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.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
No employment outlook has been assigned to Chemists (NOC 2112) in the Halifax region due to low levels of employment.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Apr 17 - Apr 21, 2017
- The Nova Scotia government will provide support to Bank of N.T. Butterfield and Son Limited for creating up to 100 finance positions in Halifax, up from the 50 jobs in the original six-year deal it signed with the company in 2015
- Mount Saint Vincent University will begin providing services to assist government in reducing the number of public school students awaiting psycho-educational assessments. Adding more school psychologists will also be considered at a later date.
- IKEA will hold several spring job fairs to fill about 300 positions for the fall 2017 opening of its Dartmouth Crossing store. About 3,500 applications have been received for positons in logistics, sales, interior design, and customer and food services.
- The owners of the Jumping Bean coffee franchise in Bedford will buy The Nook, a coffee shop on Gottingen Street in Halifax that was due to close. The employees at The Nook will maintain their jobs, and a few more will be added.
- Metamaterial Technologies Inc., a Halifax-based company that has developed light filtering technology enabling aircraft to guard against laser attacks, has doubled its workforce to 30 staff over the past year as it continues to research new products
- More than 100 employees have been working for several months in Moose River Gold Mines preparing the new Atlantic Gold-owned mine. The number of workers is expected to double when production begins in September 2017.
- Rinaldo's Italian American Specialities is scheduled to open in May 2017 on Windsor Street in Halifax. The new restaurant will employ 15 to 20 workers.
- A new Dairy Queen in Dartmouth Crossing is expected to open in December 2017 and employ 40 to 50 workers. The Ontario-based company would like to add more restaurants over the next several years in the Halifax area.
- Pleasant St. Diner, a 60-seat restaurant, has opened in the Woodside area of Dartmouth
- NTT Data Canada Inc. plans to expand its Halifax operations and has been offered a payroll rebate by the Nova Scotia government if it creates up to 500 jobs over the next six years
- Work will begin in the summer of this year on an $80M project to convert the former Discovery Centre and Green Lantern properties on Barrington Street in Halifax into a pair of commercial/residential developments
- Banc Developments expects to begin excavation in April 2017 for the Margaretta, a nine-storey commercial/residential building to be built over three years on Clyde Street in Halifax
- As a result of an increase in production, Copernicus Studios has hired 80 full-time staff into design, animation, programming and production jobs in Halifax since December 2016, bringing its total number of employees to 180. The company creates animation for television, film, websites, and games.
- Construction is expected to begin in late July 2017 and last until the spring of 2019 on a $5M project to renovate and renew social housing infrastructure in Mulgrave Park in Halifax
- Ottawa-based retailer Giant Tiger will open a store on the Bedford Highway in Halifax in the fall of 2017, its 10th Nova Scotia location
- Date modified: