Job Market Trends and News

Canada

Following labour market events is key to helping job seekers understand where the opportunities (short, medium and long-term) might be in a local community and elsewhere in the country.

The following table offers significant events from past four weeks that may affect the supply and demand in the labour force across Canada. It can prove to be a useful resource to complement your job search and career exploration.

You can explore news items across Canada on this page or refine your search to a specific news event type, sector or region.

Job Vacancy and Wage Survey, third quarter 2017

Canadian businesses reported 468,000 job vacancies in the third quarter, up 62,000 (+15.1%) from the third quarter of 2016. The overall job vacancy rate increased 0.3 percentage points to 2.9% in the quarter.

The job vacancy rate represents the number of job vacancies expressed as a percentage of labour demand; that is, the sum of all occupied and vacant jobs.

Vacancies for permanent positions accounted for 80.2% of all job vacancies in the third quarter, up from 78.5% the same quarter a year earlier.

Year-over-year change in the number of job vacancies
Year-over-year change in the number of job vacancies

This was the fourth consecutive quarter with year-over-year increases in both the number of job vacancies and the job vacancy rate. As in the second quarter of 2017, year-over-year increases in job vacancies were broadly based across the provinces, industrial sectors and occupations.

Compared with the second quarter of 2017, the number of job vacancies (unadjusted for seasonality) in Canada increased by 1.6%, while the job vacancy rate was unchanged, as payroll employment also rose. By comparison, the number of job vacancies declined between the same quarters in 2015 while it had gone up between the same quarters in 2016.

