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Outlook & Prospects for Construction Inspectors in Moncton--Richibucto Region
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Employment outlooks have been determined at the provincial level for New Brunswick.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jan 19 - Jan 23, 2015
- The Greater Moncton International Airport saw a 6% increase in passenger traffic in 2014 over 2013, making it the busiest year on record. Traffic figures exceeded the combined volume at all other New Brunswick airports.
- Fuji Happy Sushi, a Japanese buffet restaurant, has opened on Mountain Road in Moncton. Also, a new Starbucks location is under construction in Dieppe, and will open in late spring.
- Imvescor Restaurant Group, the company that operates Pizza Delight and other restaurant brands in Atlantic Canada, will reduce its Moncton corporate office by 10% and relocate the finance function to its Montreal headquarters. The company did not indicate how many jobs would be affected.
- Toronto-based GuestLogix, a developer of technology that allows travel attendants to process payments while in transit, plans to at least double its current workforce of 15 employees in Moncton over the next two years. The company will move all product innovation and development operations to the Moncton area.
- Fashion retailer Mexx Canada will close its Dieppe store in February, as part of a shutdown of all its Canadian outlets
- Les Brumes du Coude, a French restaurant, has opened on Botsford Street in Moncton. Meanwhile, Relish Gourmet Burger on Main Street has closed.
- According to municipal figures, the value of building permits in the City of Moncton dropped in 2014, although Dieppe saw a substantial increase. The city indicates a reduction in government spending on projects such as schools and hospitals factored into the drop. Retail construction remained quite active, however.
- Moncton firefighters will receive a 16% wage increase over a retroactive four-year contract that expires at the end of 2015. In the final year of the contract, the annual pay of a first-class firefighter will be $78,400.
- A second fire station has opened in Dieppe, which doubles the number of firefighters in the city. Sixteen firefighters will be employed in each station.
- A second Blue Olive restaurant will open in the Moncton area, on Main Street. The new location is expected to employ eight workers to start.
- Sport Chek, a national retailer of sporting goods, expects to open a store in the Northwest Centre in Moncton in the spring of 2015
- The Pizza Delight in Shediac, which was destroyed by fire in January 2014, has reopened in combination with a Scores Rotisserie Chicken and Ribs restaurant
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