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Outlook & Prospects for Supervisors, Machinists and Related Occupations in Kingston - Pembroke 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 Ontario.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
Employment outlooks were not assessed for Supervisors, Machinists and Related Occupations (NOC 7211) in Ontario.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Hamilton--Niagara Peninsula Region||(Undetermined)||2016-04-15|
|Kingston - Pembroke Region||(Undetermined)||2016-04-15|
|Stratford--Bruce Peninsula Region||(Undetermined)||2016-04-15|
What percentage of people in this occupation are self-employed?
This occupation (Supervisors, Machinists and Related Occupations) is part of a larger group called Contractors and Supervisors, Trades and Related Workers (NOC 721). According to the Labour Force Survey (2013), 45% of workers in this group were self-employed, while the average for all occupations was 15%.
What proportion of people in this occupation work full-time?
This occupation (Supervisors, Machinists and Related Occupations) is part of a larger group called Contractors and Supervisors, Trades and Related Workers (NOC 721). According to the Labour Force Survey (2013), 99% of workers in this group worked full-time, compared to the average of 81% for all occupations.
What is the proportion of women working in this occupation?
According to the National Household Survey (2011), women represented 5% of workers in this occupation compared to the average of 48% for all occupations.
What percentage of people in this occupation are members of a union?
This occupation (Supervisors, Machinists and Related Occupations) is part of a larger group called Contractors and Supervisors, Trades and Related Workers (NOC 721). According to the Labour Force Survey (2013), the unionization rate for this group was 33%, while the unionization rate for all occupations was 28%.
Additional Provincial Prospects
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Labour Market Bulletins
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Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News
Week of Sep 19 - Sep 23, 2016
- The Government of Canada's Department of National Defence and Canadian Armed Forces is planning to increase its workforce by about 10 per cent over the next year with a focus on procurement staff
- Shopify Plus, an ecommerce platform by Shopify Inc., is adding around 200 employees to its current staff of 110 after moving into the newly-renovated Seagram Museum in Waterloo. The new office will host a sales team as well as engineers and designers.
- Thalmic Labs Inc., a Kitchener-based designer and manufacturer of wearable technology, plans to hire about 100 people over the next year, including engineers for its research and development team
- The Greater Essex County District School Board recalled all the teachers laid off at the end of the last school year and hired an additional 52 teachers to accommodate higher-than-expected enrolment
- NSF International, a company specializing in food safety and testing, relocated to a new facility in the University of Guelph's Research Park, creating 12 jobs
- Work continues on the Region of Waterloo's new transit hub in Cambridge. The $5M facility, located in front of the Cambridge Centre mall, is expected to be operational by November.
- The Government of Ontario will provide $3M in grants to the Kincardine Hospital, which will be used to replace the facility's boilers, chillers and other essential equipment
- The Timmins City Council has approved a $1M+ contract with Northec Construction Inc. to install a watermain in the Hallnor Rd. Industrial Rail Park. The work will support the new INEOS Calabrian sulphur dioxide plant being built in the park.
- I.C.E Data Centers, a data interconnection provider, has opened a new facility at the Markham Hilton on Warden Avenue in Toronto
- Stemmler's Meat and Cheese opened a new processing facility in Waterloo
- TJX Companies, Inc. opened a Marshalls store at the Stone Road Mall in Guelph
- The new Canadian Border Services Agency Traffic Building opened at the Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge. The next stage of the multi-year Canadian Plaza Redevelopment Project is expected to be complete by March 2018.
- Canadian Solar Inc., a solar panel manufacturer, shut down one of its production lines in Guelph due to declining demand, resulting in 130 layoffs
- TMX Group Ltd., operator of the Toronto Stock Exchange, will lay off 115 jobs including 95 FT positions and approximately 20 consultants and contractors by early 2017
- Banking and financial services company, HSBC Canada, will close its Sault Ste. Marie branch in February 2017, eliminating the equivalent of 4.5 jobs
- The Rainy River Record, a Northwestern community newspaper, will cease publication at the end of September after almost a century due to diminishing ad revenue
Week of Sep 12 - Sep 16, 2016
- Vistaprint, a maker of custom-printed products in Tecumseh, is hiring 300 part-time seasonal workers for the months of November and December
- New Gold Inc.'s $1B new open pit mine in Rainy River northwest of Fort Frances is almost halfway complete with a projected mid-2017 start-up. It currently employs more than 240 people.
- Tenaris Algoma Tubes Inc. plans to recall between 120-150 employees in November as it restarts its AlgomaTubes seamless mill in Sault Ste. Marie following an eight month shutdown
- Brampton Transit launched the Züm Queen West service, the final milestone of the $285M project that was conjointly funded by the Government of Canada, Government of Ontario, and the City of Brampton
- Medallion Properties Inc. held a groundbreaking ceremony for the second phase of its $300M mixed-use development project in Ajax. The second of two towers is expected to be completed by winter 2018.
- The Elgin Middlesex Regional Intermittent Centre, a 112-bed detention facility, opened in September in London
- The former William Beatty Public School building in Parry Sound is being redeveloped into a Sound Community Hub with a mix of affordable housing and community space. Completion of the $8.5M project is expected in spring 2017.
