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Outlook & Prospects for Truck Drivers in London 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.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|London Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
For the 2014-2016 period, the employment outlook is expected to be good for Truck Drivers (NOC 7411) in the London region.
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.
In addition, due to the seasonal nature of this occupation, employment opportunities will vary depending on the time of the year. Employment opportunities tend to be more favourable during the summer months.
This occupation had a regional labour force of about 6,970 at the time of the 2011 National Household Survey.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of May 04 - May 08, 2015
- Sierra Construction will begin work on a new $2M Thamesford fire station in Zorra Township and is expected to be complete by November 2015
- Collaborative Structures Ltd. started construction on a $8.5M correctional facility for those serving short-term sentences at the Elgin Middlesex Detention Centre in London
- The Government of Canada announced a $4M loan to Starlim North America Corp., a manufacturer of silicone products, to upgrade and expand its manufacturing capabilities in London. The project is expected to create up to 20 full-time jobs by 2018.
- IO Industries Inc., maker of hi-speed, hi-tech cameras, is building a new London office that will open in October, and has plans to double its current staff of 20 by spring 2016
- Two London companies, Artisan Metal Finishing and Attica Manufacturing Inc., will receive provincial government grants totaling $600K towards a $6M investment in new equipment and employee training, creating 33 new jobs and retaining 53 existing ones
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