Explore Careers - Job Market Report
This unit group includes health professionals who diagnose and treat the diseases and injuries of patients and who are not elsewhere classified. This includes doctors of podiatric medicine, chiropodists and podiatrists, naturopaths, orthoptists and osteopaths. They work in private practices, clinics and hospitals.
chiropodist, doctor of osteopathy, doctor of podiatric medicine (D.P.M.), foot specialist, naturopath, naturopathic doctor (ND), orthoptist, osteopath, osteopathic physician, podiatrist.
- Doctors of podiatric medicine are primary care practitioners who diagnose diseases, deformities and injuries of the human foot and communicate diagnoses to patients. They treat patients using braces, casts, shields, orthotic devices, physical therapy, or prescribed medications. Doctors of podiatric medicine may also perform surgery on the bones of the forefoot and the subcutaneous soft tissues of the foot.
- Chiropodists and diploma or first-degree trained podiatrists diagnose diseases, deformities and injuries of the human foot and treat patients using braces, casts, shields, orthotic devices, physical therapy and subcutaneous soft-tissue foot surgery.
- Naturopaths diagnose patients' diseases and disorders and employ natural methods of healing such as acupuncture and acupressure, spinal manipulation, reflexology, hydrotherapy, herbal medicines, biochemical therapy, clinical nutrition, homeopathy and counselling in their treatment.
- Orthoptists assist ophthalmologists in the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders by performing specialized eye tests to measure and assess defective binocular vision or abnormal eye movement in patients and prescribing treatment such as eye exercises or patching regimens.
- Osteopaths or osteopathic physicians diagnose disorders and injuries of the musculo-skeletal, circulatory and nervous systems and treat patients with manipulative therapy, medications or surgery.
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.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Saint John--St. Stephen Region||Undetermined||2014-07-31|
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
- June 2014 | (PDF, 606 KB)
- May 2014 | (PDF, 610 KB)
- April 2014 | (PDF, 610 KB)
- March 2014 | (PDF, 585 KB)
- February 2014 | (PDF, 585 KB)
- January 2014 | (PDF, 280 KB)
- Annual Edition 2013 | (PDF, 797 KB) new
- December 2013 | (PDF, 540 KB)
- November 2013 | (PDF, 540 KB)
- October 2013 | (PDF, 606 KB)
- September 2013 | (PDF, 439 KB)
- August 2013 | (PDF, 435 KB)
- July 2013 | (PDF, 571 KB)
- June 2013 | (PDF, 266 KB)
- May 2013 | (PDF, 233 KB)
- April 2013 | (PDF, 266 KB)
- March 2013 | (PDF, 233 KB)
- February 2013 | (PDF, 234 KB)
- January 2013 | (PDF, 280 KB)
- Annual Edition 2012 | (PDF, 630 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market NewsWeek of Aug 04 - Aug 08, 2014
- Castle Rock Construction Services Inc. has been awarded a $2.9M contract to build an RCMP forensic identification services building in Moncton. Work is expected to be completed by June 2015.
- Cedar Tree Café, a Mediterranean-style restaurant in downtown Fredericton, has closed
- According to the Conference Board of Canada, Saint John¿s GDP will grow by 1.4% in 2014, after increasing by only 0.2% last year. Construction activity in the city is predicted to increase in 2014, and will include upgrades to the Irving Pulp & Paper mill, repairs to the Harbour Bridge, water and sewer upgrades, and a new YMCA.
- Trevali Mining Corporation indicates construction is underway on the zinc-lead-silver Caribou Mine and mill near Bathurst. The construction phase will employ about 320 workers, and between 250 and 300 jobs will be created at the mine when it goes into full operation in the spring of 2015. Most of the hires are expected to be former workers from Brunswick Mine, which closed in 2013.
- Marine service company Océan will partner with the New Brunswick government and the Naval Center in Bas-Caraquet to revive shipbuilding and repair and eventually create up to 77 jobs. Some preparatory construction will occur in the coming months.
- Gusto Italian Grill and Bar has opened on Westmorland Street in Moncton
- Resurgo Place, which contains an expanded version of the old Moncton Museum, a new Transportation Discovery Centre, children¿s activities, and other attractions, has opened in Moncton. Construction of the $10M facility had begun in March 2012.
- Jump Off, a hip-hop clothing store, has opened on Weldon Street in Moncton
- Seven communities across New Brunswick will benefit from $10M in funding from the federal Gas Tax Fund for upgrades to wastewater infrastructure. The work will span a period of several years.
- The Brasserie O'St-Pierre in Bathurst, which closed six months ago, will reopen in August under the name La BrAAss Resto-Bar. Four previous staff and six new employees have been hired.
