Explore Careers - Job Market Report
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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.
Local Employment Potential Information
|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.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Mar 06 - Mar 10, 2017
- The communities of Chance Cove, Arnold's Cove, Chapel Arm and Come By Chance are receiving hundreds of thousands in government grants for water system improvements. Also several local companies are receiving grants for expansion and upgrades to their businesses.
- DFO released its snow crab stock assessment and it's not good news. The overall crab available to the fishery has declined by 80% since 2013. These assessments will be used to develop 2017 quotas and other management measures.
- The Bed and Breakfast industry in the province is feeling the squeeze. Several factors have been suggested for the decline including, higher taxes, new provincial regulations, along with competition from new services such as Airbnb.
- The Newfoundland and Labrador government has announced nearly 300 jobs in the core public service will be eliminated. Of those positions, 90 are currently vacant. These cuts represent a 17% reduction in management level positions.
- Husky Energy will be sanctioning the West White Rose extension project as early as March. Husky will proceed with a concrete gravity structure for the project, which is great timing as construction on the Hebron project is winding down.
- Statoil, a Norwegian oil company, has announced that they will be drilling two exploration wells in Newfoundland's offshore mid 2017. The announcement is considered good news for the industry, showing there is long-term potential for the resource.
- A recent survey by Corporate Research Associates has shown that business confidence in the province remains low, but shows improvement. The report shows business confidence has increased 10.4 points over the last six months.
- Newly-released census data has shown that Newfoundland and Labrador's population has grown one percent since 2011. Over 200 towns in the province have fewer people, while the Avalon Peninsula and central Newfoundland showed the strongest growth.
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