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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.
- October 2014 | (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 Oct 20 - Oct 24, 2014
- Blue Moon Winery, a farm and winery in Courtenay, recently opened a cooking school. The farm-to-table experience will offer a number of classes, but is limited to 12 participants.
- The Queens Printer will be shutting down its printing operations for the Government of BC by the summer of 2015. The shutdown will affect 31 unionized staff in Victoria.
- With 18 proposals for liquefied natural gas (LNG) plants in BC awaiting final investment decisions, the Government of BC recently unveiled a tax system for LNG producers
- Office vacancy rates in Vancouver have reached a 10-year high, at 9.6%. Vacancy rates are expected to continue to increase next year, as 700,000 sq.-ft. of new office inventory will be constructed by the end of 2014.
- Burger King Canada is planning to expand across BC. The company has identified 49 potential markets for expansion over the next five years.
- The department of Western Economic Diversification has announced $249,000 in funding for the North Peace Airport Society. The funds will be used for water infrastructure upgrades to the Airport.
- The Richmond Ikea has reached a 10-year deal with its workers, ending a 17-month strike
- Teck Resources and Linde LLC are undergoing maintenance to their plants in Trail. The process is expected to take about six weeks and will employ approximately 900 contractors, the majority of which will be hired locally.
- Revelution, an indoor fitness facility, has opened in Revelstoke. The facility offers indoor cycling, suspension training, Pilates, and yoga.
- Nelson Commons, a 54-unit condominium development, has met its pre-sale requirement of 34 units. Construction on the residential and retail project is expected to begin early in 2015, with occupancy in late spring of 2016.
- Endurance Wind Power Inc. has opened a new manufacturing facility in Surrey. Endurance has created 80 new jobs in 2014, 40 of which are in the Lower Mainland.
- T&T Supermarket, an Asian grocery store chain, has opened a new location in Richmond. The 38,000 sq.-ft. store caters to an emerging high-density neighbourhood around the Richmond Olympic Oval.
- Victoria's Westshore has seen two new stores open in October. Gap Outlet store opened in Westshore Town Centre and Moksha Yoga has a new studio in the city.
- The Government of BC has granted an environmental assessment certificate to BC Hydro's Site C hydroelectric dam project. Site C is located near Fort St John and will cost an estimated $7.9B, with completion expected by 2024.
- TOPSHOP has opened its second location in the Lower Mainland, located in Richmond Centre. The new 14,000 sq.-ft. location is the 10th store in Canada for the UK fashion retailer.
- Boston Pizza is opening two locations in downtown Vancouver. The move is part of a larger expansion plan, which involves the company opening 15 locations this year, including four in BC.
- The University of BC's Okanagan campus has received $3.8M in funding to establish a Survive and Thrive Applied Research facility. The facility will help develop technology for human protection and survivability in extreme conditions.
- A number of Asian tech firms are expanding their operations in Vancouver. FunPlus Games is seeking a new facility in the city, which will allow them to expand from 12 to 30 employees.
- As a result of the recent drought in California, British Columbians may see an increase of $30 to $60 in their monthly grocery bill. More than 66% of BC's imported vegetables and 44% of imported fruits come from the United States.
- 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.
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