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|
|North Shore Region||(Undetermined)||2016-04-15|
No employment outlook has been assigned to Senior Managers - Health, Education, Social and Community Services and Membership Organizations (NOC 0014) in the North Shore region due to low levels of employment.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Oct 10 - Oct 14, 2016
- The new Maurices clothing store that is expected to open in October in the Highland Square Mall in New Glasgow will employ 10 workers
- TruLeaf, a Bible Hill based agri-tech company, will open a large indoor crop growing facility on the west side of Toronto late in 2017. TruLeaf would employ 30 people in Toronto, while 15 more staff may be hired to work in Bible Hill in the coming months.
- The St. F.X. Association of University Teachers (AUT) have reached a tentative agreement on a new three-year collective deal with the university. Members of the union will meet on October 11, 2016 to discuss the agreement. Members include teaching faculty, librarians, lab instructors, and nursing staff.
- Construction of a new wastewater treatment plant for the community of Parrsboro is expected to commence by the spring of 2017. A contract for the design of the plant has been awarded to CBCL, and $6.4M in government funding has been allocated to the project.
- A study by Gardner Pinfold shows Northern Pulp's mill in Pictou County has a total employment impact of 2,043 jobs, including 339 directly at the mill, and is a significant contributor to the economy of rural Nova Scotia
- Amherst-based Access Labels has acquired the label manufacturing division of Dartmouth-based Farnell Packaging. Access Labels is expected to add a few jobs to its 30-person Amherst workforce, while no job losses will occur at Farnell in Dartmouth.
- Scotsburn Ice Cream Co. will lay off up to 50 unionized workers at its plant in Truro. The company indicates the layoffs are just seasonal in nature, although several Scotsburn divisions have closed in Atlantic Canada in recent years.
- The Centre de bénévolat Manicouagan in Baie-Comeau has closed its doors. Some of the services it offered might continue. Six employees have lost their jobs. (available in French only)
- Sécurité Côte-Nord, a new company in Baie-Comeau specializing in patrolling, security, and bodyguards, is looking for workers to join six current employees. Training will be offered directly by the employer. (available in French only)
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