Explore Careers - Job Market Report
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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|
Compared to other occupations, this is a relatively small occupational group in Ontario with few and infrequent job opportunities.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Hamilton--Niagara Peninsula Region||(Undetermined)||2014-07-31|
|Kingston - Pembroke Region||(Undetermined)||2014-07-31|
|Stratford--Bruce Peninsula Region||(Undetermined)||2014-07-31|
Additional Provincial Prospects
Visit the Provincial Job Futures for information on the current trends and the future outlook for occupations in this province or territory. This Web site is a joint effort of the federal, provincial and territorial governments. You can view a report specific to this occupation on: Provincial Job Futures - (Employment Prospects section) Web Site.
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
- November 2014 | (PDF, 755 KB)
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- October 2014 (Quarterly Edition) | (PDF, 729 KB)
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- January 2014 | (PDF, 721 KB)
- Annual Edition 2013 | (PDF, 700 KB) new
- December 2013 | (PDF, 560 KB)
- November 2013 | (PDF, 568 KB)
- October 2013 | (PDF, 461 KB)
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- January 2013 | (PDF, 500 KB)
- Annual Edition 2012 | (PDF, 313 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market NewsWeek of Feb 16 - Feb 20, 2015
- Resolute Forest Products is recruiting tradespeople and production workers for its sawmill in Sapawe near Atikokan. The sawmill is expected to be fully operational by the end of May 2015 and will employ around 100 workers.
- Tory Burch, an upscale women's fashion retailer, will open a new 3,000 square foot location at Sherway Gardens in Toronto
- MappedIn Inc., a Kitchener-based indoor mapping start-up, received $600,000 from the Government of Canada to diversify and expand, creating an anticipated 48 full-time jobs
- The Makabi Inn and the Nugget Motel (formally the Mid-Town Motel) are undergoing renovations and will reopen under new ownership in Fort Frances in spring 2015
- HubHead Corp., a software solutions company in Markham, will be receiving up to $625,000 from the federal government to develop and expand operations. The project is expected to sustain 45 jobs and create up to ten additional positions by 2019.
- Hurley's Mattress and Appliance opened in Tillsonburg in February at the former Sears franchise site, and has plans to open a parts and service department and hire additional staff
- The Municipality of Powassan received $387,646 from the Government of Ontario towards the establishment of Fairview Lane Industrial Park. Construction is expected to begin in spring 2015.
- St. Andrew Goldfields Ltd., a Canadian-based gold mining company, announced plans to bring its Taylor Project located east of Timmins into production by the end of 2015
- The Government of Ontario announced $4M in funding for 11 organizations to provide loans or grants to help social enterprise startups across the province
- Ford Motor Company of Canada Ltd. announced it will make its next generation GT ¿supercar' at Multimatic Inc., an auto component manufacturer in Markham
- The Government of Ontario suspended operations at all Everest College locations in the province, affecting approximately 450 staff members and 2,450 students
- Maple Leaf Foods Inc. will outsource cleaning of the plant and machinery at its plant in Hamilton due to high turnover, affecting around 100 employees. Some affected workers may find alternate employment in production at the plant.
- Essar Steel Algoma Inc. in Sault Ste. Marie issued 55 layoffs citing decreased demand for plate steel. The company hopes to recall workers in mid-April pending improved market conditions.
- Auberge du Petit Prince, a fine dining restaurant in London, will close in February
- Home Depot of Canada Inc. will hire approximately 2,600 workers for the spring season across its stores in Ontario
- Walmart Canada plans to complete a 29 supercentre, $340M expansion in Canada by the end of January 2016. The company estimates that about 3,700 jobs will be created during construction, with an additional 1,300 jobs upon completion.
- The City of Kenora received $360,000 from the Government of Canada to extend sewer and water services to a new business development area in Cameron Bay, creating 15 jobs during construction and up to 35 new and existing jobs upon completion
- The 4th Annual Innisfil Spring Job Fair will take place March 5 from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Stroud-Innisfil Community Centre. The job fair will feature more than 30 employers, many of whom will hold on-site interviews with candidates.
- The Government of Canada announced a grant of $902,000 for the Muskoka Airport expansion project to develop land for businesses. Muskoka Aircraft Refinishing Inc. has indicated that it plans to hire about 30 new staff upon completion of the work.
- Fashion retailer Kate Spade and footwear retailer Stuart Weitzman will open stores later this year at Rideau Centre in Ottawa
- Teach for Canada is recruiting certified educators for teaching positions in remote and Indigenous communities across Northern Ontario. Applications for fall 2015 placements are open until March 15th, 2015.
- Grey County is accepting summer student job applications for a variety of jobs including IT, planning, HR, finance, social services and housing. Applications are due in March.
- E.C. King Contracting, a division of Miller Cement Ltd, has been contracted for a road re-construction and park upgrade project in Owen Sound worth close to $2.8M. Work is expected to begin this spring with completion by December.
- General Motors of Canada Ltd. will invest $560M into its Cami assembly plant in Ingersoll, securing about 3,000 jobs at the plant
- Sun Media Corp. ceased broadcasting the Sun News Network due to financial losses. Sun News Network employs approximately 200 people.
- Tenaris Algoma Tubes in Sault Ste. Marie announced an additional 90 temporary layoffs effective March 2, 2015, citing declining activity levels in the oil and gas sector. This brings the total number of layoffs to 270 since December 2014.
- Plasco Energy Group Inc., a waste management company, laid off 80 staff in Ottawa after filing for creditor protection
- Wipro Enterprises Inc. has confirmed that 54 employees were laid off at their Brantford call centre. The company stated that there are no plans to close the Brantford office.
