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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 Jan 18 - Jan 22, 2016
- The St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital expansion has begun and at the peak of construction will have 120 to 140 workers on-site
- Construction has begun on the Kingsmill building on Dundas Street in London that will be the new Fanshawe College downtown campus
- Arva Industries Inc., a mining and rail equipment manufacturer in St. Thomas, secured a $12M contact to build a highly-specialized vehicle for the Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan, and plans to hire five or six more employees
- Compass Minerals has laid off approximately 90 employees from its Sifto Salt Mine in Goderich
- The City of London will invest $2M of the $3.4M cost to renovate the London Public Library Central Branch scheduled to begin in the middle of 2016
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