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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 15 - Sep 19, 2014
- According to Statistics Canada, the population of PEI is expected to continue to grow from 145,200 in 2013 to between 162,100 and 194,100 in 2038. P.E.I.'s proportion of the Canadian population will remain stable at 0.4%.
- Carta Worldwide is opening a data site at the Atlantic Technology Centre in Charlottetown to help businesses process payments and financial transactions electronically. The company is expected to employ up to 17 people by summer 2016.
- The City of Charlottetown has reached an agreement with Hot Spot to introduce smart card technology to P.E.I. The new card will allow customers to feed parking meters using their smartphone.
- Site Selection Magazine has ranked the city of Charlottetown as one of the top 10 places in Canada for investment and job creation
- The Royal Star Fish Plant in Tignish has raised nearly $3M by selling shares to the public to help upgrade the plant facilities. The plant has also hired more workers.
- Holland College and Restaurants Canada have signed a new partnership agreement that will give graduates a grad-pass, allowing them to access jobs and post resumes on Restaurants Canada's members-only website
- The Department of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Rural Development announced $5,000 in funding to help the PEI Fishermen's Association (PEIFA) conduct an acoustic sounding and variable mesh gillnet herring project this fall
- Atelka is looking to hire for 200 new positions for its Charlottetown division. Atelka offers customer services, including customer support, telemarketing, technical support and back office services.
- Due to Maritime policing budget cuts, the Atlantic Police Academy class numbers for the next police recruits are down by about 10%. Recruits are scheduled to begin training in the new year.
- The West Prince region in PEI has recruited a new, full-time physician for the Tignish Health Center. Since 2007, the province of PEI has recruited and retained 30 new family physicians in the province.
- An annual Trade Team PEI Export Day was held in PEI, and focused on highlighting the opportunities for PEI businesses in trade and export, and featured speeches from international experts on how to be successful in the global marketplace
- 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.
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