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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
- The Optometry Service Program, introduced in August 2015, has expanded optometry services on Prince Edward Island
- The HST in PEI will increase to 15% in October, resulting in a 0.5% increase in the cost of living. A household that spends $20K a year would pay an extra $109 in taxes. A tax fairness measures will allow low-income households to get up to $192 back.
- Testori Americas Corp. and Wiebel Aerospace Ltd. closed in July 2016 and December 2015 respectively. The two aerospace companies collectively employed 230 people in Summerside, PEI.
- Accreon, an information and communications technology company in Charlottetown, P.E.I., has grown from one to 36 employees since 2012
- McDonald's on Walker Avenue in Summerside, P.E.I. is renovating and will be hiring 10 new people to meet requirements for their new business model
- P.E.I.'s Employment Standards Board is accepting submissions for its review of the province's minimum wage for 2017. The minimum wage will increase to $11 per hour in September 2016.
- According to the P.E.I. Fur Breeders Association there are only four mink farms left on the island due to low prices in the world market. A typical farm employs ten full and part-time people.
- Kensington, P.E.I. is getting a new building which will house at least two restaurants. The $450,000 building is scheduled for completion in January, 2017.
- Tourism indicators for June 2016 show a 9.8% increase in overnight stays compared to June 2015. It was the largest increase since 2005 and visitors from Quebec had the largest increase by place of origin.
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