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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||(2 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
For the 2014-2016 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Glaziers (NOC 7292) in Alberta.
This outlook is the result of an analysis of a number of factors that influence employment prospects in this occupation. Some of the key findings are that:
- Employment growth is expected to be moderate.
- A small number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced high levels of unemployment.
In addition, due to the seasonal nature of this occupation, employment opportunities will vary depending on the time of the year.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Athabasca--Grande Prairie--Peace River Region||(Undetermined)||2015-05-29|
|Banff--Jasper--Rocky Mountain House Region||(Undetermined)||2015-05-29|
|Calgary Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
|Edmonton Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
|Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region||(Undetermined)||2015-05-29|
|Red Deer Region||(Undetermined)||2015-05-29|
|Wood Buffalo--Cold Lake Region||(Undetermined)||2015-05-29|
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
- June 2015 | (PDF, 591 KB)
- April 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- March 2015 | (PDF, 623 KB)
- February 2015 | (PDF, 560 KB)
- January 2015 | (PDF, 559 KB)
- Annual Edition 2014 | (PDF, 607KB)new
- December 2014 | (PDF, 586 KB)
- November 2014 | (PDF, 575 KB)
- 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)
- 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 Aug 10 - Aug 14, 2015
- The Agriculture Financial Services Corporation has estimated that claim payouts for multi-peril crop insurance due to the drought will amount from $700M to $900M in Alberta in 2015. Tax deferrals are also available to agricultural producers.
- The North Saskatchewan River will require dredging as part of the Walterdale Bridge construction in Edmonton. Crews are scheduled to start work on the dredging in mid-August 2015.
- Pengrowth Energy has recently announced a 15 percent cut to its 2015 full-year capital spending plans due to continuing low oil prices. The company also noted a seven-per-cent reduction in head office full-time staff over the past eight months, but did not disclose employee numbers.
- The City of Medicine Hat has approved construction of a $66M second power plant to supply current and future electrical needs for the city. The project is scheduled for completion in the fourth quarter of 2017.
- Burnco Rock Products, a construction supply company, has locked out employees at five production plants in the greater Calgary area. The measure might affect dozens of major construction sites in the region.
- The Town of Athabasca has approved a development permit for a Canalta Hotel and a John Deere dealership as part of the Landing Park site. The hotel construction is slated to start in the fall of 2015 with an opening planned for September 2016.
- Half Hitch Brewery in Cochrane has postponed their opening to November or December 2015, from the original August 2015 timeframe due to equipment financing issues. A planned attached restaurant is on hold until the brewery is up and running.
- Herbal Magic, a weight loss chain, has placed all of its 41 centres in western Canada in control of a secured lender that was not identified. All of its locations in Central and Eastern Canada were closed and placed into bankruptcy.
- Alberta Health Services has put the construction of a helipad at the Northern Lights Regional Health Centre in Fort McMurray on hold, pending a review of alternative design options. The pad is part of a $5.5M investment into emergency medical services.
- Pason Systems Inc., an international provider of data equipment for drilling rigs, has announced a cut of 20 percent of its staff and contractors. The Calgary-based company did not provide details of the geographic breakdown of the layoffs. At the end of 2014, there were approximately 353 employees in Canada.
- McCoy Global Inc., an Edmonton-based company that supplies products and services to the international drilling industry, reported a significant decline in revenue and gross profit in the second quarter of 2015. The results were attributed to the continued decline in North American well drilling and completions.
- Champion Petfoods is nearing completion of its $5.9M BAFRINO Research and Innovation Centre in Morinville. The facility will bring together 10 staff with specialties in food science, food safety, innovation, and technology.
- The Town of Peace River and Northern Sunrise County donated $250,000 to the Peace River Childcare Association. The funds will go towards the new $2M Sugar Plum Tree Daycare. The previous facility was destroyed by fire in 2014.
- Cape Construction has recently released details for a mixed-use development called Bellevue Village, in St. Albert. The site is slated for apartment buildings, a lifestyle mall, restaurants, grocery store and a hotel.
- Alberta Transportation started construction at the end of July 2015 to reinforce the banks of the Red Deer River, near Sundre, as part of a flood mitigation program. The project is expected to be complete in the fall of 2015.
- A Holiday Inn Express hotel is in the works for Wainwright. Construction is slated for the fall of 2015 or spring of 2016.
- Alberta Health Services stated in a recent update that renovations are ongoing at the The Slave Lake Health Care Center and the Family Care Clinic in Slave Lake. Work on the 22 clinic rooms at the Family Care centre are complete.
- ACMF Ultrasound, an ultrasound clinic, has recently opened in Slave Lake. The current capacity is 15-20 patients per day, but the operators have plans for expansion.
- USD Terminals Canada II ULC has announced plans to expand an oil railcar loading facility near Rosyth. Construction is projected to start in October 2015 and be complete within one year.
- The City of Edmonton has started construction on the Blatchford development, at the site of the former municipal airport. The development plan calls for community gardens and energy-efficient green buildings.
