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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 Aug 25 - Aug 29, 2014 Week of Jun 30 - Jul 04, 2014
  • Oxford Frozen Foods has purchased the blueberry growing and processing assets of Rainbow Farms Ltd. in Upper Rawdon, which had closed in the fall of 2013. About 12 to 30 workers had been employed, depending on the season, and some may be rehired.
Week of May 12 - May 16, 2014
  • The organization Dairy Farmers of Nova Scotia indicates that while three dairy farms closed over the last month, there are still about 230 such operations in the province and the numbers have remained fairly stable over time. According to one owner, however, staffing difficulties and fiscal challenges can be deterrents for new farmers.
Week of Mar 17 - Mar 21, 2014
  • Bible Hill-based TruLeaf Sustainable Agriculture Ltd. will construct a large-scale, indoor farm somewhere in the Halifax area to grow fresh produce. The company is currently seeking a director, who will supervise 10 to 15 workers.
Please consult the Cape Breton Region and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.