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Following labour market events is key to helping job seekers understand where the opportunities (short, medium and long-term) might be in a local community and elsewhere in the country.

The following table offers significant events from past four weeks that may affect the supply and demand in the labour force across Canada. It can prove to be a useful resource to complement your job search and career exploration.

You can explore news items across Canada on this page or refine your search to a specific news event type, sector or region.

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The Centre de services scolaire des Chênes opened Deux-Rivières elementary school in Saint-Lucien. The investment, valued at nearly $18M, will accommodate up to eight classes as of March 7.

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Educational services Other type of event QC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2433 Centre-du-Québec

The Ville de Cowansville is investing $7M in adding an ultraviolet system to its waste water treatment equipment

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Public administration Other type of event QC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2430 Estrie

Boulangerie Toujours Dimanche opened on March 2 in Matane. The business invested over $500,000 in renovating its café and grocery store, which employ 20 people.

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Job creation QC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2415 Bas-Saint-Laurent

Beta Technologies, an American electric aircraft manufacturer, opened an engineering centre in Montréal, which employs around 50 people

ctvnews.ca
Other type of event QC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2440 Montréal

Les 3 Sphères, a private seniors’ residence in Granby, will close at the end of June. The residence’s 20 employees will lose their jobs.

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Health care and social assistance Layoff QC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2430 Estrie

The Ville de Val-D’Or invested $5.34M in the third phase of revitalizing its city centre and rehabilitating its sewers. The Duroking Construction company from Mirabel is due to start work in April and complete the project in October.

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Public administration Other type of event QC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2465 Abitibi-Témiscamingue

Sonder, a short-term rental manager, laid off around 12 employees at its branch in Montréal

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Real estate and rental and leasing Layoff QC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2440 Montréal

Sappi, a wood fibre processing company, is looking to hire several permanent production workers for its pulp mill in Matane

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Job creation QC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2415 Bas-Saint-Laurent

Hydro-Québec invested nearly $60M in repairing the Rapide-7 generating station located near Rouyn-Noranda. The project includes the spillway, deck for vehicle traffic, and bridge. EBC, a company from Lévis, was awarded the contract.

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Utilities Other type of event QC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2465 Abitibi-Témiscamingue

The Regroupement des Centres de la petite enfance de la Côte-Nord estimates that there are around 30 educator positions to fill within the region. This number is expected to grow to around 100 because 500 additional spots will be created by the end of 2025.

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Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2480 Côte-Nord

The Centre de services scolaires Kamouraska - Rivière-du-Loup announced that construction has begun on a new elementary school on Alice-Savard Street in Rivière-du-Loup. The project, valued at nearly $31M, should be finished before the fall of 2024.

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Educational services Other type of event QC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2415 Bas-Saint-Laurent

Goodyear, a tire manufacturer, is looking to fill at least 30 positions at its factory in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, which currently has 225 employees

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Job creation QC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2435 Montérégie

Kentucky Fried Chicken, a fast-food chain, closed its restaurant in Sainte-Thérèse

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Accommodation and food services Layoff QC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2455 Laurentides

The governments of Quebec and Canada are granting nearly $2.8M to 15 businesses in Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine to support Quebec’s fish and seafood sector. The total investment in these 15 projects is estimated at over $5.7M.

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Public administration Other type of event QC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2410 Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine

Chez Doris is investing over $10M in converting a former hotel into transitional housing within two years in Montréal’s Ville-Marie borough. The federal and municipal governments are funding the project, which is intended to house around 20 women who have experienced homelessness.

montrealgazette.com
Construction Other type of event QC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2440 Montréal

Entreprises AM, a door and window manufacturer in Saint-Tite, announced that it will close permanently on June 30. The company employs 26 people.

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Layoff QC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2470 Mauricie

Two entrepreneurs from Saguenay are investing $700,000 in the Espaces de l’Hybride project, which is a commercial building in Saint-Ambroise. The project should be completed by May 1.

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Real estate and rental and leasing Other type of event QC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2475 Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

The Université du Québec à Rimouski received $63M from the Government of Quebec to build a veterinary medicine building, which will be located on the Saint-Hyacinthe campus. Work is scheduled to begin this summer and be complete in the fall of 2024.

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Construction Other type of event QC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2435 Montérégie

The Ottawa Boat Cruise company received $3.2M from the Government of Quebec to build two electric boats

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Other type of event QC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2460 Outaouais

Auberge Presqu'île, a lodging company in Notre-Dame-de-Pontmain, was completely destroyed by a fire on March 7. Their employees have been laid off as a result.

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Accommodation and food services Layoff QC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2455 Laurentides

The Old Brewery Mission, a resource for homeless people, will convert a building in the Lachine borough of Montréal into 18 social housing units. Work is scheduled to begin this summer and be complete by the summer of next year. The TENAQUIP Foundation is funding the project.

cbc.ca
Construction Other type of event QC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2440 Montréal

Bois Buckland, a hard wood flooring manufacturer, is temporarily closing its factory in Notre-Dame-Auxiliatrice-de-Buckland. This decision has led to around 20 employees losing their jobs.

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Layoff QC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2425 Chaudière-Appalaches

The Centre de services scolaires des Hauts-Cantons is investing $9.8M in expanding École Louis-Saint-Laurent in Compton. Work is in progress and should be completed in the spring.

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Educational services Other type of event QC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2430 Estrie

Avril, a supermarket chain, announced that a store will be built in Repentigny. The project, estimated at $8M, is scheduled to be complete this fall.

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Other type of event QC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2450 Lanaudière

Chantiers Chibougamau, a company operating in the forestry sector, is investing over $20M in expanding its facilities and upgrading its equipment. The Government of Quebec contributed $7.5M to the total amount, which has created over 50 jobs.

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Job creation QC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2490 Nord-du-Québec

The Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux de l’Est-de-l’Île-de-Montréal is investing over $139M in expanding the operating suite and parking lot at the Hôpital Santa Cabrini. The project is scheduled to be complete in 2025.

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Construction Other type of event QC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2440 Montréal

Inertia Fibre, a business specializing in fibreglass repair, boat accessories manufacturing, and boat maintenance is looking to fill laminator positions in Saint-Justin

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Job creation QC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2470 Mauricie

Salon emplois de Québec, an event for job seekers, will take place from March 31 to April 1 at the Laurier Québec shopping centre. An event is also planned for October.

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Other type of event QC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2420 Capitale-Nationale

Effective April 1, 2023, the Government of NWT is exempting additional income received from Indigenous Governments from the calculation of Income Assistance benefits. The exemption is a further step towards advancing reconciliation and supporting residents.

www.gov.nt.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NT Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

The Nunavut government hopes to expand its new colorectal cancer screening pilot program is to other Nunavut communities within the next 6 months. Currently, the pilot runs in Gjoa Haven, Arviat and Pond Inlet. The cancer screening program is a proactive approach to improving the health of the Nunavummiut.

nunatsiaq.com
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NU Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6210 Nunavut

The federal government will provide up to $7.2M per emergency shelter in support of four projects in Northern Canada developed by Pauktuutit, the organization representing Inuit women in Canada. One of the shelters will be located in Nunavut. In the long-term, Pauktuuit aims to set up 13 emergency shelters, with locations including one in Nunavut and one in Northwest Territories.

rcinet.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NU Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6210 Nunavut

Appian Capital Advisory LLP is investing $100M over four years to Osisko Metals-owned Pine Point lead/zinc mine, which has been closed for 35 years. The potential reopening of the mine will support NWT with new job opportunities.

nnsl.com
Mining and oil and gas extraction Other type of event NT Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

The Government of Yukon is providing $59.2M towards their Our Clean Future's climate change commitments. The funding aims to reduce emissions, increase resilience and enhance energy security.

yukon.ca
Mining and oil and gas extraction Other type of event YT Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

The Nunavut government is accepting applicants for the Nunavut Prospectors Program, which provides up to $8,000 for eligible applicants. The funding can help cover field expenses, sample analysis costs, assistant wages, materials and project supplies.

.gov.nu.ca
Mining and oil and gas extraction Other type of event NU Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6210 Nunavut

The federal government is providing $1M towards a two-year project led by Tu Cho Fisher’s Cooperative Limited. The project aims to improve the capacity of the winter fishery, create jobs in Great Slave Lake commercial fishery and help maintain progress towards growing NWT’s fishing industry.

canada.ca
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Job creation NT Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

The Government of Yukon is strengthening their buildings and infrastructure. The Budget 2023-24 includes $52.4M towards bridge repairs, inspections, and bridge replacements, $26M for airport improvements, $27.8M for road improvements and $25.9M for land development to increase housing options.

yukon.ca
Construction Other type of event YT Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

The Government of Yukon has announced the transition of three schools to the First Nation School Board in the 2023-24 school year. The schools remain under public school curriculum and will have the additional opportunities to learn and engage in First Nations culture.

yukon.ca
Educational services Other type of event YT Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

The federal government and municipality of Hay River is providing $622,600 towards the new fully serviced business park, Sundog Business Park. The investment will attract new businesses, create local jobs and support strong economic development opportunities.

canada.ca
Management of Companies and Enterprises Other type of event NT Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

The Government of Yukon is providing $10M towards their Putting People First's health and social system initiatives. The funding aims to support substance-use health emergencies and to strengthen the territory’s healthcare system.

yukon.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event YT Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

The Government of Manitoba recently issued funding letters to personal care homes, indicating that they may begin hiring new direct care staff. The new jobs are part of a $16M funding increase that was announced in 2022 to increase the number of health-care aides, licensed practical nurses, and registered nurses.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation MB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Manitoba

Bahay Kubo, a tiki-themed Filipino restaurant, recently opened in Winnipeg’s Exchange District. The restaurant began as a pop-up but now operates out of the Royal Albert Arms Hotel.

cbc.ca
Accommodation and food services Job creation MB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

The Government of Manitoba is providing a total $1.7M to five mineral exploration projects through its Manitoba Mineral Development Fund. The approved projects are in Northern Manitoba, near Lynn Lake, Snow Lake, and Flin Flon.

news.gov.mb.ca
Mining and oil and gas extraction Other type of event MB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4680 North

Red River College Polytechnic is launching a series of free micro-credential programs; short courses that allow workers to upgrade their skills quickly without interrupting their careers. Three of the new microcredentials are in environmental technology and three focus on building relationships with Indigenous communities.

winnipegfreepress.com
Professional, scientific and technical services Other type of event MB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

The provincial government is allocating $3.6M from Budget 2023 to safety initiatives in downtown Winnipeg. The funds will go to the Downtown Community Safety Partnership, which works with community groups, government departments, and mental health providers to offer support services.

news.gov.mb.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event MB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

Crampton’s Market, a Headingley grocer specializing in locally grown food, is closing permanently this month due to rising costs and low profitability.

cbc.ca
Layoff MB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

Manitoba health care officials extended nearly 350 job offers on a recent recruitment trip to the Philippines. Potential recruits include about 240 nurses and 110 health care aides.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation MB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Manitoba

Alamo Gold received approval from the federal government for its Lynn Lake Gold Project. The company will extract gold from two Northern Manitoba mines over a 13-year period. The project is expected to create more than 400 jobs during both construction and operation.

thompsoncitizen.net
Mining and oil and gas extraction Job creation MB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4680 North

The Government of Manitoba has finalized a health care deal with the federal government. The province will receive an additional $6.7B in health care funding over 10 years. This includes $1.2B for priority areas for which the province needs to account for its spending.

winnipegfreepress.com
Health care and social assistance Other type of event MB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Manitoba

The Government of Manitoba will begin offering regulated child care at a maximum $10 a day for children under 12 in April 2023, three years ahead of schedule. The province is inviting post-secondary institutions to apply for funding to develop new training programs for early childhood educators and assistants.

news.gov.mb.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event MB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Manitoba

The Government of Manitoba is providing $780,660 to 21 projects aimed at protecting fish and wildlife in the province through the Fish and Wildlife Enhancement Fund. Non-profits, academic institutions, and community organizations may apply for funding that will cover eligible expenses that promote sustainability.

news.gov.mb.ca
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Other type of event MB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Manitoba

The federal government is providing $10.7M to Main Street Project, a Winnipeg non-profit that serves people experiencing homelessness. The funds will enable the organization to upgrade its Martha Street facility, adding a withdrawal management space.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event MB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

The City of Winnipeg is spending $5M to hire and train 24 transit security officers by the end of 2023. The team will patrol city buses and bus stops, focusing on five routes that have been found to have the most serious safety incidents.

cbc.ca
Public administration Job creation MB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

The City of Winnipeg has begun construction on the $52M St. Vital Bridge Rehabilitation Project. The first phase of construction is expected to be complete in November 2023, and the second phase in October 2024.

constructconnect.com
Construction Other type of event MB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

The City of Steinbach has begun construction on the $66.2M Southeast Event Centre and anticipates its completion by fall of 2024. The project includes an indoor rink, concert venue, walking track, and multi-use hall.

constructconnect.com
Construction Other type of event MB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4610 Southeast

Merit Functional Foods, a Winnipeg plant protein processor, recently closed. Its facility opened in 2021 to extract protein from peas and canola, but global market conditions have limited its success. The number of employees affected is not yet known.

cbc.ca
Other type of event MB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

The St. James-Assiniboia School Division in Winnipeg will eliminate 12 full-time teaching positions in 2023-2024 due to declining enrolment, according to its draft budget. The school division will maintain class sizes and programs despite financial constraints.

winnipegfreepress.com
Educational services Layoff MB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

Vionell Holdings Partnership began Phase One of a new housing development in Brandon. The Edge, a seven-building, 252-suite complex at the southeast end of the city, is expected to be completed in fall 2023.

bdnmb.ca
Construction Other type of event MB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4630 Southwest

The Keewatin Tribal Council and Four Arrows Regional Health Authority recently graduated 12 new emergency responders from seven northern First Nations under a specialized medical training and transportation program. Thirteen communities also received new transport vehicles, equipment, and supplies.

thompsoncitizen.net
Health care and social assistance Job creation MB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4680 North

The Government of Canada is providing $3.9M in funding to four projects to support B.C.'s Francophone and Francophile communities. The projects will contribute to Francophone and Francophile businesses, support and maintain jobs, aid tourism operators and enhance cultural hubs.

canada.ca
Other type of event BC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

Good Earth Coffeehouse, a Canadian-founded coffee chain, has opened a new location in downtown Victoria.

dailyhive.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation BC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5910 Vancouver Island and Coast

Vanprop has partnered with Bosa Properties to redevelop Lansdowne Shopping Centre, located in Richmond, into a residential centre with 1,075 residential units in the first phase, including 150 affordable rental units and 150 market rental units. If the first development phase is approved, construction is expected to start in March 2025.

richmond-news.com
Construction Other type of event BC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

Nordstrom, an upscale U.S.-based retailer will permanently close of all its Canadian stores by the end of June, impacting 643 jobs in B.C.'s two locations. The closures include 230,000 sq. ft. Nordstrom store in Vancouver and the Nordstrom Rack in Langley.

cbc.ca
Layoff BC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The B.C. government through the Growing Communities Fund is providing over $15M to the City of Kamloops for new infrastructure. The new amenities include recreation facilities, transit services, parks and water treatment plants.

kamloopsthisweek.com
Construction Other type of event BC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5930 Thompson-Okanagan

Wonderworld Montessori Academy is planning to build its second location in Vancouver, with the facility accommodating up to 86 children. A total of 16 licensed staff will operate the 11,730 sq. ft. facility.

dailyhive.com
Job creation BC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

Local developer Marcon is proposing a 32-storey hotel with 578 rooms in downtown Vancouver to support tourism. The building will include the hotel, a restaurant as well as retail and office space.

dailyhive.com
Construction Other type of event BC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The B.C. government, through the Growing Communities Fund, is providing $37M in funding to Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Anmore and Belcarra. Funding will support local services, infrastructure and community amenities.

tricitynews.com
Other type of event BC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The B.C. government is providing $586M in funding to health-care treatments and recovery services. The funding aims to add over 195 treatment and recovery beds throughout B.C. and establish improved supports for people with concurrent mental-health and addiction challenges.

news.gov.bc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event BC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

Mishmish, a new Middle Eastern bakery and café, plans to open in Vancouver this year.

dailyhive.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation BC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The Government of Canada is providing over $233K in funding to expand Young Entrepreneur Leadership Launchpad (YELL) Canada programming in Terrace, Smithers, Vanderhoof, Prince George and Quesnel. The programming aims to provide access for over 180 students to entrepreneurship and leadership opportunities.

canada.ca
Educational services Other type of event BC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5950 Cariboo

Cobs Bread, an Australian bakery chain, announced plans to open a new location in Vancouver.

dailyhive.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation BC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

IKEA, a Swedish home goods retail chain, is seeking to expand its store location in Richmond to a total floor area of more than 507,000 sq. ft. The City of Richmond is currently considering the proposed project.

dailyhive.com
Other type of event BC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The B.C. government is allocating $150M for upgrades to the province's 911 emergency communications system. The project aims to build a technologically enhanced emergency network which includes accessibility features and provides public safety for people living and travelling in rural, remote, and Indigenous communities.

news.gov.bc.ca
Public administration Job creation BC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

The Governments of Canada and British Columbia have signed an agreement in principle which aims to provide $27.47B in federal funding over 10 years to improve health care services in B.C. Funding also includes $3.32B aimed at supporting shared health care priorities and immediate funding of $273M to address urgent needs, especially in pediatric hospitals and emergency rooms, and surgery backlogs.

canada.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event BC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

Mama Said Pizza Co., a brick-and-mortar restaurant, announced plans to open a 1,100 sq. ft. location in Port Moody.

dailyhive.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation BC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The Government of Canada and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities are providing $487K in joint-funding to the City of Prince Rupert, to support a pilot project to install a new wastewater treatment technology and study how it can be integrated with local soils, plants, and other features of the natural landscape.

canada.ca
Utilities Job creation BC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5960 North Coast

The Government of Canada is providing $300K in funding to the Daylu Dena Council of the Kaska Nation for their Capacity Building Strategy project, which aims to plant 10,000 trees to help rehabilitate and restore lands impacted by the Lutz Creek Wildfire, near Lower Post.

canada.ca
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Job creation BC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5970 Nechako

Salina Cheng Music Academy, located in Coquitlam, permanently closed this month. The closure is due to financial pressures from the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent loss of two piano teachers and a receptionist.

tricitynews.com
Arts, entertainment and recreation Layoff BC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The Chinese Canadian Museum, located in Vancouver, is expected to officially open in July 2023. The jointly funded facility aims to help revitalize the city’s Chinatown district.

dailyhive.com
Information and cultural industries Job creation BC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The B.C. government is providing $200M in funding for food security to ensure residents have better access to an increased supply of affordable, local food. The funding aims to boost both the province's food bank system and agricultural production. Funding for Indigenous communities will also help with food availability, cost and food security.

news.gov.bc.ca
Other type of event BC Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

The Government of Alberta is providing $92M over three years to provide mental health supports for children and youth in partnerships with CASA Mental Health. The funding includes $25M in capital dollars for new facilities in Calgary, Fort McMurray and in an unspecified community in central Alberta.

alberta.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation AB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Home Depot is hiring over 500 people across Alberta for the spring and summer season. The positions include full-time and part-time roles in customer service, sales, store support, freight, merchandising, and warehouse operations.

dailyhive.com
Job creation AB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Edmonton-based Flair Airlines is adding two new direct flights in Canada this summer and also increasing the frequency of some of its flights out of Edmonton this winter.

ctvnews.ca
Job creation AB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4860 Edmonton

The Town of Pincher Creek is leaving Alberta’s community peace officer (CPO) program following the departure of its two CPOs in 2022. Municipal bylaws will be enforced by a forthcoming dedicated bylaw officer and the town is also hiring a full-time bylaw and safety co-ordinator to handle training requirements and enforcement priorities.

yahoo.com
Public administration Job creation AB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4840 Banff-Jasper-Rocky Mountain House

The Government of Alberta is providing $1B over three years to increase the hours of care for continuing care home residents. The funding also targets supports for caregivers, and access to care and supports through home and community care, rather than through facility-based care.

alberta.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation AB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Rural areas around Alberta are facing an ongoing pharmacist shortage in local town and village pharmacies, according to the Alberta College of Pharmacy. There is greater per-capita demand for pharmacists in small communities, according to the College.

cbc.ca
Other type of event AB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

The Sporting Life Group, a Toronto-based sporting goods retailer, is opening two Team Town Sports stores in Calgary during May 2023, as part of a nation-wide roll-out of 25 stores. Team Town is launching an e-commerce platform at the same time.

newswire.ca
Job creation AB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

The Government of Alberta is allocating more than $15M over three years to create 1,000 new apprenticeship spaces at post-secondary institutions. Apprenticeship opportunities are available in Alberta in 47 different trades across 11 institutions and are fully funded by provincial dollars.

ctvnews.ca
Educational services Other type of event AB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Alberta Enterprise Corporation has invested USD $7.5M into Alpaca VC's third fund to provide early-stage capital to Alberta technology companies. An investment from Alpaca into local start-up technology companies opens up access to US capital and markets.

newswire.ca
Finance and insurance Other type of event AB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Bonjour Bakery in Edmonton has relocated to its own building in the Old Strathcona area, allowing it to expand its product lines beyond baked goods. In April 2023 the company will start offering custom sandwiches made in-house.

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Job creation AB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4860 Edmonton

The Government of Alberta is allocating $8B for the Ministry of Transportation and Economic Corridors’ in its three-year Budget 2023 capital plan. The government plan includes $2B for planning, design and construction of major highway and bridge projects.

alberta.ca
Construction Job creation AB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

The Red Deer Regional Airport, in partnership with the City and County, is set to start an expansion project this summer following $30M in support from the province. The project, which will improve access to the airport, is expected to create 200 jobs over two years and 350 jobs once the commercial land adjacent to the runway is developed.

lacombeonline.com
Construction Job creation AB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4850 Red Deer

Pipestone Energy Corp. is planning to install a new gathering pipeline to tie Pipestone’s existing 12-14 battery to wells that it is currently drilling and completing on a new pad south of Grande Prairie. By April 2023, Pipestone expects to have increased its producing well count by 14 since December 31, 2022.

globenewswire.com
Mining and oil and gas extraction Job creation AB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is extending the reduced hours of service at Boyle Healthcare Centre, due to high vacancies among nursing staff and an inability to secure sufficient temporary coverage.

albertahealthservices.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event AB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4870 Athabasca-Grande Prairie-Peace River

Swoop, an ultra-low-cost airline, is expanding its summer schedule to select Canadian cities, with several new routes and added flight frequencies. Swoop is also extending its seasonal service, through to the end of June, to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) and Los Cabos (SJD) in Mexico.

newswire.ca
Job creation AB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

Chinook’s Edge School Division is planning to build a new middle school in Penhold to replace the current Penhold Elementary School facility following Budget 2023 funding allocations from the province. Construction is expected to start in early fall 2023 with completion projected for 2025. Other school divisions in the region have various design and modernization projects in the works.

rdnewsnow.com
Construction Job creation AB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4850 Red Deer

Invest Alberta and the National Association of Software and Service Companies (nasscom) in India have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to promote innovation, investment, and technological exchange. As part of the agreement MacEwan University will provide 180 days of complementary office space for nasscom members looking to permanently establish themselves in the province.

globenewswire.com
Professional, scientific and technical services Other type of event AB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Pine Cliff Energy Ltd. is planning to spend $27.9M in its 2023 capital budget to drill four oil wells and three natural gas wells, all in Alberta. The capital budget includes $6.5M on well and pipeline abandonments and reclamation work.

boereport.com
Mining and oil and gas extraction Job creation AB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

The Government of Alberta is allocating an extra $330M over three years to support front-line social services workers. The funding includes $25M in increases to operational funding as well wage top-ups for more than 21,000 front-line social service workers, including disability support workers, homeless shelter workers and about 175 family violence prevention workers.

alberta.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event AB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Nordstrom, a US-based luxury department store chain, is closing all its stores in Canada resulting in 2,500 job losses. In Alberta there is a Nordstrom store at Chinook Centre Mall and a discount Nordstrom Rack at Deerfoot Meadows Mall, both in Calgary, and a Nordstrom Rack at South Edmonton Commom.

ctvnews.ca
Layoff AB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Grande Prairie City Council has voted to transition to a municipal police service from its current contract model with the RCMP. The transition is estimated to cost around $19M, with the province already committing $9.7M over the next two years.

mygrandeprairienow.com
Public administration Job creation AB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4870 Athabasca-Grande Prairie-Peace River

The Government of Alberta is allocating $310M over three years through the Continuing Care Capital Program to further expand continuing care capacity in the province. The Bridgeland Riverside Continuing Care Centre in Calgary will add 198 new continuing care spaces.The Gene Zwozdesky Centre in Edmonton will add 145 new spaces and renovate 205 existing spaces

alberta.ca
Construction Job creation AB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Lakeland Co-op is hiring for a variety of full-time and part-time positions at its new gas bar location in Cold Lake.

lakelandconnect.net
Job creation AB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4880 Wood Buffalo-Cold Lake

Calgary-based Parkland Corporation, an international energy and retail company, has cancelled its plans for $600M in renewable diesel projects at its Burnaby, BC location. Parkland estimated that the work would have created 1,000 jobs.

calgaryherald.com
Other type of event AB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

Terrestrial Energy, an advanced nuclear technology company, has opened an office in Calgary to support the commercial development of the company’s Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR) plant. The $18M investment by Terrestrial will create 29 jobs over the next two years.

calgaryherald.com
Professional, scientific and technical services Job creation AB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

Calgary-based PTW Energy Services Ltd. is hiring all levels of electricians and instrumentation technicians, including indentured Electrical Apprentices and Certified Journeypersons. PTW also offers an Apprenticeship Tuition Program.

energynow.ca
Professional, scientific and technical services Job creation AB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Portage College is currently recruiting for administrative, housekeeping, athletics and recreation, academic and finance positions across its seven campus locations in Alberta. The college also has student, contract and external employment opportunities available.

lakelandconnect.net
Educational services Job creation AB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

The Calgary Co-operative Association Limited is planning a new grocery store in Cochrane. The development also includes a pharmacy, a wine, spirits, beer, and cannabis store, a six-pump gas bar, convenience store, and a double touchless car wash. Construction is expected to start in spring 2024 with an opening in 2025. The total development is anticipated to create about 200 jobs.

cochranenow.com
Construction Job creation AB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

The Town of Coaldale, located just east of Lethbridge, joined the Alberta Advantage Immigration Program on March 1, 2023. The provincial program nominates new Canadians for permanent residency as long as they have the skills to fill job shortages or are planning to open a business.

ctvnews.ca
Other type of event AB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4810 Lethbridge-Medicine Hat

Bilton Welding and Manufacturing is working with CP Rail to convert three diesel locomotives to hydrogen power at its facility in Innisfail. CP is already testing the first hydrogen-powered engine to move cargo in the Calgary-area.

cbc.ca
Other type of event AB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4850 Red Deer

The Government of Alberta is funding three schools in Edmonton - one new K-9 public school and two replacement francophone schools. Sherwood Park will see funding for a new school to consolidate students from two existing sites. The province is also funding planning and design work for additional schools.

edmontonjournal.com
Construction Job creation AB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4860 Edmonton

The Government of Alberta is moving forward with a $60.5M project to replace the Vince Bridge - a critical piece of infrastructue serving the Industrial Heartland region near Edmonton. The new bridge will be able to handle overweight and oversize loads destined for large industrial facilities in the area.

stalbertgazette.com
Construction Job creation AB Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4860 Edmonton

According to a report released by the Saskatchewan Realtors Association, housing sales in the province are down 19% from last year. Sales activity was higher than the 10-year average, but the inventory levels were noticeably lower.

larongenow.com
Other type of event SK Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Saskatchewan

The Farmers Business Network has opened a new farmer fulfillment centre in Saskatoon. The new facility will allow the organization to meet the demand for farming items faster. The facility is organization’s primary hub in Western Canada.

ctvnews.ca
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Other type of event SK Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4730 Saskatoon-Biggar

The federal government is providing $1M in funding to support crisis hotlines in Saskatchewan. Crisis hotlines will use the funding to offer more robust services, resources and supports for survivors of gender-based violence.

canada.ca
Other type of event SK Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Saskatchewan

The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities and industry partners have jointly issued a call for immediate support for the cattle industry. The industry faces several issues, including low profits, drought conditions and a shortage of veterinarians.

northeastnow.com
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Other type of event SK Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Saskatchewan

OUTSaskatoon has laid off nine staff members due to pressures from the COVID-19 pandemic and decrease in funding. OUTSaskatoon’s education and support services are on hold until further notice.

thestarphoenix.com
Educational services Layoff SK Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4730 Saskatoon-Biggar

The University of Regina is facing budgetary challenges due to ongoing COVID-19 factors, including decrease in enrolments and reduced revenue. The university is determining ways to decrease base budgets between 5 and 7 per cent.

leaderpost.com
Educational services Layoff SK Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4710 Regina-Moose Mountain

The City of Saskatoon is looking to develop a new recreation facility as part of the White Buffalo Youth Lodge development. An early cost estimate of the facility is between $15M and $20M.

ctvnews.ca
Construction Other type of event SK Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4730 Saskatoon-Biggar

The Government of Saskatchewan hosted the second annual Indigenous Business Gathering in Saskatoon. Over 500 people from Indigenous and non-Indigenous businesses attended the event to discuss collaborations and partnerships.

saskatchewan.ca
Other type of event SK Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Saskatchewan

The Government of Saskatchewan has announced $500K of additional funding for the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission. These funds will support the Indigenous Apprenticeship Initiatives program, which helps attract people into the skilled trades.

saskatchewan.ca
Other type of event SK Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Saskatchewan

The Government of Canada has announced $1.24M in funding to three organizations to advance 2SLGBTQI+ equality in the province.

canada.ca
Other type of event SK Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Saskatchewan

A new hair salon, Boreal Colours, opened its doors in La Ronge.

larongenow.com
Other services (except public administration) Job creation SK Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4760 Northern

The Government of Canada has announced $4M in funding for organizations advancing gender equality in Saskatchewan. This funding is part of the $601.3M provided through federal Budget 2021 to increase efforts to end gender-based violence.

canada.ca
Other type of event SK Mon Mar 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Saskatchewan

P.E.I. horse owners state that there is a shortage of Island veterinarians, an issue made worse when a vet clinic in Kensington stopped treating horses. Concerned Equine Owners of P.E.I. say about 800 horses are affected by the lack of veterinarians.

cbc.ca
Professional, scientific and technical services Other type of event PE Fri Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1110 Prince Edward Island

The UPEI Faculty Association says it is prepared to go on strike by March 20, if a contract can’t be reached with the university by then. Both sides have been negotiating since April 2022.

cbc.ca
Public administration Other type of event PE Fri Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1110 Prince Edward Island

Faculty at UPEI are concerned about the university’s long-term financial stability, with the amount of money required to establish a faculty of medicine on campus. Estimated infrastructure costs total over $100M and annual operating costs of $11M a year.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event PE Fri Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1110 Prince Edward Island

The Construction Association of P.E.I. states that residential development has been on the decline over the past two years, due mainly to the number of major projects on the Island. It claims the industry needs up to 2,000 additional workers to catch up.

cbc.ca
Construction Other type of event PE Fri Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1110 Prince Edward Island

ESDC has a new Skilled Trades apprenticeship program, which will help small to medium-sized employers to hire first-year apprentices in 39 Red Seal trades. Included are plumbers, gasfitters, refrigeration and A/C mechanics, and steamfitter/pipefitters.

mechanicalbusiness.com
Public administration Other type of event PE Fri Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1110 Prince Edward Island

The Touquoy open pit gold mine in Moose River is expected to wrap up mining operations in early 2024 rather than late 2024. Owner Atlantic Gold is a subsidiary of Australian-based St Barbara which has proposed 3 other N.S. gold mines.

cbc.ca
Mining and oil and gas extraction Other type of event NS Fri Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1220 North Shore

Halifax has approved $11M in spending for an affordable housing development in the city's north end to build a 38-unit project backed by the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul. The development project will include on-site health and social services for residents. The society will have 18 months beginning in May to complete the project.

cbc.ca
Construction Other type of event NS Fri Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1250 Halifax

New/Coming Soon Businesses: McJolly (Halifax), Chicken, Burgers, Spaghetti (Halifax), The Big Leagues Brew Pub (Bayers Lake), Bluenotes/Aeropostale (Halifax), Desto Binz (Dartmouth); Closures: Steak & Stein (Halifax/Dartmouth).

retales.ca
Accommodation and food services Other type of event NS Fri Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1250 Halifax

The Government of Canada has announced $1,006,223 for the Centre for Entrepreneurship Education & Development (CEED) and the Centre for Women in Business (CWB). The funding to CEED will assist over 850 startups and 200 existing N.S. businesses while the CWB funding will support two projects.

canada.ca
Other services (except public administration) Other type of event NS Fri Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia's Department of Education and Early Childhood Development has cited supply chain and labour pressures for the delay in meeting its pledge to add 1,500 new daycare spaces by the end of 2022. 400 new licensed daycare spaces were created between July 2021 and Dec. 31 2022.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NS Fri Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Nova Scotia

The N.S. Government has announced $8M to help organizations supporting women experiencing gender-based violence meet an increased demand for their services and address rising operating costs.

novascotia.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NS Fri Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Nova Scotia

ESDC has a new Skilled Trades apprenticeship program, which will help small to medium-sized employers to hire first-year apprentices in 39 Red Seal trades. Included are plumbers, gasfitters, refrigeration and A/C mechanics, and steamfitter/pipefitters.

mechanicalbusiness.com
Public administration Other type of event NS Fri Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Nova Scotia

The Province of N.S. has sold 27,000 mineral claims in 2022, a solid increase compared to the past five years. Of these, at least half are held by companies looking for lithium. The two biggest buyers were Brunswick Exploration and Australia-based Continental Lithium.

cbc.ca
Mining and oil and gas extraction Other type of event NS Fri Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Nova Scotia

Halifax has been chosen to host the 2024 Juno Awards on March 24, 2024 for the first time since 2006.

cbc.ca
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services Other type of event NS Fri Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1250 Halifax

N.S. has launched a new tourism campaign "Your Ocean Playground" that will run through the end of summer in Ontario, Quebec, and the northeastern US. The province will invest an additional $2.7M in 2023 campaigns to support earlier and extended marketing of N.S. with a total budget of $8.6M for 2023.

citynews.ca
Public administration Other type of event NS Fri Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Nova Scotia

The N.S. Government has announced a $25M investment to support the creation of new health data analytics and health system administration programs at Saint Mary’s University to help Nova Scotia become a national leader in leveraging data and analytics to improve patient care.

novascotia.ca
Educational services Other type of event NS Fri Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1250 Halifax

Nova Scotia is the first province to recognize credentials of US board-certified doctors without exams. The change will remove a barrier for doctors who trained in the United States but would like to practice in the province.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NS Fri Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Nova Scotia

The South End Family Practice has announced it is closing its Halifax medical clinic on August 30, 2023. The clinic has four doctors which currently serve over 4,100 patients. As of February 1, 2023, just over 133,000 Nova Scotians (13.5% of the population) are in need of a doctor.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NS Fri Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1250 Halifax

The N.S. Government has announced a $58.9M investment to develop a new medical school campus at Cape Breton University (in collaboration with Dalhousie University). The new medical school campus will train 30 new doctors each year with plans to open by fall 2025. Funding also includes a new collaborative care clinic at the NSCC Marconi campus.

novascotia.ca
Educational services Other type of event NS Fri Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1210 Cape Breton

The N.L. Government has announced a $1.4M investment to improve two tennis facilities in St. John's in anticipation of the 2025 Canada Summer Games. The funding will be used for the installation of a new air dome at the Green Belt Tennis Club, improvements to seating arrangements and court upgrades.

cbc.ca
Construction Other type of event NL Fri Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1010 Avalon Peninsula

