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
A major partner in Cape Sharp Tidal has pulled out of the turbine power project in the Bay of Fundy, leaving some immediate uncertainty about future developments. Industry officials indicate some optimism that other tidal projects may emerge in the area. Construction Other Type of Event NS
The Government of Yukon is providing just over $748,000 towards 21 community development projects that aim to improve community infrastructure, increase food security, and enhance recreational, cultural, and educational opportunities in Yukon communities Construction Job Creation YT
The Government of Canada and the Government of Yukon are granting $16.55M for a new arena in Carmacks Construction Job Creation YT
The Whitehorse Community Thrift Store is opening in the Yukon Inn Plaza on September 15, 2018 Retail Trade Job Creation YT
The Government of Canada and the Government of Yukon are providing more than $16.5M towards three infrastructure projects across the territory Construction Job Creation YT
The Salvation Army store in Yorkton is closing its doors on September 21, 2018 Retail Trade Layoff SK
The federal and provincial governments are granting $613,000 towards an affordable housing project in Prince Albert. The project is a part of Canada's National Housing Strategy, which aims to reduce chronic homelessness by 50% over the next 10 years. Construction Job Creation SK
The Government of Canada is granting $13.6M over three years to improve health-care delivery in Saskatchewan First Nations communities Health Care and Social Assistance Other Type of Event SK
According to Saskatchewan Agriculture's weekly Crop Report for the period ending September 3, 39% of the province's crop has been combined, well ahead of the five year average of 25% for this time of the year Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Other Type of Event SK
According to Statistics Canada, Saskatchewan's unemployment rate increased 0.1 percentage points to 6.7% in August 2018 N/A Layoff SK
Denison Mines has purchased Cameco Corporation's minority interest in the Wheeler River uranium project in the eastern Athabasca basin Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction Other Type of Event SK
The Institute of Indigenous Peoples' Health is relocating its office to Saskatoon and will begin operating out of the University of Saskatchewan on October 1, 2018 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services Job Creation SK
Build Up Saskatoon is offering work to former gang members and ex-inmates. Workers receive pay slightly above minimum wage with incremental raises based on hours worked. Construction Job Creation SK
The Government of Canada is spending $2.3M over two years to help preserve, promote and revitalize Indigenous languages in Saskatchewan Public Administration Other Type of Event SK
The Government of Canada is granting $1.9M to the Strengthening Families Program for a crime prevention project in Prince Albert Health Care and Social Assistance Other Type of Event SK
The Government of Canada is providing $56.2M over the next five years to the Saskatoon Tribal Council. The funding will support First Nations-led health transformation and a community-led shift to prevention efforts in child and family services. Health Care and Social Assistance Other Type of Event SK
The Government of Canada is granting over $18M to Saskatchewan Pulse Growers' and Pulse Canada to improve productivity of new pulse crops, explore the health benefits of pulses, and to help diversify the pulse market Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Other Type of Event SK
The Government of Canada and the Government of Saskatchewan are granting more than $80.9M towards 46 projects to modernize local infrastructure across the province Construction Job Creation SK
The Rapid Access to Addictions Medicine clinic is now open at Winnipeg's Crisis Response Centre. The addictions clinic is the first of five to open in Manitoba, with locations to open soon in Brandon, Thompson, and Selkirk. Health Care and Social Assistance Job Creation MB
Winnipeg's Beet Happening restaurant will be closing its doors to the public on September 28. The wholesale division will continue supplying baked goods and salads to local businesses. Accommodation and Food Services Layoff MB
Altea Active Club is scheduled to open in Winnipeg's Bridgwater neighbourhood in late 2019. Construction contracts for the $30M, 80,000-sq.-ft. facility will be awarded in October. Construction Job Creation MB
Winnipeg's Southeast Collegiate recently opened its newly expanded facility, offering residency and schooling to students from remote Manitoba First Nations. The $24M school can accommodate up to 156 students. Educational Services Job Creation MB
The Gift and Thrift shop is now open in downtown Winnipeg. The new store offers young adults in Resource Assistance for Youth's work skills training program the opportunity to gain work experience. Retail Trade Job Creation MB
