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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 Nov 02 - Nov 06, 2015
  • Rolls-Royce will eliminate 17 jobs from its naval marine division workforce in Dartmouth and transfer some of the work to its Peterborough, Ontario operation. About 10 workers will remain in Dartmouth.
Week of Oct 26 - Oct 30, 2015
  • BMO Financial Group recently hired 10 new banking employees in anticipation of an expanded operation it expects to have in the Nova Centre in Halifax. The company will move its area operations into the centre upon completion of construction over the next couple of years.
  • Pavia Gallery-Expresso Bar & Caf will open a location at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia in January
Week of Oct 19 - Oct 23, 2015 Week of Oct 12 - Oct 16, 2015
Please consult the Nova Scotia and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.