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Outlook & Prospects for Civil Engineers in Toronto Region
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Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Toronto Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2014-07-31|
For the 2013-2015 period, employment opportunities for civil engineers are expected to be good in the Toronto economic region. This occupation had a regional labour force of more than 9,800 at the time of the 2011 National Household Survey. Demand for this occupation stems from the concentration of engineering, construction and architecture firms in the area, in combination with continued spending on infrastructure improvements in the Greater Toronto Area, such as for the events of the 2015 Pan American/Parapan American Games.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Oct 20 - Oct 24, 2014
- Pivotal, a cloud-based software firm, has opened its new Toronto office and is investing $300M in its Canadian operations over the next 10 years. This will be the company's second biggest office.
- Astek Group, an IT and engineering consulting firm, has opened a Toronto office, Astek Toronto Inc., and plans to hire about 100 local employees over the next five years
- V-NEO Inc., an insurance consulting firm, has opened a Toronto office and plans to hire 30 employees within two years
- CenturyLink Inc. has opened a second Toronto area data centre in Markham
- Dimension Data Canada Inc., an ICT solutions and services provider, has opened a new cloud data centre in Toronto
- IBM Canada Ltd. has opened Canada's first SoftLayer data centre in Markham as part of an investment program to expand cloud computer capacity
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