology and training
- P.E.I. lobster fishermen have been granted a four day extension to the lobster season this year. Lobster landings have been decreasing across the province and the price of lobster has increased due to demand.
- Co-op Atlantic is closing its grocery store on Queen Street in Charlottetown. Twenty-four employees were given layoff notices. Three other stores in Atlantic Canada will be affected as well.
- Maritime Electric is moving forward with plans to build a $68M power generator in Charlottetown. The generator will be built near its current facility and is expected to be installed by 2018.
- The Government of P.E.I., through the Finance PEI's Century Fund, announced a $4,020,986 repayable loan and a non-repayable contribution of $1,352,807, to support the expansion of Vector Aerospace Engine Services Atlantic
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