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Chemists  (NOC 2112)
Halifax Region
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Outlook & Prospects for Chemists 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 Chemists in Halifax Region as well as in the rest of the Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Halifax Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2015-05-29

For the 2014-2016 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Chemists (NOC 2112) in the Halifax region.

This outlook is the result of an analysis of a number of factors that influence employment prospects in this occupation. Some of the key findings are that:

  • Employment is expected to decline.
  • A moderate number of people are expected to retire.
  • This occupation has recently experienced low levels of unemployment.

Local Labour Market News

Week of Jan 18 - Jan 22, 2016 Week of Jan 11 - Jan 15, 2016 Week of Jan 04 - Jan 08, 2016
  • Patrons Golf & Lounge recently opened in Bedford. The facility includes indoor golf simulators, dining room, and a lounge.
Week of Dec 21 - Dec 25, 2015
  • Bermuda-based bank Butterfield Group will create up to 50 jobs over the next six years in the area of financial reporting and analysis, at its Halifax location. The company will benefit from a provincial payroll rebate program.
  • According to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp., the return of many workers from the western oilfields has been a factor in population growth and lower rental unit vacancy rates in the Halifax area over the past year.
Please consult the Nova Scotia and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.
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