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Outlook & Prospects for Correspondence, Publication and Related Clerks in North Shore Region
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.
Provincial Employment Potential Information
The following table identifies employment conditions within Nova Scotia.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Nova Scotia||(1 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
For the 2014-2016 period, the employment outlook is expected to be limited for Correspondence, Publication and Related Clerks (NOC 1452) in Nova Scotia.
This outlook is the result of an analysis of a number of factors that influence employment prospects in this occupation. Some of the key findings are that:
- Employment is expected to decline.
- A large number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced low levels of unemployment.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Annapolis Valley Region||(1 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
|Cape Breton Region||(1 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
|North Shore Region||(1 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
|Southern Region||(1 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
- May 2015 | (PDF, 541 KB)
- April 2015 | (PDF, 470 KB)
- March 2015 | (PDF, 515 KB)
- February 2015 | (PDF, 544 KB)
- January 2015 | (PDF, 542 KB)
- December 2014 | (PDF, 573 KB)
- November 2014 | (PDF, 540 KB)
- October 2014 | (PDF, 583 KB)
- October 2014 (Quarterly Edition) | (PDF, 649 KB)
- September 2014 | (PDF, 647 KB)
- August 2014 | (PDF, 637 KB)
- July 2014 | (PDF, 752 KB)
- June 2014 | (PDF, 616 KB)
- May 2014 | (PDF, 864 KB)
- April 2014 | (PDF, 864 KB)
- March 2014 | (PDF, 595 KB)
- February 2014 | (PDF, 595 KB)
- January 2014 | (PDF, 605 KB)
- Annual Edition 2013 | (PDF, 746 KB) new
- December 2013 | (PDF, 539 KB)
- November 2013 | (PDF, 540 KB)
- October 2013 | (PDF, 547 KB)
- September 2013 | (PDF, 240 KB)
- August 2013 | (PDF, 447 KB)
- July 2013 | (PDF, 515 KB)
- June 2013 | (PDF, 436 KB)
- May 2013 | (PDF, 446 KB)
- April 2013 | (PDF, 317 KB)
- March 2013 | (PDF, 234 KB)
- February 2013 | (PDF, 436 KB)
- January 2013 | (PDF, 294 KB)
- Annual Edition 2012 | (PDF, 414 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market NewsWeek of Jul 13 - Jul 17, 2015
- Lady Hammond Animal Hospital has opened on Lady Hammond Road in Halifax. Two veterinarians and four assistants staff the business.
- Toronto-based IT firm Slyce has added 25 positions to its New Waterford workforce since January, and now employs about 60 people. Workers range from data specialists to sales personnel.
- "Increased traffic volume in recent years at the J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport has resulted in a need to hire firemen. The airport had previously been served by volunteer fire departments "
- Swimwear and lingerie retail chain La Vie en Rose will open a store in August in the Mayflower Mall in Sydney. Up to 10 employees will be hired.
- A Tim Hortons Express has opened in Masstown. The business employs eight full-time and five part-time workers.
- The Halifax Feast Dinner Theatre has closed after 29 years in business
- Bluedrop Training & Simulation Inc. has won a contract to develop a new simulation training program for a Boeing helicopter program. The contract might result in the addition of as many as 10 jobs in the Halifax area.
- Wheaton's, a furniture and home deco store, has opened a location in Bayer's Lake Business Park in Halifax. Wheaton's has five other locations in Nova Scotia.
- Twiggz Shoes and Apparel, in the Mic Mac Mall in Dartmouth, and Happynest Antiques & Home Store, on Quinpool Road in Halifax, opened in July
- Seaside Wireless Communications will almost double its current workforce of 12 employees by September as it expands and upgrades its high-speed Internet service across northeastern Nova Scotia
- Ten sexual assault nurse examiners will begin working in July in hospitals in Lunenburg and Queens Counties
- The Cape Breton-Victoria School Board will eliminate 62.5 positions due to declining enrolments. Of the positions, 48.5 will be absorbed by attrition, but 14 teacher assistants will receive layoff notices.
- Colour, a Halifax-based communications agency, has merged with New York-based CHR Group. The company indicates the sale will result in opportunities for expansion, and likely more staff in Halifax.
- The Tri-County Regional School Board will eliminate 34.17 positions due to declining enrolments. The positions affected include 19.88 teaching positions, as well as school library technicians, bus drivers, board staff, and administrative assistants.
- The federal and provincial governments will each invest over $42M in Nova Scotia to support infrastructure projects, such as water and sewer expansions, over the term of the Small Communities Fund program
- The Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre has opened in Tatamagouche
- Classic Fine foods, a manufacturer of baked goods in the Sydney area, will add four to five employees to the 12 already on staff
- The Cape Breton Regional Police Service, supported by a $4.5M in funding, will lead and administer a youth crime prevention program which will employ 24 full-time and part-time youth workers over the next five years
- Mills, a department store on Spring Garden Road in Halifax, has closed. The jobs of 20 employees have been affected.
- The Nova Scotia Health Authority indicates it is trying to recruit 13 general practitioners to Cape Breton, and that the area also needs numerous specialist physicians. Recruitment becomes more difficult the further it takes place from Halifax, according to the authority.
- The federal government will invest $20M over the next two years on infrastructure improvements in support of the Royal Canadian Air Force facilities at 14 Wing Greenwood
- A new wastewater infrastructure system, costing $58M and creating an estimated 270,000 hours of employment, will be constructed near Sydney Harbour. The project will take place over a 10-year period, and excavation work could start by 2016.
- After some delays caused by poor weather, Natural Forces hopes to begin geotechnical work and land clearing in the coming weeks on its $18M wind turbine project near Amherst. The company hopes to erect the turbines by the summer of 2016.
- Construction is tentatively scheduled to begin by the spring of 2016 on a $17M aquatic centre in the Milford area. It is hoped the facility will be ready for use by 2017.
- The four Atlantic Provinces have signed an agreement that will allow apprentices greater mobility within the region during their trades training
- Sip Café Meteghan has opened in Meteghan. The coffee shop plans to eventually expand into a full-service restaurant.
- National barber shop chain Tommy Gun's Original Barbershop has opened a location in the Mic Mac Mall in Dartmouth
- Jigg's Take-Out has opened in St. Peters, employing 12 workers
- Technology firm Global Relay has opened an office in Halifax and intends to create up to 150 jobs with the assistance of a provincial payroll rebate program. The company will hire software developers, and include recent graduates.
- Johnny K's Authentic Donairs will open on Pizza Corner in downtown Halifax in July. The restaurant will employ 12 to 15 workers.
- The 34-turbine South Canoe Wind Farm in the New Ross area is now operating, and will employ a maintenance team of five or six workers
- Co-op Atlantic will lay off 400 employees across Atlantic Canada as it exits from the food and retail gas business. While most of the layoffs are in New Brunswick, they will include 36 workers at a distribution warehouse in Sydney.
- The Chignecto-Central Regional School Board will eliminate 36.1 full-time equivalent teaching positions, and those of four custodians and one and a half bus drivers. Declining enrolments continue to provide challenges for the board.
- The Construction Association of Nova Scotia indicates that despite an ongoing construction boom in Halifax and occasional shortages of workers, the supply of labour appears to be adequate and will likely remain that way. Predictions by some groups of impending labour crunch issues over the years have generally failed to emerge.
- Construction has begun on the $1B Forest Lakes residential-commercial development in Ardoise.The developer, Terra Firma Development Corporation, says the building of a golf course on site could employ up to 60 workers.
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