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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 Sep 15 - Sep 19, 2014
- The Neil Squire Society is hosting a job fair for persons living with a disability in Burnaby on October 23
- Kin's Farm Market, a Richmond-based produce store, is opening new locations in Kerrisdale, Coquitlam, and Vancouver's West End
- Boys' Co, an upscale menswear retailer, has opened a new 1,300 sq.-ft. store in Surrey. This is the fifth Boys'Co location, four of which are located in Vancouver.
- Molson Coors Canada has laid off 15 employees at its Vancouver brewery. The layoffs included employees on the bottle line, label operators and mechanics.
- The New Westminster Downtown Business Improvement Association has launched a program to provide grants to downtown businesses to improve the appearance of their buildings
- After providing daily flights between Vancouver and London for the last two years, Virgin Atlantic will be cancelling its service to Vancouver on October 11. The Vancouver route was the only Canadian city that Virgin Atlantic serviced.
- Vancouver's Pacific National Exhibition has completed its 104th year. The 15-day event saw an increase in attendance from last year, with 769,242 visitors.
- Holt Renfrew is expanding its Vancouver store by 40,000 sq.-ft. The expansion, which should be complete by the end of 2017, will come on the heels of Nordstrom and Saks Fifth Avenue entering the Vancouver market next year.
- South Surrey brokerage firm, 8th Avenue Elite Realty Ltd, has had its licence suspended. The suspension affects approximately 70 real estate agents and does not have a specified end date at this point.
- Surrey school district has announced that they will be building a new secondary school and making additions to three elementary schools. The new $55M secondary school will be complete by early 2017.
- The benchmark home price in Metro Vancouver has risen 5% to $631,600 in August, compared to the same time last year. In addition, sales rose by 10.2% across the region during the same timeframe.
- Canada Post has opened a new 700,000 sq.-ft. processing plant in Richmond. The facility replaces two old plants and employs over 1,000 workers.
- Hootsuite, a social media company, hosted a job fair in Vancouver in an effort to hire 100 new full-time employees. The Company hosted a similar event last year, which attracted more than 1,200 job seekers.
- Lululemon, a Vancouver-based clothing retailer, has opened its new flagship store on Vancouver's Robson Street. The company will be closing its existing Robson Street store, replacing it with the new 4,400 sq.-ft. location.
- Following a two-year review, Port Metro Vancouver has approved a direct coal transfer facility at Fraser Surrey Docks. The $15M project will create 25 direct jobs and 25 spinoff jobs.
- St George's School, a private primary and secondary school in Vancouver, has submitted a rezoning application to perform a $40M expansion. The expansion involves three phases and includes expanded dorms and academic spaces.
- Free People, a clothing retailer, is opening two stores in the Lower Mainland. The first store opened at the end of August in West Vancouver, with the second opening in downtown Vancouver on October 10, 2014.
- Bella Gelateria, a gelato store in Vancouver, is partnering with Carpigiani Gelato University (CGU), a prestigious Italian gelato university. Potential students must first complete all the courses at CGU in Italy, with a select few being offered internships at the new Vancouver branch.
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