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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.
- April 2015 | (PDF, 482 KB)
- March 2015 | (PDF, 545 KB)
- February 2015 | (PDF, 518 KB)
- January 2015 | (PDF, 517 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) 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 Jun 15 - Jun 19, 2015
- The City of St. John's has approved $1.25B for a 10-year capital works program. The funding will be allocated for infrastructure projects such as water, sewer and bridges, parks and recreation and city buildings.
- Demolition work is on-going on the old Canadian Forces buildings at the Fort Pepperell site in Pleasantville. A new headquarters building called The Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander W. Anthony Paddon Building officially opened on The Boulevard last year.
- The Government of NL awarded a $3.8M contract to Trident Construction Limited for enhancements to the wharf at Portugal Cove-St. Philip's
- The Government of NL announced $200,000 in funding to 14 municipalities and 19 community-based organizations to help them create more age-friendly environments that benefit all citizens, including older adults
- The Government of NL awarded a $299,000 contract to Paulo Ventures Inc. of St. Lewis, Labrador for enhancements to the wharf at Happy Valley-Goose Bay
- The Government of NL is providing $6.5M, in the form of a forgivable loan to RSA Canada to create 300 full-time jobs over the next five years and establish a Centre of Excellence in St. John's. The loan is provided through the Investment Attraction Fund.
- An agreement between the Government of NL and the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers' Association (NLTA) includes a contribution of $1.8B in the form of a promissory note to the Teachers' Pension Plan, over the next 30 years, to ensure its stability
- Duck Pond Mine, in central NL, will close at the end of June. The closure will create a ripple effect on the west coast community of St. George's which shipped ore from the community port, meaning 12 people will lose their jobs.
- The Government of NL awarded a $315,000 contract to R & D Construction Limited for accessibility improvements to the Arts and Culture Centre in Gander
- The Government of NL has issued a tender for the construction of a culvert which will result in the re-opening of Route 230-21 at English Harbour on the Bonavista Peninsula. Work is expected to take place over the summer and early fall.
- The National Association of Public Employees (NAPE) has reached a tentative agreement with over 50 union members at Purity Factories Ltd. A ratification vote has taken place. The agreement will be in effect on 27 June 2015.
- The Government of Canada and the Government of NL, through the NL Housing Corporation, are investing $740,000 in funding to revitalize 24 social housing units in St. John's
- The Government of NL has issued a tender for the replacement of two retaining walls and some road alignment to Route 440, the North Shore Highway on the west coast of NL. Work is expected to begin this summer.
- The Government of NL announced $362,055 in funding to the East Coast Trail Association to support trail operations and improvements
- The Iron Ore Company of Canada will be laying off 55 fewer workers than originally planned. The company previously announced that it would lay off 150 workers as part of its cost-cutting measures at the Labrador mine.
- The Hebron project in Bull Arm is still on track to produce first oil by 2017. Construction of the Gravity-Based Structure (GBS) and the living quarters are underway. The completed platform is expected to be towed offshore to the Grand Banks in 2017.
- A British Columbia company, Teekay Offshore Partners L.P., has signed a 15-year contract with several oil companies operating in the NL offshore to provide shuttle tankers to load crude from the three existing oil platforms in the province
- The Government of NL awarded a $13.8M contract to Johnson's Construction Ltd. to begin construction of the new Sir Robert Bond Bridge, the only east-west highway link that crosses the Exploits River
- Fortis Inc. has donated $3.25M to The Rooms towards the creation of the Fortis Courtyard and Amphitheatre and the completion of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment Gallery
- The Newfoundland and Labrador Organization of Women Entrepreneurs has launched a new initiative, Supplier Diversity NL. The program is aimed at connecting women-owned businesses to corporations within the province.
- The Government of NL announced $205,863 in funding, through the 2014-15 Inclusion Grants Program, to support 14 community-based organizations in NL to improve accessibility to buildings and events for people with disabilities
- The Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. and the Research & Development Corporation invested a total of $16.3M in funding to construct a new helicopter training and research and development centre in NL. The centre is expected to open in 2016.
- The former water treatment facility located in Kilbride will be brought back online mid-June to service water demands in the St. John's area
- Teekay Offshore, the company that was awarded a 15-year contract to shuttle oil from NL's offshore plans to hire as many local crew members and honour as many contracts as possible. The company will need about 200 highly skilled Canadian seafarers.
- Construction of a large retail shopping centre in the Galway development is expected to begin in late 2016. Plans are to have 30-40 shops to start opening in the centre by late 2017.
- Members of the United Steelworkers union held a demonstration in Labrador City on May 25. The union was demonstrating against the announcement made in April by the Iron Ore Company of Canada to lay off 150 workers in June.
- The Government of NL has issued a tender for upgrades to sections of roads including Pouch Cove Line, Pine Line, St. Thomas Line, Torbay Road, Indian Meal Line, Beachy Cove Road, and various roads on Bell Island
- According to The Atlantic Provinces Economic Council (APEC), major projects are expected to decline in NL this year due to weaker oil and iron ore prices. APEC expects to see a slow, but steady increase in oil prices in the coming years.
- The Government of NL will invest $65M between 2015 and 2020 to complete the development of transfer stations and waste recovery facilities in the province. Plans are to have a full-scale organic waste management infrastructure in place by 2025.
- The Government of NL awarded a $450,000 contract to Enercon Builders Inc. to construct a new oncology suite at the Labrador West Health Centre
- The Government of NL announced $126,000 in funding for regional diversification and development initiatives in the Placentia area and St. Mary's region
- Memorial University will begin exterior renovations on the former Battery Hotel on Signal Hill Road in St. John's during the week of May 25. The building is expected to be completed by August and opened as a Memorial University residence in September.
- Many NL companies involved in servicing the oil and gas industry are struggling to cope with the downturn in oil prices. Some companies are sharing work in offices around the world to avoid mass layoffs.
- After a program review at the College of the North Atlantic in Stevenville, some media arts programs have been moved to the St. John's campus to boost enrolment. The college also plans to expand its heavy equipment operator program in Stephenville.
- Carbonear Academy, a new $22M K-8 school in the Town of Carbonear, officially opened on May 27
- The Government of NL awarded a $21M contract to Quebec-based Promerleau to build a new arena in Harbour Grace. The new facility will replace the S.W. Mores Memorial Stadium. The project will be cost-shared between the province and the Town.
- Cliffs Natural Resources filed for creditor protection in January. As a result, the Wabush United Steelworkers union were advised that health and life insurance benefits for retirees will be cancelled on June 1. About 700-800 people will be affected.
- Memorial University of NL held a recruitment fair for teachers in St. John's on May 27. While jobs for teachers are dwindling in NL, the fair created an awareness of international opportunities. There are 1.8M teachers needed in 114 countries worldwide.
- Construction on the main runway at St. John's International Airport is scheduled to begin the week of June 1. The runway will be shut down while new technology is installed that will improve service. There may be some delays for travellers.
- The Government of NL awarded a $772,000 contract to Bennett's Construction & Supplies Limited of Grand Bank for wharf enhancements at Fogo Island to accommodate the larger dimensions of the new ferry, the MV Veteran, for Fogo Island-Change Islands
- The federal government has announced $150M funding through the community infrastructure program. The program anticipates to support up to 1,800 projects across the country for the renovation, expansion and rehabilitation of existing community infrastructures.
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