Over the next three years, the Government of Canada will provide nearly $68M in funding to support the transformation of healthcare for First Nations in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Ontario Health Care and Social Assistance Other Type of Event MB
Renovations are underway for a Canopy Growth cannabis dispensary in Brandon. The outlet is the first of three proposed cannabis dispensaries for the city. Construction Job Creation MB
Over the next five years, the federal government will invest $100M towards the construction of the Norway House Cree Nation Health Centre of Excellence Construction Job Creation MB
Manitoba Hydro is starting preparation for construction of the new De Salaberry East Station northwest of Kleefeld. Construction is expected to begin next spring, with a target service date of October 2020. Construction Job Creation MB
Canada Goose recently opened its third manufacturing facility in Winnipeg. The company plans on hiring more than 700 employees over the next three years. Manufacturing Job Creation MB
The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority is consolidating mental health services and the surgery program to select facilities. While it is anticipated that some positions will be relocated, no layoffs are expected and 73 new positions are to be created. Health Care and Social Assistance Job Creation MB
Schools in Nunavut are facing a shortage of teachers. There are currently 46.5 full-time equivalent unfilled teaching positions in the territory for the 2018-19 school year. Educational Services Job Creation NU
Construction of a new port and tank farm at Sabina Gold and Silver Corp's Back River gold mine project have been completed Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction Job Creation NU
The Department of Family Services is accepting applications for the 2018-19 Nunavut Employers Grant. The grant helps employers provide training or professional development to Nunavummiut. N/A Other Type of Event NU
Peter Pitseolak High School opened its doors in Cape Dorset on September 10, 2018, one year ahead of schedule. There are approximately 200 students enrolled in the new school. Educational Services Job Creation NU
Grieg NL plans to proceed with site preparation in the fall of 2018 on its planned salmon hatchery and related facilities in Marystown. Construction is expected to take up to 24 months, and once completed, the sea farm may create hundreds of jobs. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Job Creation NL
The Northwest Territories Housing Corporation, in partnership with the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation, opened six new public housing units in Inuvik on September 4, 2018 Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Job Creation NT
According to the Canadian Council of Professional Fish Harvesters, labour shortages due to declining and aging populations in rural areas will provide a serious challenge to future growth of the fishing industry, despite expanding markets for fish. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Other Type of Event NL
Yellowknife's Ruth Inch Memorial Pool recently cancelled some swimming classes due to a lack of staff. The city is currently recruiting qualified staff to return to regular service levels. Arts, Entertainment and Recreation Job Creation NT
The federal government has set up a $556M fund for Newfoundland and Labrador to use on community infrastructure projects. The projects are broken down into public transit, green infrastructure, culture and recreation, rural and Northern communities. Public Administration Other Type of Event NL
The Government of Canada, the Government of N.W.T. and the community of Fort Good Hope are granting approximately $400,000 to install a greenhouse next summer Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Job Creation NT
The Canadian Union of Postal Workers voted in favour of strike action if no agreement is reached with Canada Post. A strike could be called as early as September 26th. Among the issues separating the sides is pay equity and working conditions. Transportation and Warehousing Other Type of Event NL
Although oil prices have recovered, Newfoundland and Labrador is looking for additional revenue to help its fiscal problems. For every dollar per barrel of oil above $63, the province gets about $23 M. Oil has rebounded to about $80 per barrel. Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction Other Type of Event NL
According to Restaurants Canada, access to fewer young workers and outmigration continue to create difficulties for employers in Nova Scotia trying to fill chef and other kitchen staff positions Accommodation and Food Services Other Type of Event NS
According to the Canadian Council of Professional Fish Harvesters, labour shortages due to declining and aging populations in rural areas will provide a serious challenge to future growth of the fishing industry despite expanding markets for fish. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Other Type of Event NS
