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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 Jan 18 - Jan 22, 2016
- ICE District Properties Joint Venture announced that the new hotel adjacent to Rogers Place will be upgraded to the luxury JW Marriott brand, the third such hotel in Canada. The building is expected to open in 2018.
- The Leduc-Nisku Economic Development Association estimates that 7,000 to 8,000 jobs have been lost in the Nisku area, just south of Edmonton, in the last 18 months. The layoffs have had a ripple effect in other areas of the local economy.
- The alternative energy technology program at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology is reporting that student numbers have almost triple since the first class in 2011. Most of the students are tradespersons returning for further education.
- Remedy Café, a local coffee chain, is opening its fifth restaurant in Edmonton in March 2016
- Our House Child Care Centre, a local child care facility, has recently opened in Morinville. The facility offers a weekly music program and outdoor play space.
- Gateway Casinos and Entertainment is recruiting for up to 200 jobs at a new site in downtown Edmonton. The company also has plans for 250 new positions at the Starlight Casino at West Edmonton Mall by the fall of 2016.
- Bad Axe Throwing, a recreational axe throwing facility which has five outlets in Ontario, opened its first location outside that province in Edmonton. Bad Axe targets the organized functions market such as corporate team-building events, bachelor or bachelorette parties and birthday celebrations.
- Pizza Delight, a franchise pizza restaurant in Fort Saskatchewan, closed on January 14, 2016. The franchise owner plans to open her own restaurant at the same site, Ollie's Pizza Pantry, and retain all of the 20 full-time and part-time staff.
- The City of Fort Saskatchewan is expanding its business development program grants. Businesses are allowed to receive one grant once every three years.
- Earth's General Store, an Edmonton organic and natural foods retailer, launched a small downtown delivery service taking organic produce, snacks, coffee and tea to local businesses, via cargo bicycle
- The Pacific Centre for Reproductive Medicine is opening a privately run fertility clinic in Edmonton in the spring. Currently, the city's lone fertility clinic is run by Alberta Health Services at the Royal Alexandra Hospital.
- Call the Kettle Black, an Edmonton kitchen supply retailer, is closing at the end of January, after 20 years in business. The owners attributed the closure to a slumping economy, changing retail industry, and local construction delays.
- Dawson Wallace Construction was awarded a $91.5M contract for construction of an Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission warehouse in St. Albert. The new warehouse is expected to bring more than 400 jobs to St. Albert.
- The City of Edmonton approved plans for a 388-seat downtown bar despite concerns by some residents that it will saturate the neighbourhood with drinking spots. Hudsons, a local brewpub chain, plans to open the facility on the ground floor of a condominium tower.
- Planet Organic, an organic food retailer, expanded into a larger location in downtown Edmonton. The new store includes a deli, as well as a coffee and juice bar.
- NorQuest College is planning to move into the Clean Energy Technology Centre in Drayton Valley in May 2016. Construction delays prevented an earlier planned opening of the facility by January 2016.
- The City of Edmonton is advertising for a new city manager after city council decided to terminate the employment of the previous manager in September 2015. The city is hoping to fill the position by the spring of 2016.
- Inuit Edmontonmiut, an organization to support Inuit in Edmonton, has recently formed to offer Inuit-specific services in the city. Edmonton has one of the largest per capita urban Inuit populations in southern Canada.
- Pangman Development Corp plans to build 800 residential units in four towers in downtown Edmonton. The developers plan to make a final decision on the project in 2016, with construction slated to start later in the year.
- The Elephant & Castle pub and restaurant in Old Strathcona is closing on December 21, 2015. The Franworks Group of Companies, which owns the bar, has committed to finding alternate employment within the company for any affected employees.
- The Government of Alberta announced $21.4M through the Green Transit Incentives Program to four municipalities in the Capital Region. Part of the money will be used to build transit infrastructure.
- The City of Edmonton recently approved a zoning change for the Edmonton Shooting Centre, a first-of-its-kind shooting range in Canada. The facility, which plans to open in March 2016, is hoping to attract military and law-enforcement training programs.
- HMSHost has partnered with Boston Pizza International Inc. to open a new pizza location at Edmonton International Airport on December 15, 2015. This is the first Boston Pizza restaurant in an airport.
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