Eastern Health announced that Smith's Ambulance Services would no longer be providing ambulance services to the Whitbourne area due to concerns with the operator's ability to meet its contract obligations. Eastern Health stated that service to the region would continue with no change to service levels.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NL Fri Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1010 Avalon Peninsula

The N.L. Teachers Association says that the shortage of teachers is significant though it has not been quite enough to close schools down for any length of time. The association also indicated that using retired teachers to help fill the gaps is not a long term or sustainable plan.

vocm.com
Educational services Other type of event NL Fri Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Newfoundland and Labrador

Fewers Ambulance Service says that the company hasn't given notice that it's terminating its ambulance services in Ferryland and Cape Broyle despite provincial announcements. They acknowledge having ongoing staffing issues but remain committed to providing ambulance services in the area.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NL Fri Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1010 Avalon Peninsula

ESDC has a new Skilled Trades apprenticeship program, which will help small to medium-sized employers to hire first-year apprentices in 39 Red Seal trades. Included are plumbers, gasfitters, refrigeration and A/C mechanics, and steamfitter/pipefitters.

mechanicalbusiness.com
Public administration Other type of event NL Fri Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Newfoundland and Labrador

N.L. Hydro are hopeful the multibillion-dollar hydroelectricity project at Muskrat Falls will be able to run at high power by mid-April 2023 despite recent software related issues that have resulted in setbacks in testing, which has been delayed to early April from February.

cbc.ca
Utilities Other type of event NL Fri Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1010 Avalon Peninsula

The anticipated opening of the recreational facility to replace the Mews Centre in St. John’s has been pushed back to spring 2024 with construction about 60% complete. Cost of construction has remained on budget at $33.5M.

vocm.com
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event NL Fri Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1010 Avalon Peninsula

The N.L. Government has announced a $225M budget for highway construction projects for 2023-24 that is expected to result in a good year for those working in the paving industry, such as contractors and workers. Most of the contracts will be for upgrades to the Trans-Canada Highway.

cbc.ca
Construction Other type of event NL Fri Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Newfoundland and Labrador

ESDC has a new Skilled Trades apprenticeship program, which will help small to medium-sized employers to hire first-year apprentices in 39 Red Seal trades. Included are plumbers, gasfitters, refrigeration and A/C mechanics, and steamfitter/pipefitters.

mechanicalbusiness.com
Public administration Other type of event NB Fri Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of New Brunswick

The N.B. Government is reviving the New Brunswick Housing Corporation in order to address the housing crisis in the province. Fifteen positions will be created at the corporation, which will bring all stakeholders together to tackle the housing situation.

globalnews.ca
Public administration Job creation NB Fri Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of New Brunswick

Medavie has donated $100K to NBCC’s School of Health and Wellness, which will go into technology to help reach more learners. The school trains lab assistants, personal support workers, pharmacy techs, practical nurses and respiratory therapists.

charlottefm.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NB Fri Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of New Brunswick

West Jet has announced that it will be discontinuing flights between Toronto and Moncton as of April 30, 2023. The airline will begin service from Moncton to both Calgary and Edmonton.

thewave.ca
Other type of event NB Fri Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1320 Moncton-Richibucto

Layoff notices were issued to about 75 food service workers at the University of New Brunswick (UNB) in Fredericton. UNB is currently looking for a new company to take over food services, when the current contract with Sodexo Canada ends on May 31.

cbc.ca
Educational services Layoff NB Fri Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1340 Fredericton-Oromocto

Saint John provided $200K each to four affordable housing projects, through the city’s Affordable Housing Grant Program. The successful recipients were Kaleidoscope Social Impact, Kindred Works, Rehabitat, and Steepleview Developments, Inc.

thewave.ca
Public administration Other type of event NB Fri Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1330 Saint John-St. Stephen

Work has begun to expand the ambulatory care clinic at the Saint John Regional Hospital. The space will be doubled in size to 14,700 ft2 and is expected to be completed by the summer of 2024. The hospital foundation raised $12M for the project.

charlottefm.ca
Construction Other type of event NB Fri Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1330 Saint John-St. Stephen

Mango, a fashion retailer, opened a new location at Toronto's Eaton Centre and will open six more locations across the City by July 2023

narcity.com
Job creation ON Thu Mar 02 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3530 Toronto

The federal government invested nearly $16M to support over 160 small and medium enterprises and create or maintain 945 jobs in manufacturing sector and electric vehicle supply chain

canada.ca
Job creation ON Thu Mar 02 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Ontario

The Home Depot Canada is hiring almost 2,000 people across Ontario for both full-time and part-time positions

northbaynipissing.com
Job creation ON Thu Mar 02 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Ontario

Construction of the New Providence Manor, a long-term care home redevelopment in Kingston, will start in the fall of 2023 with a completion date of 2026

thewhig.com
Construction Job creation ON Thu Mar 02 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3515 Kingston-Pembroke

The City of Kawartha Lakes Family Health Team opened a new patient care clinic in Lindsay

thepeterboroughexaminer.com
Health care and social assistance Job creation ON Thu Mar 02 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3520 Muskoka-Kawarthas

Mining Innovation, Rehabilitation, and Applied Research Corporation in Sudbury received $1.6M from the Government of Ontario and Vale Mining for bio-mining and remediation efforts in tackling mine waste

northernontariobusiness.com
Mining and oil and gas extraction Other type of event ON Thu Mar 02 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

Argonaut Gold is in the final stages of construction at Magino Mine, its open-pit mining project outside Dubreuilville, with a targeted start of commercial mining operations later this year

timminstoday.com
Mining and oil and gas extraction Other type of event ON Thu Mar 02 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

The Governments of Canada and Ontario are investing over $48M to bring high-speed internet access to 3,800 homes in 31 Ontario communities

ontario.ca
Construction Job creation ON Thu Mar 02 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Ontario

Nordstrom will close all 13 of its stores in Canada, laying off approximately 2,500 people. Ontario will see eight locations close down.

ctvnews.ca
Layoff ON Thu Mar 02 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Ontario

The Government of Canada announced $1.6M in investments towards four community infrastructure projects in the Chatham-Kent area

chathamthisweek.com
Construction Job creation ON Thu Mar 02 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3570 Windsor-Sarnia

Mohawks of the Bay of Quine are proceeding with a $1M housing development, with construction starting in late spring and completion expected by mid-fall. The project is partly funded by the federal government.

trentonian.ca
Construction Job creation ON Thu Mar 02 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3515 Kingston-Pembroke

Electric Island, a music festival, will take place at the Toronto Islands in May

blogto.com
Arts, entertainment and recreation Job creation ON Thu Mar 02 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3530 Toronto

The Government of Canada will invest $4.5M in 22 projects in London and across southwestern Ontario to enhance public spaces and support tourism recovery

canada.ca
Arts, entertainment and recreation Job creation ON Thu Mar 02 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3560 London

The Ontario Provincial Police plans to hire over 400 police officers in 2023 with a focus on women and under-represented members of the community

baytoday.ca
Public administration Job creation ON Thu Mar 02 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Ontario

The Government of Ontario hired 119 correctional officers for various facilities in Ontario

ontario.ca
Public administration Job creation ON Thu Mar 02 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Ontario

The Arena, a 2,500-seat live entertainment venue at the Pickering Casino Resort will open in April

blogto.com
Arts, entertainment and recreation Job creation ON Thu Mar 02 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3530 Toronto

A career fair for over 100 positions in the childcare sector took place on March 9 in Sarnia

blackburnnews.com
Health care and social assistance Job creation ON Thu Mar 02 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3570 Windsor-Sarnia

University of Ottawa and McMaster University will lead the Canadian Pandemic Preparedness Hub with a $2M investment from the federal government

canada.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation ON Thu Mar 02 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3510 Ottawa

Flixbus, intercity bus provider, is adding a route from Kitchener-Waterloo to Kingston in March

globalnews.ca
Job creation ON Thu Mar 02 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3515 Kingston-Pembroke

The City of Kingston plans to hire 20 new firefighters this year

thewhig.com
Public administration Job creation ON Thu Mar 02 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3515 Kingston-Pembroke

AstraZeneca will expand its research and development hub and launch a rare-disease research hub in Mississauga, creating 500 jobs

mississauga.com
Wholesale trade Job creation ON Thu Mar 02 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3530 Toronto

Cambrian College received $350K from Glencore Canada, a mining company, to help cover construction, operating and equipment costs of its Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Lab

cbc.ca
Educational services Job creation ON Thu Mar 02 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

The $245M expansion of Hydro One's Merivale Transmission Station in Ottawa will begin this spring

ottawacitizen.com
Construction Job creation ON Thu Mar 02 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3510 Ottawa

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre is adding 200 parking spaces this spring

tbnewswatch.com
Construction Job creation ON Thu Mar 02 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3595 Northwest

The Government of Ontario has increased its funding to over $1M for the Belleville Nurse Practitioner-led Clinic for the hiring of additional medical staff

intelligencer.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation ON Thu Mar 02 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3515 Kingston-Pembroke

Bell Canada Inc. received an investment of over $61M from the federal and provincial governments for six projects to bring high-speed Internet access to rural communities and First Nations communities in Northern Ontario

canada.ca
Construction Job creation ON Thu Mar 02 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Ontario

The Service de police de la Ville de Gatineau is looking to fill around 20 positions

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Public administration Job creation QC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2460 Outaouais

diaMentis, a Quebec-based business specializing in tools that aid in diagnosing mental health disorders, announced that 29 employees have been laid off indefinitely

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Health care and social assistance Layoff QC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2420 Capitale-Nationale

The Association coopérative forestière de Saint-Elzéar, a sawmill, inaugurated its new planing mill after having invested $21.4M. The provincial government contributed $10M.

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Other type of event QC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2410 Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine

The Port of Saguenay announced that the first phase of construction on the mechanized bulk shipping system will take place this summer. The overall project is valued at $100M and is scheduled to be complete in 2025.

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Construction Other type of event QC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2475 Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

TGTA and Maître Carré, Montréal-based real estate developers, are converting the former Grace Dart hospital into 299 housing units thanks to a $135M investment. The first tenants will be able to move in as of March 2025.

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Construction Other type of event QC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2440 Montréal

The Coalition pour une relève en assurance de dommages anticipates that 10,000 positions will be available throughout Quebec over the next three years

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Finance and insurance Job creation QC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Quebec

Uptaste, a company that manufactures sample-tasting machines, inaugurated its factory in Saint-Hyacinthe. The company, which currently has four employees at this site, is looking to hire more people, including quality assurance staff.

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Job creation QC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2435 Montérégie

Hydro-Sherbrooke will invest $5.2M in rehabilitating the hydroelectric power plant in Rock Forest. The project will be carried out from this summer until the summer of 2024.

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Utilities Other type of event QC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2430 Estrie

Centre du rasoir, a business that sells and repairs small electrical appliances, is closing the majority of its 34 retail locations in Quebec. As a result, 150 employees will lose their jobs.

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Layoff QC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Quebec

The Centre de formation professionnelle de la Baie-James in Chibougamau is investing over $1.1M, including $534,600 from the Société du Plan Nord, in offering a course in electric and hybrid vehicle maintenance and repair for the mining sector

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Educational services Other type of event QC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2490 Nord-du-Québec

Groupe Isbf Inc., an investment firm, spent $28M on Phase 1 of the Vallensis project, which includes four buildings with 20 condos each in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield. The first building should be completed in December 2023, and the other buildings should be finished next year.

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Construction Other type of event QC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2435 Montérégie

The Maison des Aînés de Rivière-du-Loup, which has started to welcome its first residents, is looking to hire staff. The establishment includes 10 households and can accommodate 96 seniors and 24 adults with physical disabilities.

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Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2415 Bas-Saint-Laurent

The Maison Akhwà:tsire, a shelter that can accommodate up to 22 Indigenous people experiencing homelessness, has opened in downtown Montréal. The project represents an investment of nearly $7M, which includes a contribution from the Government of Canada.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event QC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2440 Montréal

The Ville de Granby is investing $15.6M in three major road projects scheduled to begin in June. The Government of Quebec is contributing $8.8M to the project.

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Public administration Other type of event QC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2430 Estrie

The Ville de Victoriaville announced a $2.9M investment in installing approximately 5000 LED street lights in 2023

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Construction Other type of event QC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2433 Centre-du-Québec

The Ville de Joliette announced a $20M investment in repairing its drinking water and sewer pipes in 2023. The Government of Quebec is contributing over $5.7M to the project.

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Construction Other type of event QC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2450 Lanaudière

Zeal Motor, an off-road utility vehicle manufacturer, will create around 15 jobs in addition to 30 existing positions. This follows the construction of its new factory valued at $7.5M in Cowansville.

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Job creation QC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2430 Estrie

The Comité sectoriel de main-d’œuvre de l’industrie maritime received $3.5M from the Government of Quebec to update some of the courses offered at the Institut maritime du Québec in Rimouski

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Educational services Other type of event QC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2415 Bas-Saint-Laurent

The Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux de la Montérégie-Centre announced that a server laboratory will be built at a cost of $91.2M in Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville. The project, which will be funded by the Government of Quebec, is scheduled to begin in March 2023 and be complete in the fall of 2025.

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Health care and social assistance Other type of event QC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2435 Montérégie

Porter Airlines is investing $200M in building a terminal and improving infrastructure at the Aéroport Saint-Hubert in Longueuil. The project, which is scheduled to be complete at the end of 2024, will also include a hotel.

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Construction Other type of event QC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2435 Montérégie

The Ville de Coaticook will invest $8.7M in repairing four roads in the summer of 2023. The project includes sewer, water systems, and road repairs. The Government of Quebec is contributing financially to the project.

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Construction Other type of event QC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2430 Estrie

The Cégep de Saint-Hyacinthe is investing $5.7M, including $1,379,522 from the city and $2,492,043 from the Government of Quebec, in renovating its pool. Work is scheduled to begin in the summer of 2024.

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Construction Other type of event QC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2435 Montérégie

Corporation LACtivité (CLAP), a sport fishing organization in Dolbeau-Mistassini, invested over $500,000 with contributions from various partners, in building 21 artificial spawning grounds in Lac Saint-Jean

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Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event QC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2475 Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

Maxi, a grocery store chain, will build a new store at the Cité 3000 commercial development in Contrecœur. The multi-million dollar project is scheduled to begin in the spring of 2023 and be complete in the summer of 2024. The project will also create around 100 jobs.

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Other type of event QC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2435 Montérégie

Anormalt, a new microbrewery, announced that its location in Chicoutimi is open. The project required an investment valued at between $1.25M and $1.5M.

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Other type of event QC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2475 Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

The Centre de transformation et de valorisation de bioproduits at the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi is officially open. The university invested $1M in the project, which was funded with over $4.5M from Canada Economic Development.

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Professional, scientific and technical services Other type of event QC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2475 Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

La Ronde, an amusement park in Montréal, is looking to hire 1000 employees to work in the summer

ctvnews.ca
Arts, entertainment and recreation Job creation QC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2440 Montréal

The Government of Canada invested over $28M in the Racine Vaudreuil residential rental project in Vaudreuil-Dorion, which will have 81 units

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Other type of event QC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2435 Montérégie

The Government of Canada is providing more than $13M to 16 Indigenous-led community development initiatives, creating an estimated 270 jobs. A total $6.3M is earmarked for Winnipeg non-profit Ka Ni Kanichihk, to expand its campus and programming.

canada.ca
Job creation MB Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Manitoba

The City of Winnipeg is planning to build an $89.2M recreation complex in the Transcona neighbourhood. The East of the Red Rec Plex will include a pool, waterslide, track, and gym. A recent feasibility study set the construction start date in 2026.

winnipegfreepress.com
Construction Other type of event MB Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

The provincial government is adding $12.6M in funding to its Self and Family Managed Care program, which helps people coordinate home care services. It is also spending $1.3M to expand palliative care in Manitoba, beginning in the Southern Health-Santé Sud health region.

news.gov.mb.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event MB Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Manitoba

The federal and provincial governments are providing $60M in grants to Manitoba child care providers. The funds can be used for infrastructure and equipment improvements, curriculum development, and staff recruitment and retention initiatives.

canada.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event MB Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Manitoba

Seven Oaks School Division, which serves northwest Winnipeg, may cut up to 50 teaching positions during its March budgeting process. Division administrators say provincial funding has not kept pace with operating costs, and staffing and programming will be affected.

cbc.ca
Educational services Layoff MB Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

The City of Winnipeg is hiring for hundreds of seasonal positions this summer, including recreation technicians, wading pool attendants, gardeners, labourers, meter readers, and office support.

accesswinnipeg.com
Job creation MB Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

The provincial government is accepting applications for the 2023-2024 intake of its Teachers’ Idea Fund. Project proposals are developed by educators across Manitoba, with priority given to submissions that focus on mental health.

news.gov.mb.ca
Educational services Other type of event MB Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Manitoba

The Portage Centennial Academy for the Arts, a community arts space, recently opened in Portage la Prairie. The centre offers programming in dance, theatre, crafting, painting, and culinary arts, and has space available for community events.

portageonline.com
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event MB Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4640 North Central

The Government of Manitoba is implementing a new homelessness strategy, adding $58M in funding to $68M in previously announced measures. The plan will create 700 social housing units this year, fund emergency shelters for 24/7 service in winter months, and increase support for youth exiting the child and family services system.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event MB Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Manitoba

A new health centre is now open in Lake Manitoba First Nation. Construction began in August 2021 on the facility, which received $6.9M in funding from Indigenous Services Canada.

canada.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation MB Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4660 Interlake

The federal government, through PrairiesCan, is providing $1.3M over three years to the Business Council of Manitoba’s new Workplace Integrated Learning Program. The program arranges summer work placements for Indigenous students and offers cultural competency training for employers.

winnipegfreepress.com
Job creation MB Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Manitoba

The provincial government is providing $2.1M to Assiniboine Community College, allowing it to offer its practical nursing program in Neepawa. The two-year program will train 25 nurses in an effort to staff the new Neepawa hospital, scheduled to open in 2025.

winnipegfreepress.com
Health care and social assistance Job creation MB Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4630 Southwest

Festival du Voyageur, a French cultural festival in Winnipeg, hosted its first fully in-person event since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Attendance at the 10-day festival exceeded pre-pandemic levels.

winnipegfreepress.com
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event MB Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

The Manitoba Métis Federation is opening a 20-unit residential facility in downtown Winnipeg in March, offering affordable housing and wraparound supports for Métis citizens facing homelessness.

winnipegfreepress.com
Health care and social assistance Job creation MB Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

Tantalum Mining Corp. of Canada Ltd., is spending $176M to build a lithium concentrator in Manitoba, increasing processing capacity from 500 to 3,000 tonnes per day. This will allow the company to extract additional lithium from tailings at its Tanco Mine near Lac du Bonnet, as well as do processing for other companies.

winnipegfreepress.com
Mining and oil and gas extraction Other type of event MB Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4610 Southeast

The federal and provincial governments are providing a total of $5.3M to two projects at the Université de Saint-Boniface in Winnipeg. The first involves the management of student records and the second involves promoting the university and recruiting new students.

canada.ca
Educational services Other type of event MB Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

Manitoba health care officials extended more than 100 job offers on a recent recruitment trip to the Philippines. The College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba has developed a new licensing process that will allow applicants to begin working shortly after arriving in the province this summer.

winnipegfreepress.com
Health care and social assistance Job creation MB Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Manitoba

The Government of Canada is providing $2M to First Kaska Construction Limited Partnership to purchase, relocate, and expand a timber home manufacturing company to Watson Lake, Yukon. The project brings an innovative approach in home production to the remote location, where construction is expensive and options limited . The initiative will support local jobs, economic growth and business development.

canada.ca
Job creation YT Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

The Government of Nunavut (GN) is projecting a modest $8M deficit in their 2023-24 budget. The $2.85 billion budget continues GN’s commitment to addressing socio-economic issues including care of Elders, housing, education and healthcare.

.gov.nu.ca
Other type of event NU Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6210 Nunavut

The Whitehorse Premier and Consul General of Japan for Vancouver discussed priorities to strengthen Yukon-Japan relationships. The topics included opportunities for economic cooperation, critical minerals, tourism, immigration and cultural exchange.

yukon.ca
Other type of event YT Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

Rio Tinto is investing $40M into the expansion of underground mining of Diavik diamond mine’s A21 pipe, extending the operation’s life to early 2026. The first phase of the project is expected to produce  an extra 1.4M carats, and phase two, subject to approval in 2024, should produce another 800,000 carats. The mine employs over 1,100 employees, with 17% who are Northern Indigenous people.

canadianminingjournal.com
Mining and oil and gas extraction Job creation NT Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

The Government of Yukon is partnering with Connective Support Society's (Connective) to operate a new community housing program that provides 24/7 supervised housing and programming services. Connective is further partnering with the Council of Yukon First Nations on the program, which will help transition women in the justice system back into the community.   New staff will be recruited and trained to work with program participants.

yukon.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation YT Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

The federal and Nunavut governments are providing $1.9M towards the design phase for two new water treatment plants in Rankin Inlet and Grise Fiord. The water treatment facilities will provide safe and clean drinking water to the northern communities.

canada.ca
Utilities Other type of event NU Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6210 Nunavut

The federal government is providing over $2M towards the T???ch? Trades Apprenticeship Program, who will provide funding to small and medium-sized businesses so they can hire 30 first-year apprentices. The apprentices must be in eligible Red Seal trades over the next two years. Some of the eligible trades include carpentry, construction, gas fitting and drywall finishing.

mytruenorthnow.com
Construction Job creation NT Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

Effective April 1, 2023, the Yukon government is increasing the minimum wage to $16.77 per hour. The increase is based on the 2022 Consumer Price Index for Whitehorse (6.8%) and is expected to help low-wage earners deal with inflation, as well as help businesses attract and retain employees.

yukon.ca
Other type of event YT Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

The federal government and NWT are providing $24M over five years to support ongoing patient-oriented research through the SPOR SUPPORT Unit (Hot??? ts’eeda). The research will help improve health care systems and patient care.

canada.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NT Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

The Government of Alberta is allocating $9.5M in funding to support upgrades and improvements at Calgary’s Telus Spark Science Centre over the next three years.

calgaryherald.com
Construction Job creation AB Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

Tolko Industries Ltd. is hiring for mill workers in High Level, Slave Lake and High Prairie.

houston-today.com
Job creation AB Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

The Government of Alberta has awarded $9.6M from Alberta’s Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Health System to university research teams in Edmonton and Calgary.

alberta.ca
Professional, scientific and technical services Job creation AB Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

The Ledcor Group, a construction company, is working on the reconfiguration of Northland Village in Calgary for Primaris REIT. A portion of the mall has already been demolished to make way for parking and new retail opportunities. Winners and GoodLife Fitness are relocating to make way for the transformation of the development to a refreshed open air shopping centre.

calgaryherald.com
Construction Job creation AB Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

The federal government is providing $17.8M to support 50 museums, tourist attractions, businesses and events around Alberta in an effort to boost tourism. The funding is expected to support 2,800 jobs.

edmontonjournal.com
Job creation AB Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

The Government of Alberta has signed a $24B, 10-year health-care funding deal with the federal government. The agreement includes $233M in an immediate, one-time top up to the Canada Health Transfer to address urgent needs, which include help for pediatric hospitals and emergency rooms and to address long wait times for surgeries.

edmontonjournal.com
Health care and social assistance Job creation AB Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

The Government of Alberta is committing $7M in new funding over three years for language and settlement services to support Ukrainian evacuees. An additional $20.3M is being allocated for housing and direct financial support.

alberta.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event AB Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

The Government of Alberta is committing $125M over four years toward the cost of a new building for MacEwan University’s School of Business in Edmonton. Construction is expected to start later in 2023 and the building opening is anticipated in 2027.

edmontonjournal.com
Construction Job creation AB Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4860 Edmonton

Chinook Honey Company, based in Okotoks, is closing its doors on February 28, 2023 as the owners are retiring. The owners had planned on selling the business and are still fielding inquiries.

okotoksonline.com
Other type of event AB Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

Lynx Air launched service to Las Vegas on February 24, 2023 from Calgary International Airport (YYC) to Harry Reid International Airport (LAS). Lynx will operate four flights per week between Calgary and Las Vegas.

globenewswire.com
Job creation AB Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

Prairie Rose Public Schools has launched its new South Alberta Fire Rescue Academy that will begin this fall in partnership with Bow Island and Cypress County. Firefighter training will be offered to Grade 11 and 12 students with a focus on firefighting and rescue training, and over the course of two years students will complete modules toward earning Firefighter 1 and 2 certifications.

medicinehatnews.com
Educational services Other type of event AB Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4810 Lethbridge-Medicine Hat

Calgary-based Gas Liquids Engineering Ltd. (GLE) has started FEED (Front End Engineering and Design) work on a major CO2 pipeline, compression, and sequestration system in Saskatchewan for Whitecap Resources.

boereport.com
Professional, scientific and technical services Job creation AB Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

The Government of Alberta is spending $68.3B in its 2023-24 budget on priority areas such as health care, education, infrastructure, diversification, justice, public safety and emergency services. The government expects that Alberta Health Services will add 3,600 staff from April 2023 to March 2024, and the education sector will add 650 full-time equivalent teachers and 1,375 support workers.

alberta.ca
Job creation AB Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

EPCOR, the City of Edmonton, the Alberta Motor Association and Walmart are among 22 employers currently hiring for hundreds of positions, across a range of roles, in Edmonton.

dailyhive.com
Job creation AB Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4860 Edmonton

The Government of Alberta is providing $5M in grants to the Aboriginal Business Investment Fund (ABIF). Part of the funding will help Fort Chipewyan Métis with the Elders’ Housing and Rental Suites Project. It is expected to create 50 construction jobs with 15 of the positions being filled by Indigenous Peoples.

alberta.ca
Construction Job creation AB Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Roam Transit is in the process of hiring 38 drivers prior to the busy summer season. In a move to improve hiring and employee retention, the Bow Valley Regional Transit Services Commission has approved the purchase of staff accommodation in Canmore.

rmoutlook.com
Job creation AB Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4840 Banff-Jasper-Rocky Mountain House

Imperial Oil Ltd. is reducing the number of contractors working at its Kearl oil sands site in northern Alberta as part of measures to cut operating costs at the project. Imperial is deferring some non-critical work or moving it off site.

boereport.com
Mining and oil and gas extraction Other type of event AB Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Ontario-based Splitsville Entertainment and its parent company, Hollywood Bowl Group (HBG) out of the U.K., have purchased all three 10-pin bowling facilities in Calgary for $12M. HBG plans to refurbish and modernize each of the alleys at an estimated cost of $1M per project.

calgaryherald.com
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event AB Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

Air Canada plans to introduce direct route from Vancouver to Washington, D.C. The service is expected to seasonally operate five flights per week starting on June 1, 2023.

dailyhive.com
Other type of event BC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

Canfor Corporation, a BC-based forest products company, has begun exploring alternative uses for its pulp mill located in Taylor, as the company does not expect the operations to restart.

alaskahighwaynews.ca
Other type of event BC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5980 Northeast

The B.C. government is providing $500M in funding to BC Ferries, to prevent double-digit fare increases due to inflation and maintain annual average fare increases below 3% a year.

news.gov.bc.ca
Other type of event BC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

Tree Hugger-Wellness Bar, a new restaurant located in Hope, opened in February.

hopestandard.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation BC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The B.C. government is implementing measures to reduce emergency room wait times for people facing mental-health crises. The changes include quicker access to care and expanded authority for assessment from physicians to nurse practitioners.

news.gov.bc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event BC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

Thompson Rivers University, located in Kamloops, plans to begin offering a new Master of Nursing-Nurse Practitioner program this year. The full-time, two-year program will allow graduates to work as independent nurse practitioners who can assess a patient’s health, prescribe medications, order, and interpret tests and refer patients to specialists.

kamloopsthisweek.com
Educational services Other type of event BC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5930 Thompson-Okanagan

Wicked Café opened a new café and bakery location in Vancouver.

dailyhive.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation BC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The B.C. government is providing $65.3M to support the development of a new 485-seat elementary school in Kamloops. Construction on the school is anticipated to start in spring 2024 and open in summer 2026.

news.gov.bc.ca
Construction Job creation BC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5930 Thompson-Okanagan

Malaysia Street Milk Tea & Dessert opened a new restaurant location in Richmond in February.

dailyhive.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation BC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The Royal BC Museum will commence construction this summer on its collections and research building, located in Colwood. The $270M project is funded by the B.C. government and is expected create over 1,000 direct and indirect jobs until its completion in Summer 2026.

news.gov.bc.ca
Construction Job creation BC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5910 Vancouver Island and Coast

BC Parks is currently seeking experienced individuals interested in working as park rangers and other related roles.

dailyhive.com
Public administration Job creation BC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada is allocating $13M in funding to enhance the Youth Employment and Skills Program, which aims to help support approximately 1200 jobs for youth in the agriculture sector. The program is now open and accepting applications.

canada.ca
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Job creation BC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

The Oak Bay Marina restaurant, located in Victoria, permanently closed in March due to labour shortages, supply issues and pressures from inflation.

timescolonist.com
Accommodation and food services Layoff BC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5910 Vancouver Island and Coast

Pot Empire, a new hot-pot restaurant, opened in Burnaby in February.

dailyhive.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation BC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The Government of Canada is providing $5M in funding to support 25 research projects which aim to examine existing standards, best practices, and guidelines for the delivery of mental health and substance use services for children, youth and young adults, and provide improved care and service delivery.

canada.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event BC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

The B.C. government is increasing the budget of its Employment Standard Branch by nearly $12M over the next three years to hire up to 33 additional full-time employees to support increased demand its services.

news.gov.bc.ca
Public administration Job creation BC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

The Government of Canada is providing $2.5M in funding to the Canadian Coalition for Seniors Mental Health, for the development and dissemination of guidelines, training, tools and resources for health care providers, caregivers, and seniors, in order to promote and protect the mental health of older adults.

canada.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event BC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

The Coombs-Hilliers Volunteer Fire Department, located near Qualicum Beach, is currently seeking new volunteer firefighters to provide fire and emergency response support to the community.

pqbnews.com
Other services (except public administration) Job creation BC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5910 Vancouver Island and Coast

The Canadian Blood Services plans to open a new plasma donation centre location in Abbotsford this April, to increase the national plasma supply.

abbynews.com
Health care and social assistance Job creation BC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

Seabridge Gold, a Canadian resource exploration company, has partnered with the Nisga’a and Tahltan First Nations on the Seabridge KSM Project located in near Stewart. The mining project is expected to create over 1,550 onsite jobs annually during the five-year construction phase, and 1,400 onsite jobs once the mine is in full production.

thenorthernview.com
Mining and oil and gas extraction Job creation BC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5960 North Coast

The B.C. government is providing $440M in funding to BC Cancer to support the improvement of cancer care delivery. The funding aims to expand cancer-care teams and service hours, revise pay structures for medical staff, improve cancer screening, support cancer research, increase Indigenous patient support, and aid patients who must travel for care.

news.gov.bc.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation BC Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

Into the Streets, a mentorship program for trans feminine youth, is commencing in Regina. The program will pair up transgender girls and women with mentors who can help them build community advocacy and employable skills.

cbc.ca
Educational services Other type of event SK Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4710 Regina-Moose Mountain

The Holy Rosary Community School in Regina will close by June 2024 due to the building’s structural issues.

cbc.ca
Educational services Other type of event SK Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4710 Regina-Moose Mountain

Weston Family has provided $1.4M to the University of Saskatchewan for developing land-based training workshops for First Nations communities, land managers, and farming producers. The funding is a part of a $10M Weston Family Soil Health Initiative.

usask.ca
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Other type of event SK Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Saskatchewan

The Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation has purchased a pork processing facility, Country Choice Meats, in the town of Duck Lake. The facility will sell pork products across Saskatchewan.

sasknow.com
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Other type of event SK Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4750 Prince Albert

Saskatchewan Government Insurance is providing a $85K increase to annual funding for Students Against Drinking and Driving (SADD) Saskatchewan. The additional funding will help SADD develop new initiatives, expand to more schools and communities, and hire an outreach coordinator.

globalnews.ca
Educational services Other type of event SK Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Saskatchewan

According to Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey, the Saskatoon Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) had the highest year-over-year employment growth in Canada in 2022, at 9.6%. Saskatoon CMA also recorded the country’s highest employment rate at 68.3%. Employment growth was led by the wholesale and retail trade industry, followed by healthcare and construction.

saskatoon.ca
Other type of event SK Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4730 Saskatoon-Biggar

The Saskatchewan First Nations Natural Resource Centre of Excellence signed a memorandum of understanding with SupplierLink Saskatchewan. The partnership will help connect Indigenous businesses to major projects in the province.

globalnews.ca
Other type of event SK Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan’s trade to Mexico exceeded $1B in 2022, for the first time in provincial history. Agri-food exports account for over 97% of total exports, particularly canola oil, canola seed and non-durum wheat.

saskatchewan.ca
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Other type of event SK Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Saskatchewan

The Regina Flying Club is looking to increase its flight training capacity to address province’s pilot shortages. The organization is seeking partnerships to finance more aircraft for students, fleet standardizations and more instructors. The club trains around 10 commercial pilots per year but its goal is to double or triple that number.

globalnews.ca
Other type of event SK Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4710 Regina-Moose Mountain

Cameco Corporation, a Saskatoon-based company, has announced a multi-billion-dollar contract with Ukraine’s state-owned nuclear energy organization SE NNEGC Energoatom. Cameco will supply uranium to Ukraine’s energy provider from 2024 to 2035. The agreement will allow Cameco to increase uranium production in Saskatchewan.

cbc.ca
Mining and oil and gas extraction Other type of event SK Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4730 Saskatoon-Biggar

The only pediatric gastroenterologist in the province is closing their practice as of May 12. The Saskatchewan Health Authority has said it is actively recruiting to fill pediatric vacancies with targeted recruitment strategies.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event SK Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Saskatchewan

Work has begun to repair the east wharf at Red Head Harbour in Morell, that was damaged by post-tropical storm Fiona. Engineers are hoping to have the wharf in working order by the start of the lobster season at the end of April.

cbc.ca
Construction Other type of event PE Fri Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1110 Prince Edward Island

Whitecap Entertainment’s request to hold a two-day rock concert on the weekend following the Cavendish Beach Music Festival, was approved by council after being denied initially. Local businesses questioned if it was beneficial to have back-to-back concerts.

cbc.ca
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event PE Fri Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1110 Prince Edward Island

Atlantic musicians are concerned about proposed changes to increase the cost of temporary work visas from $460 to $1,615. That would triple the cost for Canadian musicians that want to perform in the U.S., on top of their other travelling expenses.

cbc.ca
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event PE Fri Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1110 Prince Edward Island

The P.E.I. government will partner with Holland College and the Construction Assoc. of P.E.I. to build 32 tiny homes for the social housing inventory. Sudents will be involved from trades programs, such as carpentry, construction, electrical and plumbing.

