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Local Employment Potential Information
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No employment outlook has been assigned to Supervisors, plastic and rubber products manufacturing (NOC 9214) in the Fredericton - Oromocto region due to low levels of employment.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Feb 13 - Feb 17, 2017
- The provincial government will spend $4.4M during the 2017-2018 fiscal year to prepare for a 10-year, $200M expansion and upgrade of the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital. Actual construction will begin in 2018.
- The University of New Brunswick has announced the creation of the Emera and NB Power Research Centre for Smart Grid Technologies, at its Fredericton campus. The number of university researchers in the field will double from the current staff of 26.
- Home sales in Fredericton reached a five-year high in 2016, totalling 2,024 and up 6.6% from 2015. The Fredericton Real Estate Board says they've started 2017 on target and expect another busy year for real estate in the capital city.
- RPS Composite, a fibreglass pipe manufacturing company operating out of Minto, will be closing, putting 40 people out of work. A downturn in the market for its product was cited as the cause.
- Burrito Jax, a restaurant chain that specializes in healthy offerings, is opening a store in downtown Fredericton in April. Target audiences include the downtown lunch and late evening crowds, though they also offer catering services.
- Sequoia Natural & Organic, a Moncton-based organic food store, is opening its first Fredericton location in the spring. The company already operates three stores in Moncton and Dieppe.
- NB Power has recommended a rehabilitation project that will maintain the Mactaquac dam until 2068. Most of the work will take place between 2020 and 2036.
- Locavore Foods has taken over the two Real Food Connections properties in Fredericton and Saint John, and intends to re-hire many of the Real Food Connections staff in 2017.
- Horse Racing New Brunswick will be moving its harness racing operations from Fredericton to Saint John once the existing lease expires on December 31, 2016
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