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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|
|British Columbia||(3 of 3 stars)||2014-05-22|
For the 2013-2015 projection period, employment opportunities will be good for Court Officers and Justices of the Peace (NOC 1227) in British Columbia. Compared with all other occupations, more job openings are expected in this occupation as a result of workers retiring. In addition, there should be proportionately fewer unemployed workers with experience in this occupation to compete for available jobs.
According to the 2011 National Household Survey, the average age for this occupation in British Columbia was 50 years and 31% of workers were 55 years old and older. Also, according to the Labour Force Survey, less than 1,500 people worked in this occupation in 2013.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Lower Mainland - Southwest Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2014-05-22|
|North Coast Region||(Undetermined)||2014-05-22|
|Vancouver Island and Coast Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2014-05-22|
Additional Provincial Prospects
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Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
- November 2014 | (PDF, 573 KB)
- October 2014 | (PDF, 660 KB)
- October 2014 (Quarterly Edition) | (PDF, 694 KB)
- September 2014 | (PDF, 558 KB)
- August 2014 | (PDF, 558 KB)
- July 2014 | (PDF, 720 KB)
- June 2014 | (PDF, 606 KB)
- May 2014 | (PDF, 607 KB)
- April 2014 | (PDF, 608 KB)
- March 2014 | (PDF, 611 KB)
- February 2014 | (PDF, 608 KB)
- January 2014 | (PDF, 600 KB)
- Annual Edition 2013 | (PDF, 626 KB) new
- December 2013 | (PDF, 550 KB)
- November 2013 | (PDF, 550 KB)
- October 2013 | (PDF, 508 KB)
- September 2013 | (PDF, 442 KB)
- August 2013 | (PDF, 441 KB)
- July 2013 | (PDF, 517 KB)
- June 2013 | (PDF, 268 KB)
- May 2013 | (PDF, 447 KB)
- April 2013 | (PDF, 495 KB)
- March 2013 | (PDF, 231 KB)
- February 2013 | (PDF, 229 KB)
- January 2013 | (PDF, 250 KB)
- Annual Edition 2012 | (PDF, 463 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market NewsWeek of Jan 19 - Jan 23, 2015
- The Centre at Naramata, a United Church conference and retreat centre, is closing permanently effective January 21, 2015, after 70 years of operation
- The Broadbent Institute, an Ottawa-based group, recently released a report that found BC experienced the worst income growth of any province in Canada between 2006 and 2012
- Gibraltar Mines, near Williams Lake, is reducing its workforce by nearly 50 employees and an additional 20 contractors, effective January 19, 2015. The company attributed the layoffs to declining copper prices.
- Construction is set to begin on the $400M Meikle Wind Energy Project in Tumbler Ridge. The construction phase of the project is expected to generate 175 jobs and nine permanent employees will be required on completion in 2016.
- Sears Canada is offering job opportunities for displaced Target employees at both the retail and head-office level. Sears is holding special events and career fairs for the former Target employees.
- The Government of BC has introduced a new, faster, immigration stream. Applicants may be eligible under the categories of Skilled Workers, Health Care Professionals, International Graduates, and International Post Graduates.
- Kelowna city council has approved the construction of a $7.6M, 2km road, linking Mission and Southeast Kelowna. The road will allow for future development, including a shopping centre and middle school in the area.
- Victoria Shipyard is attracting international clients to modernize aging navy vessels. A contract is currently being finalized for work on two New Zealand frigates between 2016 and 2018, which will each create 100 jobs for six months.
- The Government of BC recently held its 12th annual Premier's Natural Resources Forum in Prince George. The forum, which covers energy, mining, liquefied natural gas, First Nations, and forestry issues, attracted approximately 600 delegates.
- Pacific Coastal Airlines has begun offering non-stop service, six days a week, between Prince George and Victoria
- Blue Fuel Energy is in the process of obtaining permits for its $2B refining facility in Chetwynd. The Company has expressed concerns regarding availability of labourers, on the prediction that they will require 1,000-2,000 workers over three years.
- Initiatives Prince George hosted its third annual market expansion forum in Prince George on January 20, 2015. The forum allowed local businesses to connect with contacts for major projects in northern BC.
- Construction has begun on a new bridge over the Okanagan River Channel in Penticton. The new five-lane bridge will provide access to 150 acres of Penticton Indian Band land for future development.
- Pomme Natural Market, a Victoria-based grocer, has recently opened a new location in Vancouver's west end. The Company has stated that they would like to expand to have 10 stores in 10 years throughout the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island.
- Exxon and Imperial Oil revealed details of their Prince Rupert LNG project recently, when they filed for environmental assessment. The project will need between 1,000 and 6,000 construction workers and between 250 to 300 operations employees.
- Nanaimo's Terminal Park Save-on-Foods location will close its doors on February 5, affecting 68 unionized employees. The company is reviewing options with the affected employees, including moving them to another location.
- Cube Climbing gym recently opened in Nelson. Cube Climbing is the only indoor climbing gym in the West Kootenays.
- Simon Fraser University will begin offering a part-time Craft Beer and Brewing Essentials Certificate in October 2015. The program is in response to Vancouver's growing demand for quality craft beer.
- The BC 2022 Labour Market Outlook was recently released, forecasting nearly one million job openings in the next seven years. The report predicts that 80% of jobs in BC will require some form of post-secondary education by 2022.
- The Government of BC recently announced that it is extending the BC Training Tax Credit program until the end of 2017. The program provides up to $6,500 for apprentices and up to $13,500 for employers.
- Pepper Lunch, a popular Asian restaurant, will be opening its first North American restaurant in Richmond this winter. Pepper Lunch plans on also opening a second location in Vancouver.
- Home values in northern BC have seen significant increases as a result of liquefied natural gas prospects in the region. Between 2013 and 2014, house assessments have increased 39% in Kitimat, 30% in Terrace and 17% in Prince Rupert.
- Compliance Energy will be submitting an application to the BC Environmental Assessment Office early this year for a coal mine near Qualicum Beach. If approved, Compliance expects to hire 200 workers during construction and up to 350 afterwards.
- Construction has begun on a 92-room Comfort Inn located in Terrace. Development of the $12M hotel is expected to be complete by spring 2016. This project is one of four hotels announced in the Terrace and Thornhill area in the last two years.
- AirCare stations in BC shut down at the end of 2014, ending the vehicle pollution testing program that began in 1992 and impacting around 100 employees
- Winners, a discounted clothing retailer, recently began construction of its new location at Prosperity Ridge in Williams Lake. The store is expected to open in summer 2015.
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