Guardian
Construction Other type of event PE Fri Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1110 Prince Edward Island

Halifax Transit is hoping to launch new services this fall, but the Amalgamated Transit Union representing workers, says about 100 staff would be needed to meet those demands. Chronic staff shortages continue to be experienced with 14 driver resignations since January 1.

cbc.ca
Other type of event NS Fri Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1250 Halifax

Atlantic musicians are concerned about proposed changes to increase the cost of temporary work visas from $460 to $1,615. That would triple the cost for Canadian musicians that want to perform in the U.S., on top of their other travelling expenses.

cbc.ca
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event NS Fri Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Nova Scotia

The Halifax Shipyard is looking for over 350 people as new projects ramp up at the shipbuilding facility. Positions include apprentice and red seal welders, electricians, millwrights, metal fabricators and pipefitters, along with labourers, riggers, stage builders and spray painters.

saltwire.com
Job creation NS Fri Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1250 Halifax

The N.S. Government has given Melford International Terminal Incorporated’s proposed shipping container terminal in the Strait of Canso a deadline of October 2024 to begin construction on the $350M project.

cbc.ca
Other type of event NS Fri Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1210 Cape Breton

The N.S. Government has announced $28,755 in funding to health and wellness organization Tajikeimik that will work in collaboration with the L’nu Nursing Initiative at Dalhousie University to help recruit Indigenous healthcare workers in Mi’kmaw Communities.

novascotia.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NS Fri Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Nova Scotia

The N.S. Government has announced $559k for the Axis Point Program operated by the Elizabeth Fry Society of Cape Breton for a new supportive housing initiative for adult women. The funding will help support operations and on-site services that include 24-hr. staffing and mental health and employment services.

novascotia.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NS Fri Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1210 Cape Breton

The Government of Canada has announced over $6.4M in joint Federal-Provincial-Municipal funding to improve Cumberland County’s water and wastewater infrastructure.

canada.ca
Public administration Other type of event NS Fri Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1220 North Shore

The N.L. Government has announced plans for the construction of a new Cardiovascular and Stroke Institute at the Health Sciences Centre site in St. John’s. This is in addition to the construction of the new adult mental health and addictions hospital and an expanded emergency department there.

www.gov.nl.ca
Construction Other type of event NL Fri Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1010 Avalon Peninsula

Atlantic musicians are concerned about proposed changes to increase the cost of temporary work visas from $460 to $1,615. That would triple the cost for Canadian musicians that want to perform in the U.S., on top of their other travelling expenses.

cbc.ca
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event NL Fri Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Newfoundland and Labrador

Eastern Health has announced funding for 4 new positions in Bonavista and will soon be posting two family physician positions, and two nurse practitioner jobs.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation NL Fri Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1040 Notre Dame-Central Bonavista Bay

The federal government has announced $27M in funding to help train N.L.’s workforce in the technology sector. The funding will be administered by Tech-NL with a focus on equity-deserving groups.

vocm.com
Professional, scientific and technical services Other type of event NL Fri Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Newfoundland and Labrador

A new unidentified buyer plans to reopen the insolvent St. Lawrence fluorspar mine and bankruptcy protection for Canada Fluorspar Inc. has been extended to May 31 to allow time to convert the binding letter of intent into a formal sales agreement. The mine previously employed nearly 300 people.

cbc.ca
Mining and oil and gas extraction Other type of event NL Fri Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1020 South Coast-Burin Peninsula

Members of the Memorial University of N.L. Faculty Association have ratified a new 4-year collective agreement that includes the establishment of a committee to review collegial governance at the university, an extra month of pay for contract workers, and a 12% raise over 4 years.

cbc.ca
Educational services Other type of event NL Fri Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1010 Avalon Peninsula

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans 2022 N.L. snow crab stock assessment shows stocks have rebounded, a few years after nearly collapsing. Despite this, N.L.’s most valuable fishery has a bleak outlook due to current market uncertainty. Quota decisions are expected in March with an April harvest.

cbc.ca
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Other type of event NL Fri Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Newfoundland and Labrador

Atlantic musicians are concerned about proposed changes to increase the cost of temporary work visas from $460 to $1,615. That would triple the cost for Canadian musicians that want to perform in the U.S., on top of their other travelling expenses.

cbc.ca
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event NB Fri Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of New Brunswick

Fredericton’s 12 Neighbours Community, a not-for-profit group that builds tiny homes for the homeless, will receive over $13M in funding to build 60 new tiny homes. The new homes will be 200 square feet and will be built in Fredericton’s north side.

ctvnews.ca
Construction Other type of event NB Fri Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1340 Fredericton-Oromocto

Miramichi city council has approved a compressed 4-day work week for 20 non-unionized employees as a pilot project, in an attempt to better attract and retain top talent by offering better flexibility. The project will be re-evaluated in August.

Telegraph Journal
Public administration Other type of event NB Fri Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1310 Campbellton-Miramichi

The H&M store at McAllister Place mall in Saint John will close at the end of March, after seven years at the location. It is unknown how many staff will be affected, but the clothing store had expected to hire about 40 people when it opened in 2016.

cbc.ca
Layoff NB Fri Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1330 Saint John-St. Stephen

The federal and N.B. government will invest nearly $15M to make improvements and extend the life of the Saint John Harbour Bridge. The bridge is a major trade route for the flow of goods to Saint John, the U.S. and the rest of the Maritimes.

globalnews.ca
Construction Other type of event NB Fri Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1330 Saint John-St. Stephen

Two Saint John Bakery locations are permanently closed after the landlords changed the locks at the Westmorland Road and Lancaster Plaza properties. The other two locations in City Market and in Grand Bay-Westfield presumably remain temporarily closed.

charlottefm.ca
Layoff NB Fri Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1330 Saint John-St. Stephen

New Brunswick unveiled a new $13.3M pilot program designed to help home care workers upgrade their credentials without leaving their job. Personal support workers can upgrade their skillset and become licensed practical nurses (LPNs), whereas LPNs can become registered nurses.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NB Fri Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of New Brunswick

New Brunswick has reached an agreement with Ottawa, which will see the province receive $3.64B in health-care funding over 10 years, including $900M for a new bilateral agreement. A one-time top-up of $42M will also be issued to address urgent needs.

charlottefm.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NB Fri Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of New Brunswick

Three levels of government will invest $36.3M in order to upgrade Moncton’s infrastructure, with more storm sewers, extending its municipal services for its growing downtown, raise its streets to offset rising sea levels, and relocate aerial lines underground.

canada.ca
Utilities Other type of event NB Fri Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1320 Moncton-Richibucto

The $95M Burchill wind farm project in Saint John has eight of its 10 turbines installed, with one already producing electricity. It’s expected that the remaining turbines will be producing electricity in the spring. Global supply chain issues caused delays.

charlottefm.ca
Utilities Other type of event NB Fri Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1330 Saint John-St. Stephen

Saint John's Imperial Theatre will go through a $2.69M retrofit to replace the heating and ventilation system in the 120-year old building. The federal government will provide $2.1M in funding, allowing the theatre to make additional improvements.

cbc.ca
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event NB Fri Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1330 Saint John-St. Stephen

Insiders within New Brunswick’s film and TV industry state that despite its successes, the sector is faced with labour gaps and needs help to build the infrastructure necessary to attract large, multi-million-dollar productions.

thewave.ca
Information and cultural industries Other type of event NB Fri Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of New Brunswick

Toronto’s Taste of the Danforth will be held in August this year

blogto.com
Arts, entertainment and recreation Job creation ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3530 Toronto

Adanac Ski Club opened its new headquarters in Sudbury

ctvnews.ca
Arts, entertainment and recreation Job creation ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

Stanpac Inc., a paperboard and glass packaging manufacturer in Niagara region, will receive $5M from the federal government to scale up the manufacturing, creating 30 jobs

canada.ca
Job creation ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3550 Hamilton-Niagara Peninsula

Hydro One announced the 25 charitable organizations, Indigenous communities and municipalities that will each receive a grant of $25K from the Energizing Life Community Fund

mediaroom.com
Other type of event ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

The Government of Canada invested over $22M in six projects in Ontario's aerospace sector to green operations, train future workforce and support over 400 jobs

canada.ca
Job creation ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3540 Kitchener-Waterloo-Barrie

Cambrian College is introducing a three-year bachelor of business administration program to meet the growing demand for business professionals

thesudburystar.com
Educational services Job creation ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

The City of Kingston is receiving over $250k in funding from the Government of Canada for tourism-related projects

thewhig.com
Other type of event ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3515 Kingston-Pembroke

Algonquin College's Pembroke Campus launched a new Business Fundamentals program starting September 2023

communitypress.ca
Educational services Other type of event ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3515 Kingston-Pembroke

Hoy's Chinese Cuisine restaurant reopened in Simcoe under new ownership

norfolkandtillsonburgnews.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3560 London

I Heart Beer and Taco Tour, an international food festival, will be held in 13 different cities in Ontario from February until June

blogto.com
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Ontario

Windsor’s Market Square Food Market will be Closing After 25 Years

windsorite.ca
Layoff ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3570 Windsor-Sarnia

Windsor-Essex, Chatham-Kent and Sarnia-Lambton will receive nearly $6M in funding from the federal government to support 26 projects and to enhance public spaces and attract visitors

canada.ca
Construction Job creation ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3570 Windsor-Sarnia

Queen's University and the Weeneebayko Area Health Authority received an investment of $31M from the Mastercard Foundation to offer health professions training program as early as 2025 in Moosonee

newswire.ca
Educational services Other type of event ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

The Victorian Order of Nurses opened a new nurse practitioner clinic in North Bay

ctvnews.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

The New Sudbury Centre is launching an open-concept marketplace for small businesses in April

cbc.ca
Other type of event ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

A reconstruction project started at Garrison Petawawa's main arteries and is expected to be completed by September 2023

pembroketoday.ca
Construction Job creation ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3515 Kingston-Pembroke

Hamilton Mental Health Outreach will close down at the end of June

globalnews.ca
Health care and social assistance Layoff ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3550 Hamilton-Niagara Peninsula

The City of Welland is hiring eight full-time firefighters

wellandtribune.ca
Public administration Job creation ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3550 Hamilton-Niagara Peninsula

Sagatay Co-Generation Limited Partnership energy facility received $35M from the federal government to deploy a combined heat and power facility in Whitesand First Nation, cut pollution, and create good jobs

canada.ca
Utilities Job creation ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3595 Northwest

The YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka is opening a new licensed preschool program in Parry Sound high school in April

parrysound.com
Educational services Job creation ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

Completion of the construction on the Centre Culturel La Ronde in Timmins is expected this summer

timminspress.com
Construction Job creation ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

Pass Lake truck stop restaurant west of Thunder Bay closed

snnewswatch.com
Accommodation and food services Layoff ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3595 Northwest

The Government of Ontario is providing more than $379.5M to support 107 municipalities to operate and improve local transit

ontario.ca
Job creation ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3530 Toronto

Gowest Gold Ltd. will resume underground development work in April at its Bradshaw Gold Deposit north of Timmins

timminstoday.com
Construction Job creation ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

Northwestern Ontario Métis Child and Family Services opened a new office in Fort Frances

fftimes.com
Health care and social assistance Job creation ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3595 Northwest

The Centre d'éducation des adultes de New Liskeard in Temiskaming Shores received over $185K from the federal government to support their Francophones project while maintaining or creating 12 jobs

canada.ca
Educational services Job creation ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

The Municipality of Markstay-Warrenexp received $612K from the federal government to expand and upgrade its water infrastructure, creating three new jobs and maintaining eight more

canada.ca
Construction Job creation ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

Curex Medical Centre walk-in clinic recently opened in Cambridge

cambridgetimes.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3540 Kitchener-Waterloo-Barrie

The Government of Ontario is investing over $159B over the next decade to support critical infrastructure projects

ontario.ca
Job creation ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Ontario

The City of North Bay is hiring for up to 15 lifeguards and other summer employment positions for its three beaches

baytoday.ca
Arts, entertainment and recreation Job creation ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

The Government of Ontario hired 193 new long-term care inspection staff, including 156 new inspectors

ontario.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Ontario

The Mule, a new restaurant in old downtown London opened in February and hired 50 staff

lfpress.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3560 London

Drayton Entertainment in Cambridge received $370K from the federal government to use towards facility upgrades and additional live theatre productions

citynews.ca
Arts, entertainment and recreation Job creation ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3540 Kitchener-Waterloo-Barrie

Insomnia Cookies, an American-based cookie chain, will open its first Canadian location in Toronto

blogto.com
Job creation ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3530 Toronto

Canada's Largest Ribfest will take place in Burlington from September 1 to September 5

insidehalton.com
Arts, entertainment and recreation Job creation ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3550 Hamilton-Niagara Peninsula

The newly expanded Storrington Centre in South Frontenac reopened on February 23

communitypress.ca
Public administration Job creation ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3515 Kingston-Pembroke

Phase two of the Downtown Loop construction project started in London and is expected to be completed by the summer of 2023

ctvnews.ca
Construction Job creation ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3560 London

Legion Park in Fort Frances received $499K from the provincial government for infrastructure improvements

fftimes.com
Construction Job creation ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3595 Northwest

Cucini Xpress, a Sri Lankan restaurant, will be opening a location in Toronto

blogto.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3530 Toronto

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority, Queen’s University and the Mastercard Foundation partnered to provide healthcare education to Indigenous youth in the James and Hudson Bay areas

ctvnews.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation ON Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

The Centre de services scolaires des Trois-Lacs broke ground for the future elementary school to be located in Les Cèdres. The $45M building is expected to be completed for the start of the 2024 school year and will include 26 classrooms housing 624 students.

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Construction Other type of event QC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2435 Montérégie

Ricova, a recycling, recovery and reuse company, has injected $6M to modernize its Saint-Michel sorting centre located in Montréal

yahoo.com
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services Other type of event QC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2440 Montréal

Airbus, an aeronautics manufacturer, wants to hire 700 people in Quebec, in particular for its Mirabel plant, which has 3,000 employees. The positions to be filled include assembly, engineering, IT and customer service.

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Job creation QC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2455 Laurentides

Traitements d'acier ST, a Trois-Rivières-based company specializing in the heat treatment of steel parts, is investing $2.5M to purchase two new, better performing and energy-efficient boilers

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Other type of event QC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2470 Mauricie

Imprimerie Vincent in Gatineau will close its doors on April 3, mainly due to the lack of workforce. Another issue raised is the cost of raw materials and recent supply problems. The 14 current employees will lose their jobs.

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Layoff QC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2460 Outaouais

The City of Trois-Rivières has announced an investment of $3.9M to repair the sports fields at Martin-Bergeron Park. Work is scheduled to begin this fall.

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Public administration Other type of event QC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2470 Mauricie

L'Angélaine, a knitted goods store located in Bécancour, has announced that it will close in May due to a difficult economic situation.

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Layoff QC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2433 Centre-du-Québec

Bishop's University in Sherbrooke has inaugurated a new building housing a student residence. Over 90 students will be accommodated in this $16M project.

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Educational services Other type of event QC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2430 Estrie

Bishop's University in Sherbrooke has renovated its swimming pool. The work required an investment of $5.3M, financed by the governments of Quebec and Canada.

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Educational services Other type of event QC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2430 Estrie

The Sept-Îles Uashat mak Mani-Utenam Chamber of Commerce will hold its first job fair on April 27. The event targets job seekers in this city as well as in Port-Cartier.

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Other type of event QC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2480 Côte-Nord

The Cégep de Rivière-du-Loup has invested more than $2.2M to purchase equipment and build new laboratories for pharmacy techniques

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Educational services Other type of event QC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2415 Bas-Saint-Laurent

Bombardier, a business aircraft manufacturer, is looking to hire 400 people to work in its branches in Quebec. There will be 3,000 positions to fill over a 5-year period.

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Job creation QC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Quebec

The Association coopérative forestière de Saint-Elzéar, a sawmill located in Saint-Elzéar-de-Bonaventure, inaugurated its planing mill built at a cost of $22M. The provincial government contributed over $10M to the project.

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Other type of event QC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2410 Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine

Rémabec, a company specialized in forestry, has announced the temporary layoff of 42 workers

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Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Layoff QC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2470 Mauricie

The Société protectrice des animaux (SPA) will open an office in Rivière-du-Loup thanks to a $6M investment. About ten positions will be available upon completion of the work, which should begin next spring.

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Other services (except public administration) Job creation QC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2415 Bas-Saint-Laurent

Hydro-Québec is investing approximately $560M to replace three generating units at the Outardes 2 generating station, which will add 90 megawatts of power. The work, which began in 2022, is expected to be completed in 2027.

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Construction Other type of event QC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2480 Côte-Nord

The Dolbeau-Mistassini job fair will be held on March 16 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Promenades du Boulevard shopping centre

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Job creation QC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2475 Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

Fromagerie Victoria, which is also a restaurant franchise, has announced the opening of a new branch in Berthierville at the beginning of April. The employer is hiring.

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Accommodation and food services Job creation QC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2450 Lanaudière

DO2 Contrôle, an automation company located in Dolbeau-Mistassini, inaugurated its new facilities. The company, which has about 30 employees and is currently recruiting, invested $1.2M to complete this project.

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Professional, scientific and technical services Other type of event QC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2475 Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

Accroche-coeur, a Chandler-based social pediatrics centre, is looking for physicians and a new special education or psychoeducation person for its new Pointe-à-la-Croix facility, which will open in 2024

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Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2410 Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine

Resolute Forest Products, a forestry company, has announced that it will close its Saint-Thomas-Didyme sawmill on a temporary basis for a period of 18 to 20 weeks

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Layoff QC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2475 Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

Héma-Québec, an organization responsible for collecting blood donations, opened a donor centre in Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville on October 31, 2022, creating 21 jobs

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Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2435 Montérégie

Groupe Robert, a transport company, is investing more than $150M to build a distribution centre in Varennes. Contractor Construction Sorel was awarded the contract, which is expected to be completed in the fall of 2023.

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Other type of event QC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2435 Montérégie

Resolute Forest Products, a forestry company, wishes to hire about 20 people for its operations in the Outardes sector, on the North Shore. More than half of them will come from abroad and will join more than 150 employees.

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Job creation QC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2480 Côte-Nord

The Ministère de la Culture et des Communications has granted $4.3M in assistance over three years to 10 museum institutions in the Lower St. Lawrence region to help them carry out their mission

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Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event QC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2415 Bas-Saint-Laurent

The City of Montréal is looking to fill 300 positions as counsellors, sports instructors, lifeguards and recreation coordinators for its day camps to be offered this summer in the Saint-Laurent borough

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Public administration Job creation QC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2440 Montréal

Groupe TVA, NumériQ, Québecor Expertise Médias and Québecor Contenu, companies belonging to the Québecor Corporation that operate in the media, telecommunications and printing sectors, will cut approximately 240 jobs in Québec

montrealgazette.com
Information and cultural industries Layoff QC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2440 Montréal

The City of Sorel-Tracy received $10M from the Government of Quebec to revitalize its industrial park and industrial-port zone

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Public administration Other type of event QC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2480 Côte-Nord

The Centre de la petite enfance Entre Fleuve et Montagnes has announced the construction of two daycare centres in Saint-Michel-de-Bellechasse and Saint-Damien-de-Buckland. The project, scheduled for delivery in 2024, will create approximately 30 educator positions.

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Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2425 Chaudière-Appalaches

The City of Montréal wants to recruit more than 50 people to work in information technology

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Public administration Job creation QC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2440 Montréal

The Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux (CIUSSS) du Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean is injecting $6M to renovate the C wing of the Centre d'hébergement et de soins de longue durée (CHSLD) de Métabetchouan-Lac-à-la-Croix

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Construction Other type of event QC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2475 Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

The Chambre de Commerce du Grand Joliette has announced the return of the Journée de l'Emploi in Joliette. The event is scheduled for March 18 and is expected to bring together about 40 companies.

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Other type of event QC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2450 Lanaudière

The federal government has earmarked $2.04M through the Green and Inclusive Community Buildings program towards a new men's shelter and a wellness centre in Pond Inlet. The new facilities are expected to provide emergency shelter service, health and wellness counselling services, and cultural programming to residents.

canada.ca
Construction Other type of event NU Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6210 Nunavut

The federal government has pledged $185,000 in funding towards two Yukon businesses to support the territory’s agri-food sector. The funding will be used to construct a passive solar greenhouse and a new food processing facility in Whitehorse.

canada.ca
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Other type of event YT Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

The federal, territorial, and municipal governments announced $4.2M in joint funding to help improve infrastructure and municipal services in Whitehorse. The funding will be used to purchase two new transit buses and upgrade the Whitehorse Waste Management Facility Transfer Station.

canada.ca
Other type of event YT Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

The federal government has awarded $2.7M through the Arctic Inspiration Prize to seven innovative projects across the North. The NWT recipients include a new research governance organization to advance Inuit self-determination in research and a youth project that produces a virtual exhibition of rare artifacts and stories.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NT Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

The Nunavut Food Security Coalition is accepting funding proposals for projects that can help improve food security in Nunavut in 2023-24. Non-profit organizations, societies and municipal organizations are eligible to apply.

www.gov.nu.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NU Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6210 Nunavut

The federal government is providing $108,0000 to support two community projects that aim to improve the Northern food systems. The funding will help Pangnirtung Fisheries Ltd. to upgrade equipment in its fish processing facility. The Hamlet of Cambridge Bay will receive funding to support a feasibility study to develop a greenhouse in the community.

canada.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NU Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6210 Nunavut

The federal government has awarded $2.7M through the Arctic Inspiration Prize to seven innovative projects across the North. A land-based healing camp, Shäwthän Näzhì, that focuses on intergenerational trauma is one of the recipients in Yukon.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event YT Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

The NWT government has joined the federal government's Economic Mobility Pathways Pilot program to help employers connect and hire skilled refugees overseas. The program will help employers to partner with non-government organizations in the territory to find and hire overseas candidates.

www.gov.nt.ca
Job creation NT Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

Parkland CPAP Services Inc. is opening a sleep apnea clinic in Tisdale. The company selected Tisdale to provide easier access to services for northeastern residents.

northeastnow.com
Health care and social assistance Other type of event SK Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4750 Prince Albert

The Saskatchewan RCMP held a three-day Indigenous recruitment session in Regina. The RCMP is planning to hold another session this spring.

northeastnow.com
Public administration Other type of event SK Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Saskatchewan

The provincial government has started the second stage of procurement for the La Ronge Long-Term Care Centre. The facility will be built next to the existing Health Centre, which will remain open during the renovation work. Construction is expected to begin in the Spring/Summer of 2023.

saskatchewan.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event SK Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4760 Northern

Munch Catering is planning to expand operations to a new café and a food cart in Regina. The non-profit catering company employs people with disabilities and provides them with service industry training.

cbc.ca
Accommodation and food services Job creation SK Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4710 Regina-Moose Mountain

The new Saskatchewan Distance Learning Corporation (Sask DLC) is opening nine regional campuses this fall. The main Sask DLC office will be in Kenaston, with regional campuses in Estevan, La Ronge, Moose Jaw, Neilburg, Nipawin, Prince Albert, Saskatoon, Swift Current and Yorkton. Recruitment for positions at campuses will begin in March 2023.

saskatchewan.ca
Educational services Other type of event SK Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Saskatchewan

The provincial government is spending $123M on initiatives to recruit and retain nurses, part of a plan outlined last fall to hire 2,000 more health care staff and end mandatory overtime. The new incentives include a referral program, weekend shift premiums, and payments to nurses who work full-time, delay retirement, or travel to work in remote locations.

news.gov.mb.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation MB Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Manitoba

Pembina Trails School Division has released its draft budget, adding 28.7 full-time teaching positions. The division, which serves southwest Winnipeg, anticipates 16,000 new learners in 2023-2024.

pembinatrails.ca
Educational services Job creation MB Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

Manitoba Health is closing its COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Winnipeg’s Notre Dame Avenue at the end of February. The site is the last provincially-run vaccine clinic still operating in Manitoba.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event MB Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

Campus Suites is on track to complete the second phase of its student rental housing development by summer 2024. The 397-unit residential mixed-use building, located in southwest Winnipeg, began construction last spring.

winnipegfreepress.com
Construction Other type of event MB Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

The governments of Canada and Manitoba are providing $94M to add 1,004 child care spaces in rural and First Nations communities. This is the second phase of a ready-to-move pilot project, and brings the total new spaces to 1,670 since 2022.

news.gov.mb.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation MB Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Manitoba

Housewares retailer Bed, Bath & Beyond is closing all of its Canadian stores, including its Winnipeg location near CF Polo Park mall. The company is also shutting down its buybuy Baby locations, including a store on St. James Avenue in Winnipeg.

accesswinnipeg.com
Layoff MB Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

The federal government is providing over $3M to eight tourism projects across the province. These include cabin renovations near Flin Flon, winter recreation outings in Pinawa, and a new four-season Nordic Spa near Riding Mountain National Park.

canada.ca
Accommodation and food services Other type of event MB Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Manitoba

The Government of Manitoba is spending $1.4M to hire 10 new prosecutors, as well as support staff to manage caseloads and work with victims and witnesses. The new positions will be part of the firearms working group and criminal organization unit.

cbc.ca
Public administration Job creation MB Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Manitoba

Attendance at The Forks in Winnipeg has returned to pre-pandemic levels, with more than 250,000 visitors in January. The gathering and event space includes restaurants, shops, and outdoor attractions such as a skating trail.

ctvnews.ca
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event MB Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

Exchange Income Corp. is providing $1M to a new urology centre scheduled to open in Winnipeg next year. The facility will be located in the former women's hospital building at 735 Notre Dame Avenue.

winnipegfreepress.com
Health care and social assistance Other type of event MB Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

Construction is underway on the expansion of the Western Manitoba Cancer Centre in Brandon. The project will add 7,000 sq. ft. of treatment and examination space to the facility.

discoverwestman.com
Health care and social assistance Other type of event MB Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4630 Southwest

Wittypeg, a gift shop specializing in Manitoba-made goods, recently opened in Winnipeg’s Transcona neighbourhood.

winnipegfreepress.com
Other type of event MB Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

Super Thrifty Drugs recently opened a new retail store and pharmacy in Brandon.

bdnmb.ca
Other type of event MB Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4630 Southwest

130 new affordable rental homes for low- or moderate-income seniors, individuals, families, and people living with disabilities, opened in Langford and Victoria in February. The joint-funded projects were completed in partnership with the B.C. government and municipal organizations.

news.gov.bc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event BC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5910 Vancouver Island and Coast

The B.C. government is providing over $1.6M to the Young Women’s Christian Association in Vancouver, to support occupational training and work experience for 50 eligible women interested in becoming professional truck drivers in the Lower Mainland.

news.gov.bc.ca
Job creation BC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

Bed Bath & Beyond, a US-based home goods retail chain, plans to shutdown its operations this year in Canada, which includes the permanent closure its store location in Victoria.

dailyhive.com
Layoff BC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5910 Vancouver Island and Coast

Bed Bath & Beyond, a US-based home goods retail chain, plans to shutdown its operations this year in Canada, which includes the permanent closure its store locations in Kamloops and Kelowna.

kamloopsthisweek.com
Layoff BC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5930 Thompson-Okanagan

The B.C. government is providing $1.7M in initial funding and $1.7M annually to the University of British Columbia to establish 20 additional seats for midwifery programs.

news.gov.bc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event BC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The B.C. government plans to allocate $25M to support forest management measures in collaboration with First Nations, and double the BC Manufacturing Jobs Fund to $180M that aims to helps mills transition to manufacturing high-value wood products.

news.gov.bc.ca
Other type of event BC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

The B.C. government is providing over $460K to the Complete School of Truck Transportation in Victoria, to support occupational training and work experience for eligible individuals interested in becoming professional truck drivers in the Greater Victoria Area.

news.gov.bc.ca
Job creation BC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5910 Vancouver Island and Coast

The Government of Canada is providing $46.3M in funding to support Trucking Human Resources Canada’s Driving Economic Recovery project, which aims to provide training subsidies and wage subsidies to support the recruitment, training and onboarding of up to 1,400 new truck drivers and 1,200 workers for other in-demand occupations within the trucking sector.

canada.ca
Job creation BC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

Tamaly Shop, a new Mexican grocery market and café, opened in February.

dailyhive.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation BC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The Government of Canada is providing nearly $1.2M in funding to Biathlon Canada, to support the promotion of biathlon across Canada and to support high-performance athletes at the national and international levels.

canada.ca
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event BC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

The B.C. government is providing $5.3M in funding to 49 non-profit groups for capital projects in 2023. Projects include upgrading arts and recreation facilities and providing improved services for vulnerable communities.

news.gov.bc.ca
Construction Other type of event BC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

The B.C. First Nations Forestry Council is seeking interested applicants for the Indigenous Forestry Scholarship Program, which exposes Indigenous talent to BC forestry sector through work, study, and mentorship opportunities.

forestrycouncil.ca
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Job creation BC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

The B.C. government is providing a further $180M in funding to the Community Emergency Preparedness Fund, which aims to support projects that help local governments and First Nations reduce risks from future disasters related to natural hazards and climate change.

news.gov.bc.ca
Public administration Other type of event BC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

The Ocean Legacy Foundation opened its new Ocean Plastic Depot in February, a marine waste sorting site at the Seven Mile Landfill and Recycling Centre in the North Island, between Port McNeill and the Port Alice.

northislandgazette.com
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services Other type of event BC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5910 Vancouver Island and Coast

Arc’teryx, a Canadian outdoor equipment retailer, is seeking to hire for 100 job openings, including 70 hybrid or remote roles at is headquarters located in North Vancouver.

dailyhive.com
Professional, scientific and technical services Job creation BC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

Lotus Pond, a Chinese restaurant located in Victoria, plans to permanently close at the end of April 2023.

dailyhive.com
Accommodation and food services Layoff BC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5910 Vancouver Island and Coast

Conifex Timber Inc., a BC-based forest products manufacturer, plans to temporarily curtail production at its sawmill in Mackenzie for two weeks, as of February 21, 2023, due to rail transportation challenges.

globenewswire.com
Layoff BC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5950 Cariboo

The Government of Canada is providing $46.5M in funding for the Canadian Colleges for a Resilient Recovery, an organization aimed at developing workforce training solutions for a net-zero economy. The funding will support the Quick Train Canada project, to provide training for 10,000 Canadians with access to fully funded micro-credentials to help increase their skills and competencies.

canada.ca
Educational services Other type of event BC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

Bed Bath & Beyond, a US-based home goods retail chain, plans to shutdown its operations this year in Canada, which includes the permanent closure of all locations in the Lower Mainland.

dailyhive.com
Layoff BC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

Cake It Easy, a new bakery located in Vancouver, opened in February.

dailyhive.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation BC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The B.C. government is providing $20M in funding to support 74 local and First-Nations-led active transportation projects in the province. The projects include multi-use pathways, protected bike lanes, pedestrian bridges, and regional connections, as well as lighting, sidewalks and other safety improvements.

news.gov.bc.ca
Construction Other type of event BC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

Baroness Bubble Tea, a speciality beverage chain, opened its second location in Vancouver in February.

dailyhive.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation BC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The B.C. government is providing $8.2M in funding to the Canadian Mental Health Association of British Columbia, to support the Links to Employment program and to expand the program into new communities. The program provides supports and services, including employment, for people who face multiple and persistent barriers to employment.

news.gov.bc.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation BC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

Interior Health has signed a contract to begin construction on the Cariboo Memorial Hospital redevelopment project located in Williams Lake. The $366M project is expected to be completed in 2029, with the first phase of construction beginning in Spring 2023.

news.gov.bc.ca
Construction Job creation BC Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5950 Cariboo

Future Energy Park, a $1.2B bioethanol plant that will use non-food grade waste wheat to produce renewable natural gas, ethanol and cattle feed, is now fully funded following an agreement between Green Impact Partners and Amber Infrastructure Group of London. Construction is expected to start this spring or summer and create 800 construction jobs over two years, with full operations beginning in 2025.

calgaryherald.com
Construction Job creation AB Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

The federal government is providing more than $5M through the Rapid Housing Initiative Project Stream for the construction of 10 tiny homes for the Mikisew Cree Nation on the Allison Bay Reserve near Fort Chipewyan, and 10 modular homes on the Fort McMurray 468 First Nation at Gregoire Lake.

newswire.ca
Construction Job creation AB Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4880 Wood Buffalo-Cold Lake

Applexus Technologies, a global expert in SAP software, is investing $3M to establish its Canadian headquarters in Calgary along with 125 new local jobs over the next five years. Applexus is also providing training to local talent, including new graduates, in the latest SAP technologies.

globenewswire.com
Professional, scientific and technical services Job creation AB Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

The City of Calgary is providing $13.7M through three programs for affordable housing initiatives. One program will allocate $7.5M in capital grants for non-profits looking to build housing on three new parcels of land, which the city will make available to them.

calgaryherald.com
Construction Job creation AB Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

Fairmont Hotels is hiring for summer jobs at its Banff Springs, Lake Louise and Jasper Park Lodge locations. There are a variety of positions available including cooks, porters, fitness instructors and more.

narcity.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation AB Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4840 Banff-Jasper-Rocky Mountain House

The Town of Westlock has approved a 2023 capital budget that includes carry-over projects with $2.678M allocated for the municipality’s new public works shop and cold storage facility and $1.475M for the continued rehabilitation of 108th Street.

townandcountrytoday.com
Construction Job creation AB Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4870 Athabasca-Grande Prairie-Peace River

The Pathways Alliance, a consortium of Canada's largest oil sands companies, has awarded a $10M contract to Wood, a global engineering and consulting company. Wood will develop plans for a 400-kilometre CO2 transportation line that will eventually link more than 20 oil sands facilities with a hub for permanent carbon storage in the Cold Lake region.

globenewswire.com
Professional, scientific and technical services Job creation AB Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

The Government of Alberta is providing more than $38M in community grants to help non-profits upgrade or build 226 public-use facilities across the province. The facilities include local food banks, recreation centres, animal shelters, parks and other non-profit facilities.

alberta.ca
Construction Job creation AB Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

The Alberta Hydrogen Centre of Excellence (HCOE) is awarding $20M to 18 successful projects to advance innovations in hydrogen through its first funding competition. The projects span a range of research areas across industry and academia including hydrogen manufacturing processes, hydrogen transportation, fuel cells, hydrogen storage and ammonia production.

globenewswire.com
Professional, scientific and technical services Job creation AB Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

The Good Samaritan Society Southgate Care Centre in Edmonton, a long-term care facility, is planning to cut 44 jobs as a result of reduced funding from Alberta Health Services (AHS). AHS is moving away from shared rooms and in the process eliminating 77 spaces, which were second beds in semi-private rooms.

edmontonjournal.com
Health care and social assistance Layoff AB Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4860 Edmonton

The Government of Alberta is committing $158M in its upcoming 2023 budget for a Health Workforce Strategy designed to ease staff shortages in the medical sector. The funding will support rural and remote care delivery and surgical staffing, more support for intensive care unit and emergency department staffing, dedicated immigration pathways, and other initiatives..

alberta.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation AB Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Calgary-based?Kathairos?Solutions is planning to start deploying 1000 methane elimination systems to remote well sites in March 2023. The program plans to focus its efforts in the Grande Prairie, Fox Creek and Rimbey regions.

newswire.ca
Professional, scientific and technical services Job creation AB Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

The Government of Alberta is committing $243M over three years in Budget 2023 to support primary health care networks. Part of the funding will be used to help recruit and deploy non-physician staff.

calgaryherald.com
Health care and social assistance Job creation AB Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

JBS Canada, a multi-national food company, is providing $250,000 to deliver automation training at the Brooks campus of Medicine Hat College. The grant will provide job skills training to JBS employees and the general community in the automation field. The program will cover electrical and motor systems, operations and maintenance.

medicinehatnews.com
Educational services Other type of event AB Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4810 Lethbridge-Medicine Hat

Lynx Air launched new scheduled service from Calgary International Airport (YYC) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on February 16, 2023. Lynx plans to operate three flights per week between Calgary and Los Angeles.

globenewswire.com
Job creation AB Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

The Government of Alberta is providing an additional $6M over the next three years to support the Alberta Off-Highway Vehicle Association and the Alberta Snowmobile Association in maintaining, repairing, and improving trails across the province.

alberta.ca
Construction Job creation AB Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Lethbridge Fire and Emergency Services is adding two ambulances and 10.8 new full-time positions that will provide Advanced Life Support, which is the highest level of care possible on an ambulance. Alberta Health Services is providing $304,954 for the ambulances, which will be operational by May 1, 2023.

lethbridgeherald.com
Health care and social assistance Job creation AB Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4810 Lethbridge-Medicine Hat

Pipestone Energy Corp. currently has two rigs drilling eight wells that will be completed during the first quarter of 2023. All the wells are expected to come on-stream during the second quarter.

globenewswire.com
Mining and oil and gas extraction Job creation AB Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

The Government of Alberta is providing more than $4M to the Calgary Drop-In Centre to create overdose response teams and establish 35 medical detox and pre-treatment beds. A one-time allocation of about $450,000 for capital improvements is included in the funding.

alberta.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation AB Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

The Government of Alberta is providing $900,140 through the Apprenticeship Learning Grant for 134 new trade seats at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT). The trades include heavy equipment technician, millwright, machinist, plumber, welder and others.

alberta.ca
Educational services Job creation AB Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

