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)
- October 2014 | (PDF, 755 KB)
- October 2014 (Quarterly Edition) | (PDF, 729 KB)
- September 2014 | (PDF, 709 KB)
- August 2014 | (PDF, 709 KB)
- July 2014 | (PDF, 789 KB)
- June 2014 | (PDF, 660 KB)
- May 2014 | (PDF, 654 KB)
- April 2014 | (PDF, 742 KB)
- March 2014 | (PDF, 651 KB)
- February 2014 | (PDF, 648 KB)
- 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)
- September 2013 | (PDF, 461 KB)
- August 2013 | (PDF, 474 KB)
- July 2013 | (PDF, 513 KB)
- June 2013 | (PDF, 463 KB)
- May 2013 | (PDF, 462 KB)
- April 2013 | (PDF, 506 KB)
- March 2013 | (PDF, 245 KB)
- February 2013 | (PDF, 249 KB)
- January 2013 | (PDF, 500 KB)
- Annual Edition 2012 | (PDF, 313 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market NewsWeek of Dec 01 - Dec 05, 2014
- Babcock & Wilcox Canada, Ltd. signed a 6-year $300M agreement with Bruce Power to provide service work at the nuclear plant in Tiverton. Work associated with the contract will begin in January 2015.
- A new Delta flagship hotel has opened in downtown Toronto
- Rowan Williams Davies and Irwin Inc. (RWDI), an environmental engineering firm, is moving its head office to the Hanlon Business Park in Guelph. The company plans to expand its operations and add 200 new employees over the next five years.
- Lowe's Companies Canada, ULC is scheduled to open a new Sault Ste. Marie store in the summer of 2015, creating between 120 and 140 permanent jobs and an additional 40 to 50 seasonal positions
- PCL Constructors Canada Inc. has been awarded a $135M contract to build the Cardiac Life Support Services Redevelopment Project at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute. The project will generate around 150 jobs during construction.
- Morningstar Hospitality Services Inc. secured a food services contract for the Toronto 2015 Pan American and Parapan American Games. The company is looking to hire temporary workers for locations in Mississauga, Whitby and Ajax.
- TIM-BR MART Group will close its Victoriaville, Quebec distribution centre and consolidate operations at its London site in April 2015, retaining 135 current staff and adding 120 jobs at that location
- Minacs Limited will hire around 60 call centre staff over the next couple of months in Peterborough
- Construction is underway on two of four student accommodation buildings at Confederation College in Thunder Bay. The initial phase of the $35M Student Village/Accommodation project is expected to be completed by fall 2015.
- Two new hotels are being built along The Kingsway in Sudbury: a new Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndam and a Hilton Garden Inn hotel.
- Retailer Muji Europe Holdings Ltd has opened its first Canadian store in downtown Toronto
- Construction is underway for a new Gormley GO train station in York Region, which is expected to create over 20 jobs and be completed by the end of 2016
- Medical marijuana grower Aphria Inc. in Leamington is now fully licensed. The company currently employs 15 workers and expects to double its workforce within the year.
- Metro Inc. will close its Cambridge grocery store in January 2015, affecting approximately 119 employees
- Bell Media has cut 80 full-time positions in various divisions across Ontario
- ASG (AGI-Shorewood Group) closed its packaging plant in Smiths Falls at the end of November, affecting approximately 80 employees
- Huron Concrete Supply Ltd. has closed its plants in Goderich and Seaforth affecting approximately 20 employees
- The University of Windsor will be constructing a new, additional building for the School for Arts and Creative Innovation at the former Tunnel Bar-B-Q site downtown. The $12.8M development will begin in early 2015 and completed by August 2016.
- SAIL, an outdoors superstore, opened in Cambridge creating over 130 jobs
- Kasabonika Lake First Nation received an estimated $12M from the Government of Canada to upgrade the community's diesel generating station. Con-Pro Industries Canada Ltd. was awarded the contract and will begin construction in spring 2015.
- Atelka Inc. is adding 25 bilingual customer service agent positions at its call centre in Cornwall
- Quebec-based clothing retailer La Maison Simons will open a store at the Rideau Centre in Ottawa in August 2016
- Highbury Canco Corporation is planning to expand its product line, which could result in 15 new jobs at its food processing plant in Leamington over the next few months. The company took over the Heinz plant in the summer 2014.
- Cogeco Data Services Inc. is adding 20,000-sq.-ft. to its centre in Barrie by early 2015
- Construction began on the Advanced Composites Fabrication, Repair and Test Centre at Canadore College's Aviation Technology Campus in North Bay. The $6M facility is expected to be open by summer 2015.
- Northern Iron Corp. is expected to begin dewatering the former Griffith Mine North Pit in the Red Lake mining district at the end of April 2015 to determine the quality and quantity of iron ore remaining
- Retailer Reitmans (Canada) Limited will close its 107 Smart Set stores in Canada over the next 12 to 18 months, about 76 of which will be converted to other banners of the company. The total number of jobs affected in Ontario is currently unknown.
- Nipissing University laid off 14 administrative staff mostly from its North Bay campus as part of a restructuring process
- Aecon Group Inc., a provider of infrastructure, energy and mining development services, reduced the workforce at its office in Timmins due to declining work volumes
- Golder Associates Corporation, a consulting, design and construction services firm with locations across Ontario, is reducing its global workforce. The total number of jobs affected in Ontario is currently unknown.
