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Editors  (NOC 5122)
Cape Breton Region
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Outlook & Prospects for Editors in Cape Breton 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.

Provincial Employment Potential Information

The following table identifies employment conditions within Nova Scotia.

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Table on the employment potential for Editors in Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Nova Scotia Limited   (1 of 3 stars) 2014-05-15

For the 2013-2015 projection period, employment opportunities will be limited for Editors (NOC 5122) in Nova Scotia. Compared with all other occupations, this occupation is expected to experience weaker employment growth. This, in addition to fewer workers retiring, is expected to limit employment opportunities.

According to the 2011 National Household Survey, the average age for this occupation in Nova Scotia was 45 years and 32% of workers were 55 years old and older. Also, according to the Labour Force Survey, approximately 600 people worked in this occupation in 2013.

Table on the employment potential for Editors in Cape Breton Region as well as in the rest of the Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Annapolis Valley Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-07-31
Cape Breton Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-07-31
Halifax Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-07-31
North Shore Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-07-31
Southern Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-07-31

Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News

Week of Dec 01 - Dec 05, 2014
  • The Halifax Chronicle Herald has reduced its planned number of layoffs from 20 to two since issuing notices to newsroom staff in November. Thirteen workers have since accepted buyout packages, and the union has made other concessions to save some jobs.
Week of Nov 17 - Nov 21, 2014 Week of Nov 03 - Nov 07, 2014
  • The Halifax Chronicle-Herald has issued layoff notices to 20 newsroom staff, as it seeks ways to deal with declining revenues. As a result of the notices, the newspaper hopes to reach concessions from the union over the coming weeks, which will allow it to reduce the number of actual layoffs.
Week of Oct 13 - Oct 17, 2014
  • HB Studios, a Lunenburg-based video game developer, has grown from having nine employees when it opened 14 years ago, to about 80 currently. The number of employees fluctuates slightly depending on the number of games in development.
Please consult the Cape Breton Region and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.