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Outlook & Prospects for Court Officers and Justices of the Peace in Lower Mainland - Southwest 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 British Columbia.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
No employment outlook has been assigned to Court Officers and Justices of the Peace (NOC 1227) in British Columbia due to low levels of employment.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Lower Mainland - Southwest Region||(Undetermined)||2016-04-15|
|North Coast Region||(Undetermined)||2016-04-15|
|Vancouver Island and Coast Region||(Undetermined)||2016-04-15|
What percentage of people in this occupation are self-employed?
This occupation (Court Officers and Justices of the Peace) is part of a larger group called Administrative and Regulatory Occupations (NOC 122). According to the Labour Force Survey (2013), 5% of workers in this group were self-employed, while the average for all occupations was 18%.
What proportion of people in this occupation work full-time?
This occupation (Court Officers and Justices of the Peace) is part of a larger group called Administrative and Regulatory Occupations (NOC 122). According to the Labour Force Survey (2013), 86% of workers in this group worked full-time, compared to the average of 79% for all occupations.
What is the proportion of women working in this occupation?
According to the National Household Survey (2011), women represented 76% of workers in this occupation compared to the average of 48% for all occupations.
What percentage of people in this occupation are members of a union?
This occupation (Court Officers and Justices of the Peace) is part of a larger group called Administrative and Regulatory Occupations (NOC 122). According to the Labour Force Survey (2013), the unionization rate for this group was 29%, while the unionization rate for all occupations was 31%.
Additional Provincial Prospects
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Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News
Week of Aug 15 - Aug 19, 2016
- The design phase is underway for the Lions Gate Wastewater Treatment Plant, a new project in Vancouver's north shore. The $700M sewage plant is expected to be online by 2020.
- Boeing is opening a new laboratory in downtown Vancouver, creating more than 200 highly-skilled jobs in the city. The lab will focus on data analytics-driven software solutions.
- Tsawwassen Mills, a mega-mall under construction in Delta, recently held its second job fair. The mall tenants are hiring up to 3,000 full- and part-time employees at the event. The facility is scheduled to open on October 5.
- Bel Air Motel will renovate and convert into an affordable housing complex. Once complete, the motel will create 42 affordable housing units in Penticton.
- Highway 13 is receiving a $25.5M upgrade at the Aldergrove Port of Entry thanks to a $25.5M investment from the federal and provincial governments. The project's aim is to reduce traffic congestion and improve border access.
- The Odd Job Squad, a program that provides experience for Okanagan youth with autism, has entered its second year
- A new $5M development is being planned for Nanaimo's Departure Bay. "Legasea" will include six penthouse-style units as well as a coffee shop and café.
- The Government of BC awarded 47 grants to 30 local governments, 15 First Nations, and two not-for-profit organizations across the province. The grants total $464,000 and will be used to promote economic sustainability in the communities.
- Pemberton Holmes opened a new office in Sidney. Approximately 10 realtors are based out of the new office.
- Westhills Land Corp is developing Lakepoint One, a multi-generational project in Langford. The project, which includes 46 condominiums, is scheduled for occupancy in late 2017.
- Construction began on the Westsyde Pool renovation in Kamloops. The $2.5M project is expected to be complete by the end of January 2017.
- Bosa Properties is developing Cardero, a 26-storey highrise in downtown Vancouver. The project, which includes 119 condominium units, is expected to be complete in late 2019.
- The city of Fort St. John approved over $500,000 for sidewalk and street light upgrades throughout the city. The projects were awarded to Interoute Construction.
- Focus Ability, a Salmon Arm startup connecting disabled adults and employers, is launching its first class on September 6. The program includes a six-week assessment and training program with the end goal of obtaining meaningful employment.
- Amrikko's By the Sea, a restaurant in Nanaimo that was closed due to a fire, announced plans to rebuild and reopen. The proposed building includes four second-floor residential units as well as four commercial spaces, including the restaurant.
- Ahousaht Nation proposed a hydroelectric project that could power Tofino and Ucluelet. The project would create between 30 and 40 construction jobs for approximately 2.5 years, as well as four to six permanent positions once operational.
- The MS Society of Canada is downsizing its location in Victoria to reduce costs. The society will maintain most of its services, however its physiotherapy program will be cut.