- The $55.5M upgrade to the Cornwall Wastewater Treatment Plant has been completed
- The Government of Canada is investing $80.5M to renovate and upgrade the Canada Science and Technology Museum in Ottawa over the next two years and plans to re-open it in 2017
- Mississauga's Square One Shopping Centre opened its newly renovated and expanded $60M North Side wing, marking the completion of the second phase of its redevelopment project
- The Thunder Bay Port Authority has arranged with the Spliethoff Group based in Amsterdam to provide a monthly transatlantic marine cargo service to Europe starting in spring 2015
- Centennial Windows & Doors in London is expanding and planning to add 30 more workers over two years, mostly for manufacturing and installation activities. The company also expects to open two sales offices in Eastern Ontario.
- Refurbishment of Ontario Northland Transportation Commission's Polar Bear Express train coaches is underway in North Bay. The $17M project is expected to be completed over three years and employs about 40 workers.
- The Province of Ontario is allocating $100M annually through the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund to support infrastructure upgrades in 426 small, rural and northern municipalities
- The first four stations of the Mississauga Transitway have officially opened and begun service
- The Townships of Emo and La Vallee and the Towns of Fort Frances and Rainy River are collectively receiving up to $2.47M through the Ontario Disaster Relief Assistance Program for flood recovery efforts stemming from the heavy rainfall in spring 2014
- The Northern Centre for Advanced Technology, a Sudbury-based mining research and innovation agency, opened a training and development centre in Timmins
- Black Rectangle Brand Inc., a newly-established concept fabrication shop in Capreol which will supply custom sets for the film and exhibit industries, is seeking to hire between four and five full-time employees and temporary workers for projects
- The Municipality of Powassan received $387,600 from the Government of Canada towards the establishment of a fully-serviced, 14-acre industrial park
- DriverSeat Inc., a designated driving service franchise, is hiring in Thunder Bay
- Walmart Canada has eliminated 210 jobs, mainly from its Mississauga head office and from field management, due to restructuring
- The Quinte West Home Hardware Building Centre store in Belleville has closed. The 20 affected employees will continue to work at the store until February 2015.
- Methes Energies Canada Inc. laid off nine employees, or nearly half of the workforce, at its bio-diesel plant in Sombra. The company expects to restart production when it obtains a new order from the United States.
- The GE Canada plant in Peterborough was awarded a contract by TransCanada PipeLines Limited to provide customized electrical motors for the company's Energy East Pipeline Project, creating 250 direct and indirect jobs
- General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada in London obtained a $287M contract from the Government of Canada to provide enhanced surveillance systems to 66 upgraded Light Armoured Vehicles, sustaining 60 positions and creating spin-off job benefits
- The Tanger Outlets Cookstown mall has completed a $60M expansion. Approximately 400 full-time and part-time retail jobs are expected to be generated at the location.
- American retail chain Nordstrom, Inc. will begin hiring 400 employees for its new store in the Rideau Centre in Ottawa scheduled to open in March 2015. Staff will be hired for sales, alterations, loss prevention and building and restaurant services.
- Construction is progressing on the new facility for St. Mary's College secondary school in Sault Ste. Marie. The $41.5M project is expected to be completed for the beginning of the 2015-16 school year.
- Construction is expected to begin soon on a $1M expansion at Cooper's Hawk Vineyards in Harrow in Essex County. The project will include an on-site restaurant and space for large events and is scheduled for completion by May 2015.
- SigmaPoint Technologies Inc., an electronic manufacturing services provider, is looking to fill around 15 positions at its Cornwall facility, including mechanical assemblers and surface mount technology machine operators
- Lofthouse Manufacturing Limited, a company specializing in forging and machining in Burk's Falls, received a repayable contribution of $766,000 from the Government of Canada to upgrade its facility and purchase new equipment
- Martin's Family Fruit Farm plans to add vegetable chips to its product line, which could create around 10 new jobs at its processing plant in Elmira. The initiative is receiving a $713,000 investment from the federal government.
- Science Village, a science and technology centre by Science Timmins, is expected to open in fall 2015, creating six jobs
- Construction is set to begin on the new Hampton Inn & Suites in Thunder Bay with completion expected for the end of 2016
- A Boston Pizza franchise will be opening in Huntsville in the spring of 2015
- Construction is underway on two new schools in the First Nations communities of Pikangikum and Poplar Hill in the Kenora District
- The Tobermory Brewing Company & Grill will open in Bruce County in April 2015
- Montreal-based engineering firm SNC-Lavalin will eliminate 1,000 jobs in Canada beginning in 2015 as part of its global restructuring plan. The total job impact in Ontario is currently unknown.
- The assets of Lakehead Marine & Industrial Inc. in Thunder Bay were auctioned off after the company declared bankruptcy earlier this year. At that time, approximately 80 workers were employed at the shipyard.
- Ershigs, Inc. is closing its fibreglass reinforced plastics plant in Sarnia by mid-January 2015, affecting about 36 workers. Production will move to another site in Maple, ON. The closure stems from reduced demand in the coal-fired power plant market.
- The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry will not recall 30 seasonal firefighting staff working out of Sault Ste. Marie for the 2015 fire season
- Toronto-based IAMGOLD Corporation reduced positions on its executive team and is taking other cost-cutting measures due to a decline in gold prices
- Labour Market Gateway, a new website sponsored by the Workforce Development Board, will provide users with employment information about Haliburton and the cities of Kawartha Lakes and Peterborough, as well as Northumberland County
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