News For Canada
News Title Industry Event Type Province/ Territory
The Job Resource Centre in Banff recently hosted a job fair with almost 400 positions available including cooks, restaurant servers and retail sales associates. Area employers are looking to fill about 15 per cent more jobs than usual this year. Accommodation and Food Services Job Creation AB
The Prairie Tabernacle Congregation is expecting to start construction in mid-May on a $2.6M building in Three Hills. The work should be complete in about one year. Construction Job Creation AB
Pilot Flying J is building a new travel center in Medicine Hat. The commercial truckstop, fuel station and restaurant in will offer parking for 52 rigs, as well as six diesel filling lanes, and four showers. Construction Job Creation AB
DynaLIFE Medical Labs has created a student bursary program to help students attend NAIT's (Northern Alberta Institute of Technology's) Medical Laboratory Technology programs in Edmonton Educational Services Other Type of Event AB
The Qikiqtaaluk Corporation will begin site preparation work on a new $50M hotel, restaurant and conference facility in Iqaluit. Further construction is pending city infrastructure permits and the arrival of building materials by sealift this summer. Construction Job Creation NU
A group of MB First Nations, along with iChurchill Inc., have entered into an acquisition agreement with the U.S. based owner of the Hudson Bay Railway and the Port of Churchill. The partnership hopes to conclude acquisition of the railway and port facilities by mid-June. Transportation and Warehousing Other Type of Event MB
The Nunavut Impact Review Board has suspended its environmental and socio-economic assessment of the Grays Bay Road and Port Project following a request from the Nunavut Resources Corp. and funding denials from the federal and territorial governments N/A Other Type of Event NU
The Manitoba government announced the redevelopment and relocation of the pediatric cardiology clinic at Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg. Construction of the new clinic is expected to begin later this year. Construction Job Creation MB
The University of Waterloo, working with the Kugluktuk Hunter and Trappers Organization, has won a $1.2M grant under the Oceans Protection Plan to study migratory patterns and overwintering habitats in the Coppermine River and adjacent river systems Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Job Creation NU
The planned construction of Iqaluit's new jail this summer is in doubt following the Government of Nunavut's decision to cancel the request for proposals process. The sole bid that was received exceeded the government's budget. Construction Other Type of Event NU
The MB government will close the provincially operated Pineland Forestry Nursery, near Hadashville, on December 31 Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Layoff MB
The Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency is investing $2.5M over four years into fisheries research and training projects on Baffin Island, focusing on the viability of porcupine crab and inshore turbot fisheries, and new trawling technology Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Job Creation NU
The federal and territorial governments are jointly funding $594M over ten years towards infrastructure projects under the Investing in Canada plan. Investments will be made in public transit, recreational, cultural, community and green infrastructure. N/A Job Creation YT
The Marketplace grocery in St. Norbert will be rebuilt after the previous location was closed due to flooding in January. Construction of the new store is to be complete by next summer. Construction Job Creation MB
Southport Bowl in Southport has closed for renovations. The project will include upgrades to the lanes, addition of electronic scoring capabilities and making it wheelchair accessible. A grand opening is planned for the fall. Construction Job Creation MB
Alexco Resource Corp. recently announced that its $4M surface exploration drilling program will begin in early May while its underground drilling program will begin in July Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction Job Creation YT
On May 5, Giant Tiger opened a new store in Steinbach Retail Trade Job Creation MB
On May 8, Altern Properties Summit unveiled a new 416-unit five-building luxury apartment complex, Summit at Seasons, in Winnipeg. The development will feature on-site administration and 24 hour customer care. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Job Creation MB
The Mystery Lake Road McDonald's restaurant in Thompson will soon be demolished. A new McDonald's restaurant will be constructed on the same site this spring/summer. Construction Job Creation MB
The MB government announced over $1.2M of funding to establish five rapid-access clinics across the province to treat individuals suffering from substance-related addictions Health Care and Social Assistance Other Type of Event MB
The Government of Yukon and the Council of Yukon First Nations have resolved how resource royalties will be divided under the Umbrella Final Agreement and agreed on an additional $600,000 payment to hire staff to provide services to First Nations N/A Job Creation YT
The Government of Northwest Territories recently announced $1M from its anti-poverty fund to address issues related to poverty, including food and housing security projects, and life-skills and employment programs Health Care and Social Assistance Job Creation NT
The City of Yellowknife recently began work on 16 planned construction projects that include paving, water and sewer work, trail improvements and facility improvements Construction Job Creation NT
The Yellowknife Mountain Bike Club recently announced that it had raised $58,000, through grants from the City of Yellowknife, the territorial government and its own fundraisers, which it will use to hire consultants to design a new bike park Arts, Entertainment and Recreation Job Creation NT
