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Outlook & Prospects for Supervisors, Machinists and Related Occupations 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 Supervisors, Machinists and Related Occupations (NOC 7211) in the Lethbridge - Medicine Hat region due to low levels of employment.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jun 15 - Jun 19, 2015
- The City of Medicine Hat has released the May 2015 building permit numbers for the city. Multi-unit residential permit values are down 50 percent from a year ago. Commercial construction permit value is also down from 2014, mostly because of two large projects started in 2014 worth a combined $58M.
- Medicine Hat School District No. 76 is seeking 41 teachers to fill positions for the upcoming school year. The openings are a result of retirements and maternity leaves. The Medicine Hat Catholic Board of Education has recently hired 12 teachers and is seeking two more for September 2015.
- Big Eagle Hydro-Vac, a regional oilfield services company, and its related companies have been placed in receivership at the request of creditors. The company operates a fleet of 400 trucks, nitrogen service vehicles, tank haulers and other pieces of specialized equipment.
- The Palliser Regional School Board has achieved a balanced budget for the 2015-16 school year through a combination of staff reductions and hours of work. The district is cutting certified staff by 15 full-time equivalent positions, and support staff will see an eight percent reduction in hours. The cuts were largely achieved by attrition.
- Lethbridge College is offering a new Plumbing Apprenticeship program within its School of Construction Trades. Registration is now open for the first intake of students planned for January 2016.
- The Agriculture Business Risk Management program at Lethbridge College is set to receive $215,570 from the Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency. The program curriculum is being designed by industry for those working and studying in the livestock, grain and oilseed industry who would benefit from increased skills and knowledge in the area of business risk management.
- The Drowning Ford Grazing Association has donated $1M to the Prairie Rose School Division for the new school in Schuler. Construction is expected to start in August 2015 and be finished a year later.
- The Town of Nanton has voted to increase the pay rates for volunteer firefighters to reach parity with firefighters in the Municipal District of Willow Creek. The latter council increased its pay rates on May 20, 2015.
- Monsignor McCoy High School in Medicine Hat has started a $9.2M modernization program that includes an expanded gymnasium and upgrades to the heating and ventilation systems. A separate $0.5M fundraising project is slated for a chapel space, fitness area, and drama space.
- McDonald's Canada is opening a restaurant in the Town of Coaldale by mid-September 2015. The location is expected to employ approximately 55 people.
- The Town of Coaldale is starting construction in 2016 on a new regional policing facility to house an RCMP detachment. The building is expected to have 50 RCMP members stationed by 2018.
- "The Piikani Nation has started construction on a multi-purpose recreation centre in Brocket. Once complete, the facility will include an ice rink, dressing rooms, a concession, community meeting space and offices. "
- The Cassils Community Hall building committee has broken ground for the new hall in the Hamlet of Cassils. Construction is expected to be complete in six months.
- The City of Medicine Hat is planning to seek a private operator to handle its animal pound services after December 31, 2015. The city is severing its long-standing relationship with the Medicine Hat SPCA.
- Fort Macleod is now offering free child care for parents with children aged 5 to 12 years when school is not in session due to staff professional development days. The day camp is offered at the Anglican parish Hall, during regular school hours.
- Care staff at the Legacy Lodge, a seniors facility in Lethbridge, have won a 2.5 percent wage increase as part of a new labour agreement with the employer. Licensed practical nurses, health care assistants, housekeepers, cooks, maintenance and office staff are covered under the one year agreement.
- The Medicine Hat News is cutting four employees in a reorganization that will shift some of its advertising work overseas starting on August 1, 2015. The paper has reduced its staff by 60 employees in the last decade in an effort to remain competitive.
- The Motel 6 in Medicine Hat is undergoing renovations and will be rebranded as Home Inn Express, effective June 1, 2015. The renovations include a redesigned lobby with technology upgrades and a games room.
- Canada Summer Jobs is providing $368,397 in funding to support 98 young Canadians in summer jobs in the Medicine Hat Region. The funding is spread among sixty-eight organizations.
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