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Outlook & Prospects for Engine Room Crew, Water Transport in Annapolis Valley Region
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.
Provincial Employment Potential Information
The following table identifies employment conditions within Nova Scotia.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
No employment outlook has been assigned to Engine Room Crew, Water Transport (NOC 7434) in Nova Scotia due to low levels of employment.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Annapolis Valley Region||(Undetermined)||2015-05-29|
|Cape Breton Region||(Undetermined)||2015-05-29|
|North Shore Region||(Undetermined)||2015-05-29|
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
- March 2015 | (PDF, 515 KB)
- February 2015 | (PDF, 544 KB)
- January 2015 | (PDF, 542 KB)
- December 2014 | (PDF, 573 KB)
- November 2014 | (PDF, 540 KB)
- October 2014 | (PDF, 583 KB)
- October 2014 (Quarterly Edition) | (PDF, 649 KB)
- September 2014 | (PDF, 647 KB)
- August 2014 | (PDF, 637 KB)
- July 2014 | (PDF, 752 KB)
- June 2014 | (PDF, 616 KB)
- May 2014 | (PDF, 864 KB)
- April 2014 | (PDF, 864 KB)
- March 2014 | (PDF, 595 KB)
- February 2014 | (PDF, 595 KB)
- January 2014 | (PDF, 605 KB)
- Annual Edition 2013 | (PDF, 746 KB) new
- December 2013 | (PDF, 539 KB)
- November 2013 | (PDF, 540 KB)
- October 2013 | (PDF, 547 KB)
- September 2013 | (PDF, 240 KB)
- August 2013 | (PDF, 447 KB)
- July 2013 | (PDF, 515 KB)
- June 2013 | (PDF, 436 KB)
- May 2013 | (PDF, 446 KB)
- April 2013 | (PDF, 317 KB)
- March 2013 | (PDF, 234 KB)
- February 2013 | (PDF, 436 KB)
- January 2013 | (PDF, 294 KB)
- Annual Edition 2012 | (PDF, 414 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market NewsWeek of May 11 - May 15, 2015
- About 100 workers are currently employed on the Maritime Link power development, and employment is expected to reach a peak in 2016 when about 200 people will be working on the project in Cape Breton
- Dartmouth-based IT company SimplyCast has hired 11 workers in 2015, and will hire four to six more from a large number of resumes it has received since offering to provide student loan debt relief to new employees
- Urban Outfitters, a U.S.-based clothing and décor chain store, has opened a location on Barrington Street in Halifax
- Giant Tiger opened a store in Yarmouth in May, employing 27 workers
- Halifax-based clothing line East Coast Lifestyle will employ six people in a retail outlet it will open in June in Halifax. The business will also employ about seven more workers in mobile travelling shops.
- The Conference Board of Canada predicts that Halifax's economy will expand by 3.1% in 2015 and by 2.8% in 2016. Increases in the manufacturing sector due to work on the Irving Shipbuilding project, and strength in the construction sector are noted.
- The government of Nova Scotia will invest more than $15M for capital repairs on 43 schools in 2015
- The provincial government will close the Dayspring Children's Centre in Bridgewater, and move the services for children at risk to Truro. According to the government, retention of staff had been a challenge for the centre, which employed 15 workers.
- Sushi Jet has opened its second Halifax area restaurant, on Spring Garden Road
- Heritage Gas will further expand its natural gas pipeline from Stellarton to New Glasgow in the summer of 2015. Between 50 and 100 workers, including many local labourers, welders, and equipment operators, will be employed on the project.
- About 600 additional trades people will be involved over a three-week period in Northern Pulp's annual maintenance shutdown program at its mill in Pictou County. The program will begin at the end of May.
- ProEdge Sports Conditioning Ltd. has hired seven new employees, all certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association. The Bedford-based business may hire three to six more trainers by the end of 2015.
- Enfield Home Hardware, a building centre in Enfield, has closed. Scotian Homes, a part of the company that builds homes, has gone out of business as well.
- Trigger Happy Paintball and Laser Tag will open in May on Kings Road in Sydney
- The Old Apothecary, a café and bakery on Barrington Street in Halifax, will open in May
- Canadian Tire will open a new store in the former Target Canada space in Bayers Lake. No timelines for the new location are yet available.
- The government of Nova Scotia and the animation industry have reached agreement on a new tax credit deal which will help companies with the cost of production, including labour
- According to the Nova Scotia Health Authority, 92% of provincial nursing graduates in 2014 have full-time jobs in the province, and a large number of nurses will retire over the next 10 years
- BMO Capital Markets predicts that Nova Scotia's gross domestic product will grow by 1.9% in 2015 compared to a 1.6% pace in 2014. The $25B Irving Shipbuilding contract, increasing exports, and offshore exploration activity are expected to boost the economy.
- The Tri-County Regional School Board will end its adult high school programs in Yarmouth and Digby at the end of the current school year
- TruLeaf will increase the number of staff from 12 to 20 at its indoor farm near Truro. Farm workers with the company will receive an hourly wage of between $16 to $17.
- Authentic Seacoast will likely add 20 to 40 workers to the 20 it now employs in the Guysborough area when work is completed in August on a new distillery. Thirty workers have also been employed during peak construction periods on the distillery.
- Winners opened a store in the Bridgewater Mall in April, joining Leon's Furniture, Sport Chek, Mark's, and Dollarama as tenants that have moved into the shopping centre over the past year or so. A $9M redevelopment of the mall has now been completed.
- The Canadian Blood Services will close its blood donor clinic in Sydney in May. The closure will affect the jobs of 10 part-time employees.
- Jacobson's, a women's clothing store in downtown Sydney, will close by early summer 2015. Six employees will be affected by the closure.
- The Annapolis Valley Regional School Board will cut 14.66 full-time equivalent teaching positions for the 2015-16 school year. The number of speech language pathologists and early childhood education workers will increase slightly.
- At a recent job fair in Pictou County, employers indicated that opportunities exist for workers in local fish plants, in nursing-related work, and in the insurance and trucking fields
- Contracts have been awarded to Maritech Construction, Beale & Inch, and Costin Paving and Contracting to do street repairs in Amherst
- PCL Constructors Canada has been awarded the tender for a $6M renovation project at the Dartmouth General Hospital, scheduled to begin in May
- The Strait Regional School Board, which serves students at 21 schools across northeastern Nova Scotia and southern Cape Breton, will cut the equivalent of 17.3 full-time teaching positions due to declining enrolments
- Irving Oil will construct two buildings on a commercial site near the Halifax Stanfield International Airport, which will house a gas bar, convenience store, and some restaurants by the fall of 2015
- Kula Partners, a Halifax online marketing company, has expanded from 12 to 17 employees over the last few months. The company employs programmers, designers, marketing strategists and other staff, and recruits from local universities.
- Red Roof Inn, in partnership with Halifax-based developer Pacrim Hospitality Services, will build two hotels in Antigonish and Wolfville by 2016, as part of a plan by the Ohio-based company to expand in Canada
- Farmer Clem's in Sydney will reopen under new ownership in May. The previous owner of the garden centre chain had decided earlier in April to not reopen four locations in the province in 2015.
- Screen Nova Scotia and the provincial government have reached an agreement which the film industry sees as more positive than the original plan to change the film tax credit system presented by the government in the recent budget
- Game On Laser Tag, a laser tag facility located on Keltic Drive in Sydney, will open in May
- Greenload, a mattress recycling company, will open in April in Burnside
- Amherst-based Archway Insurance will open a location in Springhill
- The federal government will spend $60M on 48 harbour improvement projects over the next two years in Nova Scotia
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