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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.
- 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 Sep 01 - Sep 05, 2014
- Vancouver's Pacific National Exhibition has completed its 104th year. The 15-day event saw an increase in attendance from last year, with 769,242 visitors.
- Holt Renfrew is expanding its Vancouver store by 40,000 sq.-ft. The expansion, which should be complete by the end of 2017, will come on the heels of Nordstrom and Saks Fifth Avenue entering the Vancouver market next year.
- South Surrey brokerage firm, 8th Avenue Elite Realty Ltd, has had its licence suspended. The suspension affects approximately 70 real estate agents and does not have a specified end date at this point.
- Delivery company, UPS, has opened a package centre in Kamloops. The centre will create 23 new jobs and will service from Tobiano to Salmon Arm and to Sun Peaks. UPS will be opening two more package centres in BC later this year.
- Surrey school district has announced that they will be building a new secondary school and making additions to three elementary schools. The new $55M secondary school will be complete by early 2017.
- Suzhou Youth Travel Services, a China-based tourism company, broke ground on its $50M hotel in Nanaimo in August. The company expects to bring 70,000 tourists a year to Nanaimo, to fill its 240-room hotel.
- The benchmark home price in Metro Vancouver has risen 5% to $631,600 in August, compared to the same time last year. In addition, sales rose by 10.2% across the region during the same timeframe.
- Canada Post has opened a new 700,000 sq.-ft. processing plant in Richmond. The facility replaces two old plants and employs over 1,000 workers.
- Hootsuite, a social media company, hosted a job fair in Vancouver in an effort to hire 100 new full-time employees. The Company hosted a similar event last year, which attracted more than 1,200 job seekers.
- Lululemon, a Vancouver-based clothing retailer, has opened its new flagship store on Vancouver's Robson Street. The company will be closing its existing Robson Street store, replacing it with the new 4,400 sq.-ft. location.
- Following a two-year review, Port Metro Vancouver has approved a direct coal transfer facility at Fraser Surrey Docks. The $15M project will create 25 direct jobs and 25 spinoff jobs.
- St George's School, a private primary and secondary school in Vancouver, has submitted a rezoning application to perform a $40M expansion. The expansion involves three phases and includes expanded dorms and academic spaces.
- Free People, a clothing retailer, is opening two stores in the Lower Mainland. The first store opened at the end of August in West Vancouver, with the second opening in downtown Vancouver on October 10, 2014.
- Bella Gelateria, a gelato store in Vancouver, is partnering with Carpigiani Gelato University (CGU), a prestigious Italian gelato university. Potential students must first complete all the courses at CGU in Italy, with a select few being offered internships at the new Vancouver branch.
- Ric's Mediterranean Grill closed its Kamloops location. A number of Ric's Grill locations have recently closed across BC and Alberta, including in Kelowna and Victoria.
- In a recent survey, 26% of employers in BC reported that they plan to hire additional employees in the second half of the year. In addition, two thirds of employers plan to keep the same number of workers.
- Following a tailings breach at Mount Polley mine, 42 mill operators have been given layoff notices. The company that owns the mine, Imperial Metals, is working to move employees to other locations, as well as on remedial work on the mine.
- The Terrace Northwest Regional Airport is beginning its $15M expansion, with construction expected to be complete in 2016. The airport is financing the upgrade with an airport improvement fee, and expects it to be paid off within 10 years.
- InsideOut Home and Floral, a retail truck, recently opened in Abbotsford. The boutique store is run out of a converted cube truck and its locations are posted on social media.
- Victoria Harbour Ferry has launched the Lynda Mae 2, a new 40-passenger shuttle service. The Lynda Mae 2 will sail every hour, providing direct service between Steamship Terminal, Fisherman's Wharf, and Ogden Point.
- White Spot is planning to open a new 8,200 sq.-ft. flagship restaurant in a Vancouver heritage building on August 21, 2014
- Following two years of studies, Port Metro Vancouver has approved a direct coal transfer facility at Fraser Surrey Docks. Construction is set to begin in the fall of 2015.
- US department store Marshalls has opened a store in Kelowna. The new location will be Marshalls' 33rd location in Canada.
- Christopher's Spring Water Inc. has submitted a rezoning proposal to construct a water bottling plant in Harrison Mills
- The North East Native Advancing Society, located in Fort St. John, has purchased a heavy equipment/mining simulator tractor trailer with a $1.4M grant from Western Diversification Canada
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