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Outlook & Prospects for Railway and Motor Transport Labourers in Prince Edward Island
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|
|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 Jul 18 - Jul 22, 2019
- The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency is providing $150,000, and the provincial government is providing $10,000 to MacAusland's Woolen Mills Ltd. for the purchase of two modern textile weaving looms to increase production
- Glo, a smoothie bar in Charlottetown, PEI, opened a month ago and offers healthly snacks in the downtown area. Glo has 3 full-time and 6 part time employees.
- Fabricville in the Oak Tree Place Mall, Charlottetown, PEI is closing its doors on November 30, 2016
- The Great Canadian Dollar store is planning to open five locations in PEI by March 2017. The first store will open in Cornwall by the end of September and will employ 8 people.
- IKBEE, a mobile application start-up company, has relocated to Summerside, PEI. The company plans to hire four employees.
- Green Diamond Equipment in Summerside, PEI finds temporary location five days after fire destroyed the Sherbrooke location
- Young Millionaires program had 27 participants from the Souris, Charlottetown, Kinkora, Summerside and Evangeline PEI areas establish small businesses which sold products to tourists and Islanders
- Retailer H&M is opening a location in the Charlottetown mall on September 29, 2016. A total of 45 employees have been hired for the store.
- The town of O'Leary has seen a spike in new business openings. The economic growth is due to the council who see the value of going out and attracting new businesses to the area.
- Charlottetown-based Timeless Veterinary Systems has created a completely web-based veterinary tool called VPR Cloud Powered. The company has two new employees on staff and is looking to add another 10 over the next two years.
- The Town of Kensington and the union representing 12 of its employees have been in negotiations in efforts to reach a new contract agreement. Their last contract expired in April 2016.
- The RCMP announced that it is holding a recruiting session on September 7, 2016 at the RCMP headquarters in Charlottetown. Interested applicants can go to rcmpcareers.ca for more information.
- According to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), PEI businesses reported the highest level of optimism across the country, with businesses reporting moderately strong hiring plans over the next three months
- PEI's Tignish Fisheries is hoping the federal government can extend the work contracts of its 17 temporary foreign workers. The company was allowed to offer six-month non-renewable contracts, but is concerned about having enough workers in the Fall.
- According to a recent report from Statistics Canada, PEI's average weekly wages are the lowest in the country at $827, which is a 1.9% increase over June 2015. Nova Scotia had the next lowest wage at $845 a week.
- The last Jumbo Video store in Charlottetown, PEI is closing its doors on September 30, 2016
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