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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 Jul 13 - Jul 17, 2015 Week of Jul 06 - Jul 10, 2015
  • Bluedrop Training & Simulation Inc. has won a contract to develop a new simulation training program for a Boeing helicopter program. The contract might result in the addition of as many as 10 jobs in the Halifax area.
  • Wheaton's, a furniture and home deco store, has opened a location in Bayer's Lake Business Park in Halifax. Wheaton's has five other locations in Nova Scotia.
  • Twiggz Shoes and Apparel, in the Mic Mac Mall in Dartmouth, and Happynest Antiques & Home Store, on Quinpool Road in Halifax, opened in July
  • Colour, a Halifax-based communications agency, has merged with New York-based CHR Group. The company indicates the sale will result in opportunities for expansion, and likely more staff in Halifax.
Week of Jun 29 - Jul 03, 2015 Week of Jun 22 - Jun 26, 2015
Please consult the Nova Scotia and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.