Explore Careers - Job Market Report
Description | Titles | Duties | Related Occupations
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices
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 Oct 10 - Oct 14, 2016
- P.E.I. is showing strong growth immigration in 2016 and close to reversing its aging population trend. However the number of young people in their 20's leaving the island has been the worst in the last five years.
- Montana's Cookhouse is opening a restaurant in Charlottetown as construction work has started. The restaurant is expected to do well as most of the traffic at the Moncton location in the summer is from Island customers.
- Eastern PEI businesses are well positioned to benefit from massive growth in the coming years from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). UAE, in particular Dubai is expected to double in population and visitors.
- The PEI BioAlliance released a document titled "Next Generation Prosperity" which assesses the bioscience sector and outlines targets for job creation, export revenue, investment and attraction of private capital for the next five years.
- Sekisui Diagnostics, an international bioscience firm, is expanding in PEI with the aid of a $3.5M expansion and renovation funding from the provincial government. Sekisui has added 44 full-time jobs to the PEI biosceince sector since 2011.
- The provincial and federal governments have announced $20.8M for research infrastructure in PEI. The funds will be used to renovate UPEI's Dalton Hall into an eHub and student centre.
- Crossfire Adventure Paintball in Cavendish, PEI is looking for zombies for the upcoming Halloween season. After a successful launch of the Apocalyptic town last summer they are doubling the number of zombies needed for the expanded experience.
- The Women's Economic Empowerment Project is teaching women about career options in trades and technology. The program uses a mix of hands-on learning and classroom sessions. The project is funded through the Canada-PEI Job Fund Agreement.
- Giant Tiger will be opening a new store in Charlottetown, PEI in July 2017
- Hopkins, a company that sells high-speed French fry cutting machines in PEI, has received funding from ACOA and the provincial government for wage subsidies and marketing. The company employs five people and will soon have six at its manufacturing facility.
- The provincial and federal governments have announced funding to help complete the construction of the Miltonvale wellfield and have the new system connected. When completed this new system will ease the strain on the Winter River Watershed.
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