- Nuvola Gelato Dolci, an artisan Italian gelato and pastry shop, recently opened in Vancouver
- JF Kustoms, a hot rod builder and repair shop, is opening a new automotive shop near the Osoyoos Airport
- Arrowsmith Independent School is preparing to open in Qualicum Beach. The K-7 elementary school is located in the same building as the former Morning Glory School, a private school that closed its doors at the end of the 2015-16 school year.
- Rainforest Arts, a retail art gallery located in Chemainus, opened its doors in July
Week of Aug 12 - Aug 16, 2016
- Molson Coors Canada is opening a new brewery in Chilliwack by the end of 2018 or early 2019. Construction of the project is expected to begin in early 2017 and will create approximately 1,000 construction-related jobs.
- Fraser Health Authority proposed a 200-bed residential care facility, worth $40M, near Peace Arch Hospital
- BC Ocean Boating Tourism Association began the third phase of its multi-year marketing program. In this phase, the program will market Broughton Archipelago Discovery Islands and Vancouver Island West.
- North Island College is offering a free course, New Directions For Older Workers, to help worker between the ages of 55 and 64 in getting back into the workforce
- Mastercraft Construction has started construction on its townhouse development near Brentwood Bay. The project consists of 103 rental townhouses and is expected to be complete by 2019.
- Sawbucks Pub, located in South Surrey, is expected to reopen soon, following a four-month renovation
- Contractors First by Rona recently opened a new location in Osoyoos
- According to the Asia-Pacific Gateway Skills Table study, nearly 110,000 jobs will open up in 52 transportation and construction occupations across BC by 2025
- The City of Fort St. John has issued 13 new construction permits this year. Approved developments include residential, retail, and commercial construction.
- Lower North Thompson Community Forest Society will train up to eight job seekers in the Barriere and Clearwater areas in trail clearing, milling, and carpentry
- Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. capped approximately 10% of its natural gas wells as a result of flooding in northeastern BC. The company expects to return to full production in December.
- Several new retail stores will be opening in the upgraded Langley City Square. Some of the new stores include Bed Bath & Beyond, Chipotle and Starbucks.
- Extra Foods in Maple Ridge closed its doors on August 13, while it is renovated into No Frills. The upgraded store is scheduled to re-open in November.
- Alabaster Homes is constructing Oak + Park, a 40 townhome project, in Vancouver¿s Marpole neighbourhood
- Concord Pacific Developments Inc. is building Concord Brentwood, a 10-highrise tower development, in Burnaby
- Kidcare Daycare recently opened in Williams Lake. The new daycare created 22 new jobs in the community.
- Campbell River is building a new transit operations and maintenance facility, thanks to $15M in funding from the federal and provincial governments. The city expects to double the number of buses in operation over the next 25 years.
- Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society recently held its annual Mega Job Fair and Business Expo in Surrey. The job fair attracted 102 businesses and 4,700 job seekers.
- Lowes recently hosted a two-day hiring fair in Victoria to recruit up to 160 staff for its new location at Tillicum shopping centre. The 93,000 sq.-ft. location is expected to open in late fall 2016.
- Movie and TV production in Vancouver is up by 45% so far in 2016, compared to the same period last year. In the past few months, the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees signed an average of 150 new workers per month.
- Klaus Fuerniss Enterprises Inc. is developing George Gibsons Marine Resort and Residences in Gibsons. The project includes two buildings, a 39-unit condominium complex as well as a 116-room hotel.
Week of Aug 01 - Aug 05, 2016
- Bella Bella Airport is constructing a new terminal building, thanks to funding from the provincial government
- Harbourside Senior Cohousing recently opened in Sooke. The cohousing facility includes 31 individual units as well as a common house.
- Gramercy Developments is building 'The Crossing', a 67-unit townhome development, in South Surrey. The project is scheduled to be completed in summer 2017.
- The Government of BC announced $34M in safety upgrades to a 5km section of the Trans-Canada Highway through Malahat Village. Construction will begin early next year, and is expected to be completed in 2018.
- The RCMP detachment in South Okanagan Similkameen has requested two additional officers. The additional officers will be needed to help with the anticipated increase in workload from the new Okanagan Correctional Centre.
- Demolition work has resumed on Central Saanich¿s Marigold Nursery. Following demolition, Marigold Lands will begin construction of its mixed-use development, which will include up to 250 housing units.
- According to a report by BC¿s auditor general, the provincial Financial Institutions Commission is significantly understaffed and has a staff vacancy rate of 37%
- Tourism across BC was up by 14% between January and May 2016, compared to the same period last year. In addition, visits from international travellers also increased by nearly five percent over the same period.
