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Outlook & Prospects for Executive Housekeepers in Lower Mainland - Southwest Region
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Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Lower Mainland - Southwest Region||(1 of 3 stars)||2014-05-22|
For the 2013-2015 projection period, employment opportunities will be limited for Executive Housekeepers (NOC 6213) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region. Compared with all other occupations, fewer job openings are expected in this occupation as a result of workers retiring. In addition, there should be proportionately more 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 the Lower Mainland - Southwest region was 41 years.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Apr 13 - Apr 17, 2015
- DeNA, a Japanese mobile game publisher, has laid off a number of employees at its Vancouver and San Francisco offices. The company has not reported the number of employees in Vancouver that lost their jobs.
- Providence Health Care has announced that it will be closing St. Paul's Hospital in downtown Vancouver. The company will be opening a new $1.2B facility south of the Downtown Eastside, with an estimated completion date of 2022.
- SCI Logistics, a supply chain services provider, has opened a new transportation centre in Langley. The company has consolidated with Burnaby Moving & Storage in a 35,000 sq.-ft. facility.
- The Richmond Auto Mall has announced a 300,000 sq.-ft. expansion that could create $180M in investment over the next five years. The project will add a number of new brands to the mall, bringing the dealership count to 16.
- Empire Industries Ltd. has been awarded a $243M contract to build the Thirty Metre Telescope destined for Hawaii. The project will create jobs for 130 employees over the next two years in Port Coquitlam.
- Shape Properties has submitted a rezoning application for the third phase of its Brentwood Town Centre development in Burnaby. The 11-hectare project is made up of four phases, with first phase currently under construction.
- GT Hiring Solutions and WorkBC are hosting a job fair for Gateway Casinos on April 24. Gateway is currently hiring for a number of positions at three of its properties in Burnaby, New Westminster, and Langley.
- Port Metro Vancouver expansion is spurred by a rise in agriculture exports, particularly canola oil shipments which are expected to increase by at least 25%
- Langley's low-cost food store, the Oasis Outreach Society, recently closed its doors. The store provided discounted grocery items to people with incomes less than $20,000 per year. The store plans on re-opening when it finds a location with lower rent.
- Surrey Community College has reduced its course offerings from nearly 35 courses down to three. The school will now focus on the students between Kindergarten and grade 12, as well as its three post-secondary courses.
- Walmart Canada will be opening a new supercentre in Tsawwassen. The store, along with a new shopping centre, is scheduled to open in May 2016. The shopping centre will have more than 100 retail spaces.
- TransLink has filed a request for proposals to replace 32 out of 44 escalators along Vancouver's Expo Line. The project will take place between 2016 and 2022, at a cost of approximately $12M.
- The BC Government has announced that the Surrey Provincial Court will undergo a $24.3M expansion. Construction will begin in early 2016 with completion by 2017. The upgrades will include three new courtrooms and two new hearing rooms.
- A No Frills store is expected to move into the former location of MarketPlace IGA in Cloverdale. Loblaw will be spending several million dollars on renovations. An opening date has not been announced. A new No Frills typically employs 70 to 80 people.
- The Richmond School District is expecting a budget shortfall of $4M due to a decline in enrolment of approximately 500 students. As a result, the school district may see layoffs of up to 20 teachers.
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