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Outlook & Prospects for Government Managers – Economic Analysis, Policy Development and Program Administration in North Shore Region
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Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|North Shore Region||(Undetermined)||2014-07-31|
Employment outlooks have been determined at the provincial level for Nova Scotia.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jan 12 - Jan 16, 2015
- Construction of The Willow, an $8M, 60-unit apartment complex in New Glasgow, should be completed by April 2015. The owner indicates that most of the workers have come from the local area.
- The town of Stellarton will ratify a new contract with its police force. The contract would pay workers 2.75% more in each year of the five-year deal.
- The Northeast Nova Scotia Correctional facility in Priestville, expected to open in February, will employ 131 workers. Staff will include 86 correctional officers, kitchen and administrative support workers, and managers. Less than half of the workers at the facility will be staff transferring from the closing existing facilities in Amherst and Antigonish.
- Highway developments, bridge upgrades, and renovations at the Guysborough Memorial Hospital and the St. Andrew's Consolidated School are among Strait area projects featured in the Nova Scotia government's 2015-16 Capital Plan
- Marden-Wild, a tanning oil manufacturer, will add four jobs at its Amherst plant while receiving financial assistance from the federal government to help increase production efficiencies
- Smith Rock Chalets, formerly known as Stonehame Chalets, is planning to reopen in Pictou County near the end of December. The resort had burned down two years ago.
- Heritage Gas continues to expand its natural gas network in Nova Scotia. The company will begin constructing a storage facility and a 7.5-kilometre in-ground pipeline in Antigonish in the spring of 2015, and will begin delivering to customers by the fall. Gas will be trucked to the station and distributed throughout the town by the pipeline.
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