Explore Careers - Job Market Report
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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
For additional information on current trends or the outlook for occupations in this province or territory, visit 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.
(To access archived Labour Market Bulletins not appearing on this webpage, please contact us).
- August 2016 | (PDF, 612 KB)
- July 2016 | (PDF, 364 KB)
- June 2016 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 772 KB)
- May 2016 | (PDF, 296 KB)
- April 2016 | (PDF, 299 KB)
- March 2016 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 280 KB)
- February 2016 | (PDF, 277 KB)
- January 2016 | (PDF, 248 KB)
- Annual Edition 2015 | (PDF, 344 KB)
- December 2015 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 647 KB)
- November 2015 | (PDF, 248 KB)
- October 2015 | (PDF, 248 KB)
- September 2015 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 647 KB)
- August 2015 | (PDF, 588 KB)
- July 2015 | (PDF, 683 KB)
- June 2015 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 683 KB)
- Annual Edition 2014 | (PDF, 687 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News
Week of Oct 14 - Oct 18, 2016
Week of Oct 10 - Oct 14, 2016
- Bruce Power and SNC-Lavalin signed a framework agreement of up to $400M that will create about 150 jobs in Mississauga and another 900 direct and indirect jobs across Ontario. Work on the Bruce Power refurbishment project is scheduled to begin in 2020.
- The Government of Ontario has invested more than $2.9M towards the production of 10 episodes of Universal Cable Productions' Eyewitness television series, filmed in and around Parry Sound, creating about 75 crew positions and 640 roles for extras
- Thomson Reuters Corp., a media information firm, plans to build a technology centre in downtown Toronto. Initial hiring related to skills in cognitive computing will begin in the coming weeks.
- Cross Country Manufacturing, a manufacturer of industrial trailers, will receive $550K from the Government of Ontario to expand its Blenheim facility. The $5.5M project is expected to be completed by summer 2017 and will create 100 jobs.
- The Government of Ontario will grant $1.5M to Stubbe's Precast Commercial Inc. for its concrete manufacturing plant in Harley, near Brantford. The $19.5M project is expected to be completed in summer 2019, creating 58 jobs and retaining 216 positions.
- Twenty teaching positions have been created at the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board as a result of higher student enrolment in 2016¿2017
- Sheridan College has received $12.5M in joint government funding for its Partnering Across Boundaries project, an initiative that aims to improve energy efficiency. The $21.4M project will focus on facility upgrades at Brampton and Oakville Campuses.
- The Governments of Canada and Ontario will jointly invest $8.1M towards the expansion of the Bata Research and Innovation Cluster at Trent University in Peterborough
- Construction started on the estimated $80M phase one of the Maley Drive Extension Project in Sudbury. The project is jointly funded by the federal, provincial and municipal governments and will be completed in two phases.
- Confederation College and Oshki-Pimache-O-Win Education and Training Institute received $20.76M in joint government funding for the construction of a new Technology Education and Collaboration Hub and Pathways to Prosperous Future project respectively
- ArcelorMittal Tailored Blanks Americas Ltd., an auto parts manufacturer, is receiving up to $12.73M from the Government of Canada to adopt new robotic laser-welding technology at its Woodstock facility, retaining 45 jobs
- The Simcoe County District School Board held a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of a new elementary school in Alliston. The $12M project is expected to be completed by fall 2017.
- The Governments of Canada and Ontario will jointly invest $6.2M to support the construction of the Centre for Advanced Research and Innovation in Biotechnology (CARIB) at Fanshawe College in London
- The Governments of Canada and Ontario will jointly invest $1M into upgrading infrastructure at Nipissing University in North Bay, with construction to start in May 2017
- The Government of Ontario is modernizing the Ontario Provincial Police facilities and will build nine new detachments located in Moosonee, Fort Frances, Hawkesbury, Huron County, West Parry Sound, Manitoulin Island, Port Credit, Marathon and Orillia
- The newly renovated and expanded Oshawa Centre shopping mall has opened with 60 new retailers, a 1,000 seat food court and two new full-service restaurants
- The Algoma Central Corporation Marine Emergency Duties Centre opened at the Owen Sound Campus of Georgian College
- IGM Financial Inc., a Canadian financial services company, opened a new Investors Group office in Peterborough
- Starbucks Corporation will be opening their first location in Cornwall by mid-December and plans to employ 25-30 staff
- A Freshii restaurant franchise opened in Sarnia in September, creating 11 jobs
- Fashion retailer Danier, formerly known as ¿Danier Leather¿, is re-launching store locations under new ownership and has already opened in Burlington, Newmarket and Oshawa
- HSBC Bank Canada will close its Thunder Bay branch in February 2017, due to an increase in online banking, affecting six full-time and two part-time employees
Week of Oct 03 - Oct 07, 2016
- The Government of Canada and Western University will invest $45M each to support the construction of two new facilities, the Western Interdisciplinary Research Building and Three C+ (Connect, Collaborate and Create) Innovation Centre
- Clearpath Robotics Inc., a Kitchener-based developer of self-driving technology, secured a US$30M investment to expand its OTTO Motors division. The firm expects to double the size of its current workforce of 150 employees in the coming year.
- Cutting Edge Precision Services added more than 50 employees to its workforce after completing a $10M addition to its facility in Tecumseh
- Fort Severn First Nation opened its new $22M school, with 17 employees and is in the process of hiring additional staff
- Mohawk College received a $20M contribution from the Government of Canada for the new Partnership and Innovation Centre at its Fennell campus. The 54.25M construction and renovation project is expected to be completed by spring 2018.
