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Sheet Metal Workers  (NOC 7261)
North Shore Region
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Outlook & Prospects for Sheet Metal Workers 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.

questionUndetermined : UndeterminedLimited : LimitedFair : FairGood : Good
Table on the employment potential for Sheet Metal Workers in Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Nova Scotia Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2015-05-29

For the 2014-2016 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Sheet Metal Workers (NOC 7261) 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 growth is expected to be strong.
  • A large number of people are expected to retire.
  • This occupation has recently experienced high levels of unemployment.
Table on the employment potential for Sheet Metal Workers in North Shore Region as well as in the rest of the Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Annapolis Valley Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2015-05-29
Cape Breton Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2015-05-29
Halifax Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2015-05-29
North Shore Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2015-05-29
Southern Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2015-05-29

Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News

Week of Jul 06 - Jul 10, 2015 Week of Jun 29 - Jul 03, 2015 Week of Jun 22 - Jun 26, 2015
  • 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.
Week of Jun 08 - Jun 12, 2015
Please consult the North Shore Region and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.