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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.

News for Canada
News title Industry Event Province/Territory

Hunter Street Books, a bookstore in Peterborough, is closing permanently in December

thepeterboroughexaminer.com
Layoff ON Fri Nov 12 00:00:00 EST 2021 ER 3520 Muskoka-Kawarthas

Liftow Limited, a forklift and materials handling company, began development of a new facility in Essex

windsorite.ca
Construction Job creation ON Fri Nov 12 00:00:00 EST 2021 ER 3570 Windsor-Sarnia

Beach Hill Smokehouse, 156 Cumberland, and six other restaurants opened in Toronto

nowtoronto.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation ON Fri Nov 12 00:00:00 EST 2021 ER 3530 Toronto

Canopy Growth announced the closure of its Niagara-on-the-Lake Tweed Farms greenhouse, laying off 30 workers and relocating 60 to its Kincardine and Smiths Falls locations

niagarathisweek.com
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Layoff ON Fri Nov 12 00:00:00 EST 2021 ER 3550 Hamilton-Niagara Peninsula

Pharmasave Bala pharmacy opened in Muskoka

muskokaregion.com
Job creation ON Fri Nov 12 00:00:00 EST 2021 ER 3520 Muskoka-Kawarthas

Labatt Brewing Company Limited, PepsiCo Canada, Loblaw Companies Ltd., and three other employers are hiring for positions in Toronto

narcity.com
Job creation ON Fri Nov 12 00:00:00 EST 2021 ER 3530 Toronto

Swoop Airlines will resume service at London International Airport in June 2022

www.msn.com
Job creation ON Fri Nov 12 00:00:00 EST 2021 ER 3560 London

Another Wing opened 12 fast food locations in the Greater Toronto Area

nowtoronto.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation ON Fri Nov 12 00:00:00 EST 2021 ER 3530 Toronto

The Grove Brewing Company in Kingsville will move to a new location in the spring and double production

windsorstar.com
Job creation ON Fri Nov 12 00:00:00 EST 2021 ER 3570 Windsor-Sarnia

The provincial government is funding approximately $2M to build 25 homes for military Veterans experiencing homelessness in Kingston

ontario.ca
Construction Other type of event ON Fri Nov 12 00:00:00 EST 2021 ER 3515 Kingston-Pembroke

Staples Canada is hiring for approximately 1000 positions across Canada for the holiday season

dailyhive.com
Job creation ON Fri Nov 12 00:00:00 EST 2021 All of Ontario

Finiti Fish Depot, an independent grocery store, opened in Shelburne

www.msn.com
Job creation ON Fri Nov 12 00:00:00 EST 2021 ER 3540 Kitchener-Waterloo-Barrie

Burger Revolution eatery moved to a new location in downtown Belleville, doubling patron capacity

intelligencer.ca
Accommodation and food services Job creation ON Fri Nov 12 00:00:00 EST 2021 ER 3515 Kingston-Pembroke

JD Sports, a UK-based sports fashion retailer, opened its first Canadian location in Toronto's CF Fairview Mall

retail-insider.com
Job creation ON Fri Nov 12 00:00:00 EST 2021 ER 3530 Toronto

Construction will begin on a $250M Toronto film, television, and digital media hub, which will create 750 on-site jobs and 880 indirect jobs upon completion

dailyhive.com
Information and cultural industries Job creation ON Fri Nov 12 00:00:00 EST 2021 ER 3530 Toronto

Heddle Shipyards was awarded the vessel life extension of the Canadian Coast Guard Icebreaker, retaining over 100 jobs and supporting subcontractors and suppliers across the Niagara Region, Ontario, and Canada

newswire.ca
Job creation ON Fri Nov 12 00:00:00 EST 2021 ER 3550 Hamilton-Niagara Peninsula

The MARKET, a 122-unit rental and condominium living environment, will break ground in Laval for its fifth and final phase of its $185M building complex. The first residents will be able to move in as early as May 2022.

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Real estate and rental and leasing Construction QC Mon Oct 25 00:00:00 EDT 2021 ER 2445 Laval

Developer Jonathan Michaud is investing $5M to build a 24-unit building in Rivière-du-Loup. Work is expected to be completed by spring of 2022.

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Real estate and rental and leasing Construction QC Mon Oct 25 00:00:00 EDT 2021 ER 2415 Bas-Saint-Laurent

The Port of Sept-Îles celebrated the completion of the Pointe-aux-Basques terminal. The $20M project, which began in May 2020 and was completed in July 2021, employed 150 people.

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Investment QC Mon Oct 25 00:00:00 EDT 2021 ER 2480 Côte-Nord

Costco, a warehouse-style business, has opened a location in the Montréal borough of Anjou that is open to both consumers and corporate members. The establishment employs 467 workers.

mtlblog.com
Investment QC Mon Oct 25 00:00:00 EDT 2021 ER 2440 Montréal

A multidisciplinary public medical clinic will be built in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue. Services to the public will be available starting in June 2022.

sainte-anne-de-bellevue.qc.ca
Health care and social assistance Construction QC Mon Oct 25 00:00:00 EDT 2021 ER 2440 Montréal

Cook it, a ready-to-eat food and home delivery company, is investing $10M to automate its Montréal plant with financial support from the Fonds de Solidarité FTQ

newswire.ca
Investment QC Mon Oct 25 00:00:00 EDT 2021 ER 2440 Montréal

The Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux de la Montérégie-Est is looking for medical, maintenance and administrative personnel for the Hôtel-Dieu de Sorel-Tracy

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Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Oct 25 00:00:00 EDT 2021 ER 2435 Montérégie

Collège de Bois-de-Boulogne, a CEGEP located in Montréal, is investing nearly $21M to build a digital pavilion that will be operational in the spring of 2022. The Government of Quebec is contributing funds to the project.

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Educational services Construction QC Mon Oct 25 00:00:00 EDT 2021 ER 2440 Montréal

Groupe Ferron, real estate developers, is investing $5M to convert the Immeuble du Palais in Saint-Hyacinthe into high-end rental apartments. The work is expected to be completed in early 2022.

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Real estate and rental and leasing Construction QC Mon Oct 25 00:00:00 EDT 2021 ER 2435 Montérégie
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