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Manufacturing Managers  (NOC 0911)
Halifax Region
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Outlook & Prospects for Manufacturing Managers in Halifax 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.

Local Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Manufacturing Managers in Halifax Region as well as in the rest of the Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Halifax Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-07-31

Employment outlooks have been determined at the provincial level for Nova Scotia.

Local Labour Market News

Week of Sep 15 - Sep 19, 2014
  • According to a BMO Economics report, employment in Halifax will rise by 6,000 jobs over the next two years, as the city and the province are expected to experience modest economic growth. The $25B Irving Shipbuilding contract, some offshore exploration, and stronger United States demand for exports, in addition to a weaker Canadian dollar, will contribute to the growth.
Week of Sep 01 - Sep 05, 2014
  • Work continues on the modernization of the Irving Shipyard in Halifax, and the official signing of the $25B federal shipbuilding contract is expected within months. Irving indicates it plans to have infrastructure completed in time to begin cutting steel by late 2015. Employment at the yard is expected to rise from 700 current workers to 2,000 by the 2020s.
Week of Aug 04 - Aug 08, 2014
  • Dartmouth-based wind turbine manufacturer Seaforth Energy Inc. has laid off its staff as it deals with financial difficulties and tries to sell the company. While the exact number of employees is not known, there were about 20 workers with the company in 2013.
Week of Jul 14 - Jul 18, 2014
  • Dartmouth-based Wartsila Canada Inc. and Canadian Maritime Engineering Ltd. have been awarded federal contracts totalling more than $2M for system design, refits, and conversions on Fisheries and Oceans Canada vessels
Please consult the Nova Scotia and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.