- Bri-Chem, an international supplier of drilling fluids, has announced that they have trimmed their staff level from 123 at the end of 2014, to 86 employees as of June 30, 2015. The company also reported lower revenues due to reduced oil field activity.
- Brock White Canada, a major supplier of construction materials in western Canada, has been announced as the first tenant in the Henday Industrial Park in Edmonton. The new facility will have a warehouse and office space for the company's 47 employees.
- Hillberg & Berk, a luxury jewelry store based in Regina, has recently opened a store at the West Edmonton Mall
- The City of Airdrie will receive $8.9M from the Government of Alberta for municipal infrastructure projects. Part of the money is intended for a new, $18.1M library, but additional funding is required for the project.
- Rocky Mountain Soap Company, based in Canmore, is moving into a larger manufacturing and office facility to cope with increasing demand for its products. The company plans to add 7 more retail locations and triple its web-based sales by 2018.
- The Edson Airport was recently selected to receive new regulations from the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority. The new designation will allow for increased airport security and the opportunity for connecting flights.
- Yellowhead County has awarded a $1.6M contract to Nu Edge Construction to upgrade the Wildwood wastewater facility. The project is slated for completion by the end of 2015.
- Cenovus announced plans for additional staff reductions at its field operations in 2016 but did not disclosed any specific locations or projects in the company's recent 2015 quarterly update.
- Nova Chemicals has terminated an engineering and construction contract with KBR Inc., following a review of work at the site. The decision is expected to impact 150 people working at the Joffre site.
- The Town of Innisfail has approved rezoning of a parcel of land that will allow commercial development on the west side of the community. A gas station and convenience store are proposed for the site.
- The City of Lacombe recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Lacombe Police Service building. The $8.39M project is expected to be completed by October 2016.
- Ensign Energy Services, a Calgary-based drilling company, recently reported a $1M loss for the second quarter of 2015. However, according to the company it is not expecting any more dramatic internal job cuts following an ongoing reduction of 300 office support positions, which started in February 2015.
- A grand opening is planned for the new headquarters of the Lakeshore Regional Police Service in Driftpile on September 10, 2015. The $5.4M facility will house police officers and clerical support staff.
- The Town of Taber has awarded a $3M contract to Ground Tech Enterprises for initial work on the Eureka Industrial Park. The work is expected to be completed by the end of 2015 or early 2016.
- Lamont County and Wetaskiwin County have recently declared a state of agricultural emergency due to ongoing drought conditions in the province. The declaration is the first step in accessing government assistance programs.
- The Hamlet of Fort Chipewyan plans to send staff to Fort McMurray for lifeguard and pool attendant training prior to the opening of the new indoor aquatic centre. The facility also plans to hire cleaners, maintenance and front desk staff.
- Cargill has recently opened a state-of-the-art canola processing facility in Camrose, with the creation of 60 new permanent positions. Construction of the facility created approximately 1M hours of employment.
- The Community Kitchen Program of Calgary has laid off four of its nineteen staff members and closed one of its programs. The community kitchen runs nine programs to address hunger in the city.
- Encana Corp. recently announced that it has trimmed 200 employees from its workforce over the last month in response to continued low oil prices. The company did not disclose a geographic breakdown of the cuts.
- The Government of Alberta has committed $876.9M for local infrastructure projects for the 2015-16 budget year. Funding allocations to the municipalities are eligible for a variety of construction projects.
- The City of Calgary is set to receive almost $273M from the Government of Alberta through the Municipal Sustainability Initiative. The funding is slated for rapid transit and road interchange construction.
- The Government of Canada has announced $1.53B in funding towards the construction of Calgary's planned Green Line public transit project. Construction is to start in 2017 with completion slated for 2024. The overall project is expected to cost $4.5B.
- Precision Drilling, one of Canada's largest oil and gas drilling companies, has announced that it is increasing capital spending by $40M in 2015. Part of the increase will be used to build a new high-powered drilling rig that will be deployed in north-western Alberta, bringing the total number of new rigs the company will build this year to 19.
- Lowe's Canada is building two new stores in Calgary as part of a nationwide expansion of 14 additional locations, some of them in former Target stores
- Lethbridge County, the Town of Coaldale, and the St. Mary's Reservoir Irrigation District have jointly approved Phase 1 of the Malloy Drainage Basin Project to alleviate flooding in the Coaldale area. The bulk of the funding for the $3.86M construction project was provided by the Government of Alberta.
- WestJet has announced a new non-stop service between Edmonton and Nanaimo, BC, starting December 15, 2015. The airline also announced it is expanding its service frequency to some other western Canadian destinations.
- The City of Calgary has passed the first reading for a rezoning application that would allow a mixed-use project just east of Canada Olympic Park. Trinity Hills, the developer, plans to start construction on the 100-hectare site in the spring of 2016.
- The Sylvan Learning Centre in Airdrie is planning to reopen, under new management, by the end of August 2015. The centre closed suddenly on July 10, 2015 leaving staff without a paycheque.
- The Athabasca Regional Fire Department will be installing a new fire training centre in September 2015. The Live Fire Simulator Training Facility will also be accessible to firefighters in Lac La Biche, Thorhild, Westlock, and Lesser Slave Lake.
