Explore Careers - Job Market Report
Description | Titles | Duties | Related Occupations
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices
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||(Undetermined)||2016-12-23|
No employment outlook has been assigned to Labourers in fish and seafood processing in the Vancouver Island and Coast region due to low levels of employment.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jan 09 - Jan 13, 2017
- A 473-unit rental housing project has been proposed in View Royal. The $200M project is expected to create 2,000 person-years of employment during construction.
- Re/Max Market Outlook 2017 forecasts that the average residential sale price in Greater Victoria will rise from $580,961 in 2016 to $590,450 in 2017
- Tofino Bottle Depot is closing its doors on March 10
- Victoria-based Camosun College recently launched its Coastal Skills Initiative, a $1M program providing students with specific skills to work in the marine industry
- The Royal BC Museum, located in Victoria, is renovating its existing building. The first of a five-phase 25-year redevelopment of the site will cost $10M.
- Municipal council of Ladysmith is building a new $13M water filtration plant. The town council has voted to borrow up to $6M over 25 years to fund the construction of the plant.
- Hummingbird Cove Lifestyles is nearing completion of the first phase of its $40M shellfish hatchery near Powell River. The hatchery is expected to create 30 to 50 jobs when completed.
- Nanaimo city council is closing its arms-length Economic Development Corporation at the end of January, replacing it with a city economic development office. Two administration positions will be transferred to the city and a manager job will be created.
- The City of Nanaimo consultants have recommended building an $86.6M sports and entertainment centre in the city. Construction of the facility could create more than 400 full-time construction-related jobs.
- The City of Nanaimo is ending its visitor and tourism service at the end of January. The closure will affect five Tourism Nanaimo employees.
- The Nanaimo International Hostel is closing its doors on December 31. The owner of the hostel plans to convert the building into a rental apartment.
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