Explore Careers - Job Market Report
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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|
|Saint John--St. Stephen Region||(Undetermined)||2016-04-15|
No employment outlook has been assigned to Dietitians and Nutritionists (NOC 3132) in the Saint John - St. Stephen region due to low levels of employment.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Oct 10 - Oct 14, 2016
- Celebrate!, a specialty store featuring name-brand merchandise at marked-down prices, is the 26th retailer to open at the East Point Shopping Centre in Saint John. PetSmart is also scheduled to open a store at East Point later this autumn.
- Cox Electronics & Communications' stores in Saint John and Fredericton are shutting down for good at the end of October. The company's owner is retiring and has sold the St. Stephen location, which will remain in operation. The retail and commercial business had employed over 50 people at its three locations.
- A new craft beer brewery, Foghorn Brewing Co., is slated to open in Rothesay this October at 47 Clark Road. The 2,000 square-foot brewery will have a tap room, as well as a growler and keg service, and expects to hire some part-time help soon.
- A new bar called the Five and Dime, which will focus on vinyl records and craft beer, will be opening in early November on Grannan Lane in Saint John. The bar will host vinyl exchange events and allow patrons to bring their own records.
- Fredericton-based PMV Canada Inc. is buying apartment houses in Saint John's north end, with the plan to fix them up or do something new with the land. The company wants to develop new affordable housing and help spark further development in the area.
- The New Brunswick government has committed $200K in funding to help the trucking industry address their labour shortage. Many trucking jobs do not get filled, and with the average age of drivers being 50 years old, being able to recruit and retain truckers is key. According to the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association, the average truck driver makes about $65K a year.
- IBM will host a career fair on October 5, 2016 at 400 Main Street in Saint John. The company is looking to hire entry level people, as well as experienced technical support experts and leaders. In May, IBM stated that they would create 110 new jobs.
- A new bar in uptown Saint John called Eighty3 Bar Arcade will officially open for business on October 1, 2016. The bar features craft beer and vintage arcade games for patrons to play. The owner hopes it will have its kitchen in operation by Christmas.
- The New Brunswick Community College in Saint John will build a new trades education building with the help of $15.89M in government funding, which is seen as preparing youth for high value jobs of the future. Work is expected to begin in the spring of 2017 and be completed by May of 2018.
- Moosehead Breweries has announced that it will build a 10,000 sq ft small-batch brewery on the Saint John waterfront. The company expects to start construction in Spring 2017.
- Irving Oil will begin a $135M turnaround project this fall to increase the efficiency of its Saint John refinery. The project will require 2,400 tradespeople including boilermakers, electricians, labourers, scaffolders, and pipefitters over six weeks.
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