- Nipissing University in North Bay will not be renewing the contracts of 22 faculty members at the end of the 2014-15 academic year due to ongoing restructuring
- Postmedia Network Canada Corp. announced an unspecified number of layoffs in national reporting positions from its network, as well as a voluntary buyout program at the Windsor Star, Ottawa Citizen and Montreal Gazette
- The RONA Fulford Building Centre on Highway 6 in Owen Sound will close at the end of March due to economic conditions, affecting seven full-time employees
- CIBC cut approximately 500 jobs in January, the majority of which were located in Canada. The impact on its Ontario operations is currently unknown.
- Women's clothing company Jones New York announced that it will close its 36 stores in Canada by the end of 2015. The job impact in Ontario is currently unknown.
- Bluewater Health plans to cut approximately 33 jobs this year due to an expected budget shortfall
- Loyalist College announced that the W. Garfield Weston Foundation has allocated an additional funding of $160,000 over 2 years to help 40 post-secondary students earn a skilled trades diploma
- Bain's BBQ & Smokehouse opened in Sarnia in late December 2014, creating 20 jobs
- Mining equipment supplier Metso Minerals Canada Inc. and hydraulic equipment distributor Feldcamp Equipment Ltd. have received funding from the Government of Ontario to expand operations in North Bay, creating 15 and 10 jobs, respectively
- The Hilton London Ontario is currently undergoing renovations. Once the remodel is completed in August, the site will be rebranded as a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel.
- Streit Manufacturing Inc., an armoured vehicle manufacturer, will be building a new facility in Barrie, creating around 40 new jobs
- Elora Brewing Co. will be opening in Elora in spring 2015. The facility will feature a multi-use café and bar, retail space, tasting area and eatery with seating for 150 people.
- Previously reported layoffs at the Sault Area Hospital have been reduced from fourteen affected nursing positions to 7
- Transcontinental Interactive Inc., a publishing, media, and marketing company, will close its Conversys Inc. office in London in August, affecting about 30 staff
- Wrigley Canada Inc. will close their Toronto gum factory by March 2016, affecting 383 employees. Production will be shifted to the United States in a series of phases beginning this May.
- Zenyatta Ventures Ltd., a mining exploration company, has begun a drill program on a target north of the Albany graphite deposit near Hearst
- New Gold Inc. is ramping up hiring efforts after securing Environmental Assessment approvals for its Rainy River project northeast of Fort Frances
- Jewelry retailer Tiffany & Co. will open its first free-standing store in Ottawa at the Rideau Centre, replacing its concession within the recently closed Holt Renfrew store in Ottawa
- TransCanada PipeLines Limited is expected to begin construction on the Napanee Generating Station. The project is expected to create 650-750 construction jobs between 2015-2018 and 24 long-term jobs.
- Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. is looking to open a research and development office in Waterloo Region. Last November the company announced that it would invest $210M and add 325 jobs in Ontario over the next five years.
- Annex Media & Printing Inc., Canada's largest publisher of business-to-business media has acquired 20 major trade publications and associated websites. This new deal adds 230 new employees, all based in Don Mills.
- Essar Steel Algoma Inc. in Sault Ste. Marie is looking to hire more than 200 workers by April 2015 as it prepares to bring an idled blast furnace back into service
- Saje Natural Wellness will open seven new retail stores in Ontario in 2015, in six different Ontario cities including Ottawa, Waterloo, Hamilton, Burlington, Toronto and Oshawa
- The $35M multi-year Detroit-Windsor tunnel plaza renovation project is officially complete and includes a new commercial customs and bus inspection building, improved parking and an expanded footprint to take traffic lineups off city streets
- Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced the opening of its first Andaz branded hotel in Canada in mid-2016 in Ottawa's Byward Market
- Goodness Me! Natural Food Market opened in Barrie on January 24, with the store employing 50 staff
- TRACKS Employment and Resource Services of Georgian Bay Inc. in Collingwood is receiving $402,000 in support from the Federal Government's Skills Link program to help 44 youth jobs
- Clarence H. Graham Design and Construction Ltd. is set to begin a $2M renovation of a former Alpha St. medical arts building in Owen Sound and turn it into a 12-unit seniors' residence
- Aurora-based OrganaGreen Cannabis Company Ltd. is planning a $2.5M medical marijuana plant in Kincardine pending process approvals, creating up to 30 jobs
- The Government of Canada will invest up to $1.25M in App Software Corp. and Glitchsoft Corp. in Kanata to accelerate software development and create new jobs
- Sarnia-based public utility Bluewater Power Distribution Corporation has purchased renewable energy company Unconquered Sun Solar Technologies Inc. (USST), resulting in five new jobs and plans to hire up to 10 more employees at USST
- Moorefield Excavating of Harriston has won a $400K+ contract to replace Stratford's Mornington Street bridge over the Court Drain, demolition of the old bridge is expected to begin soon
- UNIQLO Canada Inc. will open its first two Canadian clothing stores in Toronto Eaton Centre and Yorkdale Shopping Centre in fall 2016
- Loblaw Companies Ltd. is set to open a new No Frills grocery store in Cambridge. Construction of the store will begin in March 2015
- Lowes Companies, Inc. will be holding a national hiring day March 7 at all of its 37 locations across Canada. The company plans on hiring 2,000 employees this spring across Canada. The total job impact in Ontario is currently unknown.
- Restaurant Brands International Inc., the parent company of Tim Hortons laid off about 350 staff at Tim Hortons head office in Oakville and regional offices across Canada, including Guelph and Kingston
- The Sault Area Hospital is laying off 35 full- and seven part-time employees including 14 Registered Nurses and an unspecified number of office, clerical and support staff
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