- The Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board hired 41 teachers
- A new Kingsway shopping district in Sudbury is officially open and includes a Skater's Edge sporting goods store, a Pita Pit, Jump! The Baby Store, Jump! The Skate, Dance and Gymnastics Store, Diggs & Dwellings and the Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Sudbury
- Dajcor Aluminum Ltd., a manufacturer of aluminum components in Chatham, will invest $10.2M with help from the Government of Ontario to expand its manufacturing capabilities and create 35 new jobs by end of 2018
- The Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario are investing over $2M each towards construction of a two-storey facility at the Kenora Airport Authority
- A Goodwill Industries, Ontario Great Lakes has opened a store in Strathroy, creating 30 new jobs
- Phase one of the Sioux Lookout Airport expansion and renovation project worth $12.6M is about to begin and is expected to be completed by September 2017
- Automotive supplier KTH Parts Industries Inc. in Shelburne will invest over $11M with the help from the Government of Ontario to expand its plant and create 26 new jobs by spring of 2017
- Michaels Canada opened a store in September in Orangeville
- You.i TV, an Ottawa technology firm, received a $12M investment from various investors and expects to add about 20 employees by December
- Focal Healthcare Inc. in Toronto will receive up to $870K from the Government of Canada towards the production and commercialization of its prostate imaging technology. The investment is expected to create 17 full-time equivalent jobs.
- Forever 21, Inc. opened a new concept store called Forever 21 Under $15 in September in Mississauga
- The City of Toronto will hold a Career Information event at the Toronto Reference Library on October 20, 2016. Thirty-five city divisions will be represented.
- A Job Fair will be held at the Cornwall Civic Complex on October 5, 2016
- The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation is outsourcing some of its information technology functions to Accenture Inc. The effect on Ontario staff is unknown at this time.
- All the Best Fine Foods, a Toronto store and caterer, closed in September. The company's downtown location and commercial kitchen will continue to operate under new owner, Summerhill Market, who hopes to rehire about half of the 40 employees affected.
- Joseph Brant Hospital in Burlington is eliminating 14 management positions
Week of Sep 05 - Sep 09, 2016
- Amazon.com, Inc. has opened an 850,000 sq. ft. robotic distribution centre in Brampton and expects to create more than 500 full-time jobs
- Laurentian University will create over 200 research jobs with a $104M it received in funding for its Metal Earth mining research project. An additional donation of $10M will go towards the university¿s Department of Earth Sciences.
- Boat Rocker Media¿s Jam Filled Entertainment purchased assets of recently bankrupted Arc Productions Ltd. and opened a new office in Toronto with about 200 employees specialising in 3D animation
- The Government of Canada is investing $67.3M at Queen's University to build a new Canadian Particle Astrophysics Research Centre, generating about 100 new positions for engineers, designers, researchers, students and faculty members
- Kemptville Retirement Living broke ground in August on a 98-unit, 120,000 sq. ft. facility, that is expected create 75 jobs when it opens in March 2018
- The University of Guelph, with help from the federal and provincial governments, will invest $66.6M towards six infrastructure improvement projects
- Over the next two years the Government of Ontario will spend over $23M to build 35 licensed child care rooms representing 610 childcare spaces across the province
- The Government of Ontario will provide $15M to fund infrastructure improvements at 22 hospitals in the North East Local Health Integration Network
- The Government of Ontario is investing up to $2M at Centre for Addiction and Mental Health to expand two buildings in Toronto. Construction is expected to start in 2017.
- The Government of Ontario has spent $360M to build 29 schools and renovate 16 additional ones. Schools are set to open across the province this fall.
- Tomlinson Group, a construction company, was awarded a $5.1M project to widen the Tenth Line Rd. in Orléans
- Calian Group Ltd., an Ottawa-based consulting firm, secured deals with the Department of National Defense worth $7M and the Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers Schools worth $5M. Possible contract extensions could increase the value of each deal.
- A new women¿s shelter has opened in Elgin County
- Niagara College received a $1.75M grant from the Government of Canada to build a technology access centre supporting the region¿s food and beverage innovators
- Essar Steel Algoma Inc. in Sault Ste. Marie laid off up to 85 employees
- The City of Brampton is laying off 25 employees due to restructuring
Week of Aug 29 - Sep 02, 2016
- Clothing retailer Roots Canada plans to open 14 Canadian locations over the next two years and renovate and enlarge several stores. The impact on its Ontario operations is not yet known.
- The Government of Ontario will invest $3.5M into six Sudbury mining equipment and technology company projects with Boart Longyear Canada, Hardrock Mining Products, Rock-Tech, TesMan Inc., BESTECH and Accutron Instruments Inc., expected to create 28 jobs
- Fowler Construction Inc. is about to begin work on a $513K+ project to relocate the sanitary sewer attached to the Duchesnay Creek Bridge in North Bay, to be completed in late October 2016
- Lett Architects Inc. in Peterborough will move to a new expanded location on Simcoe Street early in 2017 after major renovations have been completed by Mortlock Construction Inc. Lett plans to increase its staff from 10 to 16.