Halifax-based Clearwater will continue its monopoly on the Artic surf clam until Fisheries and Oceans Canada can find an Indigenous entity to hold a fourth licence by the 2020 season. Clearwater employs 450 people in the Atlantic surf clam operation. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Other Type of Event NS
Nova Scotia's office of Immigration will not seek more skilled foreign workers in 2018. The province is on track to fill its 792 spots for 2018. Immigration has given the province some population growth at a time when the population had been shrinking. Public Administration Other Type of Event NS
The Nova Scotia government is adding 15 new specialist residency seats to Dalhousie University medical school, bringing the total to 65. The increase will help manage the workload of the specialists, as about 75% of residents remain in the province. Educational Services Other Type of Event NS
The Howard Johnson Harbourside Hotel in Nanaimo will close on October 31 despite a strong tourism year. No decision has been made on how the site will be redeveloped, but assistance is being provided to the 18 full-time workers to find alternate work. Retail Trade Layoff BC
The Government of BC and the Capital Region Housing Corporation are jointly funding an $8.5M affordable housing project in Saanich. The 73-unit building will offer a variety of housing options for low income families, seniors and people with disabilities. Construction Job Creation BC
The Governments of Canada and BC are jointly contributing over $71.7M towards improving and expanding access to treatment options and addiction services in BC for individuals suffering from substance use disorder Health Care and Social Assistance Job Creation BC
According to the Business Development Bank of Canada, 45% of small- and medium-sized BC businesses experience difficulties hiring new workers. The survey identified high housing costs, retiring baby boomers and fewer young people in the workforce as causes. N/A Other Type of Event BC
Western Canada Marine Response Corporation has halted plans to invest $150M into enhancing its oil spill response capabilities along the BC coast following the Federal Court of Appeal's decision that stopped work on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion Construction Other Type of Event BC
Olds College a has launched a new online course, Introduction to Cannabis Retail, in cooperation with 420 Clinic, which operates medical cannabis clinics. The course prepares students for employment in the cannabis retail industry. Educational Services Job Creation AB
According to the BC Teacher's Federation, more than 250 teacher and administrative positions remain unfilled. The need for French teachers is particularly high due to the popularity of French immersion programs. Educational Services Job Creation BC
The 19th Lloydminster Heavy Oil Show is expecting to attract about 5,000 visitors to the city on September 12 and 13. The Lloydminster Section of the Society of Petroleum Engineers is hosting a symposium on technological innovations. Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction Other Type of Event AB
The City of Richmond has approved GBL Architects' plan for three 15-storey residential towers and one 12-storey office tower near the Brighouse Skytrain station. The site will include 546 residential units, retail space, parking and childcare facilities. Construction Job Creation BC
CSV Midstream Solutions Corp. is planning to start work in June 2019 on the Albright Gas Plant near Wembley. The plan is for completion in April 2020, with commissioning and start-up between April and June 2020, subject to regulatory approvals. The life expectancy of the facility is 40 years. Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction Job Creation AB
The Government of BC is funding seismic upgrades for two Richmond elementary schools at a cost of $16M. The upgrades to Robert J. Tait Elementary and W.D. Ferris Elementary are scheduled to begin in 2019 and be complete in fall 2020. Construction Job Creation BC
The Bow Valley Regional Transit Services Commission is launching two new public transit routes to service areas around Banff and Lake Louise. Part of the funding for the new routes comes from Parks Canada, and the Alberta government's GreenTRIP program. Transportation and Warehousing Job Creation AB
The Government of BC is providing $500,000 in grants to local governments to develop projects that support safer communities for seniors. Projects may include accessible public transportation, affordable housing, social connectedness and dementia care. Health Care and Social Assistance Job Creation BC
The Government of BC is accepting requests for qualifications for the Highway 91/17 portion of the $245M Highway 91/17 and Deltaport Way Upgrade Project. Completion of the project is anticipated for 2023 and will create around 725 direct jobs. Construction Other Type of Event BC
The Yellowhead County Fire Department is now hiring paid on-call members. The department recently hosted a technical rescue training session attended by firefighters from over 20 municipalities. Public Administration Job Creation AB
