Explore Careers - Job Market Report
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Outlook & Prospects for Supervisors, Railway Transport Operations in West Coast--Northern Peninsula--Labrador 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 Newfoundland and Labrador.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||(Undetermined)||2014-06-25|
Compared to other occupations, this is a relatively small occupational group in Newfoundland and Labrador with few and infrequent job opportunities.
According to the Labour Force Survey, less than 500 people worked in this occupation in 2013 in Newfoundland and Labrador.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Avalon Peninsula Region||(Undetermined)||2014-07-31|
|Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region||(Undetermined)||2014-07-31|
|South Coast--Burin Peninsula Region||(Undetermined)||2014-07-31|
|West Coast--Northern Peninsula--Labrador Region||(Undetermined)||2014-07-31|
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
- December 2014 | (PDF, 522 KB)
- November 2014 | (PDF, 544 KB)
- October 2014 | (PDF, 871 KB)
- October 2014 (Quarterly Edition) | (PDF, 700 KB)
- September 2014 | (PDF, 717 KB)
- August 2014 | (PDF, 717 KB)
- July 2014 | (PDF, 770 KB)
- June 2014 | (PDF, 612 KB)
- May 2014 | (PDF, 614 KB)
- April 2014 | (PDF, 525 KB)
- March 2014 | (PDF, 620 KB)
- February 2014 | (PDF, 592 KB)
- January 2014 | (PDF, 478 KB)
- Annual Edition 2013 | (PDF, 745 KB) new
- December 2013 | (PDF, 542 KB)
- November 2013 | (PDF, 538 KB)
- October 2013 | (PDF, 550 KB)
- September 2013 | (PDF, 441 KB)
- August 2013 | (PDF, 441 KB)
- July 2013 | (PDF, 507 KB)
- June 2013 | (PDF, 242 KB)
- May 2013 | (PDF, 441 KB)
- April 2013 | (PDF, 525 KB)
- March 2013 | (PDF, 239 KB)
- February 2013 | (PDF, 436 KB)
- January 2013 | (PDF, 478 KB)
- Annual Edition 2012 | (PDF, 266 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market NewsWeek of Mar 16 - Mar 20, 2015
- The Government of Canada announced $246,296 in funding to help female entrepreneurs take advantage of opportunities in the natural resources industry
- A Spanish company, Abeengoa, has been awarded a $155M contract to construct approximately 400 kms of overhead transmission lines in NL and NS
- The Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation has awarded a $530,000 contract to Pan Am Platforms and Construction Ltd. to retrofit 4 social housing homes in St. John's
- The Government of NL released the Oversight Committee's report on Muskrat Falls. While there have been some scheduling challenges, the project remains on budget and on track to produce power in December 2017.
- The government of NL announced $100,000 in funding to Tthe Sir William Ford Coaker Heritage Foundation to restore the Union Electric building in Port Union
- The new Placentia West Medical Clinic located near Boat Harbour on the Burin Peninsula was officially opened on March 5. The new $2.5M clinic will provide medical services to communities from Monkstown to Parker¿s Cove.
- A $17.2M contract was awarded to Pomerleau Inc. for the construction of a new school in Paradise for students from Kindergarten to Grade 6. The school is expected to open in the fall of 2016.
- The government of NL, through the 2014-15 Community Recreation Support Program, announced $138,000 in funding to support the purchase or repair of physical activity equipment for 62 communities and organizations in NL
- The government of NL has released tenders for the required upgrades to the Portugal Cove and Bell Island wharfs in preparation for the new ferry, MV Legionnaire. The new ferry is currently under construction and is expected to arrive in February 2016.
- According to a recent report from the Royal Bank of Canada, the NL economy is expected to grow by 0.8% in 2015 and slow to 0.2% in 2016
- The Hope Brook Gold Mine near Grand Bruit will experience renewed exploration following a takeover of Coastal Gold by Sulliden Mining Capital. The majority of employment and supplies are expected to be sourced locally.
- A 300-acre land development project containing residential, commercial and industrial areas is being constructed in Southlands
- The Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation has awarded a $466,000 contract to G.S. Hunt Ltd. to conduct exterior renovations to 16 housing units in the Cashin Avenue-Froude Avenue neighbourhood
- The Building Trades Workers of the Resource Development Trades Council has donated $10M to upgrade 17 operating rooms to integrated operating suites at the St. Clare's Mercy Hospital and the Health Sciences Centre
- Papa's Pier, a St. John's restaurant, is closing after 38 years of business. The owner cites declining clientele due to increased competition as the reason for closure.
- A newly built adult addictions treatment centre in Harbour Grace will open this spring, and a new long-term care facility in Carbonear will open in spring 2016
- The Iron Ore Company of Canada has made a second offer to workers, aged 55 and over with two years of seniority, in an attempt to reduce its workforce at Labrador City and in the province of Quebec. Workers were offered $25,000 and a reduced pension to retire early.
- Due to the delay in construction at the Long Harbour processing plant, tThe government of NL announced an amendment to the Voisey¿s Bay Development Agreement that resulted in the province receiving $200M in compensation and $30M for community initiatives
- The City of St. John's has approved the rezoning of Southside Road. Plans are underway to develop 11 detached houses in the area.
- The government of NL announced $692,000 in funding, through the Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation, to provide exterior renovations to 16 social housing homes in the Rabbittown neighbourhood of St. John¿s
- The government of Canada, through Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), has invested $1.2M to support four projects in Newfoundland and Labrador¿s tourism and cultural industries in Gander
- The government of NL, through the Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation, has invested $118,000 in funding to upgrade kitchen cabinets in 17 social housing units in the Stephenville area
- The government of NL and the City of St. John's have reached an agreement for the operation of a 911 call centre for the Avalon Peninsula for the new province-wide Basic 911 service
- The Canadian Broadcasting Company (CBC) will be shutting down its operations in Grand Falls-Windsor. The company will consolidate its operations with the Gander office to save money and retain jobs.
- According to Emera Newfoundland and Labrador, the Maritime Link project that will bring power from Muskrat Falls to NL and Nova Scotia by October 2017 is on schedule. There are 300 people working on the project and it is expected to reach 600 at peak.
- A new timing tower is under construction for the Royal St. John's Regatta at Quidi Vidi Lake in St. John's. The tower will house the new electronic timing system to allow for photo finishes and more accurate measurement.
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