- Petit-Sault Brewers/Brasseurs du Petit-Sault has opened in an old police station in downtown Edmundston, providing jobs for four workers
- Whimsy, a specialty boutique that sells a variety of items made by almost 70 local artisans, has opened on Main Street in Fredericton
- Construction has begun on the $9.12M, 30-bed addition to the Carleton Manor nursing home in Woodstock
- Graffiti Restaurant on Main Street in Moncton has closed after 20 years in business
- The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) has awarded $2.4M in funding to 28 researchers and trainees in the science and engineering fields at the University of New Brunswick
- The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) has awarded $709,000 in funding to eight researchers and trainees in the fields of science and engineering at the Université de Moncton
- According to the Conference Board of Canada, Moncton's GDP will grow by 2.1% in 2014, up from 1.2% in 2013, and the unemployment rate will drop to 6.6% from 7.4%. While the finance, insurance, and real estate sector will drive the growth, the manufacturing industry will be affected by the closure of the Maple Leaf plant in Moncton.
- Construction has begun on a $22.5M, 90-bed replacement nursing home in Dalhousie. The tender has been awarded to Maxim Construction Inc. of Saint John and work is expected to be completed by the summer of 2016.
- The Staples store on Saint John's west side will close in September. No jobs will be lost as employees will be transferred to other Staples stores in the area.
- Chrystal Palace Amusement Park and Hotel, and the McGinnis Landing Restaurant in Champlain Place in Dieppe will close in the fall of 2014. Bass Pro Shops, an outdoor equipment retailer with entertainment features, will open its first Atlantic Canada store in the space in 2015.
- An Ashley Furniture Store has opened at Mapleton Plaza in Moncton
- Kings Landing Historical Settlement has received $300,000 in provincial funding to develop new programming and to maintain current staff levels. The outdoor living museum in Prince William currently employs 150 people.
- Ten New Brunswick companies have received research vouchers valued at up to $80,000 each from the provincial government. Companies will collaborate with a New Brunswick applied researcher or research organization to develop new technologies.
- The federal government has announced $2.3M in funding for improvements, including completion of projects that began last year and redredging, at small craft harbours in eastern New Brunswick
- Victoria's Secret, a lingerie, swim wear, beauty wear and accessories retailer, will open in August in Dieppe's Champlain Place
- Construction on a 30 bed expansion to the Kiwanis Nursing Home in Sussex will begin at the end of August. When the project is completed in 2016, about 50 unionized positions will be added to the current 100 at the home.
- Several new businesses have opened in downtown Fredericton in the past few months. New restaurants on Queen Street include Vault 29, a Prohibition-themed pub, as well as 540 Kitchen & Bar, a gastropub, and Chess Piece Patisserie & Café. Second Spin Records, a store selling used and new vinyl records, is expected to open in August on York Street.
- Courtside Sneakers, a P.E.I.-based specialty basketball shoe retailer, is opening in October in Moncton`s Lounsbury Centre
- Maple sugar producers in New Brunswick will be able to lease 4,000 more hectares of Crown forest over the next four years. Eleven maple producers will also receive $800,000 in funding for infrastructure projects.
- Corruven Canada Inc. has received federal funding to develop a marketing strategy for their composite wood panels and ceiling tiles, which they produce at their plant in Edmundston
- The Grey Rock Entertainment Centre will open in December in Edmundston. It will have two bingo halls, a restaurant and a café and will create 200 jobs when completed.
- The Blue Door restaurant and bar will reopen in Fredericton under new ownership this month, with a staff of 16 people
- Toronto-based GuestLogix, makers of hand-held devices to process payments on airline flights, has opened a lab in Moncton which will focus on the research and development of new projects. The company currently has 12 staff in Moncton and hopes to expand to 35 in two years.
- Jiffy Products Ltd. has received provincial funding to construct a new peat moss facility near Losier Settlement
- The Oromocto Health Clinic will open in November, employing a physician, two nurse practitioners, several nurses, a dietitian, a social worker and administrative staff
- The Pizza Delight in Shediac, which was destroyed by fire in January, will reopen in December 2014 under a co-brand: Pizza Delight and Scores
- Maritime-Ontario Freight Lines Ltd. is expanding its operations in Moncton with the construction of an $18.5M transportation hub. The expansion is expected to create jobs for office administrators and truck drivers.
- Boutique Take Two, a consignment fashion boutique, has opened in Moncton. They will be hiring an employee to work daytime hours in the fall.
- Dieppe-based CE3 Electronics Inc., manufacturers of electronic devices such as recorders, GPS and lighting, will add 25 full-time jobs to its workforce over the next three years
- École Envolée Shippagan has received $1.1M in provincial funding for the expansion of their gymnasium and to add new playground equipment. Architectural planning for the project is expected to be finished by November 2014.
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