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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|
Additional Provincial Prospects
For additional information on current trends or the outlook for occupations in this province or territory, visit on: Provincial Job Futures - (Employment Prospects section) Web Site.
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
(To access archived Labour Market Bulletins not appearing on this webpage, please contact us).
- April 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- March 2016 | (PDF, 245 KB)
- February 2016 | (PDF, 229 KB)
- January 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- 2015 (Annual Edition) | (PDF, 552 KB)
- December 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- November 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- October 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- September 2015 | (PDF, 272 KB)
- August 2015 | (PDF, 496 KB)
- July 2015 | (PDF, 545 KB)
- June 2015 | (PDF, 323 KB)
- 2014 (Annual Edition) | (PDF, 539 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market NewsWeek of May 18 - May 22, 2016
- The Horizon Village Lift Station in West Kelowna will be replaced. The $1.3M project is expected to be completed before the end of October.
- George Derby Centre, a long-term care home in Burnaby, issued layoff notices to 54 nurses effective July 11. The affected nurses will be offered employment elsewhere in Fraser Health.
- Fisheries and Oceans Canada is hiring 135 research scientists, biologists, oceanographers, and technicians
- The first phase of construction at the Site C dam worker camp near Fort St. John is finished. The $470M camp will be able to house 2,000 workers once complete.
- Knappett Industries Ltd. is commencing work on a $3M storm sewer project in Fort St. John. The work will be the final phase of the upgrade, which began in 2013.
- Columbia Basin Trust announced 42 recreation projects around the region which will receive a combined $3.5M in infrastructure grants
- PJ's Pets is closing 27 of its 39 stores across Canada, including five in BC. The closures in BC affect Petculture stores located in Victoria, Coquitlam, Chilliwack, Pitt Meadows, and Richmond.
- The Canadian Coast Guard closed its marine traffic and services centre in Comox. Nine of the affected employees relocated to Sidney and nine were laid off.
- Burnaby is moving ahead with a $250,000 feasibility study for the development of a new ice arena. The city has put aside $22M from its 2017/18 budget to construct the new facility.
- Polygon Homes is developing 84 townhomes in Delta's Marina Gardens
- Make Children First, Vancouver Community College, and School District 74 have partnered to offer a full-time Early Child Care Education certificate program to high school students and adults in Clinton, Cache Creek, and Ashcroft
- The Health Employers Association of BC and the BC Nurses' Union ratified a five-year collective agreement. The agreement will provide 40,000 BC nurses with a wage increase of 5.5% over the five-year term.
- Canadian officials met with a 200-member delegation from China in Vancouver. The province of BC was identified as an ideal location for China to invest in Canadian engineering, bioscience, and finance sectors.
- Woodfibre LNG signed a 25-year agreement with Guangzhou Gas Group to export one million tonnes of liquefied natural gas per year from its planned Squamish plant. The agreement starts in 2020 and accounts for half of the plant¿s total production.
- Vancouver Public Library will build a 35,000 sq.-ft. upgrade to its Robson Street location. Work on the $15.5M expansion will begin in early 2017 and is expected to be completed by 2018.
- University of Northern British Columbia recently opened its Field Education Centre, a 1,200 sq.-ft. interpretive centre overlooking the Upper Fraser area and the McGregor Mountains
- Potluck Café Society recently launched Knack, a program offering workplace readiness workshops and digital badges to demonstrate skills to potential employers. Knack offers an eight-week soft skills program and a 12-week kitchen skills training.
- Export Development Canada predicts that agriculture and forestry will continue to be BC's largest export sectors. Agriculture exports are expected to grow by 7% in 2016 thanks to demand from China and other Asian economies.
- Harbour Air opened its new 5,000 sq.-ft. floating terminal in Victoria
- BC Oil and Gas Commission issued the final permits required for TransCanada Corp to begin construction on its proposed Coastal GasLink pipeline. The project is expected to create between 2,000 and 2,500 jobs during construction.
- Burns Lake Band began construction on its new $8M hotel project. The Band will hold a job fair to recruit for the hotel, which is expected to be complete by the end of the year.
- Ksan House Society is proposing a 45-unit affordable housing complex in Terrace. The $13M project will rent all units at about 30% below market value.
- Repair Express, a Kelowna-based cellular phone repair company, opened a new location in Penticton
- The province of BC is increasing its minimum wage in two stages. The first increase of 40 cents will be effective September 15, 2016 with a second 30 cents increase a year later.
- Thompson Rivers University is adding an engineering program to its school. The university expects it will begin offering software, electrical, and computer engineering within three years.
- Mr. Red Café opened a new location in Kitsilano
- Emilio Finatti Sicilian Pizzeria opened its second location in Langley. The company employs 25 people between its two locations.
