Explore Careers - Job Market Report
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Local Employment Potential Information
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No employment outlook has been assigned to Machine operators, mineral and metal processing (NOC 9411) in the Edmonton region due to low levels of employment.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jul 10 - Jul 14, 2017
- Cineplex Entertainment is building a Rec Room recreation complex at West Edmonton Mall, the second location in the city. The company is planning a job fair within the next month to fill the 400 positions expected when the venue opens.
- The Government of Alberta is providing $32.4M to the Heartland Housing Foundation to construct the Clover Bar Lodge seniors facility in Sherwood Park. Construction is expected to start in spring 2018 with occupancy projected for spring 2020.
- The Edmonton Police Service is starting design work for a new $48M live-fire training facility. The design portion is estimated at $1M, with projected construction in 2019-2022.
- Starbuds, a medical marijuana access centre, has opened in St. Albert. The centre has one part-time doctor on site to assess patients and provide treatment options.
- The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are jointly providing more than $4M for the expansion of the Champion Petfoods facility in Parkland County. The project is expected to inject $250M in direct capital investment and create 200 jobs.
- The Government of Alberta is providing $7.15M to bring clean drinking water to the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation, northwest of Edmonton. A pump house, a reservoir of treated water and a waterline will be installed on the reserve.
- The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are jointly providing more than $0.733M for six transit-related projects in the communities of Leduc, Airdrie, Lake Louise-Banff, and Spruce Grove.
- DeepMind, a subsidiary of Google parent company Alphabet, based in the UK, is opening its first international artificial intelligence (AI) research center in Edmonton. The center will work closely with the University of Alberta.
- Simons is opening its second location in Edmonton in August 2017. The company is actively recruiting for a range of full-time and part-time positions at the store.
- About 500 technologists are on site at the Sturgeon Refinery near Redwater testing valves, sensors and other devices as the facility moves into the pre-commissioning phase. The $8.5B diesel refinery is expecting to start operations around April 2018.
- New Horizons Charter School is undergoing a $6.3M modernization that will replace the entire mechanical system. The work is expected to be complete by August.
- Design work is expected to begin in August on modernization work at Woodhaven Middle School in Spruce Grove. The $22.9M project will expand space at the school and fully modernize the mechanical, electrical, roof and outside walls.
- Women Building Futures and the Trans Mountain Expansion Project have launched a training program for a dozen Indigenous women from central Alberta. The eight-week course covers safety as well as basic training in carpentry and welding.
- Canopy Growth Corp., Canada's largest medical marijuana company, is planning to build Edmonton's first cannabis production facility. The company expects that the facility will employ about 100 people once operational.
- ICE District Properties is planning a new commercial/ residential development north of Rogers Place in downtown Edmonton. The company plans to seek a rezoning for the property from the city early in 2018.
- The Government of Alberta has opened the $40M Northern Alberta Urology Centre and the C.J. Woods Prostate Health Clinic in Edmonton
- TusStar, a business incubator company with more than 80 locations in 45 Chinese cities, is opening its first Canadian office in Edmonton in partnership with TEC Edmonton
- London Drugs opened a new location in St. Albert on June 16, 2017. The store offers a learning centre and a medical clinic that is expected to open in July 2017.
- The Fable Child Care Center opened in Morinville on June 12, 2017. The facility is being operated by Our House Child Care Center in Morinville.
- Sturgeon County has awarded a $10M multi-year contract for road construction and surfacing to E-Construction Ltd.
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