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Outlook & Prospects for Denturists in Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region
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Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region||(Undetermined)||2015-05-29|
No employment outlook has been assigned to Denturists (NOC 3221) in the Lethbridge - Medicine Hat region due to low levels of employment.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jan 25 - Jan 29, 2015
- Lethbridge-based API Labs garnered support from the Government of Alberta and the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce for a thebaine poppy processing facility. If approved, the project will produce morphine, codeine and other high-demand medications, and create at least 300 jobs.
- The first phase of Elim Village, an $11M non-profit retirement facility, opened in Lethbridge. The 42-unit residence offers all-inclusive rents with three cooked meals and an on-site activity coordinator.
- In spite of the recent closures or downsizing of 15 businesses in Medicine Hat, local realtors are reporting strong demand for light industrial rentals. According to industry sources, landlords have cut their prices and small businesses are still seeking manufacturing space.
- MRC Global, a supplier to the oil and gas industry, is closing its office in Medicine Hat after 18 years of operation
- PepsiCo Foods Canada is closing its Spitz seed distribution warehouse in Medicine Hat on February 19, affecting six employees. The company plans to move distribution to its Bow Island facility.
- The City of Medicine Hat plans to expand the terminal ramp at its regional airport this year, at a cost of $786,000. The main runaway is also scheduled for repaving, but the $7.5M project is contingent on receipt of an aviation infrastructure grant from the federal government.
- The City of Brooks awarded contracts for janitorial and cleaning services for the Lakeside Leisure Centre and other public facilities. A new contract with Jag Cleaning runs for three years.
- Ag Spectra Whole Earth Science and Technology is planning a greenhouse operation in Magrath. The Starfield Centre would use geothermal technologies for locally grown produce. The first greenhouse is expected to create the equivalent of 60 full-time jobs.
- Coulee Brew Company recently opened a $10M brewery complete with a pub, a family restaurant and meeting rooms, in Lethbridge. The company is adding a canning line and plans to produce a line of soda pop. The company has future plans for a micro-distillery to produce rye whiskey and vodka.
- The City of Lethbridge has awarded a contract for the restoration of the historic Galt Museum to Cobra Corporate Management. The work is expected to cost almost $0.9M and will take one year to complete.
- Nitro Construction Ltd. of Lethbridge has been awarded a contract worth approximately $731,000 to build an eight-change-room heated facility at the North Lethbridge Sports Park. The revised structure will meet the requirements of provincial and national tournament standards.
- DBS Environmental, a Lethbridge-based company, has taken over operation of all the waste transfer sites in Lethbridge County. The company is also helping Lethbridge Regional Waste Management administer the recycling trailers.
- A group of entrepreneurs in Medicine Hat has formed The Compass, a new co-working space to bring businesses and entrepreneurs together in one location. VA Angels, one of the largest angel investment companies in Canada, also has office space in The Compass to provide funding for start-up companies.
- Dawson Wallace Construction has been awarded a $20M contract by the Lethbridge Public School Board for construction of a new middle school. The project is scheduled to start in the spring of 2016 with the opening planned for the 2018-19 school year.
- Alberta Health Services is converting the former SportChek location in Medicine Hat into a medical laboratory collections site. When the renovations are complete in March 2017, the new facility will include space for reception, sample collection, and lab processing.
- A three-year, $42M modernization was recently started at Medicine Hat High School. Part of the school will be adapted for students in the fall of 2017, allowing construction to be completed on the remaining sections.
- The Theoretically Brewing Company opened for business in Lethbridge. The storefront-brewery is offering sales both on-site and at several liquor stores in the city.
- The Alberta Trappers Association is holding their 43rd annual Rendezvous in Pincher Creek over the Canada Day weekend in 2016. The group is expecting approximately 1,500 attendees for each day of the event.
- The City of Medicine Hat is seeking proposals by January 21 for the development of a city-owned lot that has been vacant for more than 36 years. The city set design specifications for a $30M to $40M complex on the site.
- The City of Lethbridge is seeking a new operator for Fort Whoop-Up after the Fort Whoop-Up Interpretive Society decided not to submit a proposal to manage the facility. The group had operated the site for over 40 years.
- The Town of Coaldale now has policing services provided by the RCMP, after an 11 year agreement with the Lethbridge Regional Police Service ended on December 31. Construction of a new regional detachment building is expected to start this year and be complete by 2018.
- The Medicine Hat office of the Canadian Cancer Society closed over the holiday season, according to a spokesperson at the Calgary office. Details regarding the decision and future representation in the community are not yet available.
- The Taber Police Commission is dealing with a budget cut to the Taber Police Services following a decision by the Town of Taber. The slated budget for 2016 will cover wage and benefit increases for officers but includes a deficit in operational funding.
- The Government of Alberta recently announced $4.8M for construction projects along South Railway Street in Medicine Hat. The funding is part of an $8.3M project that the city has planned for the 2015-16 budget year.
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