The Government of Alberta is providing $2.1M in grants to support rural economic development and diversification and an on-farm apprenticeship education and skills training program, among other initiatives.

alberta.ca
Job creation AB Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Atco and Qualico are partnering to build houses in the proposed Bremner community in Strathcona County, Canada's first fully hydrogen-powered community. Qualico will start preparing the site this spring with construction starting in 2024. Residents will start moving into their new homes in 2024.

ctvnews.ca
Construction Job creation AB Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4860 Edmonton

Dow has awarded a contract to Fluor Corporation to provide front-end engineering and design (FEED) and engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services for the world’s first net-zero carbon emissions ethylene cracker and derivatives complex in Fort Saskatchewan. The project is subject to regulatory approval and a final investment decision (FID) by Dow.

businesswire.com
Professional, scientific and technical services Job creation AB Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4860 Edmonton

The $98M contract to renovate the Veterans Affairs Headquarters in Charlottetown has been awarded to EllisDon Corporation. Construction is expected to begin in March and be completed by spring 2026. The project includes a plan that will see 10% of all subcontracts awarded to Indigenous businesses.

cbc.ca
Construction Other type of event PE Fri Feb 17 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1110 Prince Edward Island

Doctors living and working within the four Atlantic Provinces will be able to work within the region without additional licensing requirements with the new Atlantic Physicians Registry that is expected to launch on May 1. This will allow the four provinces to draw from a larger pool of specialists to fill gaps.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event PE Fri Feb 17 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1110 Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island is set to expand its public transit service. This includes a year-round route connecting the North Rustico area to Charlottetown that will begin this spring as well as new routes to expand transit in Charlottetown, Cornwall and Stratford.

princeedwardisland.ca
Other type of event PE Fri Feb 17 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1110 Prince Edward Island

The Government of Canada has announced $1.95M in funding for Charlottetown-based biotechnology company Somru BioScience Inc. to purchase new advanced equipment and expand existing facilities by 15,000 square feet to support high-skilled job growth and strengthen the bioscience sector in P.E.I.

canada.ca
Professional, scientific and technical services Other type of event PE Fri Feb 17 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1110 Prince Edward Island

Cape Breton University is launching a fast-tracked 16-month bachelor of social work program, which is set to begin this fall and will welcome 30 students to help meet the growing demand for workers. There are currently at least 30 positions in the child-welfare and mental-health systems in N.S. posted on various job boards.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NS Fri Feb 17 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1210 Cape Breton

A $5,571,844 contract for replacing the bridge in Lantz has been awarded to Dexter Construction to replace the one-lane structure with a two-lane bridge. Construction is scheduled to start this June and should be completed by the fall.

cbc.ca
Construction Other type of event NS Fri Feb 17 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1230 Annapolis Valley

The Federal and Provincial governments have announced a combined investment of over $1.22M to support two rural public transit projects in Antigonish County. The funding will support new vehicle purchases and supporting infrastructure.

canada.ca
Other type of event NS Fri Feb 17 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1220 North Shore

The N.S. Internet Funding Trust will invest $10.6M in Pictou County to bring high-speed internet to more than 4,700 homes and businesses. The municipality’s fibre expansion project will cost about $53M with the additional funding coming from The Federal Government ($31M) and Pictou County ($10.6M).

novascotia.ca
Information and cultural industries Other type of event NS Fri Feb 17 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1220 North Shore

Screen Nova Scotia is partnering with the province to explore the film industry's potential spin-offs on our tourism industry. 2022 was a very busy year for the NS film industry, which generated $180M in new economic activity. Similar results are expected in 2023.

citynews.ca
Information and cultural industries Other type of event NS Fri Feb 17 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Nova Scotia

Bear Head Energy is proposing to build a green hydrogen production and exportation plant in the industrial park in Point Tupper. This is the second proposal for the area after the province approved a proposal by EverWind Fuels in January. Both plan to use wind energy to power their projects.

cbc.ca
Utilities Other type of event NS Fri Feb 17 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1210 Cape Breton

Doctors living and working within the four Atlantic Provinces will be able to work within the region without additional licensing requirements with the new Atlantic Physicians Registry that is expected to launch on May 1. This will allow the four provinces to draw from a larger pool of specialists to fill gaps.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NS Fri Feb 17 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Nova Scotia

The N.S. Government is adding $12M in funding for additional supports for child-care operators through the Canada-Nova Scotia Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care Agreement. Under the new annual agreements they will receive more funding for infant spaces, which should help compensate for rising operational costs and staff wages.

novascotia.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NS Fri Feb 17 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Nova Scotia

Saint Mary's University Faculty Union, which represents 300 full-time professors, librarians, and instructors, has reached a tentative agreement with the school following 98% of the union's members voting in favour of a strike mandate late last month.

cbc.ca
Educational services Other type of event NS Fri Feb 17 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1250 Halifax

N.L. crab processors are anticipating a loss of at least $100M from the 2022 season due to declining demand and prices. In response, the Association of Seafood Producers and the Fish, Food & Allied Workers union are working together to look at industry issues such as pricing, scheduling and trip limits.

cbc.ca
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Other type of event NL Fri Feb 17 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Newfoundland and Labrador

Equinor is signaling its preference to build the production vessel for the massive Bay du Nord project outside of N.L., but states that the increased project size will lead to expanded local long term fabrication work at yards, along with marine operations and the drilling of wells.

cbc.ca
Mining and oil and gas extraction Other type of event NL Fri Feb 17 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1010 Avalon Peninsula

Doctors living and working within the four Atlantic Provinces will be able to work within the region without additional licensing requirements with the new Atlantic Physicians Registry that is expected to launch on May 1. This will allow the four provinces to draw from a larger pool of specialists to fill gaps.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NL Fri Feb 17 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Newfoundland and Labrador

A massive multibillion-dollar wind project proposed by the Exploits Valley Renewable Energy Corp. would see 300 windmills scattered across central N.L.. The project would result in 500 permanent jobs with 2,000 workers needed during the construction phase. The project is still a proposal in the early stages.

cbc.ca
Utilities Other type of event NL Fri Feb 17 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1040 Notre Dame-Central Bonavista Bay

The N.L. Government is funding a $910,649 expansion of the Office for Indigenous and Northern Skilled Trades to Corner Brook and St. John’s, while maintaining the existing office in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. Their mandate is to promote, recruit, support and advance the economic development of Indigenous peoples in the skilled trades.

www.gov.nl.ca
Construction Other type of event NL Fri Feb 17 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Newfoundland and Labrador

Despite ongoing recruitment efforts, N.L.'s family doctor shortage is intensifying, with 136,000 people signalling that they don't have a family physician. N.L. has had a net loss of 7 doctors from 2021 through 2022 and a lot of young doctors are choosing not to enter family medicine.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NL Fri Feb 17 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Newfoundland and Labrador

Joint Federal ($271,393), Provincial ($226,138) and Municipal ($180,951) funding has been announced to support an energy efficiency project for the Town of Stephenville through the Climate Change Challenge Fund.

www.gov.nl.ca
Public administration Other type of event NL Fri Feb 17 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1030 West Coast-Northern Peninsula-Labrador

Over $36M in joint Federal, Provincial and Municipal funding has been allocated to expand and upgrade downtown infrastructure in Moncton. The project will replace aging infrastructure, improve resiliency to the effects of climate change, and prepare for private sector development.

www2.gnb.ca
Public administration Other type of event NB Fri Feb 17 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1320 Moncton-Richibucto

Doctors living and working within the four Atlantic Provinces will be able to work within the region without additional licensing requirements with the new Atlantic Physicians Registry that is expected to launch on May 1. This will allow the four provinces to draw from a larger pool of specialists to fill gaps.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NB Fri Feb 17 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of New Brunswick

The N.B. Government has granted conditional designations to Beal University and Oulton College to deliver Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs in the province to help address the critical shortage of nurses in the province.

www2.gnb.ca
Educational services Other type of event NB Fri Feb 17 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of New Brunswick

Ski hill Crabbe Mountain has tripled the size of its lodge through a $1M repayable contribution from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, in anticipation of its role as co-host of the 2023 Canada Winter Games which open on February 18. Sports tournaments have been a big economic draw in recent years.

today
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event NB Fri Feb 17 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1340 Fredericton-Oromocto

The Government of Canada announced $437.5k in funding to Envirem Organics Inc. to help reduce costs while also reducing its environmental footprint. They specialize in manufacturing organic bio-products for lawn and garden, turf and landscape, organic agriculture and biofuel markets.

canada.ca
Other type of event NB Fri Feb 17 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1310 Campbellton-Miramichi

Caraquet’s Bolero Shellfish Processing Inc., which processes sea cucumber, has had to suspend this year's sea cucumber season, leaving 89 people without work. The company lost its last supplier to a buyer who ships and processes the product in Asia.

cbc.ca
Layoff NB Fri Feb 17 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1310 Campbellton-Miramichi

Moncton city council has approved $1.6M in funding to replace the Moncton Coliseum’s arena ice plant during the summer of 2023 to extend the rink’s life for years to come. The contract has been awarded to Cimco Refrigeration.

cbc.ca
Construction Other type of event NB Fri Feb 17 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1320 Moncton-Richibucto

A Nepean Entry-Level Virtual Job Fair will take place on March 17th

eventbrite.ca
Other type of event ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3510 Ottawa

Ready, Set, Go, a child welfare program, received $68M from the Government of Ontario to provide youth with life skills and supports they need to pursue post secondary education, skilled trades training and employment opportunities

ontario.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3510 Ottawa

Discover Technata 2023 Career Fair by Kanata North Business Association will take place on March 28 at the Brookstreet Hotel

eventbrite.ca
Other type of event ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3510 Ottawa

A Nepean Diversity Virtual Job Fair will take place on March 10th

eventbrite.ca
Other type of event ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3510 Ottawa

Reconstruction of the Halleck's Road South overpass along Highway 401, west of Brockville, will begin in April

ctvnews.ca
Construction Job creation ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3510 Ottawa

The Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre received $65K from the provincial government to support programming at the centre for children and seniors

sootoday.com
Arts, entertainment and recreation Job creation ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

A Nepean Healthcare Virtual Job Fair will take place on March 21st

eventbrite.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3510 Ottawa

SIS Manufacturing Corp. and Apex Cranes Ltd. received a combined $596K from the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corp. to create jobs and stimulate economic development

saultstar.com
Job creation ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

Port Rowan's only gas station, Esso, is closing on March 31st

chch.com
Layoff ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3550 Hamilton-Niagara Peninsula

City of Greater Sudbury Council approved hiring the equivalent of 10 full-time paramedics

thesudburystar.com
Health care and social assistance Job creation ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

An Ottawa Diversity Virtual Job Fair will take place on March 20th

eventbrite.ca
Other type of event ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3510 Ottawa

An Ottawa Veterans Virtual Job Fair will take place on March 15th

eventbrite.ca
Other type of event ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3510 Ottawa

A Nepean Veterans Virtual Job Fair will take place on March 17th

eventbrite.ca
Other type of event ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3510 Ottawa

Ziter Pharmacy is opening a new location in Windsor

windsorite.ca
Job creation ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3570 Windsor-Sarnia

PepsiCo Beverages Canada hosted a job fair in February to hire up to 300 people for summer jobs at their warehouse in Kingston

thewhig.com
Job creation ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3515 Kingston-Pembroke

A new fire station is under construction in Peterborough, with completion expected by fall 2024

ptbotoday.ca
Construction Job creation ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3520 Muskoka-Kawarthas

Cyclic Materials, a metals recycling company in Kingston, received $3.6M from Sustainable Development Technology Canada and plans to hire 20 employees by mid-2023

communitypress.ca
Job creation ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3515 Kingston-Pembroke

A healthcare virtual job fair will be held in Ottawa on March 08

eventbrite.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3510 Ottawa

EllisDon Infrastructure Healthcare will receive $3.6B from Niagara Health and Infrastructure Ontario to design, build, finance and maintain the new South Niagara Hospital project. Construction is expected to start in July 2023.

infrastructureontario.ca
Construction Job creation ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3550 Hamilton-Niagara Peninsula

Launch Kawartha Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centre officially opened on February 11

ptbotoday.ca
Job creation ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3520 Muskoka-Kawarthas

A Kanata Entry-Level Virtual Job Fair will take place on March 8th

eventbrite.ca
Other type of event ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3510 Ottawa

A Kanata Healthcare Virtual Job Fair will take place on March 10th

eventbrite.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3510 Ottawa

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is seeking to hire 400 people in 2023 and were at Brighton's career fair on February 21

quintenews.com
Public administration Job creation ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Ontario

Laurentian University is spending $8.4M on multiple roofing projects, residence renovations, and various accessibility improvements in 2023

ctvnews.ca
Construction Job creation ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

The town of Espanola received $3.6M each from the federal and provincial governments to initiate phase two of replacing the original water main over two years. Construction is expected to begin in spring.

myespanolanow.com
Construction Job creation ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

A Kanata Veterans Virtual Job Fair will take place on March 17th

eventbrite.ca
Other type of event ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3510 Ottawa

A Shopper's Drug Mart opened in Port Hope

brightontoday.ca
Job creation ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3520 Muskoka-Kawarthas

The Canadian Mental Health Association Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge (CMHA HKPR) has launched a new mobile wellness clinic called “The Road Ahead” to provide services in underserved rural areas

northumberlandnews.com
Health care and social assistance Job creation ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3520 Muskoka-Kawarthas

The John Howard Society of Belleville will receive $270K from the provincial government to support job training for at-risk youth

intelligencer.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3515 Kingston-Pembroke

Matawa Training and Wellness Centre, Confederation College and Lakehead University in Thunder Bay will receive $2.1M from the federal government for skill development, and innovation initiatives

canada.ca
Educational services Other type of event ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3595 Northwest

A new walk-in clinic opened in Huntsville on February 21

muskokaradio.com
Health care and social assistance Job creation ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3520 Muskoka-Kawarthas

A Kanata Healthcare Virtual Job Fair will take place on March 10th

eventbrite.ca
Other type of event ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3510 Ottawa

Mill Market Sault Ste. Marie received $1.7M from the federal government to revitalize two buildings

ctvnews.ca
Construction Job creation ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

A 40-unit transitional housing complex is under construction in Sudbury and is expected to open in November

sudbury.com
Construction Job creation ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

The Federation of Black Canadians received over $1.3M from the Government of Ontario to support 170 Black youth entrepreneurs and create 70 full-time jobs

canada.ca
Other services (except public administration) Job creation ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3530 Toronto

Toronto Comicon 2023 will be held from March 17th to 19th at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre

narcity.com
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3530 Toronto

A Kanata Entry-Level Virtual Job Fair will take place on March 15th

eventbrite.ca
Other type of event ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3510 Ottawa

Taco Bell, Mary Brown's and Burger King are opening in Thunder Bay this year

tbnewswatch.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3595 Northwest

Northern Community Centre in Sault Ste. Marie opened its twin-pad arena on March 6th

sootoday.com
Arts, entertainment and recreation Job creation ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

Seven Generations Education Institute (SGEI) in Fort Frances opened its first Makerspace, a creative space to learn new tools and technologies

fftimes.com
Educational services Job creation ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3595 Northwest

CarePartners and Community Nursing Services signed a four year deal with Chatham-Kent City Council to provide a mobile health care clinic in Bothwell

chathamvoice.com
Health care and social assistance Job creation ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3570 Windsor-Sarnia

Queen's University in Kingston received $30M from alumnus Bruce Mitchell, to increase research and hire new faculty members

intelligencer.ca
Educational services Job creation ON Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3515 Kingston-Pembroke

The Ville de Forestville received $5.4M from the provincial government and $1.1M from the federal government to repair the municipal wharf. The $11M project will be carried out by R&G Saint-Lauren in Baie-Comeau and should be completed by July.

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Public administration Other type of event QC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2480 Côte-Nord

The Maison des aînés et alternative de Saint-Étienne-de-Lauzon was inaugurated following a $73M investment from the Government of Quebec. The 120-room facility will create 250 jobs, and more than half of them are available.

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Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2425 Chaudière-Appalaches

The Ville de Québec, in partnership with the Réseau de transport de la Capitale (RTC), invested more than $56M in integrating operating and mobility systems for the tramway project and bus electrification

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Other type of event QC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2420 Capitale-Nationale

The Government of Canada announced that a new weather radar has been put into service on Mont-Apica, which is in the regional county municipality (RCM) of Lac-Saint-Est, following a $4M investment

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Public administration Other type of event QC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2475 Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

The Centre de services scolaire de la Région-de-Sherbrooke is investing approximately $3.5M in setting up 14 modular classrooms in two of its schools. Construction should begin as soon as possible for a handover in mid-August.

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Educational services Other type of event QC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2430 Estrie

Nouveau Monde Graphite, a graphite mining and processing company in Saint-Michel-des-Saints, announced that the Government of Quebec will invest up to $3.6M in funding its process optimization

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Other type of event QC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2450 Lanaudière

Explorance, a global provider of analytics solutions, is looking for staff in development, management, engineering and database administration to join 325 current employees. Two hundred people work in their headquarters in Montréal.

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Professional, scientific and technical services Job creation QC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2440 Montréal

LA Renaissance des Îles, which specializes in seafood product processing, is officially bankrupt. The company employed 300 people in its two plants in the Îles de la Madeleine during the fishing season.

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Layoff QC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2410 Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine

The regional county municipality (RCM) of La Matapédia is looking for about 20 volunteer firefighters

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Public administration Job creation QC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2415 Bas-Saint-Laurent

Bois Francs Bio Serra, a flooring manufacturer, will invest $20M in updating and automating its plant in Sainte-Monique

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Other type of event QC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2475 Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

Biodextris, a pharmaceutical laboratory based in Laval, will invest $25M in a new centre that will be operational this summer. The provincial and federal governments are contributing financially to the project. About 15 positions will be created in the next few years.

yahoo.com
Professional, scientific and technical services Other type of event QC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2445 Laval

The Clinique médicale de L'Érable announced that its complex in Plessisville will open on March 13. The building owners, who invested $7M, are also looking to attract new physicians.

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Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2433 Centre-du-Québec

Produits Gilbert, a manufacturer of forestry, planing, construction and trail grooming equipment with 130 employees, invested $5.5M in improving its robotic systems and purchasing an additional robot

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Other type of event QC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2475 Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

Alouette, an aluminum producer, is investing $170M in upgrading two anode baking furnaces at its plant in Sept-Îles. The project, which should begin in March, will employ 300 people.

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Job creation QC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2480 Côte-Nord

The Tarquti Energy Corporation, a renewable energy company, received $5.5M from the federal government to develop clean energy sources for 12 Nunavik communities

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Utilities Other type of event QC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2490 Nord-du-Québec

Yokohama, a manufacturer of Japanese tires, will set up a warehouse in Laval by May 1.

canadianautodealer.ca
Other type of event QC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2445 Laval

The Centre de collaboration MiQro Innovation (C2MI), an electronics research and development centre in Bromont, will expand its facilities thanks to a $17M contribution from the Government of Quebec

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Professional, scientific and technical services Other type of event QC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2430 Estrie

The Government of Yukon and Victoria Gold Yukon Student Encouragement Society have committed $350,000 in funding for student attendance improvement projects for the 2023-24 school year. The "Every Student, Every Day" initiative will support Yukon educators, schools, community organizations and First Nations to improve student attendance.

yukon.ca
Educational services Other type of event YT Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

The NWT government is accepting proposals from artists and organizations planning for visual, literary, media and performing arts projects and events in the territory. Successful applicants will each receive up to $15,000 in funding from the NWT Arts Council Grants. The program is available from April 2023 to March 2024.

www.gov.nt.ca
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event NT Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

B2Gold Corp. has signed an agreement to acquire the Sabina Gold and Silver's Back River Gold District located in Kitikmeot for $1.1B. The most advanced project in the district, the Goose mine, is fully permitted and construction ready. The Goose mine is expected to produce an average of 223,000 ounces of gold starting in 2025, with a mine life of 15 years.

nunavutnews.com
Mining and oil and gas extraction Other type of event NU Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6210 Nunavut

The NWT government released the annual increase for child care rates under the 2023/2024 Child Care Fee Reduction subsidy. Effective April 1, licensed child care programs will receive an increase in their Child Care Fee reduction subsidy. This increase will help the territorial government to move closer towards its goal of $10 per day for child care.

www.gov.nt.ca
Educational services Other type of event NT Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

The Governments of Newfoundland and Labrador and Nunavut signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to enhance economic and social development through governmental collaboration and partnerships. The MOU is expected to help both governments to set priorities to improve in areas such as climate change, health care, housing and tourism.

www.gov.nu.ca
Public administration Other type of event NU Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6210 Nunavut

An Inuit-designed and led project, Pilimmaksaijuliriniq Project, was awarded $1M from the Arctic Inspiration Prize. The project offers traditional Inuit wellness teachings and programs that aims to support suicide prevention.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NU Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6210 Nunavut

The Northwest Territories Geological Survey is accepting applications for the 2023-2023 Northwest Territories Mining Incentive Program. The program provides up to $25,000 in funding to prospectors and exploration companies who propose a new exploration project or are already carrying out mineral exploration work in NWT.

www.gov.nt.ca
Mining and oil and gas extraction Other type of event NT Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

The federal government through CanNor is earmarking $1.1M towards five community infrastructure projects that help create spaces that strengthen culture and promote arts, health and wellness. The projects include outdoor community spaces, trails, community centres and theatres.

canada.ca
Construction Other type of event YT Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

The owners of A Maze in Corn, a tourist attraction near St. Adolphe, recently opened a seasonal eatery on the site of their snow maze. The Den Restaurant is carved out of snow and seats about 100 diners.

winnipegfreepress.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation MB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

In an effort to address its physician shortage, the provincial government is offering financial incentives to doctors who increase patient hours. It is also adding 80 physician training seats and spending $450,000 to fund a peer support program.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event MB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Manitoba

Pizza Depot recently opened its fourth Winnipeg location, replacing a former Little Caesar’s Pizza in the Charleswood neighbourhood.

accesswinnipeg.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation MB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

Home sales in Winnipeg were down 16% last month, according to data from the Winnipeg Regional Real Estate Board. There were 582 sales in January 2023 compared with 690 in January 2022, and the average price of a residential detached home fell 8% in the same period.

winnipegfreepress.com
Real estate and rental and leasing Other type of event MB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

The Government of Manitoba is providing $600,000 to Indigenous non-profit Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata for two projects aimed at reducing gender-based violence.

news.gov.mb.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event MB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

Farm and ranch retailer, Peavey Mart, is opening a store in Steinbach, its sixth in Manitoba. The company expects to hire 18-25 workers at the new location. Construction on the new building will begin this summer, and is expected to be completed in spring 2024.

winnipegfreepress.com
Job creation MB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4610 Southeast

The City of Winnipeg is allocating $5M to create a transit security service; a team of individuals trained to respond to violence on city buses. Details have not yet been released on the number of new staff required for the service.

cbc.ca
Public administration Job creation MB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

The MS Clinic at Winnipeg’s Health Sciences Centre recently hired three neurologists. The clinic, which was on the verge of closing altogether last spring, can now reduce its wait times. The centre is recuiting two more doctors, which will bring the centre to full capacity.

winnipegfreepress.com
Health care and social assistance Job creation MB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

PTI Transformers is recruiting staff for the second shift at its manufacturing plant in Winnipeg. The company, which makes power transformers, has recently hired some workers from Ukraine.

winnipegfreepress.com
Job creation MB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

Fast food chain Arby’s is opening a new location in Winnipeg’s Seasons at Tuxedo mall. This will be the company’s sole Winnipeg location following its exit from the city in 2020.

accesswinnipeg.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation MB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

The Royal Canadian Mint is indefinitely laying off 56 people at its Winnipeg facility, citing falling demand for foreign coins. The Mint employed 351 people in Winnipeg prior to the layoffs.

cbc.ca
Layoff MB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

New Age Metals Inc. has acquired a new property near Leaf Rapids, in Northern Manitoba. The company plans to explore the area for lithium.

juniorminingnetwork.com
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Other type of event MB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4680 North

The Government of Saskatchewan and Star Group Ind. Co., Ltd. have signed a memorandum of understanding to further develop the rare earth element supply chain in the province. The agreement lays plans to begin tech sharing between the manufacturer and the provincial government.

saskatchewan.ca
Mining and oil and gas extraction Other type of event SK Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Saskatchewan

According to its director of education, the Northern Lights School Division is in a state of “crisis” due to teacher shortages. On average, the division has 15 unfilled teaching positions each month. Schools with persistent shortages started having teachers connect to classes remotely.

larongenow.com
Educational services Other type of event SK Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4760 Northern

Uranium producer Orano Canada has gifted $1M to Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Women in Trades and Technology program. The school will use the funding to deliver additional programs in northern and rural communities and provide an annual scholarship to a female student. Between now and 2025, Orano is looking to increase the number of women in senior roles by 10%.

northeastnow.com
Mining and oil and gas extraction Other type of event SK Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Saskatchewan

WestJet will offer more flights from Saskatchewan this summer, including direct flights from Saskatoon to Minneapolis, Regina to Vancouver, and from the two Saskatchewan cities to Kelowna.

sasktoday.ca
Other type of event SK Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Saskatchewan

The town of Wilkie has received over $1.9M in combined federal and provincial funding for the construction of a new pool. The town will cover the remaining $713,729 required to complete the project. Construction is expected to start later this year.

sasknow.com
Construction Other type of event SK Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4730 Saskatoon-Biggar

The Spot Restaurant & Lounge is closing its Tisdale location. Some employees will be transferred to the restaurant's Nipawin location and the rest will be laid off.

northeastnow.com
Accommodation and food services Layoff SK Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4750 Prince Albert

The Government of Canada is providing $6.6M to build 25 affordable housing units in Regina. The City of Regina is currently reviewing project proposals. Units are required to be completed by November 2024.

cbc.ca
Construction Other type of event SK Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4710 Regina-Moose Mountain

The City of Prince Albert has approved a subdivision request from One Sky Forest Products for the proposed development of a $250M oriented strand board pulp mill. Approval of the development is still pending. If approved, the mill is expected to create over 700 jobs in the area.

sasknow.com
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Job creation SK Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4750 Prince Albert

Construction has started on the $30M elementary school in La Loche. The school will accommodate 475 students when completed in 2025.

saskatchewan.ca
Other type of event SK Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4760 Northern

The Government of Canada signed an agreement with SaskPower to power federal operations in the province with renewable electricity. Most of the electricity will come from the new Saskatchewan-based wind energy generation project, which is expected to be operational by 2024.

canada.ca
Public administration Other type of event SK Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Saskatchewan

The Government of Saskatchewan has started accepting proposals for construction of a new parkade at the Regina General Hospital.

saskatchewan.ca
Construction Other type of event SK Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4710 Regina-Moose Mountain

WestJet plans to introduce a direct route from Vancouver to Nashville, Tennessee. The service is expected to operate twice a week from May to October.

dailyhive.com
Other type of event BC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The community of Fort Nelson has approved the development of a McDonalds restaurant just off the Alaska Highway at Airport Drive. Construction is expected to begin once a building permit has been issued and could be completed as early as October 2023.

dailyhive.com
Accommodation and food services Other type of event BC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5980 Northeast

The City of Burnaby is seeking to develop a 21-acre organic waste recycling facility in Foreshore Park. The $182M project is awaiting approval to begin construction in 2024.

dailyhive.com
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services Other type of event BC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The Government of Canada is providing $14.5M in funding to support two projects with the British Columbia Institute of Technology, located in Burnaby. Over $9.3M will support a training for gas turbine maintenance, repair, and overhaul, which is expected to create 160 new jobs. And, over $5.3M will be used to create a Biomanufacturing Training Centre.

canada.ca
Professional, scientific and technical services Job creation BC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The City of Vancouver is providing nearly $2.5M in grant funding for organizations to hire individuals experiencing homelessness, and other low-income people, to perform street cleaning.

dailyhive.com
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services Job creation BC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

Flair Airlines plans to introduce a direct route from Kamloops to Edmonton. The service is expected to operate three times weekly beginning June 15, 2023.

kamloopsthisweek.com
Other type of event BC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5930 Thompson-Okanagan

The B.C. government is providing $4.5M in funding to support the Rural Business and Community Recovery Initiative, a provincial program which helps to hire advisers that work with local communities and businesses to access economic development services and strategies.

news.gov.bc.ca
Professional, scientific and technical services Job creation BC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

The B.C. government has implemented the Growing Communities Fund, which aims to provide a one-time $1 billion fund in grants to all B.C.’s municipalities and regional districts, to fund community infrastructure and amenities. Funding is expected to be distributed by the end of March 2023.

news.gov.bc.ca
Construction Other type of event BC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

Our Place Society, located in Saanich, opened this month. The building comprises of 52 new homes with 24/7 support services for people experiencing homelessness. The project has received over $18M in provincial funding and will receive approximately $1.26 million in annual operating funding.

news.gov.bc.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation BC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5910 Vancouver Island and Coast

The Legion Veterans Village, which comprises of approximately 100 new affordable rental homes for veterans, first responders, legion members, families and individuals, opened in Surrey this month. The B.C. government provided $12M in funding to support project.

news.gov.bc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event BC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The new Tech Collider, a multi-purpose learning centre and collaboration space, at the British Columbia Institute of Technology in Vancouver opened this month. The B.C. government provided $9.85M in funding to support the development.

news.gov.bc.ca
Educational services Other type of event BC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The Government of Canada is providing over $830,000 in funding to support six projects throughout the Skeena-Bulkley Valley which aim to revitalize public spaces and enhance tourism.

canada.ca
Construction Job creation BC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5960 North Coast

The B.C. government is providing $5M in funding to support shoreline stabilization and dike projects along the Fraser River, which aim to help ensure flood protection for communities including the Sqwá First Nation, Shxwhá:y Village and Chilliwack. Construction is expected to begin in 2024.

news.gov.bc.ca
Construction Other type of event BC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The Government of Canada is providing over $700K in funding to Squash Canada, to support the promotion of squash across Canada and high-performance athletes at the national and international levels.

canada.ca
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event BC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

The Government of Canada provided $98,000 in funding to Gabriola Island Recycling Organization, which aims to launch a textile repurposing project for Indigenous, women and youth entrepreneurs on Gabriola Island and Central Vancouver Island. The funding is expected to create eight jobs and help 30 local small businesses.

canada.ca
Job creation BC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5910 Vancouver Island and Coast

The Government of Canada is providing $50,000 in funding to the British Columbia Economic Development Association for the development of educational services to support underrepresented groups with economic recovery from the impact of COVID-19 and highlight best practices for supporting Indigenous, women, and youth entrepreneurs.

canada.ca
Management of Companies and Enterprises Other type of event BC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

The Forest Enhancement Society of BC has provided $500K in funding to the City of Quesnel, to provide training on wildfire mitigation and support the creation of new jobs.

quesnelobserver.com
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Job creation BC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5950 Cariboo

The B.C. government is providing $17M in funding to support the construction of 155 new affordable rental homes in Burnaby for seniors with low to moderate incomes. The jointly funded project is expected to be completed by 2025.

news.gov.bc.ca
Construction Job creation BC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The Government of Canada is providing over $2.3M in funding to the Skills Centre Society, a social development organization based in Trail. The funding will facilitate the Skills Centre Eco-Renovation Project, which aims to provide utility and accessibility upgrades for the facility.

canada.ca
Construction Other type of event BC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5940 Kootenays

The Government of Canada is providing over $1.8M to the Vancouver Chinatown Foundation, to support community revitalization projects in Vancouver’s Chinatown that includes new lighting, signage, and other building improvements. The funding is expected to create up to 50 jobs for underrepresented groups.

canada.ca
Information and cultural industries Job creation BC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The B.C. government is providing $16.2M in funding over three years to expand youth peer support services and social work job training at Foundry centres across the province, which offer integrated health and wellness services for young people between 12 and 24 years.

news.gov.bc.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation BC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

The Government of Canada is providing $225K in funding over two years for AthletesCAN, to support national athletes through the development of an online platform that can provide centralized information and resources concerning the Canadian sport system.

canada.ca
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event BC Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

US-based Air Products, a global industrial gases company, is hiring over 40 employees for a new Project Delivery office in Edmonton. The Global Engineering and Manufacturing Technology Equipment (GEMTE) office will be a cross-functional space including executives, engineering, product, process gas, and air separation unit (ASU) product line functions.

hydrogen-central.com
Job creation AB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4860 Edmonton

PhatBar Bakery & Café, a retro bakery and cafe concept, opened in Edmonton on February 11, 2023.

dailyhive.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation AB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4860 Edmonton

Bed Bath & Beyond Canada is going out of business and closing 54 Bed Bath & Beyond stores and 11 buybuy BABY stores across the country. There are currently 17 Bed Bath & Beyond stores in Alberta and three buybuy BABY stores.

cbc.ca
Layoff AB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

The Government of Alberta is providing the Citadel Theatre in Edmonton with $4M to help fund its renewal project. The work includes replacing elevators, window glazing and skylights, flooring and mechanical systems and improving accessibility to the venue.

alberta.ca
Construction Job creation AB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4860 Edmonton

TC Energy has started construction on the Saddlebrook Solar and Storage Project, located south of Aldersyde. During construction, 140 employees will be on site. The facility will have two full-time employees when operational in late 2023.

okotokstoday.ca
Construction Job creation AB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

Accident Support Services International, which operates vehicle collision reporting centres, has hired more staff and added kiosks and more space to two centres that opened in Edmonton in September 2022.

globalnews.ca
Finance and insurance Job creation AB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4860 Edmonton

Hitman’s Bar, a restaurant and bar concept, opened in Calgary on February 10, 2023.

dailyhive.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation AB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

Calgary-based SNDL, a cannabis grower and formulator, is cutting 85 jobs at its Olds production facility. The company said its downsizing strategy is partly a result of its recent $138M acquisition of cannabis extraction company Valens.

calgaryherald.com
Layoff AB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

Edmonton-based Stantec, a global engineering and design firm, has been selected to provide construction and engineering services for the US$2.5B Qcells solar power manufacturing facility in Georgia, United States.

globenewswire.com
Professional, scientific and technical services Job creation AB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4860 Edmonton

Edmonton-based Jobber, a developer of subscription software (SaaS) for small businesses, has raised $134M in venture capital funding. Jobber will use the new funding to focus on customer acquisition, research and development, and product improvements.

cbc.ca
Professional, scientific and technical services Other type of event AB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4860 Edmonton

The City of Calgary and the federal government are jointly providing $4.9M to build protected bike lanes and other infrastructure improvements to increase accessibility in the Beltline District of the city.

cbc.ca
Construction Job creation AB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

Entropy Inc. has started expanding its staff numbers with a focus on commercial growth in the United States. Entropy has four projects in the pipeline that are expected to advance to procurement and construction during 2023. Entropy will also be providing technology, engineering and development expertise for a project in California.

newswire.ca
Professional, scientific and technical services Job creation AB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Three Sixty Solar Ltd., a developer of vertical commercial solar energy towers, is partnering with Alberta-based Foremost Energy Equipment for engineering and fabrication work.

globenewswire.com
Job creation AB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

The Government of Alberta is providing up to $58M from the TIER fund through Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) to help technology in recycling, waste reduction and the circular economy through various stages of development. If successful, these projects have the potential to create about 1,800 jobs.

alberta.ca
Professional, scientific and technical services Job creation AB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Alberta Motor Transport Association (AMTA) is leading a multi-partner demonstration project with industry and government support to develop and evaluate hydrogen-fuelled vehicles on Alberta roads. The project is designed to collect user data over a two year period.

hydrogen-central.com
Job creation AB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Bonterra Energy Corp. has drilled eight wells to date in 2023 - all eight are expected to be completed, equipped and placed on production during the first quarter of 2023.

newswire.ca
Mining and oil and gas extraction Job creation AB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Calgary-based CEMATRIX Corporation has booked $5.3M in new contracts, primarily for geotechnical and tunnel infrastructure projects across North America.

globenewswire.com
Job creation AB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

