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Outlook & Prospects for Desktop Publishing Operators and Related Occupations in Halifax Region
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Local Employment Potential Information
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No employment outlook has been assigned to Desktop Publishing Operators and Related Occupations (NOC 1423) in the Halifax region due to low levels of employment.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jun 22 - Jun 26, 2015
- National barber shop chain Tommy Gun's Original Barbershop has opened a location in the Mic Mac Mall in Dartmouth
- Technology firm Global Relay has opened an office in Halifax and intends to create up to 150 jobs with the assistance of a provincial payroll rebate program. The company will hire software developers, and include recent graduates.
- Johnny K's Authentic Donairs will open on Pizza Corner in downtown Halifax in July. The restaurant will employ 12 to 15 workers.
- The Construction Association of Nova Scotia indicates that despite an ongoing construction boom in Halifax and occasional shortages of workers, the supply of labour appears to be adequate and will likely remain that way. Predictions by some groups of impending labour crunch issues over the years have generally failed to emerge.
- Clothesline Media, a multimedia company that will produce films, visuals, and music for businesses and individuals, has opened in Halifax. Cinematographers, writers, and directors will contribute to the work of the company.
- Sydport-based Billdidit Inc., a manufacturer of musical drum equipment, will have its assets sold and will not reopen. The company had laid off 16 employees in August 2014, but had hoped to restart full operations at some point.
- United States-based outdoor equipment retailer Cabela's will begin construction of a store in Dartmouth Crossing in 2016. About 150 full-time, part-time, and seasonal jobs are expected to be created when the store opens in 2017.
- Fares & Co. Development has hired staff to operate two water taxis on the Halifax waterfront, beginning in the summer of 2015
- La Piazza Resto & Café, a 75-seat restaurant, has opened on Chebucto Road in Halifax. Ray's Lebanese Cuisine will open a second area location in the coming weeks, in the Bayer's Lake Business Park.
- A roofing business in Dartmouth is finding that an influx of workers returning from Alberta is increasing the supply of available local labour
- Spring Loaded Technology will hire additional sales and marketing staff as it begins a campaign to sell a newly-developed knee brace which it will manufacture at its facility in Burnside. The company currently employs 11 workers.
- Irving Shipbuilding indicates that work on the Arctic Patrol vessels, to begin in September 2016, will result in 1,000 jobs at the shipyard. Employment would rise to about 2,500 workers at peak in 2023 if the navy destroyer contract proceeds later.
- Nectar Restaurant and Wine Bar on Octerloney Street in Dartmouth will close in June, affecting the jobs of 10 workers. Another restaurant, Brooklyn Warehouse, will eventually move into the space.
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