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Outlook & Prospects for Labourers in Fish Processing in Vancouver Island and Coast Region
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Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Vancouver Island and Coast Region||(Undetermined)||2016-04-15|
No employment outlook has been assigned to Labourers in Fish Processing (NOC 9618) in the Vancouver Island and Coast region due to low levels of employment.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Aug 15 - Aug 19, 2016
- A new $5M development is being planned for Nanaimo's Departure Bay. "Legasea" will include six penthouse-style units as well as a coffee shop and café.
- Pemberton Holmes opened a new office in Sidney. Approximately 10 realtors are based out of the new office.
- Westhills Land Corp is developing Lakepoint One, a multi-generational project in Langford. The project, which includes 46 condominiums, is scheduled for occupancy in late 2017.
- Amrikko's By the Sea, a restaurant in Nanaimo that was closed due to a fire, announced plans to rebuild and reopen. The proposed building includes four second-floor residential units as well as four commercial spaces, including the restaurant.
- Ahousaht Nation proposed a hydroelectric project that could power Tofino and Ucluelet. The project would create between 30 and 40 construction jobs for approximately 2.5 years, as well as four to six permanent positions once operational.
- The MS Society of Canada is downsizing its location in Victoria to reduce costs. The society will maintain most of its services, however its physiotherapy program will be cut.
- Arrowsmith Independent School is preparing to open in Qualicum Beach. The K-7 elementary school is located in the same building as the former Morning Glory School, a private school that closed its doors at the end of the 2015-16 school year.
- Rainforest Arts, a retail art gallery located in Chemainus, opened its doors in July
- BC Ocean Boating Tourism Association began the third phase of its multi-year marketing program. In this phase, the program will market Broughton Archipelago Discovery Islands and Vancouver Island West.
- North Island College is offering a free course, New Directions For Older Workers, to help worker between the ages of 55 and 64 in getting back into the workforce
- Mastercraft Construction has started construction on its townhouse development near Brentwood Bay. The project consists of 103 rental townhouses and is expected to be complete by 2019.
- Campbell River is building a new transit operations and maintenance facility, thanks to $15M in funding from the federal and provincial governments. The city expects to double the number of buses in operation over the next 25 years.
- Lowes recently hosted a two-day hiring fair in Victoria to recruit up to 160 staff for its new location at Tillicum shopping centre. The 93,000 sq.-ft. location is expected to open in late fall 2016.
- Bella Bella Airport is constructing a new terminal building, thanks to funding from the provincial government
- Harbourside Senior Cohousing recently opened in Sooke. The cohousing facility includes 31 individual units as well as a common house.
- The Government of BC announced $34M in safety upgrades to a 5km section of the Trans-Canada Highway through Malahat Village. Construction will begin early next year, and is expected to be completed in 2018.
- Demolition work has resumed on Central Saanich¿s Marigold Nursery. Following demolition, Marigold Lands will begin construction of its mixed-use development, which will include up to 250 housing units.
- The federal and provincial governments are granting approximately $26M to BC Transit in Greater Victoria. The funding will be used to extend a bus-priority lane, as well as to build a new depot and upgrade maintenance facilities.
- Full of Beans Play Café, a coffee shop and indoor playground, recently opened in Port Alberni
- Tillicum Lelum is building a new $2M childcare centre in Nanaimo. The new centre is expected to open in January 2017.
- Care Funeral Services recently opened a satellite location in Sooke
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