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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 Feb 16 - Feb 20, 2015
- The government of P.E.I. announced that two new roundabouts will be built this coming construction season at Route 5 and Route 22 intersection (Baldwins Road and 48 Road), and in Stanley Bridge on Route 6 (Cavendish Road and Rattenbury Road)
- The government of P.E.I. has contributed $34,979 in funding, through the Island Community Fund, to support four projects that will benefit local communities in the area
- Construction of the new Youth Recovery Centre will be completed in April. The new centre will offer longer addiction treatment and programs for youth.
- The government of P.E.I., through the Island Community Fund, announced $102,792 in funding to support three local projects in P.E.I.
- The government of P.E.I. officially opened a new $20M, state-of-the-art, K-12 Souris Regional School. Students started classes at the new school in the fall of 2014. The final site work will be completed in March.
- The government of P.E.I. will invest $1.6M in a new hepatitis C management program that has the potential to save hundreds of lives and cure up to 70 percent of P.E.I. residents living with hepatitis C
- The government of P.E.I., through the Island Community Fund, announced $13,000 in funding to purchase new "Jaws of Life" equipment for the Murray Harbour Fire Department
- A new family practice physician has been recruited for West Prince. The physician will begin work this summer and at the Primary Care Clinic in Alberton and provide support at the Emergency Department at Western Hospital.
- The government of P.E.I. launched a new Farmland Financing Program which is aimed at providing financing to new and expanding Island farmers that want to purchase farmland in P.E.I., as well as those farmers involved in farmland succession
- Island Telecom Inc. will be taking over Summerside's Route 2 internet service. The company has combined Route 2 with the Kensington business and ISN Wireless to become the largest service provider in P.E.I. They will hire more staff to meet demand.
- Trout River Industries has signed contracts valued at more than $5M to build live-bottom trailers with moveable floors, which are used for off-loading products. The company plans to hire 5-10 more workers for engineering, finishing and metalfab positions.
- The Mount Continuing Care facility in Charlottetown has opened a new wing for people with dementia
- The former Canadian Tire Store in Charlottetown will be renovating its premises on Buchannan Drive. The company plans to house several retail outlets on the premises. Construction will begin in February 2015.
- The government of P.E.I., through the Island Community Fund, announced $120,000 in funding to purchase new seating for the arena, a community room and a new heating system in the Cavendish Farms Wellness Centre
- The government of P.E.I., through the Island Community Fund, announced $23,000 in funding for the expansion of the Brudenell marina in Montague. The marina will be ready for use this summer.
- WestJet will be expanding its service at the Charlottetown airport beginning in May. The company plans to add 12,000 seats annually and offer flights five days a week to and from Toronto.
- Thirteen businesses from P.E.I. are currently on a two-week trade mission in the Caribbean. The purpose of the mission is to help build business relationships between the regions
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