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Outlook & Prospects for Supervisors, Landscape and Horticulture in Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region
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Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region||(1 of 3 stars)||2014-05-22|
For the 2013-2015 projection period, employment opportunities will be limited for Supervisors, Landscape and Horticulture (NOC 8256) in the Lethbridge - Medicine Hat region. 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. Due to the seasonal nature of this occupation, employment opportunities will vary depending on the time of the year.
According to the 2011 National Household Survey, the average age for this occupation in the Lethbridge - Medicine Hat region was 42 years.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jan 12 - Jan 16, 2015
- The City of Medicine Hat has approved a 2015 to 2016 capital budget of $80M that concentrates on new road construction, and road and intersection improvements
- The Town of Nanton has attracted two new physicians to the Nanton Community Health Centre without the use of a financial incentive program
- Wahl Construction has recently been awarded a $7.1M contract to build a residential detoxification treatment centre in Medicine Hat. The project will use mostly local sub-contractors and is expected to be complete by the end of 2015.
- Enerplus Corporation has announced reduced spending in 2015, but plans to drill 23 wells and complete 28 wells in Brooks during the year
- Lowe's Canada is opening a new $24M store in Lethbridge in the spring of 2015. The company expects to hire 120 to 140 employees, with an additional 40 to 50 seasonal jobs at the site.
- Lethbridge School Division No. 51 has been able to hire 12.5 full-time equivalent teachers and 18 full-time equivalent support staff due to funding increases as a result of higher student enrolment. The district has also received an increase of $1.75M in maintenance and renewal funding from the Government of Alberta.
- The Newell Regional Tourism Association has recently released the Tourism Industry Study, which identifies gaps in tourist services and business opportunities within the County of Newell
- The Livingstone Range School Division plans to spend just over $2M on school infrastructure maintenance and renewal over the 2014-2015 school year. The money is spread across a range of communities and schools throughout the district.
- The City of Lethbridge recently approved $11.5M in borrowing for roadway upgrades, waterworks and sanitary sewer projects
- The Medicine Hat Police Service is accepting applications for cadets to begin training in May of 2015, with accreditation through Lethbridge Community College
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