Kongsberg Satellite Services has been unable to proceed with its $50M installation of three new satellite-reading antennas in Inuvik due to delays in receiving an operating licence for a satellite ground receiving station from the federal government Information and Cultural Industries Other Type of Event NT
The provincial government is providing $100,000 for an additional 40 engineering diploma and certificate seats at Vancouver Island University. The programs will open 20 spaces for 2019-20 and up to 40 spaces in 2020-21. Educational Services Other Type of Event BC
VI Fitness filed for bankruptcy on May 1 and closed all eight of their locations on Vancouver Island. Over 100 employees and contract workers were laid off as a result of the closures. Arts, Entertainment and Recreation Layoff BC
The Four Seasons hotel in downtown Vancouver is closing on January 31, 2020, after more than 40 years in operation Accommodation and Food Services Layoff BC
TransLink's Waterfront Station is set to undergo a $17M upgrade. The work includes a new elevator, new escalators, a new staircase and a new building extension. Construction Job Creation BC
The Ministry of Health is providing $2.7M to the Alzheimer Society of BC to support further the First Link program that offers help to people with the disease Health Care and Social Assistance Job Creation BC
The Government of BC is spending $291M to build 2,000 units of modular supportive housing over the next two years. The spending is expected to create 2,050 direct and indirect jobs. Construction Job Creation BC
The Huu-ay-aht First Nation is receiving $500,000 in equity funding from the BC government to build a clean-energy power plant on the west coast of Vancouver Island Construction Job Creation BC
The provincial government is spending $900,000 towards 370 new tech seats in niche programs at nine public post-secondary schools throughout the province. The additional seats are expected to be ready in 2019-20, with a full rollout in 2020-21. Educational Services Other Type of Event BC
TransLink is looking to hire 525 drivers by next spring as it adds new routes to its service. The new routes are part of a previously announced plan for improvements to transit and transportation in Metro Vancouver. Transportation and Warehousing Job Creation BC
The City of Vancouver is hiring 1,500 people to assist with the municipal election in October. The application process recently started and closes between June 30 and August 8. Public Administration Job Creation BC
There are currently 200 job openings for various positions in Fernie. According to a recent survey by the Fernie Chamber of Commerce, 60% of businesses have unfilled positions, and a majority of them have been advertised for over a month. N/A Job Creation BC
Viking Air hired 50 employees at its Victoria International Airport location. The company is also launching a recruitment campaign for 50 additional employees in Victoria. Manufacturing Job Creation BC
The provincial government is providing up to $5M each year to school districts to buy new or replacement playground equipment. This year, 51 schools throughout the province will receive money for standard or universally accessible playgrounds. Construction Job Creation BC
Bigfoot Industrial Services in Calgary is searching for a larger industrial building to house extra staff and more equipment as it expands its operations. The company is looking for additional experienced millwrights and welders. N/A Job Creation AB
The Government of Alberta is asking school districts to retain extra staff hired last fall in what was billed as a one-year, $75M boost for classrooms. The classroom improvement fund created at least 225 teaching jobs and 175 support staff positions across Alberta. Educational Services Other Type of Event AB
The Correctional Service of Canada has reached an agreement in principle with the Government of Alberta for a new 25-year lease to run the Grande Cache Institution. The medium-security facility has about 300 employees. Public Administration Other Type of Event AB
The Government of Alberta is providing a new $5M grant to hire staff and build new school-based community mental health programs. The additional funding allows for the development of up to 15 new programs. Health Care and Social Assistance Job Creation AB
The Ptarmigan Nordic Ski Club has started a $3.3M expansion project on the Doug Barnes Cabin in Fort McMurray. The project is expected to be complete in January 2019. Construction Job Creation AB
The Murray Hyundai car dealership in Medicine Hat is spending $1.8M to renovate the showroom. The work, part of a brand makeover of Hyundai dealerships across Canada, is expected to be finished by October. Construction Job Creation AB
Rogers Sugar is planning to spend up to $10M this year for emissions upgrades at its Taber sugar beet processing facility Construction Job Creation AB
The Medicine Hat Construction Association is expecting opportunities for subcontractors this summer as numerous construction projects in the region ramp up their activity. Local suppliers and rental companies are also anticipating a busy season. Construction Job Creation AB
ATB Financial has opened an Entrepreneur Centre in Grande Prairie, the fourth in the province after Calgary, Edmonton, and Lethbridge. There are over 1,300 licensed businesses in Grande Prairie, ATB notes. Finance and Insurance Job Creation AB
Spruce Meadows in Calgary is renovating existing facilities to create a soccer stadium next year. A new professional soccer club will be playing out of the facility starting in spring 2019 and will be owned by Spruce Meadows Sports and Entertainment. Construction Job Creation AB
Longview Aviation Asset Management and Viking Air Ltd. are hiring 150 employees in Calgary this spring and summer for a program to upgrade water bombers. Viking has longer range plans for a $400M program with the potential for 900 additional jobs. Manufacturing Job Creation AB
The Town of Gibbons is spending approximately $1.7M on capital projects this year. Most of the money is directed towards infrastructure upgrades and maintenance work. Construction Job Creation AB
