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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
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|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 Feb 16 - Feb 20, 2015
- Pomme, a natural and organic grocery chain, has established a presence in Nanaimo by acquiring Island Natural Markets. The store will be rebranded as a Pomme location later in 2015.
- A new Save-On-Foods opened in Parksville on February 14. The new location, which replaces an older, smaller store, will create an additional 50 jobs in the area.
- Code Brew, a coffee shop at the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital, has opened its second location, at the Millstore Medical Centre
- 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.
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