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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.

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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

Labour Market Bulletins

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Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News

Week of Jan 18 - Jan 22, 2016 Week of Jan 04 - Jan 08, 2016 Week of Dec 21 - Dec 25, 2015
  • According to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp., the return of many workers from the western oilfields has been a factor in population growth and lower rental unit vacancy rates in the Halifax area over the past year.
Week of Dec 14 - Dec 18, 2015
Please consult the North Shore Region and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.
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