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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.
- 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 Oct 06 - Oct 10, 2014
- Western Forest Products will be closing its Nanaimo sawmill, but will be offering affected workers employment at the company's other mills. The company recently completed a $10M modernization at its Duke Point Sawmill, which is also located in Nanaimo.
- Pomellato, an Italian jewelry store, has opened its first Canadian location in Vancouver's Pacific Centre
- The City of Vancouver has designated a location to build the city's first Technology and Social Innovation Centre. The Centre will be run in partnership with the Vancouver Economic Commission and the Vancity Community Foundation.
- HMV is opening a new 3,000 sq.-ft. location on Robson Street later this fall. HMV previously closed a 30,000 sq.-ft. downtown location in early 2012.
- The Federal Government has announced over $247,000 in funding towards the Fort Nelson Community Trail to improve access for strollers and for people with mobility issues
- Maple Ridge council recently approved an Employment Land Investment Incentive program. The program is based on a similar one that was launched for the downtown area in 2010; however, this year the incentive will be aimed at the industrial areas.
- Destination Toyota has begun construction on a new 90,000 sq.-ft. dealership in Burnaby. The new location will include a service shop and auto body shop, while making it one of the largest Toyota dealerships in Canada.
- Macdonald Realty is opening a second location in Parksville. The real estate company, which currently employs nine agents in Qualicum Beach, will be able to hire additional agents once renovations on the new location are complete.
- The Northwest Growth Conference will take place from November 21-22 in Prince Rupert. The conference will help show small scale businesses how to benefit from the anticipated economic upturn coming to the region.
- The BC Government will be creating a new rural advisory council. The council will have representation from throughout rural BC, while providing input towards policy decisions that will support rural communities.
- Langley's Economic Development Department will be hosting its yearly Economic Forum at the end of October. This year, the forum will focus on the future of the transportation infrastructure in the area.
- The University of British Columbia is constructing a new mixed-use student housing tower, which will be the world's tallest wooden building of its kind. The $30M project will include academic space and up to 400 beds.
- L'Occitane en Provence has opened a new flagship store in Vancouver. The body, face and home products retailer currently has 29 free-standing stores across Canada.
- The Canada Lands Company has agreed to sell the last two pieces of federal land in Vancouver, to become residential neighbourhoods. The $307M deal includes 31.5 hectares of land, primarily consisting of the Jericho Garrison.
- Celebrity chef Kaila Klassen has recently opened two new restaurants in the Okanagan. Krafty Kitchen+Bar opened last month in Kelowna, while Corx+Brix Bistro recently opened at Bonitas Winery in Summerland.
- Marriott International will be building a $150M Autograph Collection hotel at Surrey's 3 Civic Plaza project. The 21-storey hotel will include 144 luxury suites and is scheduled to open by Christmas 2016.
- Kanata Energy Group Ltd is planning to build a new gas plant in northeastern BC. Construction is expected to begin during the summer, with completion by the end of 2015.
- The federal Western Economic Diversification department has announced over $400,000 in funding for six infrastructure improvement projects in the Kootenay and Thompson Okanagan regions
- The federal Western Economic Diversification department has announced over $233,000 in funding for three infrastructure improvement projects in Nechako, one in the North Coast and one in the Cariboo region
- The first part of the Ridley Island Road, Rail, and Utility Corridor project is nearly complete. The project began in March 2013 and consists of three inbound and two outbound tracks for coal, potash and other developments.
- The Save-On-Foods in Penticton is currently undergoing significant renovations. Once complete, the store's workforce is expected to grow by approximately 70 employees.
- The government of BC has launched a feasibility study for the construction of a bridge to Gabriola Island, replacing the ferry, which currently serves the 4,000 residents of the island
- Victoria¿s Art Gallery will begin a $14M expansion and renovation in March 2016. Currently, only 5% of the Gallery's collection can be displayed.
- The city of Vancouver has hired additional staff to help process a backlog of permit approvals. Vancouver homebuilders have reported that the current delays are causing some layoffs in the industry.
- Cottage Grove, a new $6.6M development being built in Saanich, will provide 45 suites to homeless seniors in the area. The four-storey, 19,000 sq.-ft. building will include a common kitchen and outdoor space for residents.
- The Neil Squire Society is hosting a job fair for persons living with a disability in Burnaby on October 23
- Kin's Farm Market, a Richmond-based produce store, is opening new locations in Kerrisdale, Coquitlam, and Vancouver's West End
- As part of the tentative agreement with the BC Teachers' Federation, a proposed $400M over six years will be used to hire additional teachers in BC. This will result in approximately 850 additional teaching positions across the province.
- The Prince Rupert Airport has completed its airfield improvements, with remaining work on the terminal expected to be complete by summer 2015. The airport has hired only local contractors for the $10M project.
- Boys' Co, an upscale menswear retailer, has opened a new 1,300 sq.-ft. store in Surrey. This is the fifth Boys'Co location, four of which are located in Vancouver.
- Following a chairlift accident in March, Crystal Mountain Ski Resort has announced that it will not be opening for the 2014-2015 season, but will reopen in 2015-2016
- Molson Coors Canada has laid off 15 employees at its Vancouver brewery. The layoffs included employees on the bottle line, label operators and mechanics.
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