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Supervisors, Logging and Forestry  (NOC 8211)
Cape Breton Region
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Outlook & Prospects for Supervisors, Logging and Forestry 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 Supervisors, Logging and Forestry 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 Supervisors, Logging and Forestry (NOC 8211) in Nova Scotia. Compared with all other occupations, this occupation is expected to experience weaker employment growth, which may limit job opportunities.

According to the 2011 National Household Survey, the average age for this occupation in Nova Scotia was 43 years. Also, according to the Labour Force Survey, less than 500 people worked in this occupation in 2013.

Table on the employment potential for Supervisors, Logging and Forestry 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 Apr 27 - May 01, 2015
  • TruLeaf will increase the number of staff from 12 to 20 at its indoor farm near Truro. Farm workers with the company will receive an hourly wage of between $16 to $17.
Week of Mar 23 - Mar 27, 2015
  • According to the Grape Growers Association of Nova Scotia, workers with grape-pruning experience can be difficult to find. A shorter and more condensed pruning season this spring due to the difficult winter has resulted in a need for more labour.
Week of Jan 26 - Jan 30, 2015 Week of Jan 19 - Jan 23, 2015
  • Mersey Point Fish Products, a fish processing plant in Port Mouton that had shut down five months ago due to a shortage of suitable fish, is back in operation
Please consult the Cape Breton Region and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.