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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.

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Francis Bellerive Investissement, a commercial property management, acquisition, and development company, announced a $3.5M investment in the construction of a two-storey building in Trois-Rivières

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Real estate and rental and leasing Other type of event QC Mon Sep 05 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2470 Mauricie

Cascades Inopak, a recycled plastic products manufacturer in Drummondville, announced a $10M investment in adding an extruder to its Drummondville plant this fall. Eight jobs will also be created.

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Job creation QC Mon Sep 05 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2433 Centre-du-Québec

The Centre de services scolaire de la Beauce-Etchemin opened École l’Accueil, an elementary school in Scott. This new school, valued at $26M and funded entirely by the Government of Quebec, has 21 classrooms.

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Educational services Other type of event QC Mon Sep 05 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2425 Chaudière-Appalaches

The Centre de services scolaire de la Côte-du-Sud announced that École primaire Saint-Nicolas  has reopened in Montmagny. The $7.1M investment helped to expand and modernize the facility.

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Educational services Other type of event QC Mon Sep 05 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2425 Chaudière-Appalaches

The Centre de services scolaire de Saint-Hyacinthe is looking to fill 212 child care educator positions, out of a total of 478, 2 daycare technician positions , out of 30, as well as teaching positions

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Educational services Job creation QC Mon Sep 05 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2435 Montérégie

Groupe Chagall and the Distillerie du 29 octobre announced that a mixed-use development project will be built in Drummondville. The building will include a distillery, businesses, and 250 residential units. The project, valued at $100M, is scheduled to be complete on October 29, 2023.

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Construction Other type of event QC Mon Sep 05 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2433 Centre-du-Québec

The Centre de services scolaire de Saint-Hyacinthe opened École au Domaine sur le Vert , an elementary school. Funded entirely by the Government of Quebec, the $31.3M school can accommodate up to 490 students.

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Educational services Other type of event QC Mon Sep 05 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2435 Montérégie

The Centre de services scolaire de Saint-Hyacinthe completed work to expand École au Cœur des Monts in Saint-Pie. The project, valued at $10.8M, added nine preschool and elementary classes.

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Educational services Other type of event QC Mon Sep 05 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2435 Montérégie

The Centre d’Autonomie, an adaptive equipment company in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region, invested $3M in the construction of a new commercial building in the borough of Chicoutimi

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Other type of event QC Mon Sep 05 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2475 Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

Maxi, a supermarket chain, opened a new store in Sherbrooke, creating around 40 jobs. Several million dollars were needed to renovate the building, which was previously a Provigo location.

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Job creation QC Mon Sep 05 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2430 Estrie

The Ville de Baie-Comeau announced that the renovations at the Marquette fire station will cost $1,390,500

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Public administration Other type of event QC Mon Sep 05 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2480 Côte-Nord

The Centre de services scolaire de la Vallée-des-Tisserands completed nearly $9M worth of renovations at several schools over the summer

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Educational services Other type of event QC Mon Sep 05 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2435 Montérégie

Groupe Brunelle, an investment firm, is planning to open a new Starbucks in Trois-Rivières this November

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Accommodation and food services Job creation QC Mon Sep 05 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2470 Mauricie

Rosefellow, a real estate management and development firm, announced that an industrial campus will be built in Kirkland. The project, valued at $300M, will be carried out from spring 2023 to spring 2024.

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Construction Other type of event QC Mon Sep 05 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2440 Montréal

The Centre de la petite enfance (CPE) Bambin et Câlin in Malartic plans to build a new facility, which will create 80 extra spots. The CPE is also looking to fill 20 educator positions.

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Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Sep 05 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2465 Abitibi-Témiscamingue

Station Gallix, a ski resort in Sept-Îles, expects to have its ski lift and two culverts replaced by October at a cost of $2.5M

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Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event QC Mon Sep 05 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2480 Côte-Nord

Épicerie Windsor in Rouyn-Noranda plans to reopen in a few months after a fire had completely destroyed the building. The new building will allow the business to double its size.

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Other type of event QC Mon Sep 05 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2465 Abitibi-Témiscamingue

STB Immobilier, a renovation, construction, and building management company, built an 89-unit residential complex in Matane. The project, named Le Boisé St-Rédempteur, is valued at $19M.

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Real estate and rental and leasing Other type of event QC Mon Sep 05 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2415 Bas-Saint-Laurent

The Centre de la petite enfance (CPE) des Cantons de Rivière-du-Loup announced that a new facility with 21 spots is open in Saint-Arsène. The project required an investment of nearly $1M.

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Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Sep 05 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2415 Bas-Saint-Laurent

Rio Tinto, a mineral producer and processor, invested $25M in building a sedimentation basin at the Grande-Baie plant. Work began in May and is scheduled to be complete by November.

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Other type of event QC Mon Sep 05 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2475 Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

Le Riverain, a retirement home in Granby, announced that it will be closing at the end of September, resulting in the loss of about 30 jobs

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Health care and social assistance Layoff QC Mon Sep 05 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2430 Estrie

Appalachian Corridor, a wildlife conservation organization, invested over $1.6M in acquiring nearly 225 hectares of land, which will be dedicated to conservation, in Stukely-Sud

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Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event QC Mon Sep 05 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2430 Estrie

The Commission scolaire Kativik Ilisarniliriniq  is looking to fill 77 teaching positions, out of a total of 502 positions, throughout the Nunavik territory

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Educational services Job creation QC Mon Sep 05 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2490 Nord-du-Québec

The Centre de la petite enfance (CPE) Les jeunes pousses des Jardins-du-Québec began construction on a new building in Saint-Jacques-le-Mineur on September 12. Work is scheduled to be complete in June 2023.

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Health care and social assistance Other type of event QC Mon Sep 05 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2435 Montérégie

Maxi, a big-box grocery store chain, announced that a new location is open in the borough of Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension. This investment of several million dollars created 45 jobs.

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Job creation QC Mon Sep 05 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2440 Montréal
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