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Outlook & Prospects for Bakers 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 Bakers (NOC 6252) 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 37 years and 13% of workers were 55 years old and older.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jan 12 - Jan 16, 2015
- Nanaimo's Terminal Park Save-on-Foods location will close its doors on February 5, affecting 68 unionized employees. The company is reviewing options with the affected employees, including moving them to another location.
- Blue Moon Winery, a farm and winery in Courtenay, recently opened a cooking school. The farm-to-table experience will offer a number of classes, but is limited to 12 participants.
- Suzhou Youth Travel Services, a China-based tourism company, broke ground on its $50M hotel in Nanaimo in August. The company expects to bring 70,000 tourists a year to Nanaimo, to fill its 240-room hotel.
- Quality Foods has opened a new location in Langford, creating between 75 and 100 jobs. Quality Foods also announced that it plans to open two more stores in Victoria over the next year.
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