- Vancouver city council approved the Grandview-Woodland community plan. The plan will see up to 10,000 new residents and 7,000 new homes added to the neighbourhood around the Commercial-Broadway SkyTrain station over the next 30 years.
- BC Hydro announced that it will reduce its use of outside contractors to cut costs, in addition to several other adjustments, in response to declining revenues from its industrial customers
- Salvatore¿s La Spaghetteria, a restaurant in New Westminster, closed its doors on August 1. The restaurant employed 12 people.
- New Westminster School District recently moved into its new 7,200 sq.-ft. office. The new office will save the school district about $400,000 per year, which has been used to hire four new staff members at Fraser River Middle School.
- Two highrise apartment towers and a new church have been proposed in Burnaby. The new towers will add 254 rental units to the city.
- A recent report found that Metro Vancouver requires 18,200 new housing units per year over the next decade. One-third of the new units should be purpose-built rentals, while two-thirds of which should be earmarked for low-income households.
- Tsawwassen Commons, a 550,000 sq.-ft. outdoor mall on Tsawwassen First Nation land, reported that the mall will open in two phases. The first phase is currently under construction and includes stores such as Wal-Mart, Rona and Canadian Tire.
- Globe International Cuisine, a new restaurant, opened its doors in Hope on July 4
- Nissan is opening its first auto dealership in south Okanagan¿s Satikw Crossing. More than 30 full-time jobs will be created when the dealership opens in mid-2017.
- Bosa Development announced a multi-tower residential and commercial project in downtown New Westminster. The project will include two or three condo towers, a stand-alone restaurant and a daycare facility.
- Hawaiian Electric has withdrawn its application for a liquefied natural gas contract with Fortis Hawaii Energy Inc. The agreement, which was signed earlier this year, would have resulted in an $800M to $900M expansion at the Delta LNG location.
Week of Jul 25 - Jul 29, 2016
- Pretium Resources expects to hire approximately 500 full-time employees at its Brucejack gold mine, located near Stewart. The mine, which is scheduled to open in 2017, is expected to operate for the next 18 years.
- Good Shepherd Christian School is closing its doors in Osoyoos. The closure will result in a loss of two full-time teaching positions.
- A new Contractors First by Rona outlet is opening its doors in Osoyoos. The store will employ approximately 10 to 11 full-time employees and is currently hiring yard workers and cashiers.
- BC Corrections is hiring guards for its Okanagan Correctional Centre. Construction of the new facility is currently underway, with the centre scheduled to receive inmates in early 2017.
- The Government of BC is funding a $600,000 study to find ways to meet demand for high-tech workers in BC. At any given time, there are approximately 2,000 high-tech job vacancies in the province.
- FortisBC broke ground on its new Kootneay Operation Centre in Castlegar. The $23M project will allow the company to centralize operations by relocating approximately 100 existing employees to the city.
- The City of Richmond began construction on its new $22.3M fire hall. The 8,000 sq.-ft. facility is expected to be completed by late 2017.
- A new CRAFT restaurant is anticipated to open at New Westminster¿s Shops at New West plaza. In addition to the restaurant, First Capital Realty plans to develop a three-storey building that would connect to the plaza.
- Canfor recently celebrated the addition of two new pellet plants to its Chetwynd and Fort St. John sawmills. The pellet plants have a combined annual production capacity of about 175,000 tonnes of wood pellets.
- A three-storey building, that includes a boutique hotel and a courtyard plaza, has been proposed in Fort Langley
- The federal and provincial governments are granting approximately $26M to BC Transit in Greater Victoria. The funding will be used to extend a bus-priority lane, as well as to build a new depot and upgrade maintenance facilities.
- The BC Cattlemen¿s Association is developing a business plan for a beef processing plant in Prince George. If the plant proceeds, it would create approximately 180 full-time jobs and about 620 spinoff jobs in the region.
- Full of Beans Play Café, a coffee shop and indoor playground, recently opened in Port Alberni
- A new $28M transit depot and maintenance facility will be constructed in Abbotsford
- Tillicum Lelum is building a new $2M childcare centre in Nanaimo. The new centre is expected to open in January 2017.
- Prince George Nechako Aboriginal Employment and Training Association is conducting an Aboriginal labour market study, thanks to funding from the provincial government. The report is expected to be released in October 2017.
- Care Funeral Services recently opened a satellite location in Sooke
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