WestJet is creating a flight hub in Edmonton with plans to add 150 crew jobs based out of the Edmonton International Airport: 50 pilots and 100 in-flight cabin crew. WestJet is also adding new flights to the US and Canada that will increase service by 50 percent this summer over 2022 levels.

globalnews.ca
Job creation AB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4860 Edmonton

The City of Cold Lake plans to spend $1.85M to buy the Glacier Gate Medical Clinic, from two physicians who are leaving Cold Lake, in an effort to attract new physicians to the community. The four physicians who remain at the clinic and the current staff are expected to continue in their roles after the transition, expected by April 1, 2023.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event AB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4880 Wood Buffalo-Cold Lake

Lynx Air launched its inaugural flight from Calgary International Airport (YYC) to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) on February 7, 2023. Lynx is operating three flights per week between Calgary and Phoenix. Lynx is also planning to launch services out of Calgary to Los Angeles and Las Vegas over the next several weeks.

globenewswire.com
Job creation AB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

The Government of Alberta is providing an additional $10M for students in Grade 1 who need help catching up in both math and literacy. School authorities can use the funds to hire additional teachers and educational assistants, provide more training to their staff or purchase resources like books.

discoverairdrie.com
Educational services Job creation AB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Keyera Corp. has sanctioned a $60M to $70M capacity expansion of its Pipestone gas plant, subject to final regulatory approval anticipated to be forthcoming in March 2023. The expansion is expected to be complete in Q1 2024.

newswire.ca
Construction Job creation AB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

The Government of Alberta is investing $150,000 in a partnership with SafeGen's JobSafe program and other organizations to provide free safety training to students as they explore possible career paths.

constructconnect.com
Educational services Other type of event AB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Greedy Donut, a bakery and café concept, is slated to open soon in Chinook Mall in Calgary.

dailyhive.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation AB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

The Government of Alberta is providing $15.1M to expand a bursary and loan program for internationally trained nurses. The funding will also create more than 600 new seats for registered nurse and licensed practical nurse bridging and licensing programs, starting in the 2023-24 academic year.

alberta.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event AB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

The Government of Alberta is appointing five judges and four justices of the peace to the provincial court, filling vacancies in Calgary and Edmonton.

alberta.ca
Public administration Job creation AB Mon Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

The P.E.I. and federal governments will invest $50M to build a 75,000 ft2 biomanufacturing facility, the BioAccelerator, in the BioCommons Research Park in Charlottetown. The project is expected to create highly-skilled jobs and opportunities.

canada.ca
Professional, scientific and technical services Other type of event PE Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1110 Prince Edward Island

P.E.I.’s Construction Association says that the goal of having the Island’s vacancy rate at 4% within two years, would require an extra 1,500 to 2,000 skilled tradespeople. Construction on the Island employs around 7,200 workers and could lose many to retirement.

cbc.ca
Construction Other type of event PE Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1110 Prince Edward Island

Health P.E.I. states that work has begun to create a new centralized online referral system, which will allow health-care providers to view wait times for a specific specialist when referring a patient. It is expected to take 12 to 18 months to complete.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event PE Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1110 Prince Edward Island

Bed Bath & Beyond Canada is closing all 54 stores and 11 buybuy BABY stores including its stores in Fredericton, Moncton, Halifax, Dartmouth, Charlottetown, and St. John’s. The company has nearly 400 full-time and over 1,000 part-time workers.

cbc.ca
Layoff PE Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1110 Prince Edward Island

Porter Airlines will begin offering daily non-stop flights between Charlottetown and Ottawa, starting in May and ending in October. P.E.I. is currently the only Atlantic province not served by Porter.

cbc.ca
Other type of event PE Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1110 Prince Edward Island

The paramedics' union and Island EMS have reached a tentative agreement, which will need to be ratified by its 200 members. Key agreement aspects include salary increases and improving working conditions, and other initiatives to improve staff retention.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event PE Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1110 Prince Edward Island

The UPEI Faculty Association voted 83% in favour of striking if they are unable to reach a collective agreement. Faculty demands include reasonable workloads, more full-time faculty, better health and safety conditions and higher pay.

cbc.ca
Educational services Other type of event PE Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1110 Prince Edward Island

Canada’s premiers and territorial leaders have accepted the new federal health care transfer, which will result in the provinces getting an extra $49B over 10 years. The funding will help address priorities like the doctor shortage and surgical backlogs.

vocm.com
Health care and social assistance Other type of event PE Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1110 Prince Edward Island

Statistics Canada data shows that one in five properties across much of Canada are owned by investors. N.S. and N.B. have fairly high levels of investor-owned properties, which can make it harder for first-time homeowners to find an affordable home.

cbc.ca
Real estate and rental and leasing Other type of event NS Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Nova Scotia

Joint Federal Provincial funding of $593,931 was announced for Pictou County Transit’s fixed-route transit system, which provides public transit service in New Glasgow and Stellarton. The funding will enable two new bus purchases and establish new bus stops to improve accessibility.

canada.ca
Other type of event NS Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1220 North Shore

New/Coming Soon: Mary Brown’s (Bedford); Closures: Kam-Moon (Halifax) and Bed Bath and Beyond/Buy Buy Baby are closing all stores in Canada.

retales.ca
Accommodation and food services Other type of event NS Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1250 Halifax

The Grape Growers Association of N.S. has reported that it will take years for vineyards to recover from the recent cold snap that destroyed over 95% of some of the most prized varieties of grapes.

cbc.ca
Other type of event NS Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Nova Scotia

Bed Bath & Beyond Canada is closing all 54 stores and 11 buybuy BABY stores including its stores in Fredericton, Moncton, Halifax, Dartmouth, Charlottetown, and St. John’s. The company has nearly 400 full-time and over 1,000 part-time workers.

cbc.ca
Layoff NS Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Nova Scotia

Combined Federal and Provincial Government funding of $8M has been announced to support energy efficiency upgrades to over 200 public housing properties in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality.

canada.ca
Construction Other type of event NS Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1210 Cape Breton

Marchand Developments is planning a major housing development that will bring 886 new housing units to a 36-acre site in Bridgewater over the next 20 years or more. Phase 1 construction is expected to start by the end of 2023 or early 2024 and will see 492 units built.

cbc.ca
Construction Other type of event NS Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1240 Southern Nova Scotia

Canada’s premiers and territorial leaders have accepted the new federal health care transfer, which will result in the provinces getting an extra $49B over 10 years. The funding will help address priorities like the doctor shortage and surgical backlogs.

vocm.com
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NS Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Nova Scotia

Some nurses early in their careers are leaving Nova Scotia hospitals and signing contracts with travel nursing agencies to work elsewhere in Canada. These nurses are citing higher pay and more flexible schedules. N.S. Health is currently trying to fill 1,024 vacant nursing positions.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NS Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Nova Scotia

The N.S. Government has approved two new wind farm projects from Natural Forces Developments: The Benjamins Mill development (near Windsor) with 28 turbines and the Westchester Wind Project (near Oxford) with 12 turbines. Construction will begin in winter 2023 and be operational by 2025.

cbc.ca
Utilities Other type of event NS Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Nova Scotia

A new survey from the CFIB shows that 52% N.S. small business owners and 62% of N.B. owners have pandemic-related debt. In both provinces the average debt level is around $100K, and up to 16% report they are at risk of closure.

charlottefm.ca
Other services (except public administration) Other type of event NS Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Nova Scotia

The N.S. Government has renewed two agreements with Port Hawkesbury Paper that will result in less timber being cut on Crown lands which will result in a shift to the private sector. This was recommended in the 2018 Lahey Report on forestry that called for a shift to ecological forestry.

cbc.ca
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Other type of event NS Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Nova Scotia

Bed Bath & Beyond Canada is closing all 54 stores and 11 buybuy BABY stores including its stores in Fredericton, Moncton, Halifax, Dartmouth, Charlottetown, and St. John’s. The company has nearly 400 full-time and over 1,000 part-time workers.

cbc.ca
Layoff NL Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Newfoundland and Labrador

Canada’s premiers and territorial leaders have accepted the new federal health care transfer, which will result in the provinces getting an extra $49B over 10 years. The funding will help address priorities like the doctor shortage and surgical backlogs.

vocm.com
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NL Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Newfoundland and Labrador

Memorial University's faculty association and administration have reached a tentative deal after a nearly 2-week strike. The faculty association prioritized three items: improved job security for temporary staff, post-retirement health benefits, and collegial governance.

cbc.ca
Educational services Other type of event NL Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1010 Avalon Peninsula

The town of Saint Andrews will contribute $500K towards the construction of a 42-unit apartment building by the end of 2021. The developer states that the lack of housing is impacting businesses, the community college, as well as families and seniors.

charlottefm.ca
Construction Other type of event NB Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1330 Saint John-St. Stephen

Bed Bath & Beyond Canada is closing all 54 stores and 11 buybuy BABY stores including its stores in Fredericton, Moncton, Halifax, Dartmouth, Charlottetown, and St. John’s. The company has nearly 400 full-time and over 1,000 part-time workers.

cbc.ca
Layoff NB Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of New Brunswick

Horizon Health reports that improvements have been made to improve ambulance offload delays, an increase in some surgeries, and a reduction in wait time for mental health services. The health network has over 70 improvement projects underway.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NB Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of New Brunswick

A former Roman Catholic church in the south end of Saint John will be converted to a space for artists, non-profits and social entrepreneurs. An affordable housing complex with 38 units will be built on the empty space next to the church.

cbc.ca
Construction Other type of event NB Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1330 Saint John-St. Stephen

Moncton’s latest newcomer job fair saw nearly 1,000 job-seekers meet with employers in fields ranging from banking to manufacturing. N.B. is faced with high job vacancies, while immigrants and non-permanent residents now make up about 8.8% of the workforce.

cbc.ca
Public administration Other type of event NB Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1320 Moncton-Richibucto

The New Brunswick Human Rights Commission has had to hire a significant number of new staff to deal with an increased number of complaints, primarily due to COVID-19 issues and housing complaints.

cbc.ca
Public administration Job creation NB Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of New Brunswick

The owner of Sackville’s Cattail Ridge Family Market will permanently close its market due to fatigue from long hours and high local demand during the pandemic. Two potential attempts to sell the business failed, which supported over 100 small local businesses.

charlottefm.ca
Layoff NB Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1320 Moncton-Richibucto

ARC Clean Energy reports that its small modular nuclear reactors (SMRs) will not match the 450 MWs of electricity created annually by the Belledune coal-fired power station. Belledune must stop burning coal by 2030 and the first SMR will generate 100 MWs.

cbc.ca
Utilities Other type of event NB Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of New Brunswick

Statistics Canada data shows that one in five properties across much of Canada are owned by investors. N.S. and N.B. have fairly high levels of investor-owned properties, which can make it harder for first-time homeowners to find an affordable home.

cbc.ca
Real estate and rental and leasing Other type of event NB Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of New Brunswick

ACOA will invest over $876K in Fredericton’s Thermtest Inc., which will help support a marketing strategy, purchase production machinery, and the hiring of a digital business systems analyst. Thermtest will continue to grow in its new 15,000 ft2 HQ facility.

canada.ca
Professional, scientific and technical services Other type of event NB Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1340 Fredericton-Oromocto

Saint John council has approved the proposed development of Teneo Ventures Ltd. to convert a former daycare into a pharmacy and construct 54 residential units nearby on Dever Road. The residential construction is expected to begin later this year.

thewave.ca
Construction Other type of event NB Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1330 Saint John-St. Stephen

A new survey from the CFIB shows that 52% N.S. small business owners and 62% of N.B. owners have pandemic-related debt. In both provinces the average debt level is around $100K, and up to 16% report they are at risk of closure.

charlottefm.ca
Other services (except public administration) Other type of event NB Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of New Brunswick

Canada’s premiers and territorial leaders have accepted the new federal health care transfer, which will result in the provinces getting an extra $49B over 10 years. The funding will help address priorities like the doctor shortage and surgical backlogs.

vocm.com
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NB Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of New Brunswick

Poley Mountain, a N.B. ski and mountain biking resort near Sussex, has received $95K through the federal government’s Tourism Relief Fund (TRF). The money will go towards upgrades and equipment, and help expand its year-round experiences.

charlottefm.ca
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event NB Fri Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1320 Moncton-Richibucto

Food Island Supermarket, an Asian grocery store, has closed down in London

cbc.ca
Layoff ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3560 London

Bed Bath & Beyond Canada is closing its operations nationwide, shuttering 27 stores in Ontario

cbc.ca
Layoff ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Ontario

Canopy Growth Corporation in Smith Falls and Ottawa will stop cannabis cultivation, laying off a 350 workers immediately and another 450 in the coming months

insideottawavalley.com
Layoff ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3510 Ottawa

The Hamilton Children's Aid Society is laying off 19 workers

chch.com
Health care and social assistance Layoff ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3550 Hamilton-Niagara Peninsula

Canadore College is launching a free 23-week pre-apprenticeship carpentry program in April for low-income women with at least 16 high school credits

baytoday.ca
Educational services Other type of event ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

A 40-unit transitional housing complex is under construction at the Apex Modular facility in New Sudbury. It is expected to be operational by November.

sudbury.com
Construction Other type of event ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

Flair Airlines announced it will offer flights between Windsor and Vancouver starting in June, with plans to grow its fleet to 50 planes by 2025

windsorstar.com
Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3570 Windsor-Sarnia

Options Skilled Trades Career Fair will take place on May 31 at the Pembroke Memorial Centre

pembroketoday.ca
Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3515 Kingston-Pembroke

The Government of Ontario invested $6M in 32 remote First Nation communities and the Town of Moosonee to build and operate 3,200 kilometres of temporary winter roads for the 2022-23 season

ontario.ca
Construction Other type of event ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Ontario

Mill Market in Sault Ste. Marie received over $1.7M from the federal government to revitalize two buildings in downtown

sootoday.com
Construction Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

The Youth Wellness Hub, a community resource for mental health, substance abuse and primary care, is opening locations in Sudbury and Algoma this spring

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

Oneida Energy storage project in partnership with the Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation, Northland Power, NRStor and Aecon Group, received $50M from the federal and provincial governments

canada.ca
Construction Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3570 Windsor-Sarnia

Billings Township is constructing a new pedestrian bridge at the Kagawong River, with completion expected by September 2023

manitoulin.com
Construction Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

Ottawa's Rapid Housing Initiative will build at least 48 new affordable housing units an $18.5M investment from the Government of Canada

.obj.ca
Construction Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3510 Ottawa

The Wildlife Preservation Canada received $423K from the provincial government to undertake work to protect species within the Ojibway Prairie

blackburnnews.com
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3570 Windsor-Sarnia

Lake of the Woods hospital in Kenora received $976K from Government of Canada to initiate a training program aimed at combating racism

chroniclejournal.com
Health care and social assistance Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3595 Northwest

Cucina 360, a new restaurant, opened in downtown Windsor

blackburnnews.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3570 Windsor-Sarnia

The Hot Chocolate Fest will take place in Peterborough from February 17 to February 27

ptbotoday.ca
Arts, entertainment and recreation Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3520 Muskoka-Kawarthas

The Birds on the Niagara International Winter Festival will take place from February 17 to 21

thoroldtoday.ca
Arts, entertainment and recreation Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3550 Hamilton-Niagara Peninsula

Andriani SpA, an Italian pasta manufacturer, will build a plant in London’s Innovation Park by 2024, with construction expected to begin this year. The plant expects to bring 50 jobs to the region once operational.

blackburnnews.com
Construction Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3560 London

Juno College of Technology, The Leadership Agency, and Alida are hiring in Toronto

curiocity.com
Professional, scientific and technical services Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3530 Toronto

Mango, a clothing retail store, opened its location at Toronto's Yorkdale Shopping Centre

blogto.com
Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3530 Toronto

Pet Valu, a large pet food store chain, is opening a new location in Windsor

windsorite.ca
Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3570 Windsor-Sarnia

A new restaurant, Erben, opened in Downtown Peterborough

ptbotoday.ca
Accommodation and food services Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3520 Muskoka-Kawarthas

Toronto's shopping centres welcomed 33 new stores

curiocity.com
Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3530 Toronto

Wet'n'Wild Toronto is hiring for 500 seasonal positions this summer

curiocity.com
Arts, entertainment and recreation Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3530 Toronto

Farm Boy, a Canadian food retailer, opened a new location at Queens Quay East in Toronto

narcity.com
Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3530 Toronto

The federal government is investing over $16.5M in Eastern Ontario by supporting three manufacturers and 27 tourism and community projects, creating over 150 jobs

canada.ca
Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3510 Ottawa

Magna International invested $471M along with $23.6M from the provincial government to expand its operations in Ontario, resulting in 560 new jobs in Brampton and 475 new jobs across the province

ontario.ca
Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Ontario

The Hamilton YWCA is providing 500K to renovate Carole Anne's Place, an overnight drop-in centre for unsheltered women and non-binary individuals

chch.com
Construction Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3550 Hamilton-Niagara Peninsula

Suswin Village, a transitional housing centre in North Bay, is opening in May with space for 30 individuals. It will hire a staff of six full-time and four casual employees.

ctvnews.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

Career Edge is hosting a Prince Edward County Career Fair on March 9 at Prince Edward Community Centre. More than 50 employers will be looking to fill 150 positions in the county at the event.

pictongazette.ca
Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3515 Kingston-Pembroke

Bed Bath & Beyond Canada is closing its operations nationwide, shuttering 27 stores in Ontario

cbc.ca
Layoff ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Ontario

Canadore College is launching a free 23-week pre-apprenticeship carpentry program in April for low-income women with at least 16 high school credits

baytoday.ca
Educational services Other type of event ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

Flair Airlines announced it will offer flights between Windsor and Vancouver starting in June, with plans to grow its fleet to 50 planes by 2025

windsorstar.com
Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3570 Windsor-Sarnia

Options Skilled Trades Career Fair will take place on May 31 at the Pembroke Memorial Centre

pembroketoday.ca
Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3515 Kingston-Pembroke

Food Island Supermarket, an Asian grocery store, has closed down in London

cbc.ca
Layoff ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3560 London

Mill Market in Sault Ste. Marie received over $1.7M from the federal government to revitalize two buildings in downtown

sootoday.com
Construction Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

Lake of the Woods hospital in Kenora received $976K from Government of Canada to initiate a training program aimed at combating racism

chroniclejournal.com
Health care and social assistance Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3595 Northwest

Ottawa's Rapid Housing Initiative will build at least 48 new affordable housing units an $18.5M investment from the Government of Canada

.obj.ca
Construction Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3510 Ottawa

Oneida Energy storage project in partnership with the Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation, Northland Power, NRStor and Aecon Group, received $50M from the federal and provincial governments

canada.ca
Construction Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3570 Windsor-Sarnia

The Wildlife Preservation Canada received $423K from the provincial government to undertake work to protect species within the Ojibway Prairie

blackburnnews.com
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3570 Windsor-Sarnia

The Youth Wellness Hub, a community resource for mental health, substance abuse and primary care, is opening locations in Sudbury and Algoma this spring

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

Wet'n'Wild Toronto is hiring for 500 seasonal positions this summer

curiocity.com
Arts, entertainment and recreation Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3530 Toronto

Andriani SpA, an Italian pasta manufacturer, will build a plant in London’s Innovation Park by 2024, with construction expected to begin this year. The plant expects to bring 50 jobs to the region once operational.

blackburnnews.com
Construction Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3560 London

Mango, a clothing retail store, opened its location at Toronto's Yorkdale Shopping Centre

blogto.com
Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3530 Toronto

Billings Township is constructing a new pedestrian bridge at the Kagawong River, with completion expected by September 2023

manitoulin.com
Construction Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

The Birds on the Niagara International Winter Festival will take place from February 17 to 21

thoroldtoday.ca
Arts, entertainment and recreation Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3550 Hamilton-Niagara Peninsula

Farm Boy, a Canadian food retailer, opened a new location at Queens Quay East in Toronto

narcity.com
Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3530 Toronto

Magna International invested $471M along with $23.6M from the provincial government to expand its operations in Ontario, resulting in 560 new jobs in Brampton and 475 new jobs across the province

ontario.ca
Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Ontario

Juno College of Technology, The Leadership Agency, and Alida are hiring in Toronto

curiocity.com
Professional, scientific and technical services Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3530 Toronto

Career Edge is hosting a Prince Edward County Career Fair on March 9 at Prince Edward Community Centre. More than 50 employers will be looking to fill 150 positions in the county at the event.

pictongazette.ca
Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3515 Kingston-Pembroke

The federal government is investing over $16.5M in Eastern Ontario by supporting three manufacturers and 27 tourism and community projects, creating over 150 jobs

canada.ca
Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3510 Ottawa

A 40-unit transitional housing complex is under construction at the Apex Modular facility in New Sudbury. It is expected to be operational by November.

sudbury.com
Construction Other type of event ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

The Hamilton Children's Aid Society is laying off 19 workers

chch.com
Health care and social assistance Layoff ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3550 Hamilton-Niagara Peninsula

The Hot Chocolate Fest will take place in Peterborough from February 17 to February 27

ptbotoday.ca
Arts, entertainment and recreation Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3520 Muskoka-Kawarthas

The Hamilton YWCA is providing 500K to renovate Carole Anne's Place, an overnight drop-in centre for unsheltered women and non-binary individuals

chch.com
Construction Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3550 Hamilton-Niagara Peninsula

Suswin Village, a transitional housing centre in North Bay, is opening in May with space for 30 individuals. It will hire a staff of six full-time and four casual employees.

ctvnews.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

A new restaurant, Erben, opened in Downtown Peterborough

ptbotoday.ca
Accommodation and food services Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3520 Muskoka-Kawarthas

Pet Valu, a large pet food store chain, is opening a new location in Windsor

windsorite.ca
Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3570 Windsor-Sarnia

Canopy Growth Corporation in Smith Falls and Ottawa will stop cannabis cultivation, laying off a 350 workers immediately and another 450 in the coming months

insideottawavalley.com
Layoff ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3510 Ottawa

Cucina 360, a new restaurant, opened in downtown Windsor

blackburnnews.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3570 Windsor-Sarnia

The Government of Ontario invested $6M in 32 remote First Nation communities and the Town of Moosonee to build and operate 3,200 kilometres of temporary winter roads for the 2022-23 season

ontario.ca
Construction Other type of event ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Ontario

Toronto's shopping centres welcomed 33 new stores

curiocity.com
Job creation ON Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3530 Toronto

The Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR) is hosting the Journée Carrières UQAR, a recruitment event that will take place on February 15, 2023, at the UQAR’s sports centre. Over 60 employers will be on site.

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Other type of event QC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2415 Bas-Saint-Laurent

Rio Tinto received $7.8M from the Government of Quebec to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions generated by its aluminum division throughout the province

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Other type of event QC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Quebec

Bel Canada, which owns a cheese factory in Sorel-Tracy, invested $180,000 in new equipment. This amount will create 20 to 25 additional jobs at the factory, which currently has 155 employees.

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Job creation QC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2435 Montérégie

Transport Memphré, a transportation and storage company in Magog, will create 15 jobs, in addition to 45 existing positions, following the construction of a new warehouse that is expected to begin next year and will be worth at least $6M

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Job creation QC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2430 Estrie

Tata Steel Canada is resuming operations at its iron mine in Schefferville in partnership with Construction & Expertise PG. The companie is looking to hire around 50 people, including Indigenous people, to join about 100 employees already assigned to the project

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Mining and oil and gas extraction Job creation QC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2480 Côte-Nord

Google Canada, a global leader in technology, will cut 21 positions from its Montréal office as of April 7

indiatimes.com
Information and cultural industries Layoff QC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2440 Montréal

The two Ville-Marie and Viger tunnels, which serve downtown Montréal, will be under construction until the fall of 2026

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Construction Other type of event QC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2440 Montréal

Blue Solutions Canada, a battery manufacturer, will cease production at its factory in Boucherville, resulting in the loss of 55 jobs out of a total of 165 employees

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Layoff QC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2435 Montérégie

The eleventh Trois-Rivières–Bécancour job fair will take place on February 22, 2023, at the Bâtisse industrielle in Trois-Rivières. Over 110 employers will be on site with 1,500 jobs available.

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Other type of event QC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2470 Mauricie

The eleventh Trois-Rivières–Bécancour job fair will take place on February 22, 2023, at the Bâtisse industrielle in Trois-Rivières. Over 110 employers will be on site with 1,500 jobs available.

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Other type of event QC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2433 Centre-du-Québec

Atmosphere, a chain of outdoor equipment stores, plans on creating many jobs this spring after its Sherbrooke store is relocated to a larger building

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Job creation QC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2430 Estrie

The Sureté du Québec has over 90 emergency dispatcher positions to fill in its call centres throughout the province

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Public administration Job creation QC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Quebec

Aliments Triomphe, a division of Olymel, will close its pork processing plant in Laval. The 36 employees affected may be reassigned to other company locations.

ctvnews.ca
Layoff QC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2445 Laval

The Municipalité de Saint-Denis-de-Brompton is looking to fill over 20 counsellor positions, in addition to coordination positions, in preparation for its summer day camp

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Public administration Job creation QC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2430 Estrie

Lightspeed, a point-of-sale systems and e-commerce software company, is looking to hire up to 200 employees in Montréal

canadianmanufacturing.com
Professional, scientific and technical services Job creation QC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2440 Montréal

The Centre communautaire de Weedon, which houses 11 organizations, will be undergoing renovations until the end of June. This project is possible thanks to an investment of nearly $2.2M from the municipality and the Government of Quebec.

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Public administration Other type of event QC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2430 Estrie

Alstom, a transportation company, received $3M from the Government of Quebec, out of an overall project cost of $8M, to pilot its hydrogen-powered train in the National Capital Region

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Other type of event QC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2420 Capitale-Nationale

Olymel, a meat product manufacturer, announced that its Blainville plant will close on April 28 due to economic reasons. The company plans to reassign the 134 employees affected.

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Layoff QC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2455 Laurentides

The Société des traversiers du Québec invested $191.5M in acquiring three electric ferries, including two to connect Sorel-Tracy–Saint-Ignace-de-Loyola. The first boat will be delivered in 2029, and it will be operational the following year.

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Construction Other type of event QC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2435 Montérégie

The Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux (CISSS) de la Montérégie-Est received $13M from the Government of Quebec for development work around the future Centre régional spécialisé pédiatrique at the Hôpital Pierre-Boucher in Longueuil

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Health care and social assistance Other type of event QC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2435 Montérégie

The Ville de Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville is having the first Montarvillois job fair on February 22, 2023. There will be 26 employers on site with over 400 jobs available.

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Other type of event QC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2435 Montérégie

The Ministère de la Culture et des Communications provided over $4.4M in funding to seven museums in Gaspésie for the 2022-2025 period to support their objectives

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Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event QC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2410 Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine

SSENSE, an online clothing retailer, laid off 130 employees in Montréal

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Layoff QC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2440 Montréal

Mer et monde écotours, a tourism company owned by the Innu Essipit First Nation, received a $1,105,400 subsidy to build a visitor centre, new accommodation sites and a parking lot

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Accommodation and food services Other type of event QC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2480 Côte-Nord

Mitsubishi Chemical Group decided to completely close its subsidiary, Québec Medicago, which worked on manufacturing a COVID-19 vaccine. This decision will lead to the loss of 350 jobs at the headquarters in Québec.

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Layoff QC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2420 Capitale-Nationale

Groupe Maison de l’Auto, which includes several car dealerships, invested $1.5M in expanding its location in Saint-Félicien. The project is scheduled to be complete in July, and it will create four jobs.

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Job creation QC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2475 Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

Mitacs, an organization that provides research and training programs related to industrial and social innovation, received around $65M from the provincial government to fund paid student internships in companies until 2027

mitacs.ca
Professional, scientific and technical services Other type of event QC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2440 Montréal

IGA Famille Lambert, a supermarket in Clermont, invested $4M in modernizing and expanding its facilities. The project will begin in March.

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Other type of event QC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2420 Capitale-Nationale

Meunerie Robitaille, a feed manufacturer for the poultry and pork sectors, will resume operations in Farnham in April. This follows a $35M investment made by the company in construction work on one of its buildings that had burned down.

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Other type of event QC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2430 Estrie

KRAFTON, a video game company, will establish a studio in Montréal. Within three years, the location will hire around 150 employees who will join approximately 12 current staff.

globalnews.ca
Professional, scientific and technical services Job creation QC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2440 Montréal

The Ville de Mont-Tremblant opened the Centre Sportif Mont-Tremblant on February 3. In total, the investment is valued at nearly $14M.

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Arts, entertainment and recreation Job creation QC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2455 Laurentides

Enim, an electronic waste management and recovery company, invested $13M in implementing a pilot processing plant in Thetford Mines

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Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services Other type of event QC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2425 Chaudière-Appalaches

A new overhead ramp connecting Highways 15 and 440 in Laval will be under construction until December 2024

ctvnews.ca
Construction Other type of event QC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2445 Laval

Gate Gourmet, a food services provider for airline and railway companies, will cease operations at the airport in Dorval, which will result in about 50 layoffs

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Arts, entertainment and recreation Layoff QC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2440 Montréal

The Cégep de Rimouski received over $4.85M from the Government of Quebec to renovate the facilities for the Technologie de radiodiagnostic program and acquire new equipment

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Educational services Other type of event QC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2415 Bas-Saint-Laurent

The Musée de la santé Armand-Frappier, an establishment in Laval dedicated to interpreting human health sciences, reopened following renovations valued at $14M

actualnewsmagazine.com
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event QC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2445 Laval

The Yukon Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessment Board has rejected Silver47 Exploration's mineral exploration proposal in Peel River watershed. The five-year project would result in adverse effects to wildlife habitats, First Nations wellness and culture, water resources and heritage resources.

whitehorsestar.com
Mining and oil and gas extraction Other type of event YT Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

The NWT government started piloting the Northern Studies 30, a grade 12 course with focus on land, governance, wellness and reconciliation. The curriculum covers topics including Indigenous history, sovereignty, mental health and addictions, cultural appropriation, missing and murdered peoples and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The course will be finalized by September 2023.

www.gov.nt.ca
Educational services Other type of event NT Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

Yukon University has partnered with Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce to provide skills training and employment opportunities for students and graduates. The Small and Medium Enterprise Training and Development Program begins March 2023. The one-year certificate is offered with flexible classes and can be completed while working.

cbc.ca
Educational services Other type of event YT Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

The Nah?? Dehé Dene Band Office in Nahanni Butte and Gonezu Energy is exploring the potential for a district heating system powered by geothermal energy. The research study is expected to be complete in a year, with benefits to regional Indigenous and community governments and Indigenous community members.

cbc.ca
Professional, scientific and technical services Other type of event NT Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

YWCA NWT launched the Welcome Home Campaign, a $250,000 campaign to raise funds to furnish the new 21-unit family housing building. The new housing will provide a home for individuals who experienced job loss, family violence, homelessness or are living in unsafe or unsuitable housing.

mytruenorthnow.com
Construction Other type of event NT Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

The Nunavut Coroner's Office is recruiting coroners on an as-needed basis. Community coroners require previous education or experience, while knowledge of Inuit language as an asset. Classroom and practical training will be provided to successful candidates and services will be paid for each case.

www.gov.nu.ca
Public administration Job creation NU Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6210 Nunavut

Arctic Fresh Projects and Panorama Aviation are offering more affordable flights between communities to Nunavummiut. Currently flights go to Iglulik, Clyde River and Sanikiluaq, with the goal of expansion to more communities in upcoming years.

nnsl.com
Other type of event NU Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6210 Nunavut

The federal government through CanNor is providing $300,000 to expand Arctic Eider Society's multi-purpose community research centre in Sanikiluaq. The Inuit organization is dedicated to support Becher Island's unique ecosystem for future generations and developing jobs related to culture and protecting the environment.

canada.ca
Professional, scientific and technical services Job creation NU Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6210 Nunavut

The federal, territorial and municipal governments provided over $22M towards Boreal Commons' completion of an 87-unit rental development in Whistle Bend, the largest residential development in the city in the past 30 years. Some affordable units will be provided to young adults, newcomers, seniors and people with mobility challenges.

whitehorsestar.com
Construction Other type of event YT Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

The federal government through CanNor is providing $210,900 to support three projects through innovation and diversification. The initiatives will help businesses, community organizations and Indigenous corporations with training, skills development and creating jobs for economic growth.

canada.ca
Job creation NT Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

The NWT government has extended the timeline of its NWT Indigenous Languages Action Plan to 2024-2025. The two year extension will allow the government to align the renewed plan including: revitalizing NWT's official languages and providing access to public services in NWT's Indigenous languages.

www.gov.nt.ca
Public administration Other type of event NT Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

The NWT government through Environment and Natural Resources is projecting to collar 30 wolves this year. The project helps biologists track wolf numbers and migratory patterns in NWT. The project is expected to conclude in 2025.

cbc.ca
Professional, scientific and technical services Other type of event NT Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) is adding 24.5 new full-time paramedics positions for Regina Emergency Medical Services. SHA will create the new positions over the next three month for two ambulances and two smaller paramedic response units. Additionally, two new EMS coordinators will be hired to support paramedics throughout the province.

saskatchewan.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation SK Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4710 Regina-Moose Mountain

Team Power Solutions and STC Industrial Contracting announced a new manufacturing company, STCI Power Solutions, in Saskatoon. The company will supply custom power and controls products for the province’s mining and utility industry.

teampowersolutions.ca
Other type of event SK Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4730 Saskatoon-Biggar

Genesis Fertilizers has selected Belle Plaine as the site for its new urea fertilizer plant. The company is in the process of raising equity and debt capital for the $1.7 billion project. The proposed plant would support over 130 full time jobs when the production begins.

genesisfertilizers.com
Job creation SK Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4710 Regina-Moose Mountain

The Regina Food Bank announced that it will be opening a second location in downtown Regina. The food back acquired the former Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Association building and is transforming it into a new facility. The current food bank location on Winnipeg Street will continue to operate and will still act as the shipping hub for the city.

globalnews.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event SK Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4710 Regina-Moose Mountain

The Regina Chamber of Commerce and FHQ Developments signed an agreement to increase Indigenous participation in the local economy. The agreement includes creation of networking opportunities for Indigenous people and development of Regina Indigenous business directory.

ctvnews.ca
Other type of event SK Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4710 Regina-Moose Mountain

A new investment business, the Wiyotisiwin Investment Management Firm, has opened in Saskatoon. The Nekaneet First Nation and Meckelborg Financial Group collaborated to create the Indigenous-owned project. The firm aims to improve First Nation communities’ access to investors and capital funds. The company is hoping to have more Saskatchewan First Nations join as the project develops.

globalnews.ca
Finance and insurance Other type of event SK Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4730 Saskatoon-Biggar

According to the provincial auditor, the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) will need to hire 137 more staff to run the new long-term care facility in LA Ronge by the end of 2024-25 fiscal year. SHA expects to begin building the new facility in spring 2023.

larongenow.com
Health care and social assistance Job creation SK Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4760 Northern

Lloydminster and District Co-op (Lloyd Co-op) announced construction of a new development in the city, which will house a car wash, a pet wash and a small convenience store. The construction is expected to commence in early 2023. Lloyd Co-op plans to open the facility in 2024 and employ up to 10 people.

lloydminsterco-op.crs
Other services (except public administration) Other type of event SK Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4750 Prince Albert

The provincial and federal governments have announced $44 million in new grants for regulated childcare centres and homes. The funding will help offset inflation costs, buy winter play equipment, and support maintenance and repairs of centres.

saskatchewan.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event SK Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Saskatchewan

SaskTel is planning to expand its 5G wireless network into the Battlefords area. The crown company expects most of Battleford and North Battleford will have access to the 5G network by summer 2023. The network expansion is part of SaskTel’s plan to invest $1.5 billion of capital across the province.

sasktel.com
Information and cultural industries Other type of event SK Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4730 Saskatoon-Biggar

The federal government is providing $363,000 towards Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre's new facilities and Dig Tour program. The centre anticipates increased tourism, following a trend of rising attendance. A paleontologist is being recruited to lead the Dig Tours in the spring.

pembinavalleyonline.com
Professional, scientific and technical services Job creation MB Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4620 South Central

Glenboro Health Centre temporarily suspended emergency services due to staffing shortages. The health authority did not announce a timeline for services to resume. Prairie Mountain Health is actively recruiting physicians, nurses and health care staff for the region.

ctvnews.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation MB Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4630 Southwest

Four new restaurants recently opened in Portage la Prairie. Taste of Spice, Benvenuto Pizzeria, Prairie Donair, and BarBURRITO all set up shop within two weeks of one another.

portageonline.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation MB Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4620 South Central

Flair Airlines is adding routes to and from Winnipeg this year. Flights to Victoria, Kelowna, and London, Ont. are set to begin in June. The low-fare airline is also expanding the number of flights it offers from Winnipeg to Toronto, Vancouver, and Calgary.

cbc.ca
Other type of event MB Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

The Søbr Market, a non-alcholic beverage business, has opened a brick-and-mortar shop in Winnipeg's Exchange District. The company has been selling its products online since last summer.

winnipegfreepress.com
Other type of event MB Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

The Manitoba government is permanently increasing the budget for school divisions by $106M to support student learning and supports. There will be an additional 6.7% (approx. $100M) increase for the 2023-2024 school year for k-12 schools across all school divisions, including $62.9M in operating support.

news.gov.mb.ca
Educational services Other type of event MB Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Manitoba

The provincial government is providing $7.1M toward integration supports for newcomers in 2023-2024. Of this, $3M is earmarked for the settlement agency Manitoba Start, and $4M is available for projects by other non-profits and service providers.

winnipegfreepress.com
Health care and social assistance Other type of event MB Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Manitoba

The Killarney-Turtle Mountain municipal government is hiring a recruiter to find two community physicians to fill vacancies that have been open since last spring.

winnipegfreepress.com
Health care and social assistance Job creation MB Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4630 Southwest

Granola Heights, a five-storey multi-use development, is under construction in Winnipeg’s West Broadway neighbourhood. The project includes 28 units of affordable housing and 3,000 sq-ft. of commercial space, and is slated for completion in fall 2023.

winnipegfreepress.com
Construction Other type of event MB Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

The B.C. government is providing $23.4M in funding through the Community Emergency Preparedness Fund to 49 Indigenous and local governments in the province, to support projects aimed at improving climate change resiliency.

news.gov.bc.ca
Other type of event BC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

Kanaka Pizza permanently closed its pizza restaurant in Maple Ridge this month.

dailyhive.com
Accommodation and food services Layoff BC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The B.C. government has provided approximately $2 million in funding to the Justice Institute of B.C., to expand its paramedic training programs for over 130 students in communities around the province

news.gov.bc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event BC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

Sunnyside Elementary School, located in Surrey, has added ten new classrooms through a $11.4M project funded by the B.C. government. The project has enabled a 250-seat expansion and space for additional childcare services.

news.gov.bc.ca
Educational services Job creation BC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The B.C. government has implemented its Integrated Child and Youth teams in a number of smaller BC communities to provide new services and supports for children and youth facing mental-health and substance-use challenges.

news.gov.bc.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation BC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

The BC Children’s Hospital in Vancouver has been approved to develop a new $222M Centre for Children and Youth Living with Health Complexity facility. Work on the new centre is expected to begin in 2025, with completion in 2028.

dailyhive.com
Health care and social assistance Other type of event BC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

Cafe D’Lite Express, a Singaporean and Malaysian restaurant located at the Aberdeen Centre food court in Richmond, plans to permanently close in March.

dailyhive.com
Accommodation and food services Layoff BC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

TransLink is planning to develop a new transit depot on 20-acres of vacant land in Vancouver, to provide operations, maintenance, and a parking hub for a future fleet of over 400 electric-battery buses.

dailyhive.com
Job creation BC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The District of Kitimat will receive over $910K in joint funding through the Organics Infrastructure Program, to support the development of a new composting facility. The facility is expected to reduce waste and create jobs while improving soil health.

news.gov.bc.ca
Utilities Job creation BC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5960 North Coast

The City of Prince George will host the 2025 Special Olympics B.C. Summer Games. The event is expected to host around 1,100 athletes, 300 coaches and support staff.

princegeorgecitizen.com
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event BC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5950 Cariboo

Cariboo Pulp and Paper, a pulp mill in Quesnel, announced plans to curtail operations in mid-April for a month and then for another month in the third quarter due to fibre supply challenges.

westfraser.com
Layoff BC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5950 Cariboo

The B.C. government is providing nearly $170K in funding to support the development of a composting facility on Salt Spring Island, that will process the community’s organic materials.

news.gov.bc.ca
Utilities Job creation BC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5910 Vancouver Island and Coast

The City of Fernie is planning to conduct a wildfire fuel management in the Ridgemont area to reduce the risk of wildfire to the community. The $185K jointly funded project is expected to be completed over an 8-week period beginning this month.

thefreepress.ca
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Job creation BC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5940 Kootenays

Skeena Sawmills Ltd. is indefinitely closing its sawmill and pellet plant in Terrace, B.C. on February 8, due to high operating costs from a combined lack of a secure fibre supply and weak markets. Over 150 employees are expected to be impacted, in addition to the mill’s logging contractors and other suppliers.