Okanagan College Kelowna campus has received a $1M donation to expand its automotive trades training facility. The funds will go towards equipment, education and infrastructure to enhance student training on hybrid and electric vehicles. Educational Services Other Type of Event BC
Alberta Infrastructure has terminated the services of Graham Construction for the $736M Grande Prairie Regional Hospital, with plans to hire a new construction manager by late October 2018 Construction Other Type of Event AB
Suncor has officially opened its Fort Hills oil sands project near Fort McMurray. Fort Hills employs 1,400 full-time workers now that the facility is operational. The project is a joint venture between Suncor, Total E&P Canada Ltd., and Teck Resources Ltd. Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction Job Creation AB
The University of the Fraser Valley in Abbotsford is renovating the former home of Finnegan's Pub and Phoenix Ballroom into offices and teaching space. Construction is expected to begin this fall and be completed by next spring. Construction Job Creation BC
Bow Valley College is launching an incubator space and mentorship hub for start-ups, the Strathmore Campus Entrepreneur Centre. The learning hub provides up-and-coming entrepreneurs with tools to grow their business. Educational Services Job Creation AB
The BC government is providing $50M over the next three years through the Community Resiliency Investment Program for local projects that reduce the risk of wildfires and protect high value assets and critical infrastructure such as roads and power lines Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Job Creation BC
The Government of Alberta is providing $26M to replace the Ben Calf Robe-St. Clare School in Edmonton. The school is expected to open in 2020. Construction Job Creation AB
Wertman Development Corp. has received approval to build a 24-storey tower in downtown Nanaimo that will contain 114 residential units, as well as retail and office space. Construction will begin in 2019 and be completed within 22 months. Construction Job Creation BC
Minimum wage in Alberta is set to increase to $15 per hour on October 1, 2018. The minimum wage was $10.20 per hour in 2015. Since then, the Alberta government has phased in increases that reached $13.60 last year. N/A Other Type of Event AB
BMO expects to increase employment in its business banking group in Alberta by 13 per cent this fall, in response to a forecast for strong economic growth in the province through 2019 Finance and Insurance Job Creation AB
The Union of BC Municipalities is partnering with the province to create almost 1,400 new licensed child care spaces and to assess the need for future spaces. Funding is provided under the $17M federal-provincial early learning and child care agreement. Health Care and Social Assistance Job Creation BC
Elemental Energy is planning to build the Brooks Solar II project which will have about 100,000 solar panels spread across 200 acres. Construction is scheduled to start between spring and winter of either 2019 or 2020, pending regulatory approvals. Utilities Job Creation AB
Beginning in September, the Passenger Transportation Board is permitting taxi companies to increase their fleets by 15%. This will add up to 500 more taxis in the province, including 300 in the Lower Mainland, allowing for more wheel-chair accessible taxis. Transportation and Warehousing Job Creation BC
Calgary-based Metro Glass has been awarded a contract of more than $1M to supply and install aluminum doors with openers, vents and curtain wall systems for Willow Square, a $110M seniors housing project currently under construction in Fort McMurray Construction Job Creation AB
Nexen Energy has started work on the $400M Long Lake South West oil sands project south of Fort McMurray. Approximately 250 full-time jobs are expected at the peak of construction. The project currently has two contracts with local enterprises. Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction Job Creation AB
The Government of Alberta is providing $7.2M to expand the veterinary medicine program at the University of Calgary, adding 80 additional seats by 2023. It is estimated that Alberta will need to add 1,100 veterinarians by 2023 to meet labour market demands. Educational Services Job Creation AB
Macleod Pioneer Lodge, a new $9.065M seniors lodge in Fort Macleod has officially opened for residents. Ten units of the 40 room facility are allocated to people requiring supportive living care through a contract with Alberta Health Services. Health Care and Social Assistance Job Creation AB
The Peel Centre in Riverview, a New Brunswick branch of a national chain of youth residential facilities, shut down its facility in August leaving up to 35 staff without work. Difficulty in finding qualified child and youth counsellors was a key factor in the closure. Attracting people to work in this field can be hard as the work is physically and mentally demanding and offers low pay. Health Care and Social Assistance Layoff NB
