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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.
- May 2015 | (PDF, 553 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 Jul 20 - Jul 24, 2015
- 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.
- Alberta's Orphan Well Association reports a 329% increase in the number of abandoned oil and gas wells due to the energy downturn. As of July 2015, the association is responsible for 704 wells, up from 164 at the same time last year.
- Forest fires continue to burn large areas of Alberta. As of July 14, Alberta has 92 active wildfires, 12 of which are listed as out of control. Year-to-date, the province has recorded 1,409 wildfires burning 482,355 hectares.
- Extreme drought and a grasshopper infestation are devastating crops in Parkland County, west of Edmonton. Parkland County council has declared a state of agricultural disaster and is seeking federal and provincial support for local farmers.
- The Calgary Chamber of Commerce and the Calgary Emergency Management Agency have launched a new program to help businesses in times of emergency
- The City of Wetaskiwin recently presented its Economic Development Action Plan 2015 ¿ 2018. The plan has a focus on retail development, and identifies 55 new retail projects by 2017.
- Royal Dutch Shell recently reported that it is unlikely to restart its suspended oilsands projects until oil prices return to $80 per barrel
- According to recent figures by Statistics Canada, Calgary's unemployment rate of 5.9% is at its highest level since September 2011
- Sylvan Learning recently closed two tutoring centres in Calgary and Airdrie. The closure affects approximately 20 staff.
- As of July 9, Alberta has 95 active wildfires, 30 of which are listed as out of control. Since April 1, the province has recorded 1,308 wildfires burning 460,937 hectares.
- The Greek debt crisis has caused a further reduction in oil prices, putting additional pressure on Alberta's beleaguered oil industry. On July 6, the price of West Texas Intermediate crude fell 7.7% to $52.53US a barrel, the largest percentage loss since February 2015 and the lowest settlement price since April 13, 2015.
- Todd Hirsch, chief economist at ATB Financial says Alberta is facing more energy sector layoffs and unemployment could rise above 6% this summer. The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers predicts capital investment in oil and natural gas will be $45 billion in 2015, a 40% decline over 2014.
- Cabela's, a US outdoor adventure-themed retailer, will be hiring 200 people for its new Calgary store set to open in the fall of 2015
- Effective July 1, 2015, the Chartered Professional Accountants Act unites and regulates Alberta General Accountants (CGA), Certified Management Accountants (CMA), and Chartered Accountants (CA). Alberta has 11,842 CAs, 8,509 CMAs and 6,634 CGAs.
- Calgary will soon have the necessary structures in place to attract movie and television productions. The $22.8M Calgary Film Centre, featuring 50,000-square-foot sound stages, will be operational by the first quarter of 2016.
- The price of 100 pounds of Alberta beef at slaughter increased by an unprecedented 36% to $192.80 year-over-year in May 2015, and continues to rise due to persistent drought conditions in cattle country
- Edmonton-based SBI BioEnergy is building a$10M refinery that converts fat and grease into renewable diesel and jet fuel. Once operational in 2016, the company plans to hire 25 people.
- Alberta's hourly minimum wage will rise by $1.00 to $11.20 on October 1, 2015. The government's goal is to create a $15.00 minimum wage rate by 2018.
- Chevron Canada has recently advised that it is restructuring its operations but did not disclose any possible job reductions. The Canadian business unit oversees projects including a liquefied natural gas export terminal, oil and gas fields, offshore drilling and oilsands.
- The Consulting Engineers of Alberta estimates 1,000 (or roughly one in ten) engineering jobs have been lost due to the energy downturn
- Sobeys, a food retailer, announced 1,300 jobs will be eliminated Canada-wide in 2016. This includes closing a Calgary food distribution centre employing 200 workers and replacing it with an automated operation centre in Rocky View, Alberta.
- Tax preparation software developer Intuit Canada has laid off 60 employees, mainly in Edmonton. The company says the cuts are due to structural changes in the company. Approximately 120 employees remain in the company's Edmonton office.
- The Medicine Hat Catholic Board of Education has approved a 2015-2016 budget that decreases 0.9 full-time equivalent teaching positions, and 0.5 full-time equivalent support staff. Learning services have increased by two full-time equivalent staff.
- Members of the Medicine Hat Co-op, and South Country Co-op have voted to joined forces and incorporate a new business on December 1, 2015. No job losses are expected. The head office of the merged cooperatives will remain in Medicine Hat.
- As part of a new climate change plan to reduce emissions, Alberta plans to increase the carbon levy from the current $15 to $20 per tonne in 2016 and $30 in 2017
- The Government of Alberta has enlisted the former Governor of the Bank of Canada, David Dodge, to guide the development of a plan for Alberta's growing infrastructure needs
- The Conference Board of Canada predicts Red Deer's economy will contract 1.2% in 2015, while Medicine Hat and Lethbridge will experience GDP growth of 0.4% and 1.1%, respectively. The board's Mid Sized Cities Outlook 2015 was released June 30, 2015.
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