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Layoff BC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5960 North Coast

The Oak Bay Library branch of the Greater Victoria Public Library will be closed for up to 12 weeks to remove asbestos.

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Other services (except public administration) Other type of event BC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5910 Vancouver Island and Coast

The Government of Canada is providing $485,410 in funding for Community Futures North Okanagan to expand the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot project in the Southern Interior of B.C., which aims to help smaller communities attract newcomers and provide settlement services and mentoring opportunities.

canada.ca
Other services (except public administration) Other type of event BC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5930 Thompson-Okanagan

The Government of Canada is providing $46.5M in funding over five years to Ocean Networks Canada, an initiative of the University of Victoria, to support the enhancement of ocean monitoring systems for data collection and observation.

canada.ca
Professional, scientific and technical services Other type of event BC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

The B.C. government is providing approximately $5M in funding through the Indigenous Resilience and Recovery Grant Initiative, to support 23 Indigenous-led non-profit organizations that deliver critical programs and services to individuals and families.

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Other services (except public administration) Other type of event BC Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

The Government of Alberta is allocating $5M to increase supports for students with disabilities. The funds will allow eligible schools to purchase new assistive technology as well as as to hire specialized professionals.

alberta.ca
Educational services Job creation AB Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Strathcona County is is allocating $1.17M in Social Framework Community Grants this year. The funds will support a variety of non-profit service organizations and social programs.

strathcona.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event AB Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4860 Edmonton

The Station on Jasper, a concert venue in Edmonton, permanently closed this month due to poor economic conditions.

ctvnews.ca
Arts, entertainment and recreation Layoff AB Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4860 Edmonton

5.85 million passengers travelled through Edmonton International Airport last year, an increase of 109% over 2021. Cargo volumes also increased by just over 7% from the previous year.

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Other type of event AB Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4860 Edmonton

Fahr Brewery, an Alberta-based brewery, is planning to develop a new 25,000 sq.ft. production facility this summer in Diamond Valley, which also includes a restaurant and event space. The new facility is estimated to create over 30 jobs.

calgarysun.com
Job creation AB Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

The Government of Alberta will provide $15M in funding to support low-income transit programs in 12 municipalities which aim to make public transit more accessible and affordable.

alberta.ca
Other type of event AB Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Honjin Izakaya , a new Japanese restaurant in Calgary, plans to open soon.

dailyhive.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation AB Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

The federal government is providing $13M through the Rapid Housing Initiative to support projects in three southern Alberta Indigenous communities. Forty-four new homes will be constructed and four others renovated at O’Chiese First Nation, Goodstoney First Nation, and Chiniki First Nation.

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Construction Other type of event AB Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

The Government of Canada provided over $2.1M in funding to support six projects in the Fort McMurray - Wood Buffalo region and northern Alberta that focus on community revitalization, tourism and economic growth. The funding is expected to create over 50 jobs.

canada.ca
Other services (except public administration) Other type of event AB Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4880 Wood Buffalo-Cold Lake

Hudson's Bay, a Canadian department store, announced plans to permanently close its retail location in Banff this August, due to market changes.

ctvnews.ca
Layoff AB Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4840 Banff-Jasper-Rocky Mountain House

The federal and provincial governments are providing more than $1.5M to improve existing trails and construct a new footbridge, lighting, and crosswalks throughout the Town of Penhold. The Government of Canada is investing $915,077 in this project through the Active Transportation Fund. The Town is contributing $610,051.

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Construction Job creation AB Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4850 Red Deer

The Operation Friendship Seniors Society, a drop-in program and rooming house for seniors in Edmonton, permanently closed this month due to financial difficulties from rising costs.

globalnews.ca
Health care and social assistance Layoff AB Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4860 Edmonton

Canmore is experiencing a shortage of maternity staff, resulting in the temporary halting of obstetrics services at Canmore General Hospital.

calgarysun.com
Health care and social assistance Other type of event AB Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4840 Banff-Jasper-Rocky Mountain House

Big Box Outlet Store, a BC-based liquidator store, opened a new location in Edmonton this month.

dailyhive.com
Job creation AB Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4860 Edmonton

Hudson's Bay, a Canadian department store, announced plans to permanently close its retail location at Londonderry Mall in Edmonton this August, due to market changes.

ctvnews.ca
Layoff AB Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4860 Edmonton

Louis Bull Tribe has signed a two-year agreement with the federal government, becoming the first Alberta First Nation to take control of its own child and family services.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event AB Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4860 Edmonton

P.E.I.'s Aquabounty will no longer be producing genetically-engineered salmon for market, but will continue to farm brood stock and harvest eggs. The change will not result in any layoffs for the 37 staff at the facilities in Rollo Bay or Bay Fortune.

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Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Other type of event PE Fri Feb 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1110 Prince Edward Island

P.E.I. will receive an additional $48M in federal health care spending next year, as part of the new health care deal unveiled this week. The premier states that the province will spend about $1B in total on health care next year.

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Health care and social assistance Other type of event PE Fri Feb 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1110 Prince Edward Island

Port Charlottetown is expecting a record-breaking season in 2023, with 91 ships, and over 150,000 passengers and 63,000 crew arriving. The Island’s cruise industry had a $42.2M economic impact in 2019 and 2023 is expected to surpass that in passengers.

ctvnews.ca
Other type of event PE Fri Feb 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1110 Prince Edward Island

The Kari ride-booking app has seen more growth and popularity on the Island than originally anticipated, providing 1500-1800 rides a week and has successfully attracted drivers. The pandemic has impacted the taxi industry, who struggle to find drivers.

cbc.ca
Other type of event PE Fri Feb 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1110 Prince Edward Island

P.E.I. real estate agents state that the commercial real estate market is starting to stabilize, but is still faced with a limited number of properties. Charlottetown has a shortage of commercial properties, but has high demand coupled with high rent.

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Real estate and rental and leasing Other type of event PE Fri Feb 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1110 Prince Edward Island

Statistic Canada's census of agriculture, shows that P.E.I. lost 12.3% of its farmland between 2016 and 2021, a big jump compared to the average loss of 3.6% over the previous three censuses. It is believed to be due to suburban growth and development.

cbc.ca
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Other type of event PE Fri Feb 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1110 Prince Edward Island

There is a growing concern over the level of care being provided by private long-term care homes on P.E.I. There is a long wait-list and many facilities are understaffed. Private care workers are paid $12-$19/hr, while public care workers make $21-$22/hr.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event PE Fri Feb 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1110 Prince Edward Island

The N.S. Government has approved a green hydrogen project for Point Tupper to produce hydrogen powered by renewable electricity from local wind-energy suppliers. EverWind Fuels Company plans to begin operations at the former NuStar oil and gas storage facility in Point Tupper by 2025.

cbc.ca
Utilities Other type of event NS Fri Feb 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1210 Cape Breton

The Halifax Regional Municipality has approved plans to build sidewalks for 17 rural communities over the next 10 years. Projects could also include paved shoulders and multi-use pathways. The first five projects could cost between $4-$19M for the city.

cbc.ca
Construction Other type of event NS Fri Feb 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1250 Halifax

The N.S. Government has announced $75,000 in funding the Municipality of Shelburne to support efforts to recruit and retain healthcare professionals, through its new $2M Office of Healthcare Professionals Recruitment Community Fund.

novascotia.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NS Fri Feb 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1240 Southern Nova Scotia

The N.S. Government has announced a new $500k Abattoir Enrichment and Efficiency program for licensed abattoirs and meat processors to help upgrade their facilities and grow the local food sector. The application deadline for this year is February 28.

novascotia.ca
Other type of event NS Fri Feb 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Nova Scotia

A 10-year, $196B federal health-care plan recently proposed by the Federal Government promises an influx of about $46.2B in new funding for the provinces and territories to improve struggling medical systems. This would amount to an additional $102M a year in immediate federal health funding for N.S.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NS Fri Feb 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Nova Scotia

Over half of the long-term nursing homes in N.S. can now provide increased hours of daily care (4.1 hours) for their residents as a result of staffing level increases stemming from $25.1M in recent funding. 1,000 people will be graduating from continuing care assistant programs in the next 6 months.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation NS Fri Feb 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Nova Scotia

The N.S. Government has purchased an unfinished hotel in Bedford for $34M from Cresco Holdings Ltd. to convert it into a transitional care unit for some Halifax area hospital patients. The property has been under construction since 2019 and was to be a Marriott-branded hotel.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NS Fri Feb 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1250 Halifax

New/Coming Soon: Guitar Central (Halifax), Sunny Fresh Market (Bedford), Freak Lunchbox (Dartmouth), PetValu (Timberlea); Closures: Rugova Pizza (Halifax).

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Accommodation and food services Other type of event NS Fri Feb 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1250 Halifax

The N.S. film and TV industry is anticipating another banner production season. It has rebounded in large part to increases in the N.S. Film and TV Production Incentive Fund which has been topped up to $41M to meet growing demand and the creation of a $15M N.S. Content Creator Fund productions in 2022.

cbc.ca
Information and cultural industries Other type of event NS Fri Feb 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Nova Scotia

Cape Breton University faculty members have ratified a new contract, ending a 12-day strike in Sydney. The agreement includes a nearly 9% salary increase over 3 years, along with room for annual bonuses. The contract affects librarians, archivists, lab instructors, nursing practice educators and research chairs.

cbc.ca
Educational services Other type of event NS Fri Feb 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1210 Cape Breton

N.S. exported $2.5B in seafood in 2021, an increase of 21% from five years ago. The N.S. Fisheries Loan Board has seen increasing demand from new entrants, making up 38% of the applications approved in the 2021-22 fiscal year, and trending even higher year-to-date for 2022-23 at 42.4%.

cbc.ca
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Other type of event NS Fri Feb 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Nova Scotia

The NS Government is increasing the minimum wage, currently at $13.60/hour, to $14.50 on April 1 and then to $15 on October 1, 6 months earlier than scheduled. It will also increase annually based on the national consumer price index plus 1%, effective April 1, 2024.

novascotia.ca
Other type of event NS Fri Feb 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Nova Scotia

The N.S. Government has announced $61,343 in funding The Yarmouth Region Medical Professional Recruitment Partnership to support efforts to recruit and retain healthcare professionals in Yarmouth, through its new $2M Office of Healthcare Professionals Recruitment Community Fund.

novascotia.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NS Fri Feb 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1240 Southern Nova Scotia

RCMP in N.L. have been struggling to fill 30 vacant positions and have introduced measures to entice new recruits, and attract experienced officers from other police services in the country. There is currently an 8% vacancy rate among the RCMP in N.L. with staffing of about 470 officers across its 42 detachments.

cbc.ca
Public administration Other type of event NL Fri Feb 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Newfoundland and Labrador

The N.L. government is planning a new 30-bed emergency shelter in downtown St. John's to help address homelessness and relieve some pressure from the emergency shelter system. The request for proposals asking companies or registered non-profits to submit bids closes Feb. 20.

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Construction Other type of event NL Fri Feb 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1010 Avalon Peninsula

A 10-year, $196B federal health-care plan recently proposed by the Federal Government promises an influx of about $46.2B in new funding for the provinces and territories to improve struggling medical systems. This would amount to an additional $100M a year in immediate federal health funding for N.L.

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Health care and social assistance Other type of event NL Fri Feb 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Newfoundland and Labrador

New estimates released by the Canada-N.L. Offshore Petroleum Board reveal that the recoverable oil linked to Equinor's Bay du Nord project is now 1 billion barrels, doubling prior estimates. If approved, it is expected to create 16,000 person-years of employment during the field’s life span.

cbc.ca
Mining and oil and gas extraction Other type of event NL Fri Feb 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1010 Avalon Peninsula

NB Liquor and Cannabis NB report an increase in sales during the third quarter. Cannabis NB sales increased by 5% and its net income jumped by 21.5% to $4.8M. NB Liquor sales rose 1.8% and its net income increased by 9.2% to $54M.

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Other type of event NB Fri Feb 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of New Brunswick

The city of Miramichi will receive $13.3M in funding, which will go toward 49 housing units over three projects on Waterfront Dr., Wellington and Water Street. Each building will have affordable units and will help vulnerable members of the community.

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Construction Other type of event NB Fri Feb 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1310 Campbellton-Miramichi

Fredericton’s Educated Beards has expanded its global reach into Poland and South Africa, and has also invested in new production equipment, which is expected to increase its scale from about 39,000 units per 20 calendar days to about 900,000.

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Other type of event NB Fri Feb 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1340 Fredericton-Oromocto

The Agricultural Alliance of New Brunswick (AANB) has launched a new agricultural job bank on its AgriNB website, to help connect employers with job seekers in New Brunswick. It is hoped the site will help bridge the labour shortage gap.

charlottefm.ca
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Other type of event NB Fri Feb 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of New Brunswick

W.E. Acres Crabmeal Ltd., a seafood processing plant in Portage, N.B., was totally destroyed in a fire this month. Four workers were in the plant at the time, with two suffering minor burns. The building produces fertilizer and animal feed.

ctvnews.ca
Layoff NB Fri Feb 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1320 Moncton-Richibucto

New federal funding is expected to add $229M to New Brunswick’s health-care system this year. Health-care organizations say the priority should be to address recruitment and retention issues.

globalnews.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NB Fri Feb 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of New Brunswick

The Timay & Fils Garage in Edmundston was destroyed from a fire, which was a challenge to fight due to extremely cold temperatures. It is unknown how many employees are impacted.

cbc.ca
Other services (except public administration) Layoff NB Fri Feb 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1350 Edmundston-Woodstock

The N.B. Maple Syrup Association is waiting to hear from the province about its request for additional land, so the industry can increase its production. The maple syrup producers want to expand after having a record-breaking year in 2022.

charlottefm.ca
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Other type of event NB Fri Feb 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of New Brunswick

Pisciculture Acadienne, an aquaculture farm in northern N.B. , has lost 95% of its Arctic char after weather caused a power outage at the facility. It took the company two years to build its inventory and has told its five staff it may have to close.

cbc.ca
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Layoff NB Fri Feb 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1310 Campbellton-Miramichi

ArtsLink NB received over $300K in funding to support programs that help artists learn how to develop a successful business. The arts sector contributes almost $550M to the provincial economy and the success of professional artists can lead to more jobs.

charlottefm.ca
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event NB Fri Feb 03 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of New Brunswick

The federal and Yukon governments provided $16M to Safe At Home Society to purchase Northern Vision Development's hotel and provide 20 temporary housing from mid-February to June. There are also plans to provide 60 units to Indigenous people, women and youth.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation YT Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

After intitially closing in the 1980's, Pine Point, NWT could have a fully operational lead and zinc mine within the next five years with 450 employees. Pine Point Mining Limited plans to begin construction in 2026, after conducting a feasability study this year.

cbc.ca
Mining and oil and gas extraction Job creation NT Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

Due to an absence of half of the operating room staff available, the Yukon Hospital Corporation has postponed 150 elective surgeries to April or May. The impacted surgeries were originally scheduled between February 13 and March 31.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event YT Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

The federal government is earmarking $25M over 5 years towards Qikiqtani Inuit Association's mine-focused Inuit training program to all 13 Qikiqtani communities. The Qikiqtani Skills and Training for Employment Partnership hopes to increase Inuit employment with certified and transferrable skills.

nunavutnews.com
Mining and oil and gas extraction Job creation NU Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6210 Nunavut

The City of Iqaluit is contracting EnGlobe Corp. for $23,669 to perform a virtual site inspection and to later write the tender for a call for proposals to construction companies to bid on the repair work to fix Arnaitok Arena’s lobby and washroom. The arena repairs are expected to be completed this summer. This work is part of the $300,000 set aside in the capital plan for repairs.

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Construction Job creation NU Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6210 Nunavut

The NWT and Indigenous governments promoted the territory’s mineral resource, exploration and development sector at the Association for Mineral Exploration Roundup in Vancouver. NWT currently has six critical mineral projects and has half of Canada’s 31 critical minerals.

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Mining and oil and gas extraction Other type of event NT Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

The federal government and the GNWT announced $14 million in joint funding for the rehabilitation of the Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk Highway. Funding will go to improvements that will increase road safety and reliability. The highway is critical to ensure residents have access to essential services and also improves access to the north for the tourism industry.

canada.ca
Other type of event NT Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

The NWT government has restored funding for the Arctic Energy Alliance, which resumes rebates for electric vehicle purchases. With combined federal and territorial incentives, buyers can obtain up to $10,000 off electric vehicles and up to $500 for home charging stations.

nnsl.com
Other type of event NT Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

The federal and Yukon governments are implementing the Extended Producer Responsibility model, a recycling program that puts the financial responsibility on companies that produce waste in the territory. Yukon is committed to fulfil this plan by 2025.

cbc.ca
Professional, scientific and technical services Other type of event YT Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

Evraz North America will be temporarily laying off over 100 workers at its pipe mill in Regina in February. The company cites the reason for layoffs is low production demand due to cheap imports.

cbc.ca
Layoff SK Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4710 Regina-Moose Mountain

An Indigenous software company, PLATO, is recruiting in Prince Albert for its Software Tester Training Program. The company expects to create 25 new jobs in the area for First Nations, Métis, and Inuit applicants. Following the training, PLATO ensures full-time well-paying jobs for successful graduates.

sasknow.com
Professional, scientific and technical services Job creation SK Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4750 Prince Albert

Hall Lake celebrated the grand opening of an education centre and a cultural site in the community. The Elder Kate Hamilton Adult Education Center will be a permanent space for various training. The Uwasisuk Nekan Cultural Site will help teach cultural traditions such as hunting, snowshoe making, and hide preparation.

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Other type of event SK Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4760 Northern

The Government of Saskatchewan and Sask Pork announced $1M in funding to support the creation of a cull line at the new sow processing facility in Moose Jaw. The specialized cull line will be used in the event of a serious animal disease outbreak. Donald’s Fine Foods is currently building the facility.

saskatchewan.ca
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Other type of event SK Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Saskatchewan

Postmedia is closing its StarPhoenix building in Saskatoon and transitioning employees to working remotely. The company is also closing its Saskatoon print facility and moving printing operations to Estevan, resulting in layoffs.

globalnews.ca
Information and cultural industries Layoff SK Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4730 Saskatoon-Biggar

South East Cornerstone Public School Division is facing a shortage of bus drivers. In 2022, 438 full days and 108 half days routes were canceled due to a lack of substitute drivers. There are currently unfilled bus driver positions for two routes in Oxbow and Oungre. More routes may halt in the future, as the current roster of bus drivers retire.

sasktoday.ca
Other type of event SK Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4710 Regina-Moose Mountain

Saskatchewan is experiencing a shortage of veterinary professionals. Some clinics in the province are reducing their working hours due to staffing issues. The University of Saskatchewan has recently expanded its class sizes from 78 to 88 veterinary students and is looking into ways to further expand the program to address the increasing demand.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event SK Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Saskatchewan

Women Building Futures is collaborating with BHP Group Limited to offer a new course in Saskatoon. The course aims to give women the hands-on experience they need for a long-term career in the mining industry. BHP made the program free for participants and is offering a minimum wage for students to support them during the training.

northeastnow.com
Mining and oil and gas extraction Other type of event SK Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4730 Saskatoon-Biggar

The federal and provincial governments announced $6M for livestock and forage research in Saskatchewan, provided through the Agriculture Development Fund. The fund will support 34 new research projects in 2023. Seven industry co-founders provided additional $288K towards 12 research projects.

canada.ca
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Other type of event SK Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Saskatchewan

The Government of Saskatchewan is providing $500,000, as part of its Targeted Sector Support Initiative, for 15 new municipal projects. The initiative covers up to 75% of cost for projects focused on promoting good governance, capacity building and regional co-operation.

saskatchewan.ca
Other type of event SK Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Saskatchewan

The federal and provincial governments announced $19.7M in joint funding for 25 infrastructure projects in the province, including the construction of new facilities at the Land-based Learning Centre of the First Nations University of Canada, improvements to Estevan’s Leisure Centre, and projects in rural areas.

canada.ca
Other type of event SK Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Saskatchewan

La Ronge council allotted $21,000 in grants to six community groups involved in education, animal rescue, and the arts. The 2023 municipal grant program will allot $42,000 in total.

larongenow.com
Other type of event SK Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4760 Northern

A local café, Drift Saskatoon, has closed on January 29. Junior Cafe coffee shop will expand into the first floor of the former Drift Saskatoon building.

ctvnews.ca
Accommodation and food services Other type of event SK Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4730 Saskatoon-Biggar

The Government of Saskatchewan is providing over $5.5M to help create over 550 new post-secondary training seats for 18 health care programs. The funding will increase programs capacity in the province and reserve seats for Saskatchewan students in highly specialized programs in other provinces.

saskatchewan.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event SK Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Saskatchewan

A Maze in Corn, the world's largest snow maze, has opened for the season just south of Winnipeg. About 65 staff work at the attraction, which has recently expanded with support from the Tourism Innovation and Recovery Fund.

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Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event MB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

The Southern Chiefs' Organization is launching a land-based healing fund, providing up to $25,000 to projects that address problematic substance use. Community-led initiatives from member nations and organizations are eligible for the funding.

scoinc.mb.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event MB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Manitoba

The Government of Manitoba is spending $893,000 to open a Rapid Access to Addictions Medicine clinic at Winnipeg’s Aboriginal Health and Wellness Centre. The Indigenous-led clinic will open this spring, offering up to 2,300 patient visits per year.

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Health care and social assistance Other type of event MB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

The provincial government is allocating $100M to water and wastewater projects in eight communities. These include Portage la Prairie, Morden, Brandon, Winkler, Letellier, Powerview-Pine Falls, and the rural municipalities of Springfield and St. Francois-Xavier.

news.gov.mb.ca
Construction Job creation MB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Manitoba

Manitoba Hydro is planning to build a new distribution supply centre north of Altona. Construction is scheduled to begin this spring or summer and the project should be operational by the fall.

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Construction Other type of event MB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4610 Southeast

Steinbach-based software company RocketRez plans to increase staffing by about 50% this year. The company currently employs about 60 people, including 35 in Steinbach. Its clients are tourism attractions such as aquariums and theme parks.

winnipegfreepress.com
Professional, scientific and technical services Job creation MB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4610 Southeast

St. Louis Bar and Grill, a Canadian sports bar chain, is opening locations in Brandon and Winnipeg.

bdnmb.ca
Accommodation and food services Job creation MB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4630 Southwest

Over three million passengers flew through Winnipeg’s Richardson International Airport in 2022. This total was 2.5 times higher than the previous year, but still well below the 4.5 million people who flew in and out of the airport in 2019.

cbc.ca
Other type of event MB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

The City of Winnipeg earmarked $180,000 from a federal grant for local tree-planting efforts. Community groups can apply for up to $20,000 for tree-planting projects, with preference given to those who work with underserved communities or in higher poverty areas.

winnipegfreepress.com
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Other type of event MB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

The Government of Manitoba is opening a new K-8 school in Winnipeg’s Waverly West neighbourhood. The $32M Bison Run School, which can accommodate up to 800 students, opens at the end of January.

news.gov.mb.ca
Educational services Other type of event MB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

Manitoba health and immigration officials will visit the Philippines in February in an effort to recruit hundreds of internationally educated nurses to work in the province. Preference will be given to those with at least two years experience in acute or long-term care.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation MB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Manitoba

A new nightclub, Club 1202, has opened in Brandon. The establishment is the city’s first sober bar, which offers only alcohol-free beverages and is open to all ages.

cbc.ca
Accommodation and food services Other type of event MB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4630 Southwest

Castle View Developments recently acquired an acreage near Pelican Lake and is planning to create an overnight destination for weddings, camping, and corporate retreats. The $30M project would be among the largest developments in the area.

winnipegfreepress.com
Accommodation and food services Other type of event MB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4630 Southwest

The provincial government is accepting applications for its Manitoba Accessibility Fund. Businesses, organizations, schools, and non-profits can receive up to $50,000 for initiatives that remove barriers for people with disabilities.

news.gov.mb.ca
Other type of event MB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Manitoba

The federal government is providing $3.3M for upgrades to Winnipeg’s Mount Carmel Clinic. The expansion will include new programming space as well as an energy efficiency retrofit.

winnipegfreepress.com
Construction Other type of event MB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

The Government of Canada and B.C. announced plans to install up to 50 earthquake early warning sensors in high seismic risk areas by 2024, to strengthen emergency readiness infrastructure for coastal communities.

canada.ca
Professional, scientific and technical services Job creation BC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

The B.C. government is providing $3M in funding to support the launch of the Passenger Transportation Accessibility Program, which aims to offset the extra costs that taxi owner-operators face in providing wheelchair-accessible vehicles.

news.gov.bc.ca
Other type of event BC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

The Maritime Museum of B.C., located in Victoria, has received a $17K grant from the Federal government, to support the purchase of a large-format scanner, which aims to digitalize collections and exhibits for the public.

timescolonist.com
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event BC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5910 Vancouver Island and Coast

The B.C. government is providing $30M in funding to Island Health, to support the improvement of health-care services, including emergency care, in Port Hardy and the Mount Waddington region.

news.gov.bc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event BC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5910 Vancouver Island and Coast

The governments of Canada and B.C. provided $140K in funding to the Parksville and District Chamber of Commerce, to support the delivery of the Prep Chef Certificate program by North Island College. The program aims to support occupational training and work experience for individuals interested hospitality careers.

pqbnews.com
Educational services Other type of event BC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5910 Vancouver Island and Coast

The Town of Sidney is seeking to provide $10M over the next 10 years to improve active transportation networks, including sidewalks, bike paths, and trails. The project is currently awaiting community feedback.

timescolonist.com
Other type of event BC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5910 Vancouver Island and Coast

Canfor Corporation, a BC-based forest products company, announced plans to temporarily close its sawmill in Houston this spring for an extended period, to facilitate a major redevelopment project.

canfor.com
Layoff BC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5970 Nechako

The governments of Canada and B.C. are providing $5.2M in joint funding to Foresight Canada, which aims to use the funding to establish the BC Net Zero Innovation Network and drive the development of clean technology solutions B.C.’s forestry, mining, and water sectors. The project is expected to create over 240 new jobs.

canada.ca
Professional, scientific and technical services Job creation BC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

The City of Terrace is seeking funding for roadway improvements for Lanfear Hill in Terrace, including new transportation pathways for pedestrians, cyclist, and vehicles.

terracestandard.com
Construction Other type of event BC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5960 North Coast

Western Forest Products announced the closure this month of its Alberni-Pacific Division facility, located in Port Alberni, British Columbia. The mill, which employs over 100 workers, has been curtailed since last fall due to weak lumber markets.

cbc.ca
Layoff BC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5910 Vancouver Island and Coast

Petpls Café & Supply, a new café and pet retail store in Richmond, opened in January.

dailyhive.com
Job creation BC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The governments of B.C. and Canada provided $540K in joint funding to four BC-based companies, to support projects focused on food security and innovation in agriculture. The funding is expected to create over 30 full-time jobs.

news.gov.bc.ca
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Job creation BC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

The governments of Canada, B.C., and Fort St. James have provided $8M in joint funding to support the development of 36 new rental units for low and fixed-income seniors in in Fort St. James. Construction is expected to be complete by summer 2023.

cmhc-schl.gc.ca
Construction Job creation BC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5970 Nechako

Katsuya, a Japanese chain restaurant, permanently closed its Vancouver location in January.

dailyhive.com
Accommodation and food services Layoff BC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

Wildlight Kitchen + Bar opened its new restaurant location in Vancouver this February.

dailyhive.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation BC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

Family Place, childcare centre that can accommodate 36 children on Mayne Island, opened this month. The project received approximately $1.3M in joint funding from the Government of Canada and B.C, through the ChildCareBC New Spaces Fund.

news.gov.bc.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation BC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5910 Vancouver Island and Coast

The B.C. government is providing over $350K to Self Rise Training Society in Surrey, to support occupational training and work experience for about 15 eligible individuals interested in becoming medical laboratory assistants in the Lower Mainland.

news.gov.bc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event BC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

Canfor Corporation, a BC-based forest products company, announced plans to permanently close its sawmill and pellet plant in Chetwyn, due to limited long-term fibre supply.

canfor.com
Layoff BC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5980 Northeast

The Government of Canada provided over $800K in funding to support Safi Enterprises Inc., a BC-based company which aims to research and develop conversion systems for organic waste, known as biomass, that can serve rural and Indigenous communities.

canada.ca
Professional, scientific and technical services Other type of event BC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

The Government of Canada is providing approximately $39 million over three years, starting in 2023, to support proposals from Indigenous-led organizations and groups that aim to advance Indigenous early learning and childcare programs.

canada.ca
Educational services Other type of event BC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

888 Caffe Express, a café located in Vancouver, announced plans to permanently close this February.

dailyhive.com
Accommodation and food services Layoff BC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The B.C. government announced plans to build a new Plant and Animal Health Centre in the Fraser Valley, to provide laboratory services to the province’s agricultural and veterinary sectors. The business plan is expected to be completed in late 2023.

news.gov.bc.ca
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Job creation BC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The Government of Canada is providing $500K in funding to iFood Packaging Systems Corporation, a BC-based company that aims to develop innovative solutions to improve food safety and plant health.

canada.ca
Professional, scientific and technical services Other type of event BC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

Plant Plus, which produces compostable straws using a novel plant-fibre polymer, is planning to boost production by a factor of eight after it moves to an upgraded facility in the Edmonton region. The new site is expected to be operational in June 2023.

news
Other type of event AB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4860 Edmonton

Sport Chek and its partner company Atmosphere are closing their location in Edmonton City Centre Mall effective March 12, 2023. The company did not disclose a reason for the closure or any information about a potential relocation of the store.

edmontonjournal.com
Layoff AB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4860 Edmonton

Westbridge Renewable Energy Corporation is moving forward with the Red Willow solar energy project located in Stettler County No. 6. The project, currently making its way through stakeholder consultations and the regulatory process, will consist of a solar array on private land and a battery energy storage system.

newswire.ca
Utilities Other type of event AB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4820 Camrose-Drumheller

Calgary-based Eavor Technologies Inc., a global geothermal energy company, has received a follow-on investment of $10M from bp Ventures after successfully completing a geothermal demonstration project in New Mexico. Helmerich & Payne, Inc., a US-based drilling technology company, has also increased investment in Eavor, bringing its total to $10.2M.

globenewswire.com
Professional, scientific and technical services Other type of event AB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

The provincial and federal governments have agreed on funding for further subsidized, private childcare spaces that is expected to add up to 22,500 additional for-profit childcare spaces over the next three years. The province will be working with operators to finalize the details for opening up the private spaces.

edmontonjournal.com
Health care and social assistance Job creation AB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

The University of Alberta and Amii (Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute) are planning to recruit 20 new researchers in artificial intelligence at the U of A. Amii is investing $30M over the next five years in support of the initiative, with a special focus on next-generation science in health, energy, and Indigenous initiatives in health and humanities.

ualberta.ca
Professional, scientific and technical services Job creation AB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4860 Edmonton

The City of Calgary has launched the Clean Energy Improvement Program to help homeowners fund energy efficient upgrades to their property. Homeowners can qualify for a loan of up to $50,000 to cover the cost of upgrades including solar panels, more efficient heating and hot water sytems and lighting.