Entrepreneurs are facing a significant labour shortage in northwestern New Brunswick. In the manufacturing sector, there are more than 100 jobs to be filled, but this figure climbs to 500 for all sectors combined. Manufacturing Other Type of Event NB
The Oasis Trampoline Park officially opened its doors in Saint John this month. Construction began in March 2018 with as many as 35 staff and construction people working to get the facility up and running. Arts, Entertainment and Recreation Other Type of Event NB
Triangles, the only gay bar in Moncton, will close its doors in September after 23 years in business. The co-owners are planning to sell the business and hope for it to continue as a LGBTQ nightclub. Accommodation and Food Services Other Type of Event NB
Telus has opened a dealer store in uptown Saint John at Market Square. It is the only telecom provider in the city centre and will serve both business and consumer customers. The location will employ up to 6 staff and feature a community meeting space. Information and Cultural Industries Job Creation NB
Moncton's OrganiGram has hired 49 new full-time staff and plans to hire an additional 40 people over the next three months. The company currently employs 410 people and is looking to boost production prior to the legalization of recreational marijuana. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Job Creation NB
The P.E.I. government will end the entrepreneur stream of its Provincial Nominee Program, after facing some concerns and need for more accountability. Under that program, immigrants who set up a P.E.I. business could get immediate permanent residency. Public Administration Other Type of Event PE
The Prince Edward Restaurant shut down this summer after nearly five years in operation. The owner of the Charlottetown business stated that there were a number of reasons for the closure including repair issues and a decrease in customer traffic. Accommodation and Food Services Layoff PE
According to the latest report from the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council, P.E.I. leads the region on various economic indicators. P.E.I.'s employment growth led the rest of Canada in the first half of 2018 and also had the fastest retail sales. Professional, Scientific and Technical Services Other Type of Event PE
The Société de développement économique de Drummondville and the local employment centre are hosting job seekers at the Défi Emploi Drummond fair to be held at the Centrexpo Cogeco on November 1 to 3. More than 1,000 jobs will be available. Administrative and Support, Waste Management and Remediation Services Other Type of Event QC
Hydro-Québec invested $20M to replace the 120kV power line between the Victoriaville and Warwick stations Utilities Other Type of Event QC
The Town of Magog will be investing $1.1M to gradually install water counters in 430 industries, businesses, institutions and mixed-use buildings in keeping with the Government of Quebec's Stratégie québécoise d'économie d'eau potable [drinking water conservation strategy] Construction Other Type of Event QC
Ciot Surplus, a marble, quartz, onyx and ceramic importing, retail and manufacturing company, has announced the opening of a liquidation centre in Laval resulting in the creation of more than 25 jobs Wholesale Trade Job Creation QC
The Maritime Employers Association has announced the creation of 65 new positions at the Port of Montréal to sustain its growth following an investment of close to $8M. Some 50 stevedores and 15 controllers are expected to be hired in the near future. Transportation and Warehousing Job Creation QC
Gate Gourmet, a business specializing in meal preparation for airlines, has announced the elimination of 250 positions at its Dorval facilities following the loss of a contract Accommodation and Food Services Layoff QC
Varian, a medical technology firm specializing in cancer treatment, will be growing its presence in Montréal with the announcement of a new research centre and the creation of 60 jobs Professional, Scientific and Technical Services Job Creation QC
Jesta Group, a real estate development company, has announced the construction of 332 new rental units in Montréal. This project is estimated at $300M and will also include offices, a hotel and businesses. The delivery date is planned for summer 2020. Construction Other Type of Event QC
La Sarre city hall will be undergoing a $1.2M renovation beginning in early 2019. The work will take six to nine months. Construction Other Type of Event QC
Surplus RD, a furniture liquidation company, has announced the opening of a store in Montréal and the creation of about 10 jobs Retail Trade Job Creation QC
The SAIL sporting goods company will open a new store in Terrebonne this fall. About 100 full-time and part-time positions will need to be filled. Retail Trade Job Creation QC
Groupe Mach, a real estate developer, in partnership with Airbnb and its subsidiary Luxury Retreats, which specializes in home rentals, has announced the start of construction on their new head office in Montréal, which represents an investment of $30M. Construction Other Type of Event QC
