Explore Careers - Job Market Report
Description | Titles | Duties | Related Occupations
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices
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.
Provincial Employment Potential Information
The following table identifies employment conditions within Newfoundland and Labrador.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||(Undetermined)||2016-12-23|
No employment outlook has been assigned to Other small engine and small equipment repairers (NOC 7335) in Newfoundland and Labrador due to low levels of employment.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Avalon Peninsula Region||(Undetermined)||2016-12-23|
|Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region||(Undetermined)||2016-12-23|
|South Coast--Burin Peninsula Region||(Undetermined)||2016-12-23|
|West Coast--Northern Peninsula--Labrador Region||(Undetermined)||2016-12-23|
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
(To access archived Labour Market Bulletins not appearing on this webpage, please contact us).
- February 2017 | (PDF, 731 KB)
- January 2017 | (PDF, 471 KB)
- Annual Edition 2016 | (PDF, 505 KB)
- December 2016 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 498 KB)
- November 2016 | (PDF, 551 KB)
- October 2016 | (PDF, 551 KB)
- September 2016 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 706 KB)
- August 2016 | (PDF, 477 KB)
- July 2016 | (PDF, 636 KB)
- June 2016 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 552 KB)
- May 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- April 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- March 2016 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 552 KB)
- February 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- January 2016 | (PDF, 468 KB)
- Annual Edition 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News
Week of Apr 10 - Apr 14, 2017
- The City of Corner Brook has created a Business Improvement Program with a total of $50,000 available to businesses to improve their physical appearance. The money will come in the form of a tax credit up to 50% of the project value.
- One year after the Quinlan Brothers fish plant in Bay de Verde was destroyed by fire, the facility has been rebuilt and ready to open. The new facility is highly automated and will reduce the number of jobs available from previous years.
- Workers at the processing plant in Anchor Point, NL, that typically employ 130 people, are worried that cuts to the shrimp quotas for 2017 will result in cuts to possibly half the staff. Workers also fear they will not qualify for EI come next winter.
- The provincial government is now accepting applications for it's Summer Student Employment Programs (SSEP). The SSEP allows students the opportunity to use the skills they learned in school in the real world.
Week of Apr 03 - Apr 07, 2017
- According to the Conference Board of Canada's Atlantic Business Outlook, projections for the province of NL are less than encouraging. Unemployment is expected to rise to 17.3% partly due to the completion of the Hebron project, but there will be opportunities for innovation.
- The Department of Fisheries and Oceans recently announced that shrimp quotas in Area 6 have been reduced to 10,400 tonnes for the upcoming year. Shrimp harvesting in the region employs roughly 3000 people.
- The Department of Fisheries and Oceans has announced that quotas for snow crab for this year have been cut by 22 per cent. The announcement came just days after the shrimp quota was cut, and will likely lead to the closure of some processing plants.
- Marble Mountain Ski Hill will remain open through the Easter Weekend after several board members were laid off. The provincial tourism minister has indicated that a review will be done to look for ways to keep Marble Mountain operating year-round.
Week of Mar 27 - Mar 31, 2017
- After eight years in business, The Levee, a downtown bar and live music venue is up for sale. A noticeable drop in business has been given as the reason for the sale.
- The provincial government has announced its new immigrant attraction and retention strategy. The five-year plan looks to increase immigration by 1,700 immigrants annually and encourage NL expats to return home through employer and community engagement.
- The provincial government announced a five-year Marine Infrastructure Plan to provide better ferry services across the province. Projects for the 2017-2018 year have been identified with a total funding of $8M for upgrades and enhancements.
- The provincial government has announced 93 positions have been cut from the province's Regional Health Authorities. Currently 37 of those positions are vacant. These cuts will save $7.6M annually in salaries and benefits.
Week of Mar 20 - Mar 24, 2017
- The NL Provincial government announced $3B in funding for infrastructure investments over the next five years. Transportation infrastructure, major health projects, and construction of new schools are some of the planned investments.
- A recent Consumer Research Associates poll has shown that 46% of the people of NL are extremely concerned with the provincial debt. Provincial debt currently sits at $14.6B or $28,000 per person. Only 3% of respondents indicated they were not concerned.
- Come by Chance Refinery has been put up for sale. It has been indicated that lack of profit is the reason for the sale. If the refinery shuts down, 600 people would be out of work. The company has already laid off 80 workers.
- The NL Government has announced enhancements to the Apprenticeship Wage Subsidy Program. The enhancements effective March 31, 2017 include; subsidizing 75% of third and fourth year apprenticeship wages, more responsive approval process, and an evaluation component.
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