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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 Sep 12 - Sep 16, 2016
- The Original Christmas Village recently closed its doors in Victoria. Bois & Cuir, a Quebec-based furniture store, will be replacing the closed store.
- Island Health added wellness centres to three secondary schools in the Sooke school district this year. Each wellness centres will be staffed by a part-time physician, while Belmont Secondary School will also staff four nurses.
- Kindermusik, a childrens music studio, recently opened a new location in Comox
- Western Canada Marine Response Corporation is moving forward with $200M in enhancements to improve its spill response in Vancouver Harbour. The enhancements include 115 new employees and 26 new vessels along BCs southern shipping lane.
- Bella Coola RCMP detachment recently added three new constables and an indigenous police officer to its team
- The Government of BC will restore direct ferry service from Port Hardy to Bella Coola by summer 2018
- The Capital Regional District housing strategy plans to build more than 440 subsidized housing units and 440 market rental units in Victoria over the next five years
- Mount Washington Alpine Resort, a ski resort located near Courtenay, is investing $2M to upgrade its facilities and open a new 80-seat restaurant
- Chabad Centre for Jewish Life and Learning recently opened its doors in Victoria. The $3M facility includes a synagogue, Hebrew school, library, kosher kitchen and daycare.
- Canna Mall, a collection of businesses targeting marijuana-buying customers, recently opened in Victoria
- Ivanhoé Cambridge, a Quebec-based real estate developer, is investing $72M to expand and renovate the Mayfair Shopping Centre in Victoria
- Sidney municipal council has approved building a new $10M fire hall. Construction of the project is expected to begin within the next two to three months.
- Construction of Port Hardy's Kwa'lilas Hotel is nearing completion and the hotel expects to open its doors in September 2016
- BlueSky properties is beginning construction on a $70M residential-retail development in downtown Victoria. The six-storey project includes 209 rental units, 11 of which will remain below-market rate in perpetuity.
- Partnered Films is planning to open a new film studio in either Esquimalt or Central Saanich. The company plans to begin development in February 2017, with the studio fully operational by 2018.
- Campbell River is expected to receive $1.36M from the Government of Canada's Community Works Fund. The money is part of the $2B Federal Gas Tax Fund, supporting long-term community infrastructure projects.
- The City of Victoria is sending a 19-member trade team to China in October. The goal of the eight-day trip is to develop export opportunities for Victoria companies.
- Caledonian Brewery and Distillery opened its doors in Victoria on August 17, 2016
- Fairfield Book Shop, a used bookstore, is closing its doors in Victoria. The store will be replaced by Cook Street Nail and Spa, which is slated to open in fall 2016.
- Twin City Design, a new interior design company, recently opened in the Alberni Valley
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