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Outlook & Prospects for Contractors and Supervisors, Mechanic Trades 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 Contractors and Supervisors, Mechanic Trades (NOC 7216) 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 weak.
- A large number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced low levels of unemployment.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of May 04 - May 08, 2015
- Parkland Fuel has recently opened a new 38,000 sq.-ft. location in Pitt Meadows, creating 20 full-time jobs
- The City of Vancouver has opened its new $100M water treatment plant. The plant uses ultraviolet filtration on 370M litres of water per day, which represents one-third of the water used in the city.
- Vancouver's Ho Sun Hing Printers shut down on March 23, after more than 100 years in business. The company has occupied a large two-floor space on East Georgia Street since 1961.
- FortisBC is moving ahead with its $400M liquid natural gas facility expansion in Delta, creating 300 person-years of construction jobs. The expansion, which will be in service by mid-2016, includes a second tank as well as a new liquefier.
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