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Outlook & Prospects for Engineer Officers, Water Transport in Southern 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.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Nova Scotia||(2 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
For the 2014-2016 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Engineer Officers, Water Transport (NOC 2274) 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 is expected to decline.
- A large number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced moderate levels of unemployment.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Annapolis Valley Region||(Undetermined)||2015-05-29|
|Cape Breton Region||(Undetermined)||2015-05-29|
|Halifax Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
|North Shore Region||(Undetermined)||2015-05-29|
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
- May 2015 | (PDF, 541 KB)
- April 2015 | (PDF, 470 KB)
- March 2015 | (PDF, 515 KB)
- February 2015 | (PDF, 544 KB)
- January 2015 | (PDF, 542 KB)
- December 2014 | (PDF, 573 KB)
- November 2014 | (PDF, 540 KB)
- October 2014 | (PDF, 583 KB)
- October 2014 (Quarterly Edition) | (PDF, 649 KB)
- September 2014 | (PDF, 647 KB)
- August 2014 | (PDF, 637 KB)
- July 2014 | (PDF, 752 KB)
- June 2014 | (PDF, 616 KB)
- May 2014 | (PDF, 864 KB)
- April 2014 | (PDF, 864 KB)
- March 2014 | (PDF, 595 KB)
- February 2014 | (PDF, 595 KB)
- January 2014 | (PDF, 605 KB)
- Annual Edition 2013 | (PDF, 746 KB) new
- December 2013 | (PDF, 539 KB)
- November 2013 | (PDF, 540 KB)
- October 2013 | (PDF, 547 KB)
- September 2013 | (PDF, 240 KB)
- August 2013 | (PDF, 447 KB)
- July 2013 | (PDF, 515 KB)
- June 2013 | (PDF, 436 KB)
- May 2013 | (PDF, 446 KB)
- April 2013 | (PDF, 317 KB)
- March 2013 | (PDF, 234 KB)
- February 2013 | (PDF, 436 KB)
- January 2013 | (PDF, 294 KB)
- Annual Edition 2012 | (PDF, 414 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market NewsWeek of Aug 17 - Aug 21, 2015
- Haskapa has opened a retail outlet in Mahone Bay. The company will use the location to sell Haskap jams, berries and beverages.
- Glooscap Ventures is planning a retail development at Glooscap First Nation. It is anticipated to generate 150 to 175 full- and part-time jobs, with the first phase completed by September 2016.
- The television show Haven has been cancelled. Based primarily in Chester and Lunenburg, the production has employed local workers in a variety of industries and contributed an estimated $140M to the provincial economy since 2010.
- Paddy's Pub will add a third location in Windsor and plans to hire 35 to 40 employees
- Halifax experienced a large increase in construction starts from May to July compared to the same period in 2014. This may be attributable to projects delayed by severe winter weather.
- A new restaurant, Il Trullo Ristorante, opened in downtown Dartmouth
- The Tatamagouche Centre will lay off 15 employees due to increasing debt levels and financial insolvency
- Rogues Roost, a brew pub in downtown Halifax, will close permanently by October. Many of its 12 employees are being offered work at Gahan House Harbourfront, a similar business under the same ownership.
- Irving Oil is expanding its retail operations in the Halifax area. The construction of a gas bar, convenience store and attached Subway restaurant, near the Halifax airport, will be completed in the fall. Work has also begun on a new gas bar in Bedford.
- According to the Nova Scotia Nurses Union, many nurses in the province are working huge amounts of overtime to cover shifts. The province's health authority says it is always looking to hire more nurses.
- Lindsay Construction has been awarded the contract for construction management services on the new $20M Discovery Centre science museum to be built on the Halifax waterfront beginning in August
- The Mountain Gap Resort in Smiths Cove, which had closed in October 2014, will continue to operate under new ownership. The business has 10 employees, and will hire more during construction and redevelopment phases.
- Craft brewery Unfiltered Brewing has opened in north-end Halifax, and is the fifth such brewery to open in that area. There are now seven craft breweries in the city.
- The federal government will spend more than $20M on renovations at the Citadel and other historic sites in the Halifax area
- The federal government announced nearly $900,000 in funding to the Sobey's School Business Development Centre, to help new graduates find jobs and to provide business development counselling and consulting services for small and medium businesses
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