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Outlook & Prospects for Manufacturing Managers in Halifax Region
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Local Employment Potential Information
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Employment outlooks have been determined at the provincial level for Nova Scotia.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of May 11 - May 15, 2015
- The Conference Board of Canada predicts that Halifax's economy will expand by 3.1% in 2015 and by 2.8% in 2016. Increases in the manufacturing sector due to work on the Irving Shipbuilding project, and strength in the construction sector are noted.
- J.Willy Krauch and Sons will cease production at its seafood smokehouse in Tangier at the end of April, as the owner will retire. The closure will affect one part-time and seven full-time jobs.
- Canada Bread Company will close its Halifax bakery in November 2015, affecting the jobs of more than 100 employees. The company indicates that products can be made more efficiently at its bakeries in New Brunswick.
- Unfiltered Brewing Inc. will open a microbrewery and pub within the next few months on North Street in Halifax. It is the second such operation that will soon open in the neighborhood, as the microbrewery industry continues to expand across Nova Scotia.
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