Explore Careers - Job Market Report
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Outlook & Prospects for Glaziers in Red Deer 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 Alberta.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Alberta||(1 of 3 stars)||2014-05-22|
For the 2013-2015 projection period, employment opportunities will be limited for Glaziers (NOC 7292) in Alberta. 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. There should also be proportionately more unemployed workers with experience in this occupation to compete for available jobs. 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 Alberta was 37 years and 5% of workers were 55 years old and older. Also, according to the Labour Force Survey, less than 1,500 people worked in this occupation in 2013.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Athabasca--Grande Prairie--Peace River Region||(1 of 3 stars)||2014-05-22|
|Banff--Jasper--Rocky Mountain House Region||(Undetermined)||2014-05-22|
|Calgary Region||(1 of 3 stars)||2014-05-22|
|Camrose--Drumheller Region||(1 of 3 stars)||2014-05-22|
|Edmonton Region||(1 of 3 stars)||2014-05-22|
|Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region||(Undetermined)||2014-05-22|
|Red Deer Region||(Undetermined)||2014-05-22|
|Wood Buffalo--Cold Lake Region||(Undetermined)||2014-05-22|
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
- October 2014 | (PDF, 643 KB)
- October 2014 (Quarterly Edition) | (PDF, 656 KB)
- September 2014 | (PDF, 650 KB)
- August 2014 | (PDF, 650 KB)
- July 2014 | (PDF, 765 KB)
- June 2014 | (PDF, 641 KB)
- May 2014 | (PDF, 602 KB)
- April 2014 | (PDF, 669 KB)
- March 2014 | (PDF, 600 KB)
- February 2014 | (PDF, 610 KB)
- January 2014 | (PDF, 662 KB)
- Annual Edition 2013 | (PDF, 226 KB) new
- December 2013 | (PDF, 536 KB)
- November 2013 | (PDF, 534 KB)
- October 2013 | (PDF, 657 KB)
- September 2013 | (PDF, 235 KB)
- August 2013 | (PDF, 438 KB)
- July 2013 | (PDF, 487 KB)
- June 2013 | (PDF, 445 KB)
- May 2013 | (PDF, 240 KB)
- April 2013 | (PDF, 294 KB)
- March 2013 | (PDF, 437 KB)
- February 2013 | (PDF, 241 KB)
- January 2013 | (PDF, 435 KB)
- Annual Edition 2012 | (PDF, 227 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market NewsWeek of Jan 12 - Jan 16, 2015
- PCL Builders, a large construction company, has signed a new collective agreement with 450 unionized employees in Alberta that increases wages and improves benefits. The two-year contract is effective from January 1, 2015.
- Homewood Health, a private health organization specializing in mental health and addiction services, has opened a new outpatient clinic in Calgary. The facility has a team of counsellors that focus on return to work and life programs.
- Surge Energy has announced a six-month capital spending plan for the first half of 2015, due to uncertainty regarding world oil markets. The company plans to spend $22M and drill 3.8 net wells.
- Shell Canada is cutting up to 300 salaried employees at the Albian Sands oil sands operations near Fort McMurray. According to the company, the exact number of layoffs has not been determined.
- Canadian Natural Resources has announced a $2.4B reduction in its 2015 capital spending plan due to low oil prices. The company stated that it is deferring spending for the Kirby oil sands project near Fort McMurray and reducing drilling operations.
- 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 City of Calgary is expecting to balance operating and capital budgets by leaving vacant staff positions unfilled and utilizing contractors. A hiring freeze is not currently being considered.
- Athabasca University is accepting applications between February 1 and March 15, 2015 for a new hockey executive MBA program. The three-year program is scheduled to start classes on May 1, 2015.
- On January 12, 2015, the Town of Canmore started construction on a $2.5M arts centre called ArtsPlace. A program manager has been hired for the facility and instructors are being sourced for fall 2015 course offerings.
- The Town of Canmore has extended their contract with Canmore Business and Tourism to provide economic development services for an additional four months, pending a new long-term contract between the parties
- Target Canada is closing all of its stores in Canada, including 15 in Alberta. The closure affects 17,600 employees Canada-wide, including 2,000 employees in Alberta.
- Townhall Public House, a new restaurant, is scheduled to open in late summer 2015 in Cochrane. A dentist office, hair salon, and day care centre are also opening in the same development.
