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Other Professional Occupations in Health Diagnosing and Treating  (NOC 3123)
Moncton--Richibucto Region
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Outlook & Prospects for Other Professional Occupations in Health Diagnosing and Treating in Moncton--Richibucto Region

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.

Provincial Employment Potential Information

The following table identifies employment conditions within New Brunswick.

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Table on the employment potential for Other Professional Occupations in Health Diagnosing and Treating in New Brunswick.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
New Brunswick Good   (3 of 3 stars) 2014-05-09

For the 2013-2015 projection period, employment opportunities will be good for Other Professional Occupations in Health Diagnosing and Treating (NOC 3123) in New Brunswick. Compared with all other occupations, this occupation is expected to experience stronger employment growth. This, in addition to more workers retiring, is expected to result in new employment opportunities. There should also be proportionately fewer unemployed workers with experience in this occupation to compete for available jobs.

According to the 2011 National Household Survey, the average age for this occupation in New Brunswick was 43 years. Also, according to the Labour Force Survey, less than 500 people worked in this occupation in 2013.

Table on the employment potential for Other Professional Occupations in Health Diagnosing and Treating in Moncton--Richibucto Region as well as in the rest of the New Brunswick.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Campbellton--Miramichi Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-07-31
Edmundston--Woodstock Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-07-31
Fredericton--Oromocto Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-07-31
Moncton--Richibucto Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-07-31
Saint John--St. Stephen Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-07-31

Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News

Week of Oct 06 - Oct 10, 2014
  • The mayor of Fredericton says recent arbitration-awarded raises to firefighters in New Brunswick may be more than the province's major cities can afford. He feels that arbitrators are not giving equal consideration to the municipalities' ability to pay, and that staffing levels could eventually be affected unless changes are made to the process.
  • A pharmacist-led, minor-ailment clinic will open at the Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy at 500 Brookside Dr. in Fredericton. Recent changes to the Pharmacy Act in New Brunswick now allow pharmacists to prescribe for minor ailments. According to local pharmacists, the new clinic is one indicator of changes likely to occur in the future for the profession and the medical system.
  • According to the New Brunswick Community College's annual report, the college has met and exceeded key performance indicators this year in terms of overall employment, employment related to one's studies, graduate satisfaction, and retention and graduation rates
  • Express Buffet, a Chinese restaurant, has opened at 86 Main Street in Fredericton
  • The YMCA of Greater Saint John will add 80 new paid workers to its current staff of 140 over the coming months, as it prepares to move into its new $22M building on Churchill Avenue
  • Site Flight Corp will establish a charter flight service at the small Miramichi Airport, dedicated to flying the mobile New Brunswick workforce back and forth from work locations in Western Canada. The company is in the process of hiring its first employees, although there has been no start date set for the service.
Week of Sep 29 - Oct 03, 2014 Week of Sep 22 - Sep 26, 2014
  • Miramichi Lumber Products continues to operate its mill in Miramichi on a cyclical series of shutdowns and reopenings. The mill has operated for only a total of 17 weeks in 2013 and 2014, due to the company¿s inability to gain access to a larger wood supply.
  • The YMCA Youth Zone, which features games as well as space where teenagers can socialize, has opened in the Regional Memorial Civic Centre in Campbellton
  • Maple Leaf Foods has closed its meat processing plant in Moncton, resulting in the loss of about 450 jobs. The closure had been planned since 2011, and the company and union have been working with employees as part of the transition process. About 100 of the remaining employees will return for a month to decommission the plant in October.
Week of Sep 15 - Sep 19, 2014
  • Joey's Pub & Eatery, located on Ste. Anne Street in Bathurst, will close near the end of September 2014, due to failed lease negotiations. However, the business, which employs 25 staff, hopes to reopen if a new location can be found over the next several months.
  • The annual fall maintenance program at the Irving Oil refinery in Saint John has begun. The $20M, eight-week project is creating work for 650 additional tradespersons at the refinery, including those deployed from out of the immediate area.
  • Fibre Centre will set up a carrier facility over the international fibre-optic cable that runs through Moncton within a couple of months. The facility will tap into the main line serving thousands of internet service providers, which will allow businesses to connect to the provider of their choice.
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