The County of Grande Prairie Regional Fire Service and several area town fire departments are actively recruiting firefighters. Some of the positions are at full-time stations while others are as volunteer firefighters. Public Administration Job Creation AB
Invictus MD Strategies Corp., a medical cannabis producer, has completed its Phase 2 production facility in Alberta and is starting work on the Acreage Pharms Phase 3 expansion project. A further expansion is planned for 2019. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Job Creation AB
Nutrien recently temporarily laid off hundreds of employees, citing railway service challenges. Approximately 470 people were affected at the Vanscoy mine and 140 at the Allan mine. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Layoff SK
On April 25, the Saskatchewan General Employees Union (SGEU), the province's largest public sector union, rejected an agreement on a new contract with the province. No date has yet been set to resume negotiations. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Other Type of Event SK
The Early Learning Intensive Support Pilot was recently launched to help children who require additional learning assistance. The Canada-Saskatchewan Early Learning and Child Care Agreement will provide funding to hire more educational assistants. Health Care and Social Assistance Job Creation SK
Saskatchewan has nearly 900 more physicians than a decade ago, an increase of 51%. In total, 2,600 doctors are licensed to practice in the province. Health Care and Social Assistance Other Type of Event SK
Rexall will close 40 stores in Ontario and Western Canada, nearly 10% of its total number of locations. Drug distribution giant McKesson Corp. had acquired the pharmacy chain two years ago. Retail Trade Layoff SK
SaskPower is investing about $9M on infrastructure projects in downtown Regina in 2018. Most of the work started in May and will be ongoing until the end of the year. Utilities Job Creation SK
The provincial government and Fertilizer Canada renewed the 2016 Memorandum of Co-operation to support the 4R Nutrient Stewardship plan for another three years. The expanded initiative will include training and certification programs. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Other Type of Event SK
On May 2, the City of Moose Jaw began to replace about 2.7 km of water main throughout the municipality. The project is expected to be completed by May 20. Construction Job Creation SK
According to Economic Development Regina Inc., seven local craft breweries created over 100 jobs and generated nearly $11M in economic activity in 2017. The industry is expected to grow by 30% in 2018. Accommodation and Food Services Job Creation SK
The 2018 Regina Farmers' Market, which opened outdoors on May 5, will feature 150 vendors¿between 25 and 30 more than last year Retail Trade Job Creation SK
A new restaurant called Rustico, is planning to open in downtown Fredericton this June. Moving into the former Mexicali Rosa's location on King Street, Rustico will feature a wood-fired brick oven and will be able to seat about 150 people inside. Accommodation and Food Services Other Type of Event NB
HGS Canada is planning to create up to 300 home-based jobs across northern New Brunswick with the help of $1.19M in payroll rebates from Opportunities NB. The company provides support services for businesses across the province. Administrative and Support, Waste Management and Remediation Services Job Creation NB
COVE, a hub at the former Coast Guard site in Dartmouth that will house businesses specializing in ocean activity, will open in the spring of 2018. Among the tenants will be six start-up companies that deal with high-end ocean research and technologies. Professional, Scientific and Technical Services Other Type of Event NS
Many gaspereau fishermen in New Brunswick report that they can't fish, or are only getting minor catches, due to the flooding along the St. John River. Lobster fishermen on P.E.I., who use gaspereau for bait, have had to look for other alternatives. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Other Type of Event NB
A Shell gas bar will be built on the site of the now demolished Ralph's Place nightclub on Main Street in Dartmouth. A Harvey's restaurant will also be added in the nearby Swiss Chalet building. No exact timelines for openings were available. Retail Trade Other Type of Event NS
Crab fishermen and processing plants are worried about a new no-fishing zone off northern New Brunswick, put in place to protect migrating whales. The area accounted for 20% of last year's catch, and crab landings are reported to be lower so far this year. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Other Type of Event NB
Marshalls department store has announced that it will open a Saint John location in the fall of 2018 at McAllister Place. The store will occupy the former Sobeys location. Marshalls has over 60 stores in Canada. Retail Trade Other Type of Event NB
The Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association states that the closure of the Trans-Canada Highway from Moncton to Fredericton has increased fuel costs, added distance and impacted drivers' hours. Truck drivers are only permitted to drive 13 hours a day. Transportation and Warehousing Other Type of Event NB
Dartmouth-based Metamaterial Technologies Inc. hopes to add 15 new full-time jobs in production, marketing, research, and development to its current staff of 27 employees. The company develops light filtering technology for a variety of products. Professional, Scientific and Technical Services Job Creation NS
The Quebec-based chain, Hart Department Store, will open in October 2018 at Fredericton's Brookside Mall as its anchor tenant. The store will take over a 25,000 sq.-ft. space previously occupied by Zellers. Hart has 80 stores across eastern Canada. Retail Trade Other Type of Event NB
Antigonish-based Highland Bike Shop Ltd. opened a seasonal location on the Port Hawkesbury waterfront in May 2018. The company, which sells and repairs bicycles, may turn it into a year-round operation. Retail Trade Other Type of Event NS
