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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 May 16 - May 20, 2016
- Alberta Midland Railway expects to start construction in June 2016 of a $34M rail car storage facility near Lamont. The facility is expected to begin operating in June 2017.
- Rogers Place is expecting to fill 500 positions by the time the new complex opens in downtown Edmonton in September 2016. Aramark is hiring another 900 people to serve food and beverages on-site.
- Service providers for persons with disabilities in the Edmonton region are reporting that the slowing economy is reducing job opportunities for their clients. Employers are offering more short-term and casual positions.
- Edmonton Transit has started work on a $3M expansion of the West Edmonton Mall transit centre. Construction is expected to last until early 2017. The Abbottsfield and Belvedere transit stations will also be upgraded this year.
- St. Albert Community Midwives is once again accepting new clients after receiving funding from Alberta Health Services. The operation had anticipated closing prior to the new funding agreement.
- Situation Brewing, a craft brewer, restaurant, and bar is opening on May 25, 2016 in Edmonton. The pub has about 30 full-time and part-time staff.
- Canada Post has decided not to close the post office location in downtown St. Albert following consultations with user groups. The corporation had proposed closing the site in February 2016
- Greyhound plans to open its new bus depot in Edmonton near the VIA Rail station on May 30, 2016
- The City of Edmonton is spending $402M on roads, bridges, intersections, and neighbourhood renewal projects during 2016
- The Whitemud Equine Centre in Edmonton started construction on a new $6.5M arena replacement. The new facility is expected to open in June 2017.
- Greyhound plans to run a shuttle bus service from downtown Edmonton to its relocated terminal because the location is not serviced by Edmonton Transit
- The Alberta Cancer Research Biobank has laid off four staff in Edmonton and one person in Calgary due to a shortfall in funding
- The Government of Alberta is restoring $16M in funding to NorQuest College in Edmonton. The money is part of a larger $61M project for building improvements.
- Strathcona County approved an application by Gibson Energy to build a new industrial development. The location is intended to be a multi-purpose industrial site offering multi-modal facilities for the oil and gas industry.
- The City of Edmonton approved zoning changes that will allow construction of the Mezzo residential tower. The project is subject to obtaining a development permit from the city.
- The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology launched a new centre in Edmonton for its heavy equipment technology program. The facility will provide more space and allow the program to expand student capacity up to 60 percent.
- FC Barcelona has officially opened an academy, FCBEscola Edmonton, in Spruce Grove. Local coaches have been hired by the academy to instruct the ways of FC Barcelona soccer.
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