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Outlook & Prospects for Printing Machine Operators in Edmonton Region
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Compared to other occupations, this is a relatively small occupational group in the Edmonton region with few and infrequent job opportunities.
According to the 2011 National Household Survey, the average age for this occupation in the Edmonton region was 41 years and 12% of workers were 55 years old and older.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Mar 16 - Mar 20, 2015
- Brookfield Residential, a property development company, is planning a townhouse complex and a condominium tower that will accommodate 2,100 residents in the Stadium LRT area of Edmonton
- The Town of Drayton Valley and other local municipalities are joining forces to create a Regional Tourism Authority with a proposed $350,000 budget. The plan is to have the project up and running by September 2015.
- The City of Edmonton is estimating that completion of the $32M Groat Road Bridge Construction Project could be delayed for up to a year following a recent structural failure
- Edmonton Tourism has estimated that the Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championships, recently held in Edmonton, generated between $6M and $10M in economic spin-offs for local hotels, restaurants and shopping
- First Air, an Ottawa-based airline, is adding three more weekly flights between Edmonton and Yellowknife starting June 1, 2015. The expansion brings the total to nine flights per week between the two cities.
- The World Heavy Oil Congress is slated to run in Edmonton from March 24 to 26, 2015. The meeting is expected to draw 1,000 delegates from over 20 countries, with representation from 60 different companies.
- Alberta¿s Industrial Heartland is seeking up to 5,000 workers for projects in the energy, transportation and industrial construction sectors. An industrial job fair was held on March 10, 2015 in Fort Saskatchewan to showcase career opportunities.
- The Red Bull Crashed Ice Downhill World Championship 2015 is in Edmonton March 12 to 14, 2015. Construction of the race track required 12,000 hours of work. The event requires a television production crew of 60, and 50 other employees for production.
- Alberta Health Services and Covenant Health are reducing the rate of pay for hospitalists, which are doctors who specialize in the care of patients in hospitals, in Edmonton, due to a projected budget deficit
- The Town of Morinville has been granted $8.9M from the Government of Alberta in 2015 for construction of a multi-use recreation centre
- Alberta Innovates, a research and development organization in Edmonton, laid off 28 staff members on March 3, 2015 due to declining work in the oil and gas sectors. The positions impacted include applied research staff and administrative employees.
- The Burger¿s Priest, a Toronto-based hamburger restaurant chain, is opening its first location outside Ontario, in Edmonton by March 2015
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