- Polygon is building a new 27-storey residential high rise in Coquitlam. The new building includes 179 two- and three-bedroom apartments, and is expected to be complete in summer 2018.
- The Canadian Coast Guard base in Kitsilano reopened on May 1 after being closed for three years
- There were 81 fires burning across BC as of May 6. About 500 people northwest of Fort St. John have either been forced to evacuate or have been notified they may need to leave.
- Langley Hospice Society received approval for a new stand-alone facility with 15 beds. The facility will be planned and built over the next few years.
- The Government of BC amended the restricted operations permits for Mount Polley Mining Corporation. The mine is now allowed to produce five million tonnes of ore, up from from four million previously
- Sigma Stone Inc. is building 18 duplex houses in Osoyoos
- Clothing retailer Aeropostale is closing all 41 of its locations in Canada, including two in BC, as well as 113 locations in the US. The closures represent 20% of the retailer's total locations.
- The Government of BC announced that The Crossing at Keremeos, a substance-abuse treatment centre for youth near Keremeos, is reopening in 2017. The centre will offer 22 treatment beds for youth between 17 and 24.
- Meridian Farm Market Store opened a new location in Maple Ridge. Approximately 40 positions were created at the new store.
- Nak'azdli Whut'en First Nation held its fourth annual ¿Think Big¿ Career Fair on May 6 and 7 at Fort St. James Secondary School
- Marriott Hotels of Canada is building a new 170-room Marriott Courtyard hotel in Prince George. The hotel is expected to open sometime in 2017.
- Edgecombe Builders is constructing a six-storey mixed-use complex in downtown Kelowna. The development, Sole Downtown, will include 40 condo units.
- Nl'akapxm (Eagle) Motorplex, located near Ashcroft, has closed its doors. The drag-racing facility attributed the closure to declining attendance at events and difficulty finding qualified repair personnel.
- Six schools in Kootenay Lake school district face possible closures. The schools being considered are Trafalgar, Winlaw, Salmo Elementary, Jewett, Yahk, and Creston Education Centre.
- Construction began on Cascades Casino Penticton. The casino is expected to create 150 jobs during construction and employ 300 people when completed in spring 2017.
- TELUS is investing $8M to expand its fibre optic network to Grand Forks. The company aims to connect more than 90% of homes and businesses in the city before the end of 2016.
- BC Corrections expects that 65% of the 240 guard jobs at the new Okanagan Correctional Centre will be new hires. The first inmates are expected to arrive at the facility in January.
- Delta Board of Education is cutting 12 full-time education assistant positions and eight full-time teaching and library positions
- Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows School Board will end its school bus transportation service next year. The change will affect 370 students who are currently riding the school bus.
- Three new 25-storey towers were proposed for White Rock¿s town centre. The towers would include approximately 342 units ranging from 1,100 to 25,000 sq.-ft. The development also includes a daycare centre for up to 70 children.
- The College of New Caledonia will begin offering Industrial Mechanic (millwright) apprenticeship training at its campus in Vanderhoof in September
- The College of New Caledonia will begin offering Access to Business as well as Pathway to Practical Nursing courses at its Burns Lake campus in September. The programs will prepare students for the upcoming business management certificate diploma program as well as the two-year practical nursing program offered at the college.
- T.A. Rendek and Associates Ltd. was selected to build Invermere¿s new $7.45M multi-use centre. The Creston-based company expects the centre will open in the summer of 2017.
- Bowen Island Pub is constructing a new, larger building at its current location
- Meridian Farm Market held a job fair for its new location in Maple Ridge. The job fair attracted over 250 applicants, 42 of which were hired.
- Air Canada will begin offering direct flights between Vancouver and Delhi on October 20. The thrice-weekly flights are expected to add 94 jobs in BC.
- Holmberg House, Abbotsford¿s first adult hospice, opened its doors at the end of April. The 30,000 sq.-ft. facility provides end-of-life care to adults as young as 19 in a home-like setting.
- The Government of BC is expanding paramedicine service to 73 rural and remote communities in the province. The additional coverage is expected to create at least 80 new full-time positions across the province.
- Northern Thunderbird Air will begin offering flights twice a week between Dease Lake and Prince George
- 91, a casual fine dining restaurant, recently opened in Peachland
- Bjornbar Bakery opened in North Vancouver
- Air Canada will begin offering three flights per week between Vancouver and Brisbane, Australia, starting in June 2016
- Victoria Clipper has postponed the launch of its Vancouver to Victoria ferry service until spring 2017
- Thompson Veneer Products, a forest-products company in Kamloops, recalled 40 staff that were temporarily laid off last month back to work
- ENCORE Vineyards is opening the first urban winery in the south Okanagan. The former PenMar Theatre will be home to TIME Winery, McWatters Collection and Evolve Cellars.
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