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Outlook & Prospects for Printing Machine Operators in Edmonton Region
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Local Employment Potential Information
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No employment outlook has been assigned to Printing Machine Operators (NOC 9471) in the Edmonton region due to low levels of employment.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Sep 21 - Sep 25, 2015
- Ladacor Ltd, a Calgary-based construction company, is building a 60-room Motel 6 in Bruderheim composed of used shipping containers. The motel will have three meeting rooms, a breakfast room, a hospitality lounge, and a fitness centre.
- Fort Station, a retail and commercial development in Fort Saskatchewan by Haro Developments, has attracted a $12.5M hotel to the site, although the name of the hotel was not released. It is expected to open in December 2016.
- Strathcona County has increased the budget for snow and ice removal during the upcoming winter season in response to residents' complaints. The county is increasing the frequency and duration of snow and ice removal by specifically trained staff.
- The Alberta Food Service Labour Connections project was extended for another year with funding from the Government of Alberta and Restaurants Canada. The pilot project works to find employment for under-represented groups in the labour market.
- Elk Island Public Schools expanded the size of the new elementary school in Ardrossan, based largely on an expected influx of students. The town and surrounding county area are scheduled for several large residential developments.
- The Government of Alberta confirmed funding of $7.9M for 42 new affordable housing spaces in the city of St. Albert. The money will be used to build Phase 2 of North Ridge Place, adjacent to an existing seniors facility.
- Wexford Developments announced plans for a mixed commercial and residential building in Edmonton. The proposed lot has been vacant for the past 16 years after being contaminated by gas station.
- The Cooking Lake Airport has been granted permission for direct international flights from the US. Private and corporate aircraft can now fly into the community, just east of Edmonton, without stopping at a larger centre to clear customs.
- Edmonton International Airport started work on a $15M road construction project that aims to improve access to the airport, the business park in Nisku and a new Outlet Mall under construction. The project is expected to be complete in 2016.
- The 2015 municipal census for the City of Fort Saskatchewan found that only two percent of the respondents reported being unemployed. Most of the employees reported working in the city, Edmonton, Devon and Sherwood Park.
- Stantec, an Edmonton-based engineering firm, has expanded the plans for its Stantec Tower in downtown Edmonton. The $500M tower will now be 66 storeys, the tallest building in Canada outside of Toronto.
- The Hampton Inn by Hilton in Sherwood Park held a grand opening ceremony on September 10, 2015. Three additional hotels are planned for the city, with one under construction and two awaiting approval.
- Parkland County voted to financially support the formation of the proposed Edmonton Metropolitan Region Economic Development Framework for three years. The goal of the framework is to market the capital region to the world.
- Victims Services is seeking funding from the Town of Stony Plain to help with their 2015 budget. The money will go towards administration costs, recruitment campaigns, as well as resource materials for victims and training for staff.
- Youth Empowerment and Support Services, an Edmonton organization that supports homeless youth, has cut staff and reduced services in response to funding shortfalls. The organization receives two-thirds of its funding from grants and donations which vary on a yearly basis.
- The Government of Alberta has announced $30M in GreenTRIP funding to support expansion of the public transit system in the Capital Region. The money also supports the development of regional smart fare technology.
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