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Outlook & Prospects for Civil Engineers in Toronto 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.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Toronto Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
For the 2014-2016 period, the employment outlook is expected to be good for Civil Engineers (NOC 2131) in the Toronto region.
This outlook is the result of an analysis of a number of factors that influence employment prospects in this occupation. Some of the key findings are that:
- Employment growth is expected to be strong.
- A large number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced low levels of unemployment.
This occupation had a regional labour force of about 9,845 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.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of May 25 - May 29, 2015
- Baycrest Health Sciences will receive about $65.5M in government funding for a brain aging research centre set to open by fall 2015 in Toronto
- General Motors of Canada Limited will be hiring 100 software and controls engineers at its research and development facility in Oshawa
- FedDev Ontario is providing repayable contributions of more than $4.5M to eight high-growth companies to help create and maintain jobs in the Greater Toronto Area
- Hydro One plans to invest over $688M in various projects to improve electricity reliability in the Greater Toronto Area between 2015-2018
- 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.
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