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Outlook & Prospects for Couriers, Messengers and Door-to-Door Distributors in Vancouver Island and Coast 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|
|Vancouver Island and Coast Region||(1 of 3 stars)||2014-05-22|
For the 2013-2015 projection period, employment opportunities will be limited for Couriers, Messengers and Door-to-Door Distributors (NOC 1463) in the Vancouver Island and Coast region. Compared with all other occupations, this occupation is expected to experience weaker employment growth. This, in addition to fewer workers retiring, is expected to limit employment opportunities.
According to the 2011 National Household Survey, the average age for this occupation in the Vancouver Island and Coast region was 40 years and 27% of workers were 55 years old and older.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of May 04 - May 08, 2015
- As of May 1, Air Canada has started running two daily flights between Vancouver and Comox Valley. The new route will increase access for business and tourism for Comox.
- As part of CBC/Radio-Canada cutting more than 240 positions across the country, CBC Victoria has laid off two staff members. The employees affected include an associate producer and a position in administration.
- Victoria-based Checkfront, which creates cloud-based reservation tools for tourism operators, has secured $1M in financing to expand its workforce and business. Checkfront employs web designers, programmers, and client support staff.
- Shaw Communications is adding 300 jobs to its call centre operations with a new location in Saanich. Some of the positions may be filled by Shaw employees transferring from locations that are scheduled to close.
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