The City of Montréal has announced that work has begun on building a Bus Rapid Transit system (BRT) in Montréal. If everything goes as planned, the $264M project will be completed in August 2022. Construction Other Type of Event QC
Brault & Martineau, a furniture retailer, cut some 100 positions at its Montréal distribution centre after subcontracting part of its customer service operations Retail Trade Layoff QC
Lepage Millwork in Rivière-du-Loup, the CISSS de Bas-Saint-Laurent and the Commission scolaire des Monts-et-Marées are looking for workers. The CISSS' head office is in Rimouski, while the school board's is in Amqui. N/A Job Creation QC
The "Rendez-vous pour un Bas-Saint-Laurent attractif" event took place in Rimouski to try to find solutions to labour shortages. In addition, the CISSS de Bas-Saint-Laurent is looking for a number of additional employees. N/A Other Type of Event QC
The Centre de formation Pavillon-de-l'Avenir training centre in Rivière-du-Loup is experiencing low enrolment in its cooking program despite the need for workers in the food services industry. The 13 students who will graduate in January will have jobs waiting for them. Accommodation and Food Services Other Type of Event QC
Some 40 workers are already employed at the Château Bellevue worksite in Shawinigan, and close to 200 will be employed by the end of winter or early spring 2019. This $52M residence will create about 60 jobs when it opens. Construction Job Creation QC
Le Coco-Tango restaurant in Trois-Rivières closed in early September. This is the third restaurant on Saint-Roch Street to close in less than two years. Accommodation and Food Services Layoff QC
The new employment platform "Trouve ton X" provides access to tips on how to improve the chances of finding a job. It works on cell phones and computers and can help find the closest employment counselling centre. N/A Other Type of Event QC
The Coopérative de solidarité ETC, a social economy business in La Tuque, is expanding its internship positions for persons with disabilities or those distant from the labour market. It currently manufactures plastic bags and provides document shredding services. Health Care and Social Assistance Other Type of Event QC
Aviron College in Québec City will close at the end of December. Some 20 people are currently employed at the college. Educational Services Layoff QC
GG Telecom, a manufacturer of surveillance cameras in Victoriaville, is seeking employees in such areas as marketing, IT, development, sales, administration and customer service to sustain its growth Manufacturing Job Creation QC
Les Constructions Allard, a commercial and industrial construction company, is investing $800,000 in the expansion of its industrial rental space in Drummondville. Some $2.4M will be invested over the two phases of expansion. Construction Other Type of Event QC
The builder KnightsBridge has announced the start of construction on 48 condos on Mont Bromont. This LEED project, in partnership with the private investment company Claridge, will offer close to 260 units when completed. Construction Other Type of Event QC
The Vaudreuil-Soulange job fair will take place on October 3 at Château Vaudreuil with 40 employers in attendance. A virtual job fair will be held on October 4. These events are being organized by the Table de concertation pour l'emploi. Administrative and Support, Waste Management and Remediation Services Other Type of Event QC
GPU.ONE, a data storage company, has announced the start of work on its data centre in Baie Comeau. This project is estimated at close to $25M and should be completed before the end of year, resulting in the creation of at least 15 jobs. Information and Cultural Industries Job Creation QC
The Commission scolaire des Samares announced the start of construction on three schools, a total investment of $40.5M. The schools in Saint-Charles-Borromée, Rawdon and Saint-Ignace-de-Loyola will be operational in fall 2019. Construction Other Type of Event QC
The La Fonderie restaurant in Arvida will open on October 3, 2018, creating about 10 jobs Accommodation and Food Services Job Creation QC
Manoir Champlain in Chicoutimi is expanding its facilities. The investment, of an unknown amount at this time, will add 53 housing units and create 20 jobs when the facility opens in June 2019. Construction Other Type of Event QC
HS Télécom, a company specializing in the construction and maintenance of telecommunication networks, is closing its facilities in Chicoutimi. All 25 employees will be laid off. Construction Layoff QC
Le Domaine des Aînés in Alma is seeking 10 employees to meet it needs Health Care and Social Assistance Job Creation QC
Potvin & Bouchard, a hardware store in La Baie, will invest several millions of dollars to modernize and expand its facilities. The work is expected to take place between November and May. Construction Other Type of Event QC

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