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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 Nov 03 - Nov 07, 2014
- British Gas has reported that it will delay completion of its Prince Rupert liquefied natural project until after 2020. The Company reports that the delay is due to increased supply of natural gas from the US and elsewhere.
- Royal York Estates, Armstrong's first gated community, recently had its ribbon cutting ceremony. The community consists of 45 lots, with 15 custom-built homes. Construction has begun on one townhouse and two more will break ground shortly.
- Okanagan College has partnered with Taylor Pro Training to offer class one driver training. The full-time program is in response to the Provincial Government's Labour Market Outlook 2022, which found that BC will require 18,000 drivers by 2022.
- BC Ferries may shut down its route between Horseshoe Bay and Nanaimo as an alternative to $200M in upgrades to the Horseshoe Bay terminal. If the upgrades proceed, construction will begin by 2018 and end in 2024.
- The Vancouver Economic Commission presented a case for the City of Vancouver to become the first Chinese renminbi currency hub in the Americas. The currency hub could save companies money and reduce supply chain costs by purchasing renminbi directly.
- Direct service between Vancouver and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport will begin in March 2015. The new service will add 248 jobs and $8.8M in wages to BC.
- Construction has begun on the Okanagan Centre for Innovation. The six-storey building will create about 500 construction jobs and is expected to be complete by early 2016.
- Sephora, a French cosmetics retailer, has opened its largest Canadian location on Vancouver's Robson Street
- Fraser Cedar Products recently had most of its main building in Maple Ridge destroyed in a fire, which could put up to 65 employees out of work
- Cannery Brewing, a craft brewery, has broken ground on their new location in downtown Penticton. The brewery will be offering a more robust food menu and hopes to help with the revitalization of the downtown area.
- Sherwood Mountain Brewery is opening Terrace's first brewery. The Company is expecting to produce 80,000 litres in its first year, expanding to 200,000 litres per year.
- Mountain Equipment Co-op has relocated its Vancouver headquarters to a new building in East Vancouver. The 112,000-sq.-ft. next generation green building is estimated to be 70% more energy efficient than conventional office buildings.
- Okanagan College hosted its 33rd annual career fair in its Kelowna campus on Nov 2. The event is the longest running of its kind in the Okanagan Valley.
- Seaspan Marine has begun work on an $11M contract for two non-combat ships for the federal government. There are currently 50 employees working on the project, with the workforce expected to grow to 350 by 2015.
- Versace has opened its first comprehensive home store in Vancouver's Gastown area. The 2,000 sq.-ft. location is the second free-standing Versace store in Canada.
- BC businesses can now apply for training through the Canada Job Grant for their future workforce needs. The program is expected to help up to 900 BC residents within a year and about 3,500 by 2017.
- 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.
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