- Barrie manufacturers Garaga Inc. and Jacobs & Thompson Inc. jointly received $500K+ from the Government of Ontario towards expansions valued at $6.4M+, creating 27 jobs and retaining 38 positions over four to five years
- GE Canada will receive a $26.5M+ conditional grant for its new manufacturing facility in Welland. The plant is expected to begin production in early 2018 and will hire 220 workers.
- Construction will resume on the $3.8M Victoria Ave. revitalization project in Niagara Falls set for completion by November
- Coco Paving Inc. has started construction on a $2.9M+ multi-road upgrade in Belleville. Work includes the rehabilitation of the entire length of Adam St., Jamieson Bone Rd. and Lahr Dr., part of University Ave. and College St. E.M
- The Government of Ontario will provide up to $2.8M to the Town of Kapuskasing for infrastructure upgrades over the next three years, including storm, sanitary system and road upgrades
- The provincial government will provide up to $5.4M to the City of North Bay and $3.4M+ to 14 more northern communities to upgrade infrastructure. In total 116 communities in northeastern Ontario will receive $58M over three years to fund local upgrades
- Auto parts manufacturer Mitchell Plastics received $1.5M from the Government of Ontario towards a new technical centre in Kitchener. The $13.4M project is expected to be completed in spring 2020, creating 62 jobs and retaining 560 positions
- A Tim Hortons location opened at North Barrie Crossing, creating 30 full-time and part-time jobs
- The provincial government will provide $1.5M to Morbern Inc. in Cornwall to invest in new technologies and expand its manufacturing capabilities. The total value of the project is $15.7M and is expected to create 36 jobs and retain 230 positions.
- Under Pressure Coffee House located at 37 Lansdowne Ave. in the Mews Mall opened in Carleton Place
- A Cora breakfast and lunch restaurant and a Starbucks location will open on Brookdale Ave. in Cornwall over the coming months
- Peterborough's Ventra Plastics, a plastic car components manufacturer and part assembler, received $550K+ from the Government of Ontario towards a $5.5M+ project to upgrade its facility with 25 paint robots, creating 10 jobs and retaining 288 positions
- Trenton's Kruger Products L. P., a manufacturer and distributor of tissue products, will receive a loan of up to $10M from the province of Ontario to help expand its operations, creating 119 jobs and retaining 184 positions
- The Government of Canada will invest $27.3M to build a Centre for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship at Seneca College. Construction is expected to start in September.
- Plato's Closet, a used clothing store, has opened in London
- The United Counties of Leeds and Grenville has awarded a $1.6M contract to Willis Kerr Contracting Ltd. for rehabilitation work on area bridges and a culvert
- Fast food restaurant AvōcoBar opened a fourth location in Barrie on Collier St.
- Smarter Alloys Inc. in Waterloo will receive up to $1.1M from the federal government to develop advanced alloys for use in automotive parts
- National Steel Car Ltd., a railcar manufacturer in Hamilton, will lay off 300 workers. The company cites less demand for rail tanker cars because of lower oil prices as the reason for the layoffs.
- Knechtel Food Market in Lucknow closed at the end of August, affecting around 20 full-time and part-time employees
- U.S.-owned Fabrene Inc., an industrial and construction product manufacturer headquartered in North Bay, has laid off 20 staff in August through early retirements and permanent layoffs, due to decreased product demand
- Regal Gifts Corp., a Canadian catalogue company in business since 1928, has closed. An unknown number of employees at the company's warehouse and call centre in Barrie have been affected.
- Murray Street, a restaurant in the ByWard Market in Ottawa, will close at the end of 2016
- The approximately $23M multi-year Bolsover Dam reconstruction project, Lock 37 on the Trent-Severn Waterway 90km northwest of Peterborough, is now completed
- Northern Honda in North Bay is moving to a new larger $5M+ location on Seymour Street in August containing new hoists, tech work stations and a six vehicle drive-through to increase service capacity. It currently employs 36 staff.
- Wallbridge Mining Co. Ltd. will spend $3.95M+ on exploration work at its joint venture projects in Sudbury beginning October 2016
- The Government of Canada will invest $1.3M+ into six projects in the Terrace Bay region involving the Townships of Manitouwadge, Terrace Bay and Schreiber, the Rossport Local Services Board and the Superior North Community Futures Development Corp.
- Construction of the new Carpenters' Local 1669 Training Centre in the Innova Business Park in Thunder Bay is almost complete. The Government of Ontario contributed $1M towards the total project cost of $5.5M for the facility.
- KWG Resources Inc. has signed an agreement with China First Railway to complete a feasibility study on a railway to the mining company's properties in northern Ontario in the area known as the Ring of Fire, to join with the CN Rail line at Exton
- Bearskin Airlines will implement daily flights from Thunder Bay to Sault Ste. Marie and Sudbury beginning mid-September
- The Ontario Provincial Police is offering a number of social media events and sessions in September including a hiring symposium at Cambrian College on September 24, 2016 to promote policing careers in northern Ontario
- Caesars Windsor will hold a job fair on September 19, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the casino
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