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Correspondence, Publication and Related Clerks  (NOC 1452)
North Shore Region
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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.

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Table on the employment potential for Correspondence, Publication and Related Clerks in Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Nova Scotia Limited   (1 of 3 stars) 2014-05-15

For the 2013-2015 projection period, employment opportunities will be limited for Correspondence, Publication and Related Clerks (NOC 1452) in Nova Scotia. Compared with all other occupations, this occupation is expected to experience weaker employment growth. This, in addition to fewer workers retiring, is expected to limit employment opportunities.

According to the 2011 National Household Survey, the average age for this occupation in Nova Scotia was 40 years and 10% of workers were 55 years old and older. Also, according to the Labour Force Survey, less than 500 people worked in this occupation in 2013.

Table on the employment potential for Correspondence, Publication and Related Clerks in North Shore Region as well as in the rest of the Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Annapolis Valley Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-07-31
Cape Breton Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-07-31
Halifax Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-07-31
North Shore Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-07-31
Southern Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-07-31

Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News

Week of Feb 16 - Feb 20, 2015
  • Metamaterial Technologies Inc. may create up to 90 new jobs in Dartmouth over the next five years, with the assistance of a provincial payroll rebate program. The optics systems engineering firm has developed products such as films that protect flight crews from laser interference.
  • Longshore Fisheries Ltd. will open in February in Sonora, Guysborough County. The lobster processing plant hopes its large storage capacity will enable it to operate year-round, making it easier to retain employees. The business hopes to employ 20 to 30 workers full-time, and eventually expand to other products.
  • Rivers Bend Wood Products Inc., a hardwood floor manufacturer in Pomquet, has closed, resulting in the layoff of 17 employees. As for another similar business which closed in the province within the last year, the company indicated it had no access to a reliable supply of hardwood.
  • Two new book stores, Lexicon Books and Lunenburg Bound, will open within the next few months in Lunenburg
  • Natural Forces will begin site preparation work on a wind turbine project near Amherst within the next few weeks. Full construction will begin later in the spring of 2015.
  • The Capital District Health Authority will bring in out-of-province workers to temporarily fill critical care nurse positions in the Halifax area, while it continues to upgrade current staff and hires new graduates for the highly specialized field
  • The amount of air cargo handled at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport increased 8.5% in 2014 over 2013, mostly due to an increase in seafood exports to Asia. It was a record year for cargo shipped from the airport.
  • National Gypsum Canada Ltd. hopes to expand its gypsum quarry in Milford over the next few years, and is seeking an environmental assessment to allow it to do so. The company employs 60 people at the quarry, and an expansion would require more workers.
Week of Feb 09 - Feb 13, 2015 Week of Feb 02 - Feb 06, 2015
  • A second course at Cabot Links golf resort in Inverness is scheduled to officially open in 2016 with some limited play in 2015. The course will be known as Cabot Cliffs, and will bring staffing levels at the resort to 180 employees.
  • A new restaurant, Seventy3, has opened in the site of the former La Perla restaurant on Alderney Drive in Dartmouth. La Perla had closed in 2013.
  • Talo Cafebar will open in downtown Glace Bay in February
  • The Root Restaurant has opened in Coldbrook
  • Saege Bistro, a restaurant on Spring Garden Road in Halifax, will close in February. While about 20 employees will be affected by the shutdown, some may find work with other company-owned businesses.
  • Retail stores Smart Set, RW & Co., Aeropostale, and Birks have all permanently closed in the Halifax Shopping Centre in recent weeks. The mall is undergoing a $70M construction transformation. Also, Kitchen Door Catering has closed its retail shop in downtown Halifax.
  • Unfiltered Brewing Inc. will open a microbrewery and pub within the next few months on North Street in Halifax. It is the second such operation that will soon open in the neighborhood, as the microbrewery industry continues to expand across Nova Scotia.
Week of Jan 26 - Jan 30, 2015
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