calgaryherald.com
Construction Job creation AB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

Garmin Canada is expected to add more than 200 jobs in an expansion to its Canadian headquarters in Cochrane. Garmin employs a diverse team of software, electrical, and mechanical engineers.

cochranenow.com
Professional, scientific and technical services Job creation AB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

Obsidian Energy Ltd. is planning a 2023 capital program for development and exploration of $260M to $270M that includes drilling 40 production wells and six exploration/ appraisal wells. An additional $26M to $28M is planned for decommissioning expenditures.

newsfilecorp.com
Mining and oil and gas extraction Job creation AB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Evraz North America will be laying off approximately 30 workers at the company's pipe mill in Camrose as part of a larger layoff across the company. The layoffs are temporary and employees have recall rights. 

cbc.ca
Layoff AB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4820 Camrose-Drumheller

The 4th Meridian Brewing Company is hiring staff as it looks to expand its operations in Lloydminster to a new facility. 4th Meridian is planning to add craft beer brands from Ribstone Creek brewing following the purchase of all Ribstone's assets, brands and recipes.

meridiansource.ca
Job creation AB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4820 Camrose-Drumheller

X-Energy is establishing an office in Alberta and working with Invest Alberta towards the construction of small modular nuclear reactors. X-energy estimates that the delivery of a four-unit plant in Alberta would create up to 3,800 full-time jobs, most of which would be located in Alberta. Direct and indirect jobs would include local contractors, service providers, supply chain and trades.

businesswire.com
Professional, scientific and technical services Job creation AB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

WalmartCanada is hiring for more than 200 positions in Edmonton this month, including opticians, department managers, and merchandising store associates. In addition to Walmart's announcement, numerous other employers including municipal governments, engineering firms and post-secondary institutions in the greater Edmonton area are hiring for a variety of technical and non-technical positions.

dailyhive.com
Job creation AB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4860 Edmonton

Maximum Hearing, a hearing aid retailer with stores in Hanna and Three Hills, has opened a new location in Drumheller.

drumhelleronline.com
Job creation AB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4820 Camrose-Drumheller

The Calgary Board of Education and Kindred Connections Society will place up to 12 counsellors in targeted schools over the next several months thanks to $2.4M over two years from Alberta Education’s mental health pilot project.

calgaryherald.com
Health care and social assistance Job creation AB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

The Government of Alberta is providing $1.8M over three years to Oxford House in Calgary to support medical detoxification and residential addiction pre-treatment housing. The funding will create 240 additional recovery spaces annually.

alberta.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation AB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

The Government of Alberta is providing $5M to the City of Calgary and the Calgary Downtown Association to support projects that will further revitalize the city’s downtown core and also address concerns around safety in the area.

alberta.ca
Public administration Other type of event AB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

The Government of Alberta is providing the City of Edmonton with $4M to invest in the city’s downtown core. The government is also providing $1M to support the Edmonton Downtown Business Association’s marketing initiatives to attract people and businesses.

alberta.ca
Public administration Other type of event AB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4860 Edmonton

Lloydminster Co-operative is building a new car wash that includes both automatic and wand wash bays, a pet wash, and a small convenience store. Construction is expected to start in early 2023 with the opening planned in 2024.

mylloydminsternow.com
Construction Job creation AB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4820 Camrose-Drumheller

Edmonton-based Nanoprecise Sci Corp is planning to expand further in the United States and is starting to enter the European market following a recent US$10M funding round. Nanoprecise, which uses artificial intelligence and IoT (Internet of Things) technology to improve the efficiency of industrial equipment, has customers in more than 30 countries, with about 30% of it’s business in India.

news
Professional, scientific and technical services Other type of event AB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4860 Edmonton

Lethbridge College is offering the Introduction to the Trades Dual Credit Pathway Program. As part of the program, students review theory online and then visit the Lethbridge College campus for hands-on training in 12 different trades under the direction of the Centre for Trades faculty.

lethbridgenewsnow.com
Educational services Other type of event AB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4810 Lethbridge-Medicine Hat

Th Government of Alberta is providing $46.3M to modernize the Bellerose Composite High School in St. Albert. The modernization plans to add permanent classroom space and also address the school’s leaky roof, overheated classrooms, outdated bathrooms, and aging portables.

stalbertgazette.com
Construction Job creation AB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4860 Edmonton

Imperial Oil Ltd. is going ahead with a $720M project to build a renewable diesel facility at its Strathcona refinery near Edmonton. It will be the largest facility of its kind in Canada upon its expected completion in 2025. The project will create about 600 direct construction jobs.

edmontonjournal.com
Construction Job creation AB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4860 Edmonton

The Government of Alberta is providing $1M to explore the development of two regional medical training centres in Grande Prairie and Lethbridge. The funds will be used by the University of Alberta, University of Calgary, University of Lethbridge and Northwestern Polytechnic to support collaborative planning.

alberta.ca
Educational services Other type of event AB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Bistro 1882, a restaurant in Okotoks, is permanently closing at the end of February 2023 after 12 years of operation.

okotoksonline.com
Accommodation and food services Other type of event AB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

The Government of Alberta and Athabasca University (AU) have reached a funding agreement pledging to bring about 30 more jobs to the town where the school is headquartered, within three years.

universityaffairs.ca
Educational services Job creation AB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4870 Athabasca-Grande Prairie-Peace River

FreshCo has opened a discount grocery store in Red Deer in the former Sobeys-owned downtown Safeway, which closed its doors in April 2022.

reddeeradvocate.com
Job creation AB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4850 Red Deer

The Government of Alberta is seeking proponents to develop hydrogen fuelling stations owned and operated by the private sector. The expression of interest is focused on the heavy-duty transportation sectors because they are the most likely to be early adopters of hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles.

alberta.ca
Construction Other type of event AB Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Duchesne et Fils, a building materials manufacturer in Yamachiche, is looking to hire around 20 people to join 202 current employees

journaldequebec.com (available in French only)
Job creation QC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2470 Mauricie

Restaurant Bar Mario Tremblay in Alma invested $650,000 in modernizing the establishment’s kitchen. Work will begin on February 13 and be complete on March 6.

lelacstjean.com (available in French only)
Accommodation and food services Other type of event QC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2475 Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

Petit Brûlé, an ecological farm in Rigaud, invested $6M in building a glass greenhouse that will be complete in April. The Government of Quebec invested $1.35M in the project, which will create around 30 jobs in addition to 20 existing positions.

viva-media.ca (available in French only)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Job creation QC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2435 Montérégie

The regional county municipality (RCM) of Vallée-de-la-Gatineau invested over $1.5M in building a tourism kiosk in Grand-Remous. The project is scheduled to begin in the spring and be complete in the fall.

infodelavallee.ca (available in French only)
Public administration Other type of event QC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2460 Outaouais

The Ville de Sept-Îles invested $5M in repairing Napoléon Street

macotenord.com (available in French only)
Construction Other type of event QC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2480 Côte-Nord

The Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ) invested $4,346,230 in acquiring a hovercraft to connect Pakua Shipi, an Innu community, to the village of Saint-Augustin

macotenord.com (available in French only)
Other type of event QC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2480 Côte-Nord

Centre du Rasoir, a business that sells and repairs small kitchen appliances, announced that its Drummondville location will close due to supply issues and the labour shortage

vingt55.ca (available in French only)
Layoff QC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2433 Centre-du-Québec

Archambault, a musical instruments, books, and games business, will close its store on Berri Street in Montréal in June. As a result, 34 employees will be laid off, though they will be able to apply at other locations owned by the company

ctvnews.ca
Layoff QC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2440 Montréal

Énergie Cardio, a fitness centre chain, announced that its Joliette location will close due to 17 months of being shut down during the pandemic

laction.com (available in French only)
Arts, entertainment and recreation Layoff QC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2450 Lanaudière

The Cégep de Sept-Îles received a $4.4M subsidy from the provincial government to offer training in the railway sector

macotenord.com (available in French only)
Educational services Other type of event QC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2480 Côte-Nord

Canots Nor-West, a canoe manufacturer in Prévost, was destroyed by a fire on January 31, resulting in the loss of about 15 jobs

journaldemontreal.com (available in French only)
Layoff QC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2455 Laurentides

CONFORMiT, a company in Saguenay specializing in computer systems design for occupational health and safety, is looking to hire 20 people to join 75 current employees

informeaffaires.com (available in French only)
Professional, scientific and technical services Job creation QC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2475 Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

The “Charlevoix au boulot” job fair will take place at the Domaine Forget in Saint-Irénée on April 15

lecharlevoisien.com (available in French only)
Job creation QC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2420 Capitale-Nationale

Hellrazr, a barbecue manufacturer in Drummondville, announced that it is closing due to bankruptcy and that its 13 employees will be laid off

journalexpress.ca (available in French only)
Layoff QC Mon Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2433 Centre-du-Québec

A CMHC report states that P.E.I.'s apartment vacancy rate dropped to 0.8% in October 2022. The Island has seen increased demand for housing as its population grows from newcomers and interprovincial migration. Rent has also increased by 9% from 2021 to 2022.

cbc.ca
Real estate and rental and leasing Other type of event PE Fri Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1110 Prince Edward Island

P.E.I.'s health authority states that the biggest challenge it faces is staffing and related issues, such as overtime and burnout. Health PEI has hundreds of health-care vacancies, including over 20 for family doctors and 10 for emergency department doctors.

ctvnews.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event PE Fri Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1110 Prince Edward Island

Health P.E.I.’s CEO is concerned about how it will free up doctors to teach at the proposed medical school at UPEI, due to the Island’s doctor shortage. The intent is to complete construction of the medical school in time for students to begin by fall 2024.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event PE Fri Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1110 Prince Edward Island

A senior provincial judge says the shortage of judges in N.S. is a big issue. There are currently 4 vacancies in the provincial court, with another judge off on long-term leave and 2 more judges retiring this spring. The provincial court, at full complement, has 28 judges.

cbc.ca
Public administration Other type of event NS Fri Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Nova Scotia

The wave of skilled trades retirements is estimated to arrive in N.S. sooner than expected with 16% of construction workers set to retire by 2027. The main driver for labour shortages in the sector is an aging workforce, while solutions involve boosting immigration and participation of youth and under-represented groups.

saltwire.com
Construction Other type of event NS Fri Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Nova Scotia

Acadia Broadcasting, which operates 18 licensed radio stations across Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Ontario, will layoff 11 staff company-wide. The company states that the consequences of the pandemic and a slow economic recovery led to the decision.

thewave.ca
Information and cultural industries Layoff NS Fri Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Nova Scotia

Lake Banook judges' tower in Dartmouth is being rebuilt through a $2.5M project that is being funded by the province and the Halifax Regional Municipality. The facility is expected to be ready by April to open in advance of this summer's North American Indigenous Games.

cbc.ca
Construction Other type of event NS Fri Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1250 Halifax

The Government of Canada has announced $300k in funding for the Bella Rose Arts Centre Society to install better audio and lighting systems upgrades.

canada.ca
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event NS Fri Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1250 Halifax

The N.S. Government is funding the Municipality of the County of Richmond, the Town of Port Hawkesbury and Cape Breton South Recruiting for Health, to support efforts to recruit and retain healthcare professionals, through its new $2M Office of Healthcare Professionals Recruitment Community Fund.

novascotia.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NS Fri Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1230 Annapolis Valley

The N.S. Government is funding the Municipality of the County of Inverness to support efforts to recruit and retain healthcare professionals in Inverness, through its new $2M Office of Healthcare Professionals Recruitment Community Fund.

novascotia.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NS Fri Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1230 Annapolis Valley

Some faculty members at Cape Breton University (Sydney), represented by the Cape Breton University Faculty Association, are currently on strike over wages with most classes now cancelled. The strike includes librarians, lab instructors, writing centre advisers, archivists, research chairs and nursing practice educators.

citynews.ca
Educational services Other type of event NS Fri Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1210 Cape Breton

The Nova Scotia College of Social Workers has said that provincial child and family services is in crisis due to staff shortages and burnout, while the province is working on hiring and retention strategies.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NS Fri Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Nova Scotia

New/Coming Soon: Chiko’s Bake House (Halifax), Mezza (Fall River), Circle K/Irving (West Bedford), Lindt (Halifax), and Flynn’s Dairy Bar (Halifax); Closures: Robin’s Donuts (Dartmouth).

retales.ca
Accommodation and food services Other type of event NS Fri Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1250 Halifax

The N.S. Government has announced a new medical school will open at Cape Breton University by 2025 in partnership with Dalhousie University, which runs the only other medical school. The new medical school is expected to graduate up to 30 new doctors a year for at least the first 6 years. There is currently no cost estimate.

cbc.ca
Educational services Other type of event NS Fri Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1250 Halifax

WestJet has announced it is cancelling direct flights to Europe this summer from Halifax, Vancouver and Toronto and that it would look at resuming transatlantic service in 2024. The airline cited staffing levels across the industry, inflation and deploying aircraft to meet guest demands as key factors.

cbc.ca
Other type of event NS Fri Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1250 Halifax

The Board of Police Commissioners approved a $94.6M operating budget for the Halifax Regional Police which will be sent to regional council for a final decision. Funding of $628,000 for 5 new municipal police positions was voted down but 4 new Halifax RCMP officers were approved at a cost of $716,200.

cbc.ca
Public administration Other type of event NS Fri Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1250 Halifax

New primary care clinics are expanding services at N.S. pharmacies through a new provincially funded pilot program that will start with 12 sites and expand further in the spring as they begin to offer clinical appointments free of charge to the public.

cbc.ca
Other type of event NS Fri Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Nova Scotia

WestJet has announced that they are pulling their service from the Deer Lake Airport. Air Canada, Flair and PAL will continue to serve Deer Lake.

vocm.com
Other type of event NL Fri Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1030 West Coast-Northern Peninsula-Labrador

The N.L. Government has expanded the eligibility criteria for health care professions to receive the Come Home Incentive, first announced in October 2022, to now include clinical psychologists, respiratory therapists, radiation therapists, cardiology technologists and medical physicists.

www.gov.nl.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NL Fri Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Newfoundland and Labrador

St. John’s based technology company, Quorum Information Systems, has received $100k in funding from the N.L. Government to help them recruit and retain workers. The company develops software for car dealerships. Quorum, which started in 2006 with 5 employees, now employs 120 people in N.L.

vocm.com
Professional, scientific and technical services Other type of event NL Fri Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1010 Avalon Peninsula

Members of the Memorial University Faculty Association began striking at the St. John's campus on January 30 with classes cancelled after both sides hit an impasse. Two key issues are the use of lesser-paid contract employees and faculty involvement in decision-making on the future of the university.

cbc.ca
Educational services Other type of event NL Fri Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1010 Avalon Peninsula

Allnorth Consultants Limited have been awarded the $269,350 provincial government contract for a pre-feasibility study on the construction of a road connecting the Trans-Labrador Highway to communities in northern Labrador. The first report from the study is due in late 2023.

cbc.ca
Construction Other type of event NL Fri Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1030 West Coast-Northern Peninsula-Labrador

Newfound Gold has opened up its new core processing facility in Gander. The company has an intensive drill campaign currently underway which has already produced some encouraging results.

vocm.com
Mining and oil and gas extraction Other type of event NL Fri Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1040 Notre Dame-Central Bonavista Bay

Fredericton issued $257M worth of building permits in 2022, a $70M increase from the previous year, which resulted in 938 new housing units. Only 25% of the units were considered affordable, which the city hopes to improve upon with its 2023 housing affordability plan.

globalnews.ca
Public administration Other type of event NB Fri Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1340 Fredericton-Oromocto

CMHC’s latest report shows that N.B. added an additional 55,000 apartment units over the past year, although the number of occupied units increased by around 79,000. Demand has risen due in part to higher immigration and students returning to campus.

thewave.ca
Real estate and rental and leasing Other type of event NB Fri Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of New Brunswick

NB Power will be offering early retirement for up to 150 employees this spring, as a cost-saving measure which will save the utility $16M a year. The offer extends to those that are at least 58 years of age and are in a non-essential position that will not impact safety or reliability.

Moncton Times & Transcript
Utilities Layoff NB Fri Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of New Brunswick

The Latin Market opened at 79 Prince Edward Street in Saint John. The store sells authentic ingredients and products from across Latin America. Over 1,000 immigrants from South and Central America have moved to N.B. in the past year.

charlottefm.ca
Other type of event NB Fri Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1330 Saint John-St. Stephen

Fredericton’s The Nest Yoga studio will open a Saint John location in the spring. Located at 22 King Street, it will have a yoga studio on one floor and various clothing, health and lifestyle retail options on another.

thewave.ca
Educational services Other type of event NB Fri Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1340 Fredericton-Oromocto

New Brunswick’s minimum wage will increase to $14.75 per hour on April 1st, making it the highest in Atlantic Canada. About 5.7% of New Brunswick’s workforce or 19,000 people earn minimum wage.

charlottefm.ca
Public administration Other type of event NB Fri Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of New Brunswick

Acadia Broadcasting, which operates 18 licensed radio stations across Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Ontario, will layoff 11 staff company-wide. The company states that the consequences of the pandemic and a slow economic recovery led to the decision.

thewave.ca
Information and cultural industries Layoff NB Fri Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of New Brunswick

Vitalité Health, which has been faced with a shortage of sexual assault nurse examiners, has had to postpone its 64-hour sexual assault examiner course due to a lack of enrollment among nurses. The Edmundston and Campbellton regions are most in need in N.B.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NB Fri Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of New Brunswick

The N.B. government will transfer $40M over10 years to the province's regional service commissions to fund newcomer retention, as well as economic and labour force development. The funding will allow the commissions to offer more services.

cbc.ca
Public administration Other type of event NB Fri Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of New Brunswick

As Port Saint John’s $205M modernization project nears completion in March and with further expansion plans in the works, more jobs will be created. The average wage among waterfront workers is more than double the living wage, which is considered to be $21.60 per hour.

Daily Gleaner
Job creation NB Fri Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1330 Saint John-St. Stephen

Two $25M super post-Panamax industrial cranes arrived at the Saint John port this week. It will take a few weeks to offload the cranes and install them at the port. The cranes should be ready by March, which will allow larger container ships to be unloaded.

cbc.ca
Other type of event NB Fri Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1330 Saint John-St. Stephen

Hudson's Bay is laying off around 250 employees, largely within Canada. The impact in Ontario is unknown at this time.

ctvnews.ca
Layoff ON Thu Jan 26 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Ontario

The Governments of Canada and Ontario are investing nearly $530K to bring high-speed internet access to 140 families in Dufferin County

ontario.ca
Construction Job creation ON Thu Jan 26 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3540 Kitchener-Waterloo-Barrie

The Reframe Film Festival is taking place in Peterborough from January 26 to February 25

kawarthanow.com
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event ON Thu Jan 26 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3520 Muskoka-Kawarthas

Canadian restaurant brand Earls will open three locations in Toronto over the next year

retail-insider.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation ON Thu Jan 26 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3530 Toronto

An Ottawa Career Fair will take place at the Ottawa Convention – Shaw Centre on February 28

jobscanadafair.com
Other type of event ON Thu Jan 26 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3510 Ottawa

Lakehead University received a 3-year grant of nearly $300K for mental health research

ckdr.net
Health care and social assistance Other type of event ON Thu Jan 26 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3595 Northwest

The University of Windsor received $5M from Telus Communications Inc. to create a commercial lab to research 5G technology

cbc.ca
Educational services Other type of event ON Thu Jan 26 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3570 Windsor-Sarnia

The Kingston Health Sciences Centre COVID-19 assessment centre at the Beechgrove Complex in Kingston will close at the end of February

napaneeguide.com
Health care and social assistance Other type of event ON Thu Jan 26 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3515 Kingston-Pembroke

The Government of Ontario is funding $1.9M annually over the next two years towards a pilot project with Humber River Hospital in Toronto and Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie to increase access to more diagnostic services for long-term care residents

ontario.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event ON Thu Jan 26 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3530 Toronto

Camp Molly Quinte will be recruiting 35 young women for a training program in July for fire and emergency services. Applications open on March 1.

napaneeguide.com
Public administration Other type of event ON Thu Jan 26 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3515 Kingston-Pembroke

Tucker's Marketplace restaurant officially re-opened on January 25 in the same location at ByWard Market in Ottawa

citynews.ca
Accommodation and food services Job creation ON Thu Jan 26 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3510 Ottawa

The Municipality of Port Hope is hiring students for more than 12 summer positions

northumberlandnews.com
Public administration Job creation ON Thu Jan 26 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3520 Muskoka-Kawarthas

Four new commercial enterprises opened in Downtown Sudbury: The Night Owl, Centreline Architecture, Gingersnap Salon and White Rabbit Tattoo Studio, and Books and Bean

thesudburystar.com
Job creation ON Thu Jan 26 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

Postmedia Network Inc., is closing its printing press in Windsor in March, eliminating approximately 22 full-time and 55 part-time positions

cbc.ca
Layoff ON Thu Jan 26 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3570 Windsor-Sarnia

Sarnia biochemical plant LCY Bioscience laid off 30 workers as it switched production

theobserver.ca
Layoff ON Thu Jan 26 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3570 Windsor-Sarnia

The Government of Canada is investing $4.5M in 27 tourism projects across Northern Ontario, creating and maintaining over 140 jobs

canada.ca
Information and cultural industries Job creation ON Thu Jan 26 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Ontario

Grand River Conservation Authority is hiring for nine summer student positions

newhamburgindependent.ca
Arts, entertainment and recreation Job creation ON Thu Jan 26 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3540 Kitchener-Waterloo-Barrie

Invest Ottawa’s Area X.O, a research and development company in Ottawa, received $5.4M from the Government of Canada to expand its services to small and medium enterprises

canada.ca
Professional, scientific and technical services Job creation ON Thu Jan 26 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3510 Ottawa

Sault Ste. Marie manufacturer SK Group Inc. received $112K from the Government of Ontario to support business expansion and development in the North and create five full-time positions

saultonline.com
Job creation ON Thu Jan 26 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

Conservation Halton received over $3.5M from Parks Canada in support of the Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System

conservationhalton.ca
Public administration Job creation ON Thu Jan 26 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3550 Hamilton-Niagara Peninsula

Indian restaurant Pukka Pukka in Toronto permanently closed

blogto.com
Accommodation and food services Layoff ON Thu Jan 26 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3530 Toronto

The Nipissing Wellness Ontario Health Team received $90K from the Government of Ontario to support long-term home care for 100 seniors

nugget.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event ON Thu Jan 26 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

Ten new homes are under construction at Netmizaaggamig Nishnaabeg, a reserve east of Marathon, as a part of a new $8M, 1,000-hectare commercial and residential subdivision

chroniclejournal.com
Construction Other type of event ON Thu Jan 26 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3595 Northwest

The Municipalité de Péribonka announced that construction on L’Espace Péribonka, a multipurpose building, is complete. An investment of $6.5M was required to complete the project.

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Public administration Other type of event QC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2475 Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

The Ville de Québec, Ville de Lac-Delage, and Cantons unis de Stoneham-et-Tewkesbury are investing $20M in water conservation for Lac Saint-Charles. The Government of Quebec is contributing an additional $40M to the project.

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Construction Other type of event QC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2420 Capitale-Nationale

The Maison d’accueil pour sans-abri de Chicoutimi has 18 positions to prepare for its upcoming move. People working in the fields of maintenance and intervention are wanted.

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Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2475 Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

Teledyne DALSA, a semiconductor manufacturer in Bromont, has around 40 positions to fill

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Job creation QC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2430 Estrie

Bizou International, a women’s jewelry and fashion accessories retailer headquartered in Sainte-Marie, closed 45 stores in Quebec and New Brunswick. In total, 350 employees were laid off.

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Layoff QC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Quebec

The Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux de l’Outaouais is looking to fill 100 nursing positions

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Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2460 Outaouais

Groupe Bellemare, a transportation and construction company in Trois-Rivières, announced that a semi-mobile concrete plant will be built in Bécancour. The project, valued at $5M, will create around 20 jobs as early as this summer.

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Job creation QC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2433 Centre-du-Québec

Han-Logement, a community organization dedicated to providing affordable housing for people with disabilities, began construction on 16 units valued at $3.2M in Windsor. Construction is scheduled to be complete in the spring.

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Real estate and rental and leasing Other type of event QC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2430 Estrie

Handi-Ressources, a community organization dedicated to providing affordable housing for people with disabilities, inaugurated a 25-unit building, which was built at a cost of $4.5M in Sherbrooke. The Government of Quebec and the Ville de Sherbrooke were partners in the project.

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Real estate and rental and leasing Other type of event QC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2430 Estrie

The Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux de l’Estrie - Centre hospitalier universitaire de Sherbrooke currently has 900 nursing, nursing assistant , and orderly positions to fill, which could go up to 1,200 by the end of the summer

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Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2430 Estrie

The Ville de Montréal will invest $76M up until 2025 in implementing its plans for tree and shrub planting and maintaining wooded areas

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Public administration Other type of event QC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2440 Montréal

Bell Canada, a telecommunications company headquartered in Montréal, is looking to fill 500 positions that are mainly in high technologies: cloud computing, networking, cybersecurity, the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, and software development

actualnewsmagazine.com
Information and cultural industries Job creation QC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2440 Montréal

La Cigogne, Centre de Ressources Familiales, a private subsidized daycare in Magog, has around 20 positions to fill, including 14 in education, in preparation for its scheduled opening in April

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Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2430 Estrie

L’Événement Emploi, a job fair, will take place on April 20 at the Centre des congrès de Thetford Mines. Nearly 300 positions will be available at the event.

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Job creation QC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2425 Chaudière-Appalaches

The Cégep de Shawinigan announced that its pool has opened following an investment of nearly $6M. The project was made possible thanks to financial support from the three levels of government.

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Educational services Other type of event QC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2470 Mauricie

WestRock, an American company specialized in manufacturing folding boxes, invested $10M in modernizing its factory in Sainte-Marie. The company is currently hiring to fill nearly 15 positions.

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Job creation QC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2425 Chaudière-Appalaches

DE LA FONTAINE, a steel door manufacturer, invested $11.5M in its Sherbrooke facility to expand the building and automate production. Of this amount, the governments of Quebec and Canada invested a total of $4M.

sherbrookerecord.com
Other type of event QC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2430 Estrie

La Brasserie, a sports bar in Trois-Rivières, announced that it would close on January 28. The current staff of around 20 people may be hired by the new business that will open in the same location.

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Accommodation and food services Layoff QC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2470 Mauricie

The Ville de Baie-Saint-Paul announced that the Aréna Luc-et-Marie-Claude has opened following renovations valued at over $10M

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Accommodation and food services Other type of event QC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2420 Capitale-Nationale

A new winter festival recently kicked off in Winnipeg’s Exchange District. Lights in the Exchange features light-based artworks installed around the neighbourhood, in an effort to attract more visitors to the city’s downtown.

globalnews.ca
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event MB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

Sunwing Vacations is cancelling two of its direct routes between Winnipeg and Mexico due to “operational constraints.” Flights to Los Cabos and Mazatlán will end in February.

cbc.ca
Other type of event MB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

Towne Cinema 8, the last commercial movie theatre in downtown Winnipeg, is shutting down permanently. The building is now up for sale six months after a temporary closure due to pandemic challenges and a lack of funds for capital investments.

winnipegfreepress.com
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event MB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

The provincial government is granting $150,000 to the Downtown Community Safety Partnership’s Clean Slate program. The group hires at-risk individuals to provide clean-up services in downtown Winnipeg.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation MB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

A delegation of musicians and industry representatives are travelling to Los Angeles to promote the use of Manitoba music in Hollywood productions. Networking trips could increase following WestJet’s addition of a direct flight to L.A. from Winnipeg last fall.

winnipegfreepress.com
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event MB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Manitoba

The Government of Manitoba is providing $10M toward Assiniboine Community College’s Prairie Innovation Centre for Sustainable Agriculture. The project will create 16 new or expanded agricultural programs at the Brandon college, adding 600 students.

news.gov.mb.ca
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Other type of event MB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4630 Southwest

The Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) is opening a Zellers store in Winnipeg’s St. Vital Centre, within its current The Bay location. Most Zellers retail outlets closed in 2013, but HBC is reviving the discount brand through pop-up shops and online sales.

winnipegfreepress.com
Job creation MB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

UM Properties is planning a $6B residential development near the University of Manitoba. The $1.5B first phase could begin in the second quarter of this year and will include 3,000 units as well as commercial space and outdoor amenities.

winnipegfreepress.com
Construction Other type of event MB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

Some rural school divisions are relaxing their criteria for substitute teachers due to ongoing challenges trying to recruit staff. Sunrise, Western, and Brandon school divisions are now considering applicants without a teaching degree.

winnipegfreepress.com
Educational services Other type of event MB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Manitoba

Equal Housing Initiative is renovating the McLaren Hotel in downtown Winnipeg, converting it to affordable housing with social and health supports for tenants. Construction on the $12M project will begin this summer.

winnipegfreepress.com
Construction Other type of event MB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

D Spot Dessert Café is opening a location in Winnipeg in the Seasons of Tuxedo mixed-use development.

accesswinnipeg.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation MB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

Fast food chain Five Guys is opening its fourth Winnipeg location, at Garden City Shopping Centre.

accesswinnipeg.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation MB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

The City of Winnipeg is facing labour shortages across several departments. Bus drivers, lifeguards, mechanics, recreation staff, and library workers are among the most difficult positions to fill.

winnipegfreepress.com
Other type of event MB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

The owners of the Northgate Shopping Centre, in Winnipeg’s Garden City neighbourhood, are planning a new apartment development. The complex would include 204 suites in three buildings and be located in the mall’s south parking lot.

cbc.ca
Construction Other type of event MB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

The federal and provincial governments are providing $8M toward the construction of a new community centre in the Rural Municipality of Taché. The complex will include a library and an arena, which will replace the existing Lorette Arena.

canada.ca
Construction Other type of event MB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4610 Southeast

The City of Thompson's only veterinary clinic is scaling back services due to a lack of staff. North of 55 Veterinary Services will no longer provide blood tests and x-rays beginning January 31, and could close entirely by June.

thompsoncitizen.net
Other services (except public administration) Other type of event MB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4680 North

RnR Family Restaurant recently closed its McPhillips St. location. Low customer volumes contributed to the closure, as well as labour shortages and rising food prices. Staff have been transferred to the eatery’s two other Winnipeg locations.

winnipegfreepress.com
Accommodation and food services Other type of event MB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

The Tiger Hills Health Centre in Treherne has resumed emergency services on a limited basis after a seven-month closure due to staff shortages. Inpatient services are expected to resume in May.

portageonline.com
Health care and social assistance Other type of event MB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4640 North Central

Tres Carnales Rostizado, a Mexican food restaurant in Edmonton, is closing permanently on January 31, 2023.

eatnorth.com
Accommodation and food services Layoff AB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4860 Edmonton

Calgary Co-op is closing two grocery stores in the city on March 8, 2023 due to economic reasons. Co-op will be working closely with employee unions to keep and re-allocate employees who would like to remain with the company.

globalnews.ca
Layoff AB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

Heart River Housing is planning to start construction in May 2023 on the $11.5M Villa Beausejour seniors’ lodge expansion in Falher. The lodge project has doubled to 20 enhanced living units from the original 10 units due to housing demand in the region.

southpeacenews.com
Construction Job creation AB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4870 Athabasca-Grande Prairie-Peace River

Greenfield Global Inc., a manufacturer and distibutor of industrial alcohols, is receiving $2M from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada for an agricultural waste-to-clean fuel project in collaboration with the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Engineering.

globenewswire.com
Professional, scientific and technical services Other type of event AB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4860 Edmonton

Parks Canada is hiring for lifeguards and cashiers at Miette Hot Springs, located in Jasper National Park. The positions run from April to October 2023 and the closing application date for both is February 24, 2023.

dailyhive.com
Arts, entertainment and recreation Job creation AB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4840 Banff-Jasper-Rocky Mountain House

The Lloydminster Construction Association (LCA) and its partners are bringing back the popular Bi-Provincial Try-A-Trade on April 26, 2023, after a three-year hiatus. The event offers a chance for hundreds of regional students to consider careers in 51 designated trades with seven industries represented.

meridiansource.ca
Other type of event AB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4820 Camrose-Drumheller

The Town of Peace River is planning to issue tenders for engineering design of a concrete or sheet pile dam for flood mitigation in the town. The estimated total cost of the dam project is between $10.1M and $17.3M, depending on the chosen design.

fortmcmurraytoday.com
Construction Job creation AB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4870 Athabasca-Grande Prairie-Peace River

Birchcliff Energy Ltd. is planning a 2023 capital program of $260M to $280M along with drilling 23 wells and bringing 32 wells on production during the year. As part of its five-year plan to 2027, Birchcliff intends to increase its rate of drilling in 2024 and 2025 with a goal of 182 wells brought on production over the period.

globenewswire.com
Mining and oil and gas extraction Job creation AB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Calgary-based Benevity, a software subscription company, has laid off 137 employees immediately as of January 18, 2023. The company did not disclose the locations of the affected employees.

calgaryherald.com
Information and cultural industries Layoff AB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

School districts around the province are launching mental health pilot projects that are a collaboration between mental health service providers and local school authorities. The Government of Alberta has approved 60 projects as part of a $40M two-year initiative with a second call for proposals closing on January 31, 2023.

cbc.ca
Educational services Job creation AB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Alberta Health Services has resumed all regular services at Rotary Flames House (RFH) in Calgary during the week of January 16, 2023. AHS temporarily paused respite care admissions at the Rotary Flames House in early December 2022, and redeployed staff to assist in supporting patients at Alberta Children’s Hospital.

globalnews.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event AB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

Paramedic students in programs across the province are experiencing difficulties in accessing work placements or practicums as part of their training. Post-secondary programs for primary care and advanced care paramedics have mandatory workplace training components known as practicums, where students work on ambulances and in hospitals while under the supervision of an experienced professional.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event AB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Prairies Economic Development Canada (PrairiesCan) has opened a new service centre in Lethbridge and is funding 18 projects with $11.2M. The projects cover a range of sectors from agriculture to tourism, education and arts, and are expected to support 230 jobs.

lethbridgeherald.com
Job creation AB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4810 Lethbridge-Medicine Hat

The Government of Alberta is expanding support for post-secondary students with disabilities to include those with persistent or prolonged disabilities. An additional 5,200 students will receive support under new changes to the Grant for Students with Disabilities.

alberta.ca
Educational services Other type of event AB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Alberta-based Arrow Technology Group is building out new high-speed internet infrastructure to 20 First Nations and Métis Settlements and four rural communities around the province following an $8.1M agreement with the Canada Infrastructure Bank.

newswire.ca
Construction Job creation AB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

The Vancouver Police Department (VPD) is holding hiring events in Edmonton, Calgary and Fort McMurray during January and February. VPD is open to both new recruits and experienced officers.

dailyhive.com
Public administration Other type of event AB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Kiwetinohk Energy Corp. (KEC) is planning to build a 170-megawatt solar project southwest of Sylvan Lake. The $320M solar farm will be linked to the province’s electrical grid by a 138-kilovolt transmission line. Pending regulatory approval, construction could begin this fall with completion and commercial operation expected in 2024.

reddeeradvocate.com
Construction Other type of event AB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4850 Red Deer

Calgary Transit is hiring 400 transit operators, with plans to hire an additional 400 by the end of the 2023. It’s also looking for eight journeyperson 1 level truck and transport technicians to keep buses and trains running, and more Peace Officers.

calgaryherald.com
Job creation AB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

Commercial and residential builders with the Calgary Construction Association (CCA) are struggling to find enough workers to keep up with development demands. CCA estimates that there are 3,000 to 4,000 construction job vacancies in the Calgary region.

globalnews.ca
Construction Other type of event AB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

Green Impact Partners (GIP) is planning to start construction on a $1.2B plant near Calgary that will use non-food-grade waste wheat to produce renewable natural gas, ethanol and cattle feed. Approximately 800 jobs will be created during two years of construction with the opening scheduled for 2025. GIP has committed to using local engineering, construction and environmental firms for the project.

