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)||2016-12-23|
No employment outlook has been assigned to Optometrists (NOC 3121) in the North Shore region due to low levels of employment.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jan 30 - Feb 03, 2017
- A dairy and butcher shop is expected to open in the fall of 2017 in a building currently under construction in the Masstown Market. Local farms will provide milk and meat to the businesses, and the milk will be bottled on site.
- Peace by Chocolate, a small chocolate factory started by a family of Syrian refugees in Antigonish in August 2016, now employs 10 workers
- TreeGo, an aerial adventure business that had planned to set up a course in Trenton Park in Trenton, has cancelled the project
- Aecon Atlantic recently laid off some workers at its facility in Pictou due to work slowdowns, which the company says are normal in the industry. Aecon had been fabricating turbines for the Fundy tidal projects, and work is expected to increase in 2017.
- Peace by Chocolate, a small chocolate factory started by a family of Syrian refugees in August 2016 in Antigonish, has recently hired three local workers. The factory may need to hire more people for an expected busy Christmas season.
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