A new restaurant, Uncle Mikes On The Water, is planning to open on Victoria Day weekend on the Summerside boardwalk. The venue will seat 40 patrons inside and up to 80 on its patio, which will also feature a barbecue pit and live entertainment. Accommodation and Food Services Other Type of Event PE
Montague's Copper Bottom Brewing is looking to expand with the purchase of a canning system. The company has been distributing kegs to over a dozen P.E.I. establishments, but will now start selling cans of beer in three liquor stores on the island. Manufacturing Other Type of Event PE
Over 190 new positions focused on supporting behavioural issues and autism will be added to Nova Scotia schools by September 2018. Teachers, education assistants, youth care workers, school psychologists and SL pathologists will be among those hired. Educational Services Job Creation NS
New business owners on PEI who spend up to a maximum of $25,000 on capital investment can apply for a provincial grant and get 15% of their investment back. The funding is part of the 2018 budget. Public Administration Other Type of Event PE
PEI's construction season has started early this year and East Coast Security in O'Leary is one of several companies looking to hire flaggers. The company states that they need about 12 more flaggers for upcoming road work. Wholesale Trade Job Creation PE
In an effort to create more provincial equity related to class size, 57 new full-time high school teaching positions will be added to Nova Scotia schools outside the Halifax area by September 2018 Educational Services Job Creation NS
Stratford town council has approved Crombie REIT's application to add three new retail buildings at Kinlock Plaza. Shoppers Drug Mart is looking to occupy the 10,500 sq.-ft. space being proposed, with two other slightly smaller buildings to also be built. Construction Other Type of Event PE
Wicker Emporium, the home décor and furniture chain, will close stores in Halifax, New Minas and Bridgewater in the coming weeks. It had announced earlier about the store closure in Sydney. There will be only two remaining stores left open in Nova Scotia, both in the Halifax area. Retail Trade Layoff NS
Red Moon Resources has submitted plans for an open-pit gypsum mine in Flat Bay, at the site of a former mine left dormant since 1990. The plans are still in the early stages, and the company is now attempting to identify potential customers. Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction Other Type of Event NL
The oil refinery in Come-by-Chance recently added 250 workers to its regular staff of 390 full-time employees to complete a short-term preventative maintenance shutdown on part of the operation. Another similar shutdown will be performed in 2019. Manufacturing Other Type of Event NL
Canopy Growth has selected the White Hills area of St. John¿s as the site for its previously-announced cannabis production facility, that will result in 145 jobs. Construction will start in June 2018 and is expected to be completed by the fall of 2019. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Job Creation NL
Declining enrolments and the suspension of some programs have resulted in the layoff of 14 permanent staff and six contract workers, mostly instructors in industrial trades programs, at College of the North Atlantic campuses across NL Educational Services Layoff NL
Canopy Growth will create 60 retail positions at six Newfoundland locations when cannabis becomes legalized. The locations include three in St. John¿s, one in Mount Pearl, and one in Corner Brook. Retail Trade Job Creation NL
A list of potentially approved retailers to sell cannabis in NL, once it becomes legalized, has been released by provincial authorities. Loblaws and Canopy Growth are among those with multiple locations. Retail Trade Other Type of Event NL
Powell¿s Supermarket closed its grocery store on Harvey Street in Harbour Grace in May 2018. The number of employees affected was not announced. Retail Trade Layoff NL
As the first phase of the large St. John¿s International Airport expansion nears completion, design work is underway and construction is expected to start in 2019 on Phase 2 Construction Other Type of Event NL
Inter Pipeline has contracted with companies around Edmonton for the fabrication of numerous vessels including the 800-tonne propane/propylene splitter for its $3.5B Heartland Petrochemical Complex as part of its $700M expenditure on the project in 2018 Manufacturing Job Creation AB
The Canadian Mental Health Association has launched Alberta's first mental health recovery college at its new centre in Calgary. The recovery centre and recovery college offer more than 40 wellness courses developed and taught by 16 support staff. Health Care and Social Assistance Job Creation AB
The Government of Alberta is providing over $70M to support nine oil sands technology projects. All projects include a major oil sands producer as the lead or partner and all field demonstrations are required to occur at an Alberta oil sands site. Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction Job Creation AB
The Government of Alberta is hiring its first advocate for people with disabilities and creating an office with a budget of approximately $1.0M. The role is to promote the rights and interests of people with disabilities. Health Care and Social Assistance Job Creation AB
Toyoto Motor Corp. is spending $1.4B to upgrade its Cambridge and Woodstock assembly plants with $110M of funding coming from both the federal and provincial governments, creating 450 jobs, 1000 co-op placements and retaining 8000 jobs Manufacturing Job Creation ON
The Société de transport de Trois-Rivières is investing $10.4M with support from the provincial and federal governments to complete various projects, including purchasing buses and upgrading various infrastructure. Work is expected to end in 2020. Transportation and Warehousing Other Type of Event QC
