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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 Jul 13 - Jul 17, 2015
- Fortis BC has made a conditional deal with Hawaiian Electric to provide 700,000 tonnes of liquefied natural gas per year for 15 years. The deal would trigger a $400M expansion at Fortis's plant in Delta, if approved.
- Associated Engineering has filed a report with the National Energy Board, which states that the expansion of the Trans Mountain Pipeline would result in a cost increase for municipalities of $93M over 50 years in five lower mainland communities
- A mattress recycling depot in south Vancouver, which was recently destroyed by fire, has reopened in Burnaby. The fire left 45 workers temporarily unemployed.
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