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 Apr 10 - Apr 14, 2017
- Rockwell Group and Nearctic Property Group are seeking $13M from the City of Edmonton for a pedestrian street as part of an $800M mixed retail and residential development. The first phase, worth $300M, is anticipated to be completed in three years.
- Strathcona County council has approved care centre as a permitted use within the Emerald Hills Urban Village. A child care facility is proposed for the site.
- International Coliseums Company Ltd. and the City of Spruce Grove are planning to build a $79.3M multi-use sport and event centre. If approved, construction of the facility would create an estimated 3,300 jobs, starting in 2019.
- The new YMCA Child Care Centre opened in Spruce Grove on April 3, 2017. The centre has 18-20 staff.
- The Government of Alberta is providing approximately $0.47M for three projects in rural Alberta which aim to create jobs and diversify their local economies
- Construction of a new Students' Association of MacEwan University building recently began in Edmonton. The project is scheduled for completion in fall 2019.
- His Highness the Aga Khan, Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network, has donated over $25M to the University of Alberta for construction of The Aga Khan Garden, southwest of Edmonton. The garden is expected to open in 2018.
- Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza, a California-based restaurant chain, opened a second location in Edmonton on April 13, 2017
- Construction has started on the Encore Tower, 43-storey condominium building, in downtown Edmonton. The $7B project is expected to be completed in fall 2019.
- A second Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th off-price satellite store recently opened in Edmonton
- The Government of Alberta is funding a new emergency department at the Misericordia Hospital in Edmonton as part of a $65M capital investment over four years. Approximately $6M is also being spent on infrastructure maintenance.
- The Government of Alberta has committed more than $200M to twin the Highway 15 bridge to Fort Saskatchewan. The 2017 budget earmarked $10M to begin planning and design to twin Highway 15 and the bridge.
- Construction has started on a new 97-unit supportive living facility for individuals with chronic mental illness, brain injuries and mobility issues in Edmonton. The building is expected to open in fall 2018.
- A research team at the University of Alberta has been awarded $0.5M over three years from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, for Zika virus studies. The group is collaborating with scientists in Brazil.
- The Alberta Liquor and Gaming Commission has approved a new horse racing track in Leduc County. The $50M Century Mile Entertainment Centre will have a track, grandstand, slot machines, off-track betting and food and beverage outlets.
- St. Albert Centre is adding Bellissima women's clothing, Soft Moc shoes and Evena Naturals to its roster of businesses in the former Target location
- The Government of Alberta has committed $40M for a new storage facility at the Reynolds-Alberta Museum in Wetaskiwin. Construction is expected to start in spring 2018.
- Film Alberta Studios is producing a $3M feature film, Puppy Love, in Edmonton
- The City of Edmonton has approved a plan by ONE Properties and Wheaton Properties for a four-building project composed of both residential and commercial tenants
- The Government of Alberta is providing $1B for new school capital projects across Alberta over the next four years. The projects are expected to create 6,000 direct and indirect jobs across the province.
- The Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton is set to open 12 adult acute mental health beds and six psychiatric intensive care beds in April 2017. Alberta Health Services also plans to close a 20-bed unit at Alberta Hospital Edmonton.
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