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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.
- December 2014 | (PDF, 583 KB)
- 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 Feb 16 - Feb 20, 2015
- The Uptown Shopping Centre in Victoria has announced its third and final construction phase, with plans to open in the fall of 2016. Hundreds of workers will be employed during construction and about 150 jobs will be created once the project is complete.
- Interior Health has issued a request for proposals to provide 100 new senior residential care beds in Kelowna and 85 new beds in Vernon. Interior Health expects that the construction will begin in the fall.
- Interior Health is seeking a request for solutions, in a move towards privatizing its laundry services. Interior Health currently employs 175 laundry workers in 11 communities.
- Canfor announced that its sawmill in Canal Flats would be laying off 81 employees, as it reduces from two shifts to one. The reduction will occur on May 4 and affects more than 50% of the employees at the mill.
- A new A&W restaurant recently opened in Surrey
- Pomme, a natural and organic grocery chain, has established a presence in Nanaimo by acquiring Island Natural Markets. The store will be rebranded as a Pomme location later in 2015.
- Ski instructors and lift operators laid off due to poor snow conditions around Vancouver are being hired by other resorts across BC. Whistler Blackcomb is still searching for additional instructors due to the demand for lessons at the resort.
- The Truck Loggers Association recently completed its annual convention in Victoria. At the convention, a looming labour shortage was a focus; the association estimates that there will be 4,700 positions available over the next 10 years.
- Artisans Attic and Fudgery Gift Shoppe recently opened in downtown Hope. The store will feature products from 10-15 vendors, with inventory rotating on a regular basis.
- Flight Centre has recently opened a new location in Kelowna. The travel agency will specialize in business travel at its new location.
- A new Save-On-Foods opened in Parksville on February 14. The new location, which replaces an older, smaller store, will create an additional 50 jobs in the area.
- Whole Foods has recently announced that it will be opening a new location in Victoria in 2016. Whole Foods also has two additional BC stores under development, in Burnaby and North Vancouver.
- Shaw Communications has announced that it will be partially closing its Kelowna call centre, affecting 145 employees. The company also reported that it will be expanding its call centres in Vancouver and Victoria.
- The Federal Government has announced $1.75M for the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology in Merrit. The funding will allow the institute to purchase a mobile trailer used to deliver the Bridging to Trades program to Aboriginal communities across BC.
- Horizon North Logistics, an oilfield-assistance company, recently announced that it will be laying off 48 employees in Kamloops
- West Marine, a boat and supply store is closing all 10 of its stores in Canada. The Company had 3 locations in Victoria as well as stores in Vancouver and Richmond. The stores will close over the next few years as the leases expire.
- Kennedy Heights printing plant recently shut down, affecting 220 employees. The closure was a result of a decision by Pacific Newspaper Group to outsource its print production to Transcontinental Printing in Delta.
- Blasting has begun for the John Hart Generating Station near Campbell River. Construction on the main tunnel will begin in the spring, with an expected completion date in fall 2018.
- CIBT Education Group has purchased a 17-storey hotel in Vancouver with plans to renovate it and rent out suites to international students. The company plans to open a number of additional rental properties for foreign students.
- TransLink will be performing a $100M upgrade to the Pattullo Bridge in New Westminster. The first of three phases includes a $25M detailed design, expected to be completed by the end of 2016.
- North Lake Ventures will be tearing down two three-storey buildings in Central Lonsdale and building a six-storey building with 107 rental units
- The Port Hardy Primary Health Care Centre has recently completed construction and will begin offering health care services this spring. The $2.6M clinic will be staffed by Port Hardy's three existing physicians, as well as 4 nurses. Three more physicians are expected to be added later this year.
- Code Brew, a coffee shop at the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital, has opened its second location, at the Millstore Medical Centre
- The 2015 Northwest Growth Conference will be held on March 6 and 7 in Prince Rupert. The conference will help local small and medium businesses to make the most of upcoming opportunities in the region.
- Western Forest Products recently reopened its Ladysmith mill. The mill will recall all 85 workers who were previously laid off when the facility closed in December 2014.
- Chapters Indigo will be shutting down its flagship store in Vancouver on June 30. The company reported that the closure is due to a significant rent increase, but a new downtown location will be sought.
- Carecorp will be terminating its agreement with Inglewood Care Centre, affecting more than 230 staff at the Vancouver nursing home. A representative of the Hospital Employees' Union reported that 75-80% of the employees may be rehired.
- According to the Canadian Border Services Agency, the number of Canadians who travelled into the US from the five crossings from Tsawwassen to Abbotsford was 19.6% lower in December 2014 compared to the same time last year
- Fortinet, a security software developer in Vancouver, is hiring over 76 new employees as a result of the low Canadian dollar
- The Vancouver Port Authority has recently given licenses to 68 trucking companies, reducing the number of authorized port truckers from approximately 2,000 to 1,450. The port reported that the decision was made to prevent persistent undercutting.
- The Home Depot has more than 370 career events scheduled across Canada, with plans to hire more than 5,500 associates, including 650 in British Columbia
- The Cloverdale MarketPlace IGA in Surrey will be closing its doors at the end of February. The closure will affect 35 employees.
- Tolko will soon begin construction on its pellet plant at its Lavington mill. The plant is expected to be operational by September and will create 30 permanent jobs at the mill.
- A new walk-in clinic recently opened in Fort St. John. The clinic will be staffed by existing physicians in the community on a rotational basis; however, efforts to recruit new physicians are ongoing.
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