- Red Arrow Motorcoach has expanded its Cold Lake Connector service to Edmonton and Edmonton International Airport to five days a week due to increased passenger demand
- The Northern Lights School Division is expecting construction to begin April 6, 2015 on the Cold Lake Elementary School Project, with completion scheduled for September 2016
- The Municipalities of Didsbury, Carstairs and Cremona are joining forces to recruit information technology professionals and attract service providers to the area
- Fedora Pharmaceuticals, an Edmonton-based biotechnology company, has recently signed a licensing and development agreement with two large international pharmaceutical companies that could generate up to $750M in payments
- Suncor Energy has announced a $1B decrease in capital spending for 2015, and layoffs for 1,000 contract workers and employees due to declining oil prices. Reductions will be felt in Calgary and Fort McMurray.
- ATB Financial is planning to open a banking location in Penhold by the spring of 2015, joining a hairdresser, pizza restaurant and liquor store scheduled for the same strip mall location
- The Town of Nanton has attracted two new physicians to the Nanton Community Health Centre without the use of a financial incentive program
- The Town of Peace River has signed an agreement with the Lac Cardinal Regional Economic Development Board to share an Economic Development Officer position for the region
- Mexx Canada, a Montreal-based fashion retailer, is closing its 95 stores in Canada by the end of February 2015. The company has 1,700 retail employees, and 85 other positions that will cease by the end of March 2015.
- Grande Cache Coal is laying off 174 employees effective February 3, 2015 due to market conditions and the low price of metallurgical coal
- JAB Recruitment, a company specializing in human resources for the energy sector, is reporting layoffs and a slowdown in hiring from large oil companies
- The WestJet Pilots' Association recently signed a four-year contract with WestJet that improves the pay and scheduling for the pilots. The contract runs to April 30, 2019.
- Bellatrix Exploration recently reduced its 2015 capital budget by $100M, with plans for reduced drilling activity and a deferral of the Phase 2 construction of the Alder Flats gas plant
- Businesses in the Cold Lake area are reporting effects from the decline in oil prices, with some hotels indicating that room bookings have decreased as projects are delayed or deferred
- Cenovus Energy has announced that it is reducing its 2015 capital budget by 15% and suspending all new hiring due to declining oil prices
- Preliminary results of a retail analysis in the City of Fort Saskatchewan point to new retail opportunities in the city as well as oversupply in some sectors
- The City of Fort Saskatchewan has approved increased funding for its public transit pilot project that will run to December 2015. The additional funding will increase the frequency of bus runs and improve connections to Edmonton.
- The High Prairie Medical Clinic and its two physicians are seeking new office and clinical space due to restrictions imposed by the Government of Alberta on the operation of private clinics within public health facilities
- The High Prairie Health and Wellness Clinic recently opened in High Prairie, with three new physicians on staff. The facility anticipates hiring three more physicians as well as associated medical and professional staff.
- Alberta Powerline Limited Partnership has been awarded a $1.43B contract to design, construct and operate the Fort McMurray West Transmission Project for a period of 35 years. The transmission line is expected to be in service by 2019.
- The City of Calgary will begin the second phase of street light replacement to LED fixtures in January 2015. The conversions are expected to be complete by 2018.
- The County of St. Paul has decided to divest its interests in the delivery of local ambulance services effective March 15, 2015
- Westlock County has approved $4.7M for capital projects in 2015, with the majority of the money for road maintenance and improvements, as well as local infrastructure projects
- Two businesses in Wetaskiwin, Mega Pawn and the Wild West Gallery were recently destroyed by fire, with the damage estimated at $1M
- 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.
- Civeo Corporation, a major supplier of workplace accommodations, has recently announced a reduction in spending in 2015 and a 30% reduction in its Canadian workforce in response to lower oil prices
- The Town of Banff has recently approved 2015 budgets that will see the construction of a $9.3M apartment complex, the hiring of four employees and improvements for part-time staff
- Enerplus Corporation has announced reduced spending in 2015, but plans to drill 23 wells and complete 28 wells in Brooks during the year
- Construction is currently underway on a new grocery store near downtown Edmonton, with the developer planning a residential tower with 207 rental apartments above the grocery. The development is set to open in late 2015.
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