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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)||2014-06-23|
Compared to other occupations, this is a relatively small occupational group in Prince Edward Island with few and infrequent job opportunities.
According to the 2011 National Household Survey, the average age for this occupation in Prince Edward Island was 27 years. Also, according to the Labour Force Survey, less than 200 people worked in this occupation in 2013.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Sep 01 - Sep 05, 2014
- According to the Department of Tourism and Culture, traffic on the Confederation Bridge was up by 1.2% in the month of July, compared to July 2013. The number of rooms sold was up by 3.6%, and the Charlottetown airport had a 12% increase in passengers.
- PEI has implemented a training program for probation officers and youth workers, called the Strategic Training Initiative in Community Supervision program. The program trains workers to assist their clients in order to reduce their risks of re-offending.
- Prince County Hospital in Summerside is experiencing a shortage of anesthetists, after one of their three anesthetists resigned earlier this summer. This has caused them to reschedule 40 elective surgeries.
- The federal government is giving $945,000 to expand Summerside¿s MyPowerNet project, which helps increase wind energy consumption and results in cost savings for businesses
- The federal government will contribute $5.68M to the replacement of the Souris Bridge and to three projects to improve the National Highway System through the New Building Canada Fund
- Alberton is looking for a recreation and events coordinator. Interviews for the position are ongoing.
- A hot summer has been beneficial for blueberry crops in PEI and the approximately 200 blueberry farmers on the Island are predicting a large yield of larger-than-usual berries this season
- McCain Foods Canada is closing its Borden-Carleton french fry plant in October, putting 121 employees out of work
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