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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)||2015-05-29|
No employment outlook has been assigned to Supervisors, Railway Transport Operations (NOC 7221) in Newfoundland and Labrador due to low levels of employment.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Avalon Peninsula Region||(Undetermined)||2015-05-29|
|Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region||(Undetermined)||2015-05-29|
|South Coast--Burin Peninsula Region||(Undetermined)||2015-05-29|
|West Coast--Northern Peninsula--Labrador Region||(Undetermined)||2015-05-29|
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
- July 2015 | (PDF, 571 KB)
- June 2015 | (PDF, 538 KB)
- May 2015 | (PDF, 516 KB)
- April 2015 | (PDF, 482 KB)
- March 2015 | (PDF, 545 KB)
- February 2015 | (PDF, 518 KB)
- January 2015 | (PDF, 517 KB)
- Annual Edition 2014 | (PDF, 542 KB)
- 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)
- 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 Sep 21 - Sep 25, 2015
- The Government of NL, through the capital works program, and the City of Mount Pearl will be cost-sharing a project to build a new $1.9M Campia Gymnastics facility in Mount Pearl
- According to the Economic Outlook by the Royal Bank of Canada, NL is the only Atlantic Canadian province expected to see a GDP decline in 2015. Real GDP is expected to decline by 4% in 2015 but expects to post a 0.8% recovery in 2016.
- The Government of NL and the Town of Torbay will be cost-sharing $5M in funding to build a new municipal depot in the town
- The Government of NL awarded three contracts valued at $2.7M to Farrell's Excavating, Bay By Bay Recycling and PTL Services for road repairs, paving, asphalt levelling, bridge replacements and wharf upgrades in Bellevue
- According to ExxonMobil, construction of the Hebron oil platform at Bull Arm is ongoing and is still on target to produce first oil by 2017
- The Government of NL is investing $1.75M in funding for health care equipment and infrastructure to five hospitals on the Northern Peninsula
- New regulations under the Pharmacy Act, 2012 will allow pharmacists in NL to prescribe treatments for a number of minor ailments
- The Government of NL awarded a $5.7M contract to Farrell's Excavating Ltd for rut repairs on the TCH between St. John's and Salmonier Line
- The Government of NL is investing $140,000 in funding to support successful applicants under this year's Community Addictions Prevention and Mental Health Promotion Grants Program
- The Government of NL and Memorial University School of Social Work have launched the Advancing the Practice Together (APT) partnership to promote the professional development of social workers employed in the area of child protection
- Seadrill Limited cancelled its contract for the West Mira oil rig that is under construction in South Korea. Crewmembers en route to the rig this week were sent home and those in Korea were asked to leave. Workers were hoping for long-term employment.
- WestJet announced a new direct flight between St. John's International Airport and London's Gatwick Airport. Flight service will begin on May 7, 2016.
- The Government of NL is investing $340,000 in funding to the Dr. Hugh Twomey Health Centre in Botwood for the purchase of new equipment and infrastructure upgrades
- The Government of NL is investing $285,000 in funding to support the Town of Arnold's Cove in the development of an industrial park
- The Government of NL, through the Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation, is investing $300,000 in funding to upgrade four social housing properties on Goodview Street in St. John's
- The Government of NL is investing $270,000 in funding towards the purchase of a new four-door pumper for its volunteer fire department in Southern Harbour. The funding will be cost-shared between the Government of NL and the Town of Southern Harbour.
- The East Coast Trail Association has signed memorandums of understanding with Log Bay-Middle Cove-Outer Cove, Petty Harbour-Maddox Cove and Bauline to help ensure the long-term sustainability of the trail
- Construction permits in the City of St. John's were down by 37%, compared to the same period last year. No industrial permits have been issued, compared to $125,200 in 2014 and permits for government and institutional buildings are down by 86%.
- A tentative agreement has been reached between the Government of NL and the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Public and Private Employees (NAPE) representing 3,000 home care workers in NL. A ratification vote will take place at a later date.
- According to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, housing prices in the province are performing better than expected. Prices are 5% higher for new home construction this year, however MLS or resale market prices are down about 4%.
- The Government of NL is contributing $300,000 over three years to Gros Morne Summer Music Inc. to help increase its online presence
- Husky Energy announced that a second well is now in production at the South White Rose extension. The two wells are expected to produce about 15,000 barrels per day.
- St. John's City Council is investing $20,000 on a study to restore historical sites in the Fort Amherst and Battery areas. This will include the Second World War gun emplacements in Fort Amherst.
- Corner Brook Intermediate, a Grades 7 to 9 school, will open to students this week. The school recently completed a $16M redevelopment and extension project.
- The Provincial Government is investing $750,000 in funding for the purchase of new equipment at health care centres in Whitbourne and Placentia
- The Government of NL is investing $358,000 in funding to support the growth of the salmon aquaculture industry in NL
- The GSF Grand Banks, a semi-submersible drill rig owned by Transocean Ltd., will end its contract with Husky Energy on September 19. The new West Mira is expected to begin drilling in 2016 and will have 160 crew members.
- The Government of NL is providing $552,637 in funding to support phase two of the Cobb's Pond Park Redevelopment Project
- The new graduate student residence for Memorial University (formerly Battery Hotel) opened on September 1. A portion of the building will open this year, but the entire project will be completed in 2017.
- The Government of NL is investing $1M to support the purchase of new equipment and infrastructure upgrades at health care facilities on the Burin Peninsula.
- Irving Shipbuilding hosted a job fair at the Marystown Hotel and Convention Centre on September 2. The company has openings for 50 welders, 50 pipefitters and 25 ironworkers. They are also hiring engineers with shipbuilding experience.
- Two popular restaurants have closed in downtown St. John's. Aqua and The Club closed on August 31 due to financial hardship.
- Bankruptcy is on the rise in Newfoundland and Labrador. There was an 18% increase in the number of bankruptcy cases in the province and a 26% increase on the Avalon Peninsula in the last quarter.
- Aurora Energy has announced that it will be suspending uranium exploration in Labrador due to lower commodity prices. A work camp and two small offices will remain open with a few employees, but the head office in St. John's will be closing.
- Passenger traffic on Marine Atlantic has increased this summer. The Port aux Basques run increased by 4%, while traffic on the Argentia run was up by 13%. The increase is attributed to a drop in gas prices and an aggressive marketing plan focused on Ontario.
- The Salvation Army plans to build a new $25M centre in St. John's which will replace two of its buildings on Springdale St.
- The Barry Group plans to reopen the aquaculture plant in Harbour Breton in November, creating 100-plus jobs. The Barry Group will invest $3.5M into the plant.
- The Government of NL is providing $200,000 in funding to the Seniors Resource Centre of Newfoundland and Labrador to enhance its information and referral services throughout the province
- The Government of NL announced $2.5M in funding for infrastructure upgrades and new equipment for health care on the province's west coast
- The Government of NL announced $1.5M in funding for economic infrastructure and an expanding aquaculture industry in Harbour Breton
- The new $39.5M Waterford Valley High School in St. John's will open the week of September 7. The school will accommodate over 850 students from the west end of St. John's.
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