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Outlook & Prospects for General Practitioners and Family Physicians 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.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Lower Mainland - Southwest Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
For the 2014-2016 period, the employment outlook is expected to be good for General Practitioners and Family Physicians (NOC 3112) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region.
This outlook is the result of an analysis of a number of factors that influence employment prospects in this occupation. Some of the key findings are that:
- Employment growth is expected to be strong.
- A moderate number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced low levels of unemployment.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Sep 21 - Sep 25, 2015
- The College of Pharmacists of BC recently suspended the licences of two Vancouver pharmacists, forcing the pharmacies to close their doors. Downtown Pharmacy closed most recently, and Native Vancouver Pharmacy closed in May.
- A temporary housing facility in downtown Vancouver, which housed 155 vulnerable residents, was forced to close due to flood damage. The City has split the residents among three alternate locations to make sure they have meals and shelter.
- Maple Ridge will open a new 40-bed temporary homeless shelter between October and March
- The George Derby Centre, a supportive housing development for low-income seniors in Burnaby, received its final allocation of funding. The project will now move ahead with construction planning and tender to a developer.
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