- In spite of delays due to wildfires in Alberta, MEG Energy is on track to reach record oil production volumes after the company made adjustments to its business in the first half of 2015
- The Town of Bonnyville is expecting to see a Boston Pizza, a McDonalds, a 7-11 convenience store and a gas bar as the first tenants of the Eastgate development, currently under construction. Hotels and apartment buildings are also in progress.
- Parkland Fertilizers, a regional crop inputs retailer, is building a new facility southeast of Wetaskiwin
- The BrightPath Early Learning Centre in Cochrane is scheduled to open in September 2015 to provide 124 child care spaces. The facility is offering part-time, full-time and after-school care programs.
- The Leduc/Nisku Economic Development Association estimates that 5,000 jobs have been lost in the area since January 2015. The association estimates that the losses amount to one-third of the local workforce.
- Devon Canada is closing its administration centre in Lloydminster and combining the operations with the Bonnyville office. Devon stated that the Lloydminster office employs approximately 65 people, but it did not disclose any potential layoffs.
- The Kerry Wood Nature Centre in Red Deer is scheduled for interior and exterior upgrades with $190,000 in combined funding. The Government of Canada contributed $50,000 to the project, with the balance from Kiwanis Club and the Twilight Homes Foundation.
- The Town of Elk Point and County of St. Paul have decided to amalgamate their Family and Community Support Services departments in an effort to offer more services. The merged entity will also benefit financially with increased funding.
- Alberta Health Services is opening 12 new beds in a range of units at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital to cope with the number of seniors in acute care beds. The facility is proposing to use casual staff to support the additional beds.
- Crossings, a retail and residential development in Lethbridge, has identified the first tenants at the site. Rexall Drugs, Tim Hortons, Original Joe's and a No-Frills supermarket are planned for the summer of 2016.
- Royal Dutch Shell is cutting 6,500 jobs and slashing $7B in capital investment over the next two years. The company, which operates in more than 70 countries, did not disclose a geographic breakdown of the cuts.
- Suncor Energy, a Calgary-based oil sands producer, has cut its 2015 capital spending plan by a further $400M in a recent announcement. The company cut $1B from its capital plan in January 2015.
- Cenovus Energy, based in Calgary, has recently announced plans to cut 300 to 400 jobs in the second half of 2015. The cuts are in response to continued low oil prices.
- The Tsuu T'ina First Nation, near Calgary, has started construction on the first phase of a $48M sportsplex and community hall. The All Chiefs Sportsplex and Jim Starlight Community Hall will include additional amenities in future phases.
- Construction has started on the $10M modernization of Notre Dame High School in Bonnyville, with the first phase planned for completion by September 2015. Further work is scheduled following the 2015-16 school year.
- The federal government is providing $117M in funding for infrastructure projects within Banff National Park. Work includes road paving, slope stabilization and improvements to wildlife exclusion fencing.
- Air China Cargo, China's flag air cargo carrier, recently announced that Edmonton will be the airline's first scheduled freighter destination in Canada. The Shanghai-Edmonton-Dallas route is scheduled to operate six times per week.
- Construction is underway on a new fire hall and ambulance station in Cold Lake. The project is scheduled for completion by late May 2016.
- WestJet Airlines Ltd recently announced new non-stop flights from Calgary to Florida, Mexico and Costa Rica, as well as 85 more flights on its current network. Flights to these new destinations will begin later on in 2015.
- Fort McMurray Airport Authority plans to replace its unionized security staff with a private company. The last day for its 46 unionized workers will be September 4, 2015, when the airport switches to TAWS Security.
- The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo has approved $10M in support for the $40M expansion of the theatre at Keyano College in Fort McMurray. Construction is scheduled to start in 2016.
- Strathcona County recently approved a diluent removal facility for Alberta's Industrial Heartland just west of Bruderheim. MEG Energy, the facility operator, does not currently have a timeline for construction.
- The new High Prairie Health Complex, currently under construction in High River, is on schedule for completion by the end of 2016, but the cost has increased by approximately $69M. The old hospital is slated for demolition by July 2017.
- The Town of Innisfail has approved a gated development with three high-end duplexes following a land rezoning. The developer plans to subdivide the parcel and start construction prior to the winter of 2015.
- MMT Properties Ltd. is developing a $13.2M lakefront community in the Municipal District of Bonnyville called British Properties
- Four counties in Alberta have declared agricultural disasters as of July 21, 2015 due to ongoing drought conditions. Crop yield is predicted to be lower than average as a result of dry weather.
- Strathcona County has approved funding of $320,000 per year, for three years starting in 2015, to improve internet access for rural residents. Construction of new telecommunications towers is slated for the end of 2015, with a major launch in 2016.
- The City of Edmonton issued construction permits worth almost $2.4B in the first half of 2015, nearly a record according to the city. The dollar value represents a 14% increase from the same period in 2014.
- Loblaw Companies Ltd. is closing 52 unprofitable stores across Canada over the next 12 months. The company did not disclose locations, but stated that all of its brands are being considered for closure, including Provigo and Extra Foods.
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