Explore Careers - Job Market Report
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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.
Local Employment Potential Information
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No employment outlook has been assigned to Plateless printing equipment operators in the Edmonton region due to low levels of employment.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jan 02 - Jan 06, 2017
- The University of Alberta is severing its ties with an educational program that caters to vulnerable indigenous teens. The Moving the Mountain initiative had been housed in the university's Faculty of Education on a trial basis for the past 15 months.
- Edmonton's Concordia University is planning to open a $6.5M Centre for Science, Research and Innovation by March 2018 and is also undertake other laboratory improvements. The federal government is contributing $6.72M towards the projects.
- Ice Castles has returned to Edmonton over the 2016-17 winter. Approximately 60 employees have been employed to build the castle and 40 have been hired to take tickets and provide security.
- MacEwan University in Edmonton is expanding its psychiatric nursing program to an optional four-year degree program, and increasing the intake by 35 students, in anticipation of a strong future demand for graduates
- The Edmonton Opera is receiving $405,000 through the Canada Cultural Spaces Fund to renovate its existing facility into a rehearsal hall and for other system improvements
- The Cloverdale Footbridge in Edmonton is being removed in preparation for construction of the new Tawatinâ Bridge and the associated Valley Line LRT
- The Stanley Milner Library in downtown Edmonton is closing for three years starting December 31, as it undergoes renovation worth $65M
- Strathcona Spirits and Hansen Distillery, two craft distilleries, recently started operations in Edmonton
- The City of Edmonton has budgeted $4.5M for completion of a major road twinning project, with construction scheduled to start in 2018
- Shell Canada is ramping up production at its Scotford Refinery following a construction project that installed equipment to process heavy crude
- Northwest Redwater Partnership estimates that over 250 contracts will be needed for start up and operations of Phase One of the project. Phases II and III of the project are shovel ready and will employ thousands of people when construction starts.
- The City of St. Albert has awarded a $20M contract for Project 9, a sanitary sewer line, to Shanghai Construction Group (Canada) Corporation. Construction work is expected to begin in March 2017 and should be completed by October 2018.
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