The International Centre for Innovation and Knowledge Transfer on the Social and Solidarity Economy (C.I.T.I.E.S.) has opened its headquarters in Montréal. The centre promotes good practices in social economy on several continents. Public Administration Other Type of Event QC
Real estate developer Développements Lachine Est and its partners have announced they will add three new residential towers to the VillaNova project in Montréal. This $75M project will provide 177 condominiums as of September 2019. Construction Other Type of Event QC
Merinov, a non-profit aquaculture and fisheries innovation centre in Quebec, is receiving $20,4M in funding until 2023 to expand and create specialized positions in partnership with local businesses Professional, Scientific and Technical Services Job Creation QC
Tridan and Connexion Group acquired the Oka Abbey for $5.5M. The group of buyers plans to transform the heritage building into an agri-tourism complex and a local microbrewery. Construction Other Type of Event QC
Urban Picnik, which specializes in producing ready-to-eat foods, will establish a new plant in Joliette to increase its production. Construction will be completed in summer 2018, and about 30 jobs will be created during the year. Manufacturing Job Creation QC
Shawinigan Aluminium is investing $2.3M with help from the Government of Quebec to replace the burner in its re-melting furnace. The new equipment will increase the furnace's capacity and reduce the amount of greenhouse gases. Manufacturing Other Type of Event QC
TGTA and LORACON, two real estate developers, have announced a new 200-unit residential project in Montréal: Henri B. The first phase is scheduled to be completed in late 2019. Construction Other Type of Event QC
The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) has been building an underground garage since May 2017 to accommodate the expansion of the metro over the coming years. About 320 people will be working until its commissioning, which is scheduled for early 2021. Construction Job Creation QC
Filterfab Québec, an air filter supplier in Trois-Rivières, is investing $1M with support from the Government of Quebec to develop new products, acquire new automated equipment, and support exports Manufacturing Other Type of Event QC
SOTI Inc., an information and communications technology firm, will invest $170.8M to build a new facility in Mississauga by July 2024, creating 725 jobs and supporting 410 positions Professional, Scientific and Technical Services Job Creation ON
The City of Toronto will invest $720M on 200+ infrastructure projects in 2018 Construction Job Creation ON
The Government of Ontario will invest up to $8.5M in Bonduelle Canada Inc. to support processing facility upgrades. The investment will create 87 new jobs while retaining more than 700 positions in Tecumseh, Ingersoll, and Strathroy. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Job Creation ON
Mosaic Transit Group (Mosaic) secured a $2.5B contract from the Province of Ontario for the Finch West Light Rail Transit project. Construction is scheduled to begin in fall 2018 and be completed in 2023, employing an estimated 600 workers. Construction Job Creation ON
Mierins Automative Group of Ottawa is selling 10 dealerships and 2 collision centres to Toronto's Alpha Auto Group. Close to 550 employees will be offered positions in the new organization. Retail Trade Job Creation ON
The Government of Ontario will invest $8M in Comet Biorefining, Inc.to establish a new production plant in Sarnia. The investment will help to create 82 new jobs directly and 158 new jobs indirectly. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Job Creation ON
Northern Transformer Corp., a manufacturer of electrical power transformers, will invest $39.1M to scale up production and invest in new equipment, creating 60 jobs and retaining 82 positions in Vaughan by 2024 Manufacturing Job Creation ON
Residential and long-term care centres (CHSLD) L'Équip'Âge in Rivière-Rouge and Sainte-Anne in Mont-Laurier will benefit from a $5.4M investment from the Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux des Laurentides to carry out maintenance work Construction Other Type of Event QC
The Commission scolaire de Montréal (CSDM) has announced the creation of 200 administrative jobs for the start of classes next fall. These positions include 70 special education workers and 11 speech-language pathologists, among others. Educational Services Job Creation QC
COGIR Real Estate and its partners have announced the UniCité mixed residential project in Montréal. The building will have 175 rental units and include social housing and an IGA grocery store. Nearly 400 jobs are expected to be created when the project is completed in summer 2019. Construction Job Creation QC
Coop Osmia, an eco-friendly grocery store, has opened in Baie-Comeau. The $500,000 investment created 10 new jobs. Retail Trade Job Creation QC
A Dépanneur Beauséjour will be built in Rouyn-Noranda. An investment of over $2M will create about 20 jobs when the convenience store opens, which is scheduled for September. Retail Trade Job Creation QC
The Province of Ontario will invest $24M in 18 film and television productions, production facilities and services in Northern Ontario, bringing close to 100 jobs to the area during production Information and Cultural Industries Job Creation ON
Dynamitage TCG, a Chicoutimi-based company that specializes in drilling and blasting, has announced it was awarded a contract worth nearly $4.9M by Hydro-Québec for block and slope stabilization Construction Other Type of Event QC
A private daycare will open in Beaumont in September 2018. The new company will create more than 10 educator positions, 1 kitchen position, and 1 housekeeping position. Health Care and Social Assistance Job Creation QC
The RCM of La Mitis, the Société d'aide au développement des collectivités (SADC) de La Mitis, and the Centre local de développement (CLD) are investing $2.2M to move and consolidate all their services in downtown Mont-Joli Public Administration Other Type of Event QC

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