Explore Careers - Job Market Report
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The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Annapolis Valley Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2016-12-23|
For the 2016-2018 period, the employment outlook is expected to be good for Harvesting labourers (NOC 8611) in the Annapolis Valley region.
This outlook is the result of an analysis of a number of factors that influence employment prospects in this occupation. Some of the key findings are that:
- Employment is expected to decline sharply.
- A large number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced high levels of unemployment.
- Employee turnover in this occupation is high, which could generate additional employment opportunities.
In addition, due to the seasonal nature of this occupation, employment opportunities will vary depending on the time of the year. Employment opportunities tend to be more favourable during the summer months.
Here are some key facts about Harvesting labourers in the Annapolis Valley region:
- Approximately 50 people worked in this occupation in May 2011.
- Harvesting labourers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Agriculture (NAICS 111, 112, 1151, 1152): more than 95%
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: n/a
- 25 to 54: 89% compared to 67% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: n/a
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Oct 02 - Oct 06, 2017
- Robinson's Cannabis Inc. plans to establish a medical marijuana growing operation and create about 30 jobs in Kentville within a year or so. The company has started clearing land for a facility, but still needs final Health Canada approval.
- Halifax-based CaNile Consultants Ltd. hopes to start an aquaponics operation in a former school building in Newport Station by February 2018. A minimum of 10 to 15 new jobs would be created upon opening.
- The Scotian Gold Cooperative Ltd. may double its apple packaging capacity over the next decade in Coldbrook, as a result of a recent expansion. Exports of Nova Scotia apples have grown significantly over the past couple of years.
- Sustainable Fish Farming Inc., with financial assistance from the federal government, will add four workers to its staff of seven as a result of a planned increase in production of Atlantic salmon at its land-based fish farm in Centre Burlington
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