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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.

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The Government of the Northwest Territories made an agreement with the Yellowknife Women's Society to provide $1.5M in funding to support operations at Spruce Bough supported living and managed alcohol program in 2022-2023.

cabinradio.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NT Mon May 09 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

The Government of Yukon is spending $2.78M to replace the skylight at the Whitehorse court house. The renovation is expected to be completed by early September.

yukon-news.com
Construction Other type of event YT Mon May 09 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

The Ta’an Kwäch’än Council will develop 24 townhouses and 24 single detached lots in Whistle Bend and Porter Creek. Residents are anticipated to begin moving into the new development in 2024.

yukon-news.com
Construction Other type of event YT Mon May 09 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

The Government of the Northwest Territories issued an expression of interest to take over operations of two homeless shelters in Inuvik.

nnsl.com
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NT Mon May 09 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

The Government of Canada will provide $200,000 per year for three years to the Dene Nation to support and co-ordinate housing-related initiatives benefitting Dene peoples.

nnsl.com
Construction Other type of event NT Mon May 09 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

The Yukon government will begin to receive clients for the new Yukon Midwifery Program as early as the first week of July. Applications for midwifery services will be available in late June.

yukon.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event YT Mon May 09 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

The Yukon government awarded the $160M Nistutlin Bay Bridge replacement project to Graham Infrastructure LP. The project is anticipated to begin in the next several weeks and create an undisclosed number of local and First Nations jobs.

yukon.ca
Construction Job creation YT Mon May 09 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

The Canadian government, the Eagle Hill Energy LP, and the Yukon Development Corporation are providing approximately $28.5M to erect four new wind turbines in Whitehorse. Work is expected to be completed in November 2023.

yukon-news.com
Construction Other type of event YT Mon May 09 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

The Government of Yukon in partnership with Yukon University, and ComIT will host a training program for Yukon First Nations students. The free program offers coding training and an opportunity to gain a technology position after graduation.

yukon.ca
Professional, scientific and technical services Other type of event YT Mon May 09 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

Aurora College and Fort Smith flight school are partnering to offer an aviation business diploma from the Fort Smith Terry Harold School of Aviation. The goal of the program is for students to obtain a pilot's license while studying.

cabinradio.ca
Other type of event NT Mon May 09 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated partnered with the University of Ottawa Medical School and the Government of Nunavut to train and hire more Inuit health professionals. Two seats will be available for Inuit students starting in September 2023.

nunavutnews.com
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NU Mon May 09 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 6210 Nunavut

The federal government is providing $500,000 over two years to Yukon University for a research project that explores the potential effects of electric vehicles and smart heating units on the electrical distribution networks in the territories.

whitehorsestar.com
Professional, scientific and technical services Other type of event YT Mon May 09 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

Big Lake Eatery and Café in downtown Hay River closed on May 7. BHB Food Services will open a new restaurant that serves Caribbean flavour in the same location starting May 17.

nnsl.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation NT Mon May 09 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

YK XO Street Fashion, a new menswear store, recently opened in downtown Yellowknife.

cabinradio.ca
Job creation NT Mon May 09 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

The Town of Hay River is hiring three summer students to work at the Information Centre this year. No students were hired in 2021.

nnsl.com
Public administration Job creation NT Mon May 09 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

The Giant Mine Remediation Project team will begin seasonal work to deconstruct the old townsite later this month.

nnsl.com
Construction Job creation NT Mon May 09 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

Audible, the audiobook service, is searching for participants in their Indigenous Writers' Circle. Participants in the six-month program receive a $1,500 bursary, and a mentor to help find publishers and agents. The application deadline is May 31.

cabinradio.ca
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event NT Mon May 09 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

According to Statistics Canada, Saskatchewan’s unemployment rate increased 0.5 percentage points to 5.5% in April, when compared to March. However, employment among women increased by 9,100 jobs in the same period.

globalnews.ca
Other type of event SK Mon May 09 00:00:00 EDT 2022 All of Saskatchewan

The Cathedral Village Arts Festival is returning to Regina for the first time since 2019. The event will run from May 23 to 29 and will include music and dance performances as well as a street fair featuring artisans, vendors, and food trucks.

globalnews.ca
Other type of event SK Mon May 09 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 4710 Regina-Moose Mountain

According to Statistics Canada, Saskatchewan’s gross domestic product was down 0.3% in 2021. Last year’s drought was a significant factor in the decrease, as wheat and canola production fell by 48% and 45% respectively.

cbc.ca
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Other type of event SK Mon May 09 00:00:00 EDT 2022 All of Saskatchewan

The Government of Saskatchewan is spending $1.5M to hire 11 new constables to enhance the security presence at the Legislative Building in Regina.

ctvnews.ca
Public administration Job creation SK Mon May 09 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 4710 Regina-Moose Mountain

The governments of Canada and Saskatchewan are providing more than $484,000 for six Strategic Field Program projects. These projects test and evaluate agricultural practices and technologies that producers may then choose to implement.

canada.ca
Professional, scientific and technical services Other type of event SK Mon May 09 00:00:00 EDT 2022 All of Saskatchewan

The Government of Saskatchewan is spending $28.8M to renovate and expand Lloydminster Comprehensive High School, as well as $19.1M for Yorkton Regional High School. Both projects are scheduled to be completed in 2023.

saskatchewan.ca
Construction Other type of event SK Mon May 09 00:00:00 EDT 2022 All of Saskatchewan

According to the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science, Saskatchewan has a shortage of lab tech workers. Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Saskatoon Campus has the only medical laboratory technology program in the province.

ctvnews.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event SK Mon May 09 00:00:00 EDT 2022 All of Saskatchewan

Fourteen affordable rental units for people with disabilities recently opened in Prince Albert. The Government of Canada funded the $2.1M project.

saskatchewan.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event SK Mon May 09 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 4750 Prince Albert
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