- The preliminary construction work began for two new $12M bridges over the French River. The twin bridges will extend Highway 400 and are expected to open to traffic in 2019.
- MEC (Mountain Equipment Co-op) has relocated to a new, larger location in London. The store has doubled the number of staff to 60 employees and expanded its product and service offerings.
- Byers Truss Engineering and Manufacturing is planning to start construction on an 8,000-sq.-ft. facility in the Fairview industrial Park in Powassan next summer. The firm is expected to open in the spring of 2018 with 6 to 12 new employees.
- Midland Mountainview Mall is undergoing $4.9M in renovations to be completed by the end of December
- Blyth Memorial Community Hall in Huron County is undergoing $3.8M in upgrades, supported by a $980K grant from the Government of Canada
- The Government of Ontario is investing $1.48M to upgrade two ballfields, Port Arthur Stadium and Baseball Central, in Thunder Bay, in preparation for the 2017 Under-18 Baseball World Cup
- The City of Windsor approved $990K in upgrades to the Windsor Family Credit Union Centre
- The District Municipality of Muskoka awarded a $555K contract to K+S Windsor Salt Ltd. for the supply and delivery of winter road salt
- Costco Wholesale Corporation is opening its first business centre near Toronto this fall and plans to add seven stores in Canada in 2017
- Mimaki USA, Inc., a digital printing products manufacturer, is opening its first branch in Canada located in Concord, Ontario. The technology centre will provide sales and technical support to Mimaki dealers and customers.
- Icebreaker, a New Zealand-based outdoor and sport apparel store, opened its first standalone location on Queen Street West in Toronto
- Le Baron Outdoor Products Ltd. will be closing all four stores, affecting three Ontario locations in Markham, Mississauga and Ottawa. The current job impact is unknown.
- As of January 2017, Rogers Communications Inc. will decrease print publications for Maclean's, Chatelaine and Today's Parent and turn Flare, MoneySense, Sportsnet and Canadian Business magazines into online only editions, due to declining print revenues
Week of Sep 26 - Sep 30, 2016
- GoodLife Fitness Centres Inc. will add 600 jobs nationally by August 2017 as it is launching 15 new GoodLife clubs, about half of which will be across Ontario
- Transcom Canada in Barrie will add 300 positions, almost doubling its current workforce of 360. Available jobs are in customer service, technical support, sales, supervising and management.
- Troy Dualam Inc., equipment manufacturer, will reopen the former Troy Manufacturing plant located in Brockville and plans to hire 25 employees in the next few months
- Smoke's Poutinerie Inc. will open a new restaurant in Sudbury in November at the Rainbow Centre Mall, creating approximately 20 jobs
- The Solomon and Sons Machining Ltd. garage in Dryden has moved into a new location since being destroyed by fire in early 2013 and has doubled its number of employees to 32. It is currently seeking truck and coach mechanics.
- Integrated Metal Products, a Guelph-based manufacturer of precision fabricated metal components, relocated to a new 33,000-sq.-ft. facility, creating around 15 jobs
- Turner's Elliot Lake, a general merchandise retailer, plans to open a 7,000 sq.-ft. store in November in the new Pearson Plaza mall, creating 10 full and part-time jobs
- JYSK Canada, a home furnishings retailer, plans to open four more stores in 2016 including a location in Oshawa and in Mississauga's Heartland Town Centre. It plans to further expand in 2017 and will open stores in Hamilton, Brampton and Cambridge.
- A ground-breaking ceremony was held to mark the beginning of construction on Orillia's new recreation centre. The $53M project is expected to be completed by summer 2018.
- Laurentian University in Sudbury will receive $27.4M from the Government of Canada and Government of Ontario towards the construction of a 47,000 sq.-ft. $60.7M Research, Innovation and Engineering Centre that is expected to be completed by March 2018
- Lambton College in Sarnia will receive $6.5M from the Government of Canada and Government of Ontario to expand its Centre of Excellence in Energy & Bio-Industrial Technologies. Work on the $11.8M project is scheduled to begin in January 2017.
- Bradanick Construction Services Inc. began work on the new Waterfront Centre at the Port of Orillia. The $2.3M project is expected to be completed by spring 2017.
- Sunwing Travel Group Inc. will begin offering flights from Windsor International Airport to Cayo Coco, Cuba, starting November 22nd and Montego Bay, Jamaica, starting in December
- Sandro and Maje, French fashion brands, will open their first Canadian locations at Toronto's Yorkdale Shopping Centre in October
- Gloria's Place, the new $2.4M home of the Perth Humane Society, opened on Griffith Road in Stratford in September
- Style Encore, a reseller of gently-used women's clothing and accessories, will open a store in Guelph in spring 2017
- The Laurentian Bank of Canada plans to restructure its operations over the next 18 months by closing 50 branches, and eliminating 300 jobs mostly through attrition. The impact on its Ontario operations is unknown at this time.
- Blackberry Ltd., a Waterloo-based company, will outsource the design and production of its Blackberry device by February 2017, affecting up to 100 employees
- St. Matthew's House, a non-profit and multi-service agency, will lay off 40 employees after losing a City of Hamilton contract earlier this year
- Sciens Industries Inc., a precision-machine parts manufacturer, closed its doors in Peterborough on September 26th, affecting 19 employees
- Vale Canada Ltd., a mining company in Sudbury, will cut nine jobs due to the restructuring of its base metals exploration group in Canada due to depressed metal prices
- The Flying Dog restaurant and lounge bar in Waterloo and The Firkin at the Tannery in Kitchener have both closed
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