calgaryherald.com
Construction Job creation AB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

The Cold Lake Region has recently added eight doctors to three clinics in the region, including family physicians and specialists in surgery and anaesthesiology.

albertahealthservices.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation AB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4880 Wood Buffalo-Cold Lake

Alphabet Inc.’s research lab DeepMind is closing its Edmonton office. The Edmonton office was the only DeepMind site not housed within a Google-managed office. Impacted engineers and researchers will be offered the option to relocate to other offices but those in various organizational infrastructure roles will be laid off.

financialpost.com
Professional, scientific and technical services Layoff AB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4860 Edmonton

The Government of Alberta is contracting with Canadian Surgery Solutions to provide 3,000 orthopedic surgeries in Calgary. The surgical facilities are operated by Clearpoint Health Network, a company which provides surgeries for public-health authorities across Canada.

calgaryherald.com
Health care and social assistance Job creation AB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

Saturn Oil & Gas Inc. is adding US$81M to its 2023 capital plan, bringing the new total to US$181M, following the recent acquisition of Ridgeback Resources Inc. The Ridgeback addition brings an expanded asset base to Saturn in Saskatchewan and new production in Alberta, along with 700 drilling locations.

saturnoil.com
Mining and oil and gas extraction Job creation AB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

The federal government is providing $71M for nine Parks Canada projects in Alberta and BC to improve infrastructure and visitor safety. The projects include road paving and structural improvements, water and wastewater projects and work on regional geohazrds along highways. All of the projects are expected to be completed by 2025.

edmontonjournal.com
Construction Job creation AB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

The Government of Alberta is fast-tracking more international immigrant applications for permanent residency if newcomers have close family ties in the province. The Alberta Advantage Immigration Program will allocate one-quarter of its express entry stream nominations to those with skills and experience in high-demand jobs who also have an immediate family member in Alberta, such as a parent, a child, or a sibling.

edmontonjournal.com
Other type of event AB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

The Calgary Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) is planning to start construction this summer on a $250,000 public observatory. The observatory will host free events open to amateur astronomers and first-time star-gazers with completion planned for 2024.

cbc.ca
Construction Job creation AB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

Postmedia Inc. is moving 12 of its Alberta community newspapers to digital-only formats, eyeing more outsourcing deals for printing, laying off workers and selling the home of the Calgary Herald. Postmedia is also going to move employees to remote work on a permanent basis, except for markets like Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal.

ctvnews.ca
Information and cultural industries Layoff AB Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Cactus Club Cafe, a Canadian-based restaurant chain, opened a new 335-seat location in Coquitlam in January.

dailyhive.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation BC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The B.C. government launched a new licensing program this month to provide small and medium-sized secondary wood products manufacturers with dedicated fibre supply. The BC Timber Sales Value-Added Manufacturing Program is restricted to facilities producing high-value products, such as mass timber, plywood, veneer, panelling and flooring.

news.gov.bc.ca
Other type of event BC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

The City of Coquitlam is seeking to launch and operate its own a public e-scooter share service. The process to procure an e-scooter company is currently underway.

dailyhive.com
Other type of event BC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The reopening of Canfor’s Houston Sawmill has been indefinitely delayed due to a fire this January. The mill has been closed for five weeks due to poor economic conditions.

terracestandard.com
Other type of event BC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5970 Nechako

Ayam Zaman, a new restaurant specialized in Middle Eastern cuisine, opened in Coquitlam in December.

dailyhive.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation BC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

TransLink is seeking to hire more than 500 new bus drivers in Metro Vancouver this year.

dailyhive.com
Job creation BC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The Bao Place plans to open a new restaurant location in Burnaby.

dailyhive.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation BC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

Tolko Industries Ltd., a Vernon-based wood products manufacturer, plans to extend the curtailment of its lumber mills in Armstrong and Soda Creek, near Williams Lake, until at least the end of February, due to supply issues and weak lumber markets. A total of 350 workers continue to be affected.

vernonmorningstar.com
Layoff BC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5930 Thompson-Okanagan

Old Yale Brewing Abbotsford, a new brewery and restaurant in Abbotsford, plans to open its new 220-seat location this winter.

dailyhive.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation BC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The B.C. government has begun construction this January on a fibre-to-the-home project that aims bring access to high-speed internet to more than 500 households in six Indigenous communities in the province.

news.gov.bc.ca
Information and cultural industries Job creation BC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

The Woodgrove Senior Citizens Housing Society has received $9.3M in federal and provincial funding to support the development of 62 new rental units for moderate and low-income seniors in Nanaimo. Construction on the project is expected to be complete by summer 2023.

news.gov.bc.ca
Construction Job creation BC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5910 Vancouver Island and Coast

Dover Bay Secondary School, located in Nanaimo, has added four new classrooms through a $3M project jointly funded by the provincial government and the school board. The project also added a learning hub, fitness centre and additional washrooms.

news.gov.bc.ca
Educational services Other type of event BC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5910 Vancouver Island and Coast

The B.C. government plans to open a new permanent shelter space in Cranbrook, to support those that are at risk of, or currently experiencing homelessness. The 40-bed shelter is expected to open in late 2023.

news.gov.bc.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation BC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5940 Kootenays

The B.C. government is providing $50M in funding to the Forest Enhancement Society of BC in January, to support projects and programs that increase fibre supply aimed at keeping people working and local mills running, while also mitigating wildfire risks and reducing climate emissions.

news.gov.bc.ca
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Other type of event BC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

The B.C. government announced the successful expansion of high-speed internet infrastructure in the Caribou region this month. The jointly funded $5.9M project supports more than 1,300 households and six more communities in the Cariboo region.

news.gov.bc.ca
Information and cultural industries Other type of event BC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5950 Cariboo

Sinclair Group Forest Products announced temporary production curtailments at its lumber operations at Apollo Forest Products in Fort St. James, Lakeland Mills in Prince George, and Nechako Lumber Co. in Vanderhoof, due to weak market conditions and fibre supply constraints. The company expects the curtailment to last two weeks, beginning January 30.

ckpgtoday.ca
Other type of event BC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5970 Nechako

Air Transat, a Canadian-based airline, announced the closure of its operations at the Vancouver International Airport due to economic concerns. Over 200 employees are expected to be impacted.

ctvnews.ca
Layoff BC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The Government of Canada is providing nearly $135K in funding through the Green and Inclusive Community Buildings program, to support energy-efficiency renovations at the Musqueam Elders Centre in Vancouver.

canada.ca
Construction Job creation BC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The Government of Canada is providing approximately $13M for the restoration of the Radium Hot Springs Aquacourt in Kootenay National Park. The project aims to upgrade pool infrastructure to enhance public safety and incorporate green technologies.

canada.ca
Construction Job creation BC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5940 Kootenays

The B.C. and Federal government is providing $18.8M in joint funding to support the reopening of Paper Excellence’s Crofton Mill facility, which shutdown in October due to poor economic conditions. More than 100 jobs have been restored from the funding.

news.gov.bc.ca
Job creation BC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5910 Vancouver Island and Coast

The B.C. government plans to install new technologies that monitors commercial vehicle speeds for improved safety on Highway 5A, near Merritt. Construction is expected to begin in late spring and be completed in the fall.

news.gov.bc.ca
Construction Job creation BC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5930 Thompson-Okanagan

The B.C. government is currently accepting applications from Indigenous organizations and other groups that work with people facing homelessness for the Province’s Homelessness Community Action Grant, which awards grants for as much as $50,000 to support homelessness projects.

news.gov.bc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event BC Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

Yellowknife’s airport is seeking geotechnical engineers to investigate the soil beneath its runways. Melting permafrost has led airport management to seek a solution that will keep the runways stable for the next 20 to 25 years. The NWT government hopes to select a contractor by March this year.

cabinradio.ca
Professional, scientific and technical services Job creation NT Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

Li-FT Power Ltd., a Vancouver-based mining exploration company, has begun its Yellowknife Lithium Project. The company stated that the project could unearth one of the largest lithium resources in North America. Li-Fi also has an agreement with the federal government to build a 49-person camp at the site.

northernminer.com
Mining and oil and gas extraction Job creation NT Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

Some Yellowknife schools have reissued their plea for bus drivers. A shortage of drivers has left three of the city’s 15 routes without service. Schools have struggled to find suitable part-time drivers as pay has remained low due to long-term contracts. The school district and the First Transit bus company have made hiring new drivers a priority.

cabinradio.ca
Job creation NT Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

The NWT government is increasing funding for most of its home repair programs. These programs now offer between $2,000-$5,000 more per eligible applicant. These changes will enable more residents to access adequate repair funding. Eligible clients will receive assistance in the form of forgivable loans to subsidize the cost of the repairs to their existing home.

www.gov.nt.ca
Construction Other type of event NT Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

Qikiqtani Inuit Association approved plans to spend $46.8M to fund five infrastructure projects. Located across four communities, these projects will take four years to develop. Projects include wind energy generation in Sanikiluaq; a solar energy project in Iqaluit; developing land for affordable housing; a training centre in Pond Inlet; and a multi-use facility in Igloolik.

nunatsiaq.com
Other type of event NU Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6210 Nunavut

Uvagut TV is applying to be a mandatory part of basic cable packages after two years of broadcasting. Canada’s first national Inuktut channel broadcasts children’s shows, movies, and cultural programs to more than 600,000 homes. Mandatory distribution would allow the channel to increase personnel and operations.

nunatsiaq.com
Information and cultural industries Job creation NU Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6210 Nunavut

The federal government is providing the City of Whitehorse $929,500 through the Building Safer Communities Fund to support crime prevention initiatives in the region. The funding is also expected to assist young, at-risk people and help them to be successful.

canada.ca
Other type of event YT Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

The Yukon government pledged $170,968 through the Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust to support four community-led crime prevention projects. Projects include increasing services to Yukoners with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder; providing workshops and supports in Watson Lake; delivering peer-support training for at-risk men; and offering restorative justice healing circles across the territory.

yukon.ca
Other type of event YT Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

The Whitehorse city council voted in favour of exploring the possibility of a pedestrian-only area on Main Street. This one-year pilot project would run through the summer and offer expanded patio spaces, greenery, and picnic tables. The project hopes to support small businesses while remaining committed to reaching the city’s climate goals.

yukon-news.com
Other type of event YT Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

The Government of Saskatchewan approved a merger of Cumberland College and Parkland College. The merger will help develop new programming and gain better partnership opportunities. The institutions aim to complete the merger by July 1st, 2023.

northeastnow.com
Educational services Other type of event SK Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Saskatchewan

A temporary homeless shelter will open in Regina on January 30. The Government of Saskatchewan is providing $400,000 in funding to Regina Treaty/Status Indian Services to operate the shelter.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event SK Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4710 Regina-Moose Mountain

The City of North Battleford extended its community garden land lease with Midwest Food Resources by 10 more years. The non-profit organization can construct a storage building and dig a water well at the location, if it obtaines required approvals and inspections.

sasknow.com
Other type of event SK Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4750 Prince Albert

Trappers from northern Saskatchewan expressed a pessimistic view of the industry, citing dropping fur prices. In 2012-2013, there were 3,600 trappers in Saskatchewan with total fur sales of $5.7M. By the 2020-2021 trapping year, the number of trappers increased to 4,600, but the total sales decreased to $3.7M.

northeastnow.com
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Other type of event SK Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Saskatchewan

Angkor Resources Corp. launched its Solution Gas/Carbon Capture Project in Evesham. The Project will extract unused gases and carbon emissions from oil wells and convert them into clean natural gas. Angkor plans to capture around 500,000 cubic feet of gas per day at first, and then increase production once they connect more wells.

sasknow.com
Mining and oil and gas extraction Other type of event SK Mon Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4750 Prince Albert

A panel of experts created by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency has found that potato wart is mostly under control on P.E.I. The P.E.I. Potato Board wants Ottawa to act on the panel’s recommendations and allow all P.E.I. potato exports to resume.

cbc.ca
Public administration Other type of event PE Fri Jan 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1110 Prince Edward Island

Breweries on P.E.I. say they are seeing a growing interest among customers to consume low and non-alcoholic drinks. P.E.I.’s Upstreet Craft Brewing is now sold across Canada and Lone Oak is looking to expand in order to meet the growing demand for its low-alcohol beer.

cbc.ca
Other type of event PE Fri Jan 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1110 Prince Edward Island

Canada's airlines are becoming more regional with Air Canada focusing in the east and WestJet focusing on the west (significantly reducing their service in Atlantic Canada). The airlines have cut routes, are looking to improve profits, and creating barriers for competition.

cbc.ca
Other type of event PE Fri Jan 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1110 Prince Edward Island

P.E.I.-based rideshare service, Kari, is expanding and recruiting drivers in Summerside. Successful candidates are required to own vehicles built in the last 10 years and must also obtain their Class 4R license. Kari is also looking to set up operations in Moncton this summer.

charlottefm.ca
Other type of event PE Fri Jan 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1110 Prince Edward Island

The N.S. Government is funding the Town of Amherst, Municipality of Cumberland, and The Pugwash Physician Recruitment/Appreciation Committee to support efforts to recruit and retain healthcare professionals. This funding is being channelled through its new $2M Office of Healthcare Professionals Recruitment Community Fund.

novascotia.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NS Fri Jan 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1220 North Shore

N.S. Health is launching new training and retention incentives in an effort to fill emergency department nursing vacancies as some provincial hospital units are reporting nurse vacancy rates of up to 80%. This includes annual specialty training for 120 nurses scheduled for Halifax, Sydney, New Glasgow and Yarmouth.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NS Fri Jan 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Nova Scotia

New/Coming Soon: East Cup Coffee Roastery & Café (Halifax), Antoinette’s Cheesecakes and Ben & Florentine (Bedford), PetSmart (Halifax Shopping Centre), Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen (Sackville); Closures: Copper Branch, Julep and Hermitage, and The Olsen Europe store (Halifax).

retales.ca
Accommodation and food services Other type of event NS Fri Jan 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1250 Halifax

Halifax Transit intends on reducing bus services starting Feb. 27 until late summer due to staffing shortages as they struggle to recruit and retain bus drivers. Between September and December, 35 new drivers were hired and trained. The goal is to hire 80 more drivers before regular bus service resumes.

cbc.ca
Job creation NS Fri Jan 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1250 Halifax

The N.S. Government is investing in training to help address under-representation of Black/African Nova Scotians in the social work field and ease pressures on the healthcare and social service systems. The 3-year Africentric Bachelor of Social Work pilot cohort program at Dalhousie University starts in September.

novascotia.ca
Educational services Other type of event NS Fri Jan 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1250 Halifax

The N.S. Government is funding The Cape Breton Health Navigation Society and the Breton Ability Centre Society to support efforts to recruit and retain doctors and other healthcare professionals, through its new $2M Office of Healthcare Professionals Recruitment Community Fund.

novascotia.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NS Fri Jan 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1210 Cape Breton

The N.S. Government is funding the Mid Valley Region Physician Recruitment and Retention Committee and the Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce, to support efforts to recruit and retain doctors and other healthcare professionals, through its new $2M Office of Healthcare Professionals Recruitment Community Fund.

novascotia.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NS Fri Jan 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1230 Annapolis Valley

The Government of Canada is investing $1,698,750 to help three Halifax bioscience companies (ClearDynamic Inc., AGADA Biosciences Inc. and NovaResp Technologies Inc.) create innovative healthcare solutions for a wide range of challenges.

canada.ca
Professional, scientific and technical services Other type of event NS Fri Jan 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1250 Halifax

Sunwing has reduced several winter destination flights from Halifax Stanfield International Airport for the rest of the winter season, following a series of other cancellations from the company. Sunwing’s other scheduled services at Halifax Stanfield are expected to continue this winter season.

cbc.ca
Other type of event NS Fri Jan 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1250 Halifax

All 4 ski hills in the province are now open after a slow start to the season due to mild and wet weather conditions. These include Ski Ben Eoin and Cape Smokey (Cape Breton), Ski Martock (Hants County) and Ski Wentworth (Cumberland County).

cbc.ca
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event NS Fri Jan 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Nova Scotia

The Government of Canada has announced joint funding of $416k to improve public transit in Kings County that will enable Kings Point to Point Transit Society to acquire 4 new vehicles. This expansion is expected to make the region more inclusive and accessible particularly for those with disabilities.

canada.ca
Public administration Other type of event NS Fri Jan 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1230 Annapolis Valley

Canada's airlines are becoming more regional with Air Canada focusing in the east and WestJet focusing on the west (significantly reducing their service in Atlantic Canada). The airlines have cut routes, are looking to improve profits, and creating barriers for competition.

cbc.ca
Other type of event NS Fri Jan 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Nova Scotia

The Construction Association of Nova Scotia is holding a 1-day event at the Halifax Convention Centre on February 15 that will include educational sessions on workforce challenges and a job fair. This comes as the sector faces almost 5,200 retirements in the province by 2027.

cans.ns.ca
Construction Other type of event NS Fri Jan 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Nova Scotia

The Government of Canada has announced over $6.6M in joint funding to improve Placentia’s drinking water infrastructure.

canada.ca
Public administration Other type of event NL Fri Jan 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1010 Avalon Peninsula

The N.L. Government has passed a new law that will see over 100 paramedics and emergency medical responders return to work. Strike issues include working conditions, wages and lack of pension plan.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NL Fri Jan 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Newfoundland and Labrador

Canada's airlines are becoming more regional with Air Canada focusing in the east and WestJet focusing on the west (significantly reducing their service in Atlantic Canada). The airlines have cut routes, are looking to improve profits, and creating barriers for competition.

cbc.ca
Other type of event NL Fri Jan 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Newfoundland and Labrador

Complete Concrete Solutions has been awarded a $1.3M contract for repairs to two Lewin Parkway Bridges in Corner Brook with work expected to be finished this summer.

vocm.com
Construction Other type of event NL Fri Jan 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1030 West Coast-Northern Peninsula-Labrador

Justice Canada is providing over $1.6M in funding to the Nunatsiavut Government through its Indigenous Justice Program to support a Family Violence Prevention Program, community-based justice services, and the creation of a new Inuit Cultural Awareness Educator.

vocm.com
Other services (except public administration) Other type of event NL Fri Jan 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1030 West Coast-Northern Peninsula-Labrador

New Found Gold has reported several new high-grade gold discoveries in central Newfoundland along the Appleton Fault Zone including Keats, Golden Joint and Lotto.

vocm.com
Mining and oil and gas extraction Other type of event NL Fri Jan 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1040 Notre Dame-Central Bonavista Bay

Trades N.L., an umbrella organization representing 16 building and construction unions with over 18,000 members has launched the "Build Right Here" campaign to rally businesses and citizens behind the N.L. Government as it negotiates a benefits agreement with Equinor for its Bay du Nord project to employ local residents.

cbc.ca
Mining and oil and gas extraction Other type of event NL Fri Jan 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1010 Avalon Peninsula

Horizon Health is actively recruiting in Quebec to bring more nurses to N.B. amid a shortage of staff. Quebec is ideal because they speak French and English and, with a starting wage as low as $25.80 an hour, N.B.’s hourly wages of $37-$45 an hour is attractive to prospective job seekers.

ctvnews.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NB Fri Jan 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of New Brunswick

A recent Chamber of Commerce survey of Moncton businesses reports that a shortage of skilled labour is the main challenge for employers. Other concerns include inflation and rising interest rates, affordable housing for workers, as well as social issues.

Telegraph Journal
Other services (except public administration) Other type of event NB Fri Jan 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1320 Moncton-Richibucto

The Saint John Airport is looking to expand with a logistics park, air-related service and manufacturing, freight, light industrial, and air cargo. The full build-out is at least 10 years away and requires approval by the airport’s board of directors.

charlottefm.ca
Other type of event NB Fri Jan 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1330 Saint John-St. Stephen

Fredericton councillors approved a zoning change to allow the construction of a provincial jail in the Vanier Industrial Park. The N.B. government paid the city over $1M for the 25-hectare plot of land to build the facility and create well-paying jobs.

cbc.ca
Public administration Job creation NB Fri Jan 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1340 Fredericton-Oromocto

Xenia Housing has received a $500K grant from the Town of Saint Andrews to build a 42-unit apartment complex. There are few local apartment vacancies at the moment and the town's population has grown by 14.8% in the last five years, leading to higher housing costs.

cbc.ca
Construction Other type of event NB Fri Jan 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1330 Saint John-St. Stephen

Saint John Bakery has temporarily closed its four locations, citing labour shortages and increasing costs, which have posed significant challenges to the business. The owner stated that they are trying to sort out their operations.

charlottefm.ca
Layoff NB Fri Jan 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1330 Saint John-St. Stephen

Canada's airlines are becoming more regional with Air Canada focusing in the east and WestJet focusing on the west (significantly reducing their service in Atlantic Canada). The airlines have cut routes, are looking to improve profits, and creating barriers for competition.

cbc.ca
Other type of event NB Fri Jan 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of New Brunswick

Saint John is expecting a record-breaking cruise ship season in 2023, with 86 vessels expected to bring almost 200,000 passengers to the port. The cruise ship industry contributes $68M to the Saint John and southern New Brunswick economies.

charlottefm.ca
Other type of event NB Fri Jan 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 1330 Saint John-St. Stephen

N.B. data shows that Horizon Health needs to recruit 542 registered nurses, 163 licensed practical nurses and 65 patient care attendants in order to fill vacant positions. Vitalité Health Network, meanwhile, needs 261 registered nurses, 77 licensed practical nurses and 87 patient care attendants.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event NB Fri Jan 20 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of New Brunswick

Hydro One began construction on a new transmission cable tunnel in downtown Toronto

constructconnect.com
Construction Job creation ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3530 Toronto

Pizzeria Roma 1894 opened its second location in Greater Sudbury

sudbury.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

The Government of Ontario is investing over $240K in four projects in Machin, supporting youth, families and seniors

kenoraonline.com
Other type of event ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3595 Northwest

The City of Toronto, the Government of Ontario, and Metrolinx are providing $5.4M in grants for local small businesses that are eligible through the Transit Expansion Construction Mitigation Grant Program

toronto.ca
Public administration Other type of event ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3530 Toronto

The federal government is investing $300K in Blind River for upgrades along the Highway 17 corridor beginning in the spring

myespanolanow.com
Construction Other type of event ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

Construction of a modular building in Scarborough was completed. It will be operated by Homes First Society and will provide 57 permanent homes for individuals experiencing homelessness.

toronto.com
Health care and social assistance Other type of event ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3530 Toronto

Sault Ste. Marie District Social Services Board received over $5M from the provincial government to help create its community resource centre at the former Sacred Heart school location

saultstar.com
Construction Other type of event ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

The Sault Community Career Centre is hosting the Transition to Independence Program in February for people between the ages of 15-30 to get job skills and hands-on paid work experience with local employers

sootoday.com
Other type of event ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

Employment North, an employment services agency, received $1.3M from the federal and provincial governments to relocate and renovate its new office in South River

northbaynipissing.com
Construction Other type of event ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

Collège Boréal in Timmins launched a pilot truck and coach technician program to support 20 international students and employers looking to fill roles in Timmins and other Northern Ontario communities

northernontariobusiness.com
Educational services Other type of event ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

Listowel Eastdale Public School received $2.1M in additional funding from the provincial government to cover rising costs of the school's expansion

stratfordbeaconherald.com
Construction Other type of event ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3580 Stratford-Bruce Peninsula

The Government of Ontario provided $4.4M towards construction of 39 affordable housing units in Sault Ste. Marie for those at-risk of homelessness

ontario.ca
Construction Other type of event ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

The Municipality of Grey County is hosting job fairs in Flesherton on February 22, Hannover on February 28, Owen Sound on March 1, and Meaford on March 2

owensoundsuntimes.com
Other type of event ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3580 Stratford-Bruce Peninsula

Five Doors North, an Italian restaurant in Toronto, permanently closed

blogto.com
Accommodation and food services Layoff ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3530 Toronto

The North Bay Regional Health Centre received $480K from the provincial government for the hospital's COVID-19-related capital expenses

northbaynipissing.com
Health care and social assistance Other type of event ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

The Government of Ontario is investing $4.75M to expand One Stop Talk, a virtual counselling program for children, youth and their families

ontario.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3530 Toronto

Owen Gibb Community Hall in Brighton will host a job fair on February 21

brightontoday.ca
Other type of event ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3520 Muskoka-Kawarthas

Brookfield Restaurant in Ottawa closed

ctvnews.ca
Accommodation and food services Layoff ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3510 Ottawa

Munay Toronto, a Latin American restaurant, permanently closed

blogto.com
Accommodation and food services Layoff ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3530 Toronto

Herschel Supply Co. will open a store at CF Sherway Gardens in Toronto in late spring

retail-insider.com
Job creation ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3530 Toronto

Quinte Conservation is currently hiring for summer employment opportunities for College and University students aged 18 to 30

quinteconservation.ca
Job creation ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3515 Kingston-Pembroke

The Government of Canada is investing $12M over the next three years toward the preservation of Parks Canada historic sites at Fort Henry, Fort Wellington, Laurier House and Sir John Johnson House

canada.ca
Construction Job creation ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3515 Kingston-Pembroke

The Government of Canada is investing approximately $30.3M toward the construction of a new 128 long-term Elder Care Home facility in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory

canada.ca
Construction Job creation ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3515 Kingston-Pembroke

The Municipality of Brighton is hosting a career fair on February 21 at the King Edward Park Arena

brighton.ca
Job creation ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3515 Kingston-Pembroke

Coffee shop Books and Beans and Taiwanese and Chinese food restaurant Peko Peko opened in downtown Sudbury

ctvnews.ca
Accommodation and food services Job creation ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

The federal government invested nearly $14M into local tourism and community infrastructure across Simcoe, Bruce and Grey counties. The funding will support 45 projects across several municipalities.

canada.ca
Construction Job creation ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3540 Kitchener-Waterloo-Barrie

The City of Waterloo invested $3.3M to upgrade the Waterloo Park, including a new trail circuit. Construction is expected to begin in February and will be completed this year.

waterloochronicle.ca
Construction Job creation ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3540 Kitchener-Waterloo-Barrie

The provincial government announced the creation of eight new Wellness Hubs throughout the province to help young people aged 12 to 25 access mental health support

blackburnnews.com
Health care and social assistance Job creation ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Ontario

John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport is investing $47M, with help from the federal government, to support its expansion and sustainability project

canada.ca
Construction Job creation ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3550 Hamilton-Niagara Peninsula

Laurentian University in Sudbury is hiring 10 new tenure-track faculty members

ctvnews.ca
Educational services Job creation ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

Manufacturers CapsCanada Corp., Uni-Fab, and Cedar Valley Selections received a combined $10.4M in interest-free loans from the provincial government to create over 100 new jobs in western Ontario

windsorstar.com
Job creation ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3570 Windsor-Sarnia

Rollz Ice Cream store opened in Windsor

windsorite.ca
Accommodation and food services Job creation ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3570 Windsor-Sarnia

The Pig’s Ear Tavern in Peterborough will reopen this summer

globalnews.ca
Accommodation and food services Job creation ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3520 Muskoka-Kawarthas

Greater Sudbury Police Service hired eight constables to replace outgoing members

sudbury.com
Public administration Job creation ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

The Government of Canada announced $350M in federal funding to support the purchase of 350 zero-emission buses and install related charging infrastructure for Ottawa’s bus fleet

canada.ca
Utilities Job creation ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3510 Ottawa

The Government of Canada invested over $3.1M in five projects in Sault Ste. Marie to support innovation and technology, education, and the agri-food sector

canada.ca
Job creation ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3590 Northeast

Windsor Regional Hospital will receive $30M from the provincial government to expand local cardiac and cancer care services

windsorstar.com
Health care and social assistance Other type of event ON Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 3570 Windsor-Sarnia

The Centre hospitalier universitaire (CHU) de Québec is looking to fill 155 nursing positions within its organization

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Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2420 Capitale-Nationale

Cherry River, a distillery in Magog, will create 10 jobs, in addition to 15 existing positions, by September following the construction of a plant valued at $5M in the same city

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Job creation QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2430 Estrie

The Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux (CIUSSS) de la Capitale-Nationale is looking to hire 90 nurses in its various facilities

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Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2420 Capitale-Nationale

The Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux (CISSS) de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue is looking to fill 60 nursing positions

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Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2465 Abitibi-Témiscamingue

The Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux de la Gaspésie is looking to fill 40 nursing positions

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Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2410 Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine

The Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux (CISSS) de la Montérégie-Est is looking to fill 265 nursing positions

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Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2435 Montérégie

The Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux (CISSS) de la Montérégie-Ouest is looking to fill 201 nursing positions

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Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2435 Montérégie

The Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux de la Mauricie et du Centre-du-Québec is looking to fill 55 nursing positions

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Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2433 Centre-du-Québec

The Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux du Bas-Saint-Laurent is looking to fill 70 nursing positions

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Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2415 Bas-Saint-Laurent

The Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux (CISSS) de la Montérégie-Centre is looking to fill 100 nursing positions

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Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2435 Montérégie

The Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux de la Mauricie et du Centre-du-Québec is looking to fill 55 nursing positions

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Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2470 Mauricie

The Société des établissements de plein air du Québec (SÉPAQ) invested $970,000 in renovating the Domaine gas station and rest stop on the Vérendrye wildlife reserve. The project is scheduled to be complete in June 2023.

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Other type of event QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2465 Abitibi-Témiscamingue

École secondaire De Mortagne in Boucherville invested approximately $21M in installing a geothermal system and renovating one of its wings. Work is scheduled to be complete in the summer of 2024.

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Construction Other type of event QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2435 Montérégie

The Ville de Port-Cartier awarded a $45M contract for its water filtration plant expansion to Construction Polaris in Sept-Îles. ArcelorMittal, a mining company, is contributing $10M to the overall project cost of $52M.

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Construction Other type of event QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2480 Côte-Nord

BRP Megatech Industries Inc., a recreational vehicle parts manufacturer, invested $12M in its Shawinigan factory. The project will create around 50 jobs in addition to 360 existing positions.

newswire.ca
Job creation QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2470 Mauricie

The Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux (CISSS) de la Côte-Nord is looking to fill 95 nursing positions

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Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2480 Côte-Nord

Canac, a hardware store chain, officially opened a new location in Contrecœur. This $20M investment created 125 jobs.

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Other type of event QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2435 Montérégie

The Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec (IUCPQ), a university hospital centre that is affiliated with Université Laval, is looking to hire 20 nurses

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Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2420 Capitale-Nationale

The Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux (CIUSSS) du Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean is looking to hire 40 nurses in its various facilities

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Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2475 Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

The 17th Beauce-Etchemin Job Fair will take place in person at the Carrefour Saint-Georges on March 17, 2023

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Job creation QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2425 Chaudière-Appalaches

The Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux (CISSS) de Chaudière-Appalaches is looking to fill 93 nursing positions in its various facilities

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Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2425 Chaudière-Appalaches

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), a hospital centre in Montréal that is affiliated with McGill University , is looking to hire 23 nurses

thesaxon.org
Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2440 Montréal

The Centre de services scolaire de La Jonquière is looking to fill 18 positions within its organization, including early childhood educators, student supervisors, and custodians

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Educational services Job creation QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2475 Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

Wonderbrands, an Ontario-based company that owns several commercial bakery brands, will stop production at its Gadoua plant in Napierville in mid-April. According to the company, it is a business decision.

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Layoff QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2435 Montérégie

The Vieux Bureau de Poste, a performance venue in Lévis, received $10.5M from the various levels of government to expand its facilities. The project will be carried out over the next three years.

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Construction Other type of event QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2425 Chaudière-Appalaches

The Institut de cardiologie de Montréal, a highly specialized university medical centre in the borough of Rosemont-Petite-Patrie, is looking to hire 90 nurses

thesaxon.org
Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2440 Montréal

The Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux (CISSS) de Laval is looking to hire 117 nurses

thesaxon.org
Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2445 Laval

The Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux (CIUSSS) du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal is looking to hire 150 nurses within its hospital network, residential and long-term care centres (CHSLD), and local community services centres (CLSC)

thesaxon.org
Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2440 Montréal

The Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM), a hospital in Montréal, is looking to hire 150 nurses

thesaxon.org
Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2440 Montréal

Mont Rigaud, a ski resort in the city of the same name, invested over $2M in purchasing a second ski lift, currently located at another resort. The installation is scheduled to be complete for the 2024-2025 season.

neomedia.com
Construction Other type of event QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2435 Montérégie

The Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux (CIUSSS) du Centre-Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal is looking to hire 205 nurses within its hospital network, residential and long-term care centres (CHSLD), and local community services centres (CLSC)

thesaxon.org
Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2440 Montréal

The Centre hospitalier universitaire (CHU) Sainte-Justine, a pediatric hospital in Montréal that is affiliated with the Université de Montréal, is looking to hire 50 nurses

thesaxon.org
Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2440 Montréal

Novago Coopérative, a company specializing in agriculture that owns hardware stores, announced that its location in Joliette will be closing in February. The majority of the 37 employees affected will be reassigned to another store.

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Professional, scientific and technical services Layoff QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2450 Lanaudière

The Érable regional county municipality (RCM) announced that an administrative centre will be built in Plessisville. The Government of Quebec contributed over $4.8M of the $8.1M required to complete this project.

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Public administration Other type of event QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2433 Centre-du-Québec

Lightspeed, a point-of-sale systems and e-commerce software company, with its headquarters based in Montréal, laid off 300 of its 3,500 employees located in various countries. Forty percent of their staff work in Montréal.

globalnews.ca
Professional, scientific and technical services Layoff QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2440 Montréal

The Université de Sherbrooke invested nearly $13M in demolishing and rebuilding Pavilion A5 on its main campus. The new building is scheduled to be complete in the fall of 2024.

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Construction Other type of event QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2430 Estrie

The Clinique Dentaire Nathalie Ross announced that an investment of nearly $5M will be made in establishing a new dental clinic in Drummondville. It is scheduled to open in October and will create seven jobs.

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Health care and social assistance Other type of event QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2433 Centre-du-Québec

Marché Richelieu, a grocery store in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, shut down. The closure resulted in 25 layoffs.

thesuburban.com
Layoff QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2440 Montréal

The Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux (CIUSSS) de l’Est-de-l’Île-de-Montréal is looking to hire 565 nurses to join 4,400 currently working within its network

thesaxon.org
Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2440 Montréal

The Résidence Des Ateliers, a 193-unit apartment building for independent and semi-independent seniors, opened in Montréal's Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie borough. The three levels of government have funded the project valued at over $112M.

cmhc-schl.gc.ca
Real estate and rental and leasing Other type of event QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2440 Montréal

The Société québécoise du cannabis (SQDC) will open a store in Montréal’s Villeray-Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension borough by the end of spring. At most 15 positions will be available.

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Job creation QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2440 Montréal

Bistro Des ancrés, a tavern-style restaurant in Sainte-Luce, will open in the spring of 2023, which will create around 15 jobs

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Accommodation and food services Job creation QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2415 Bas-Saint-Laurent

The Club Vacances Jeunesse, a day camp organization in Granby, has 150 temporary full- and part-time positions to fill in preparation for summer

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Public administration Job creation QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2430 Estrie

Forex, a wood products manufacturer, announced that around 15 people will be laid off at its Ferme-Neuve factory by the end of January 2023

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Layoff QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2455 Laurentides

The Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux (CIUSSS) du Nord-de-l’Île-de-Montréal is looking to hire 240 nurses within its hospital network, residential and long-term care centres (CHSLD), and local community services centres (CLSC)

thesaxon.org
Health care and social assistance Job creation QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2440 Montréal

The Minganie regional county municipality (RCM) in Côte-Nord invested $1.2M in showcasing its various tourist attractions. The Government of Quebec contributed $962,690 to this project.

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Public administration Other type of event QC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 2480 Côte-Nord

Solstice Maternity is assisting the Yukon Midwifery Program to temporarily provide prenatal care and birth care to families. The shift is due to staff shortages of health care workers across the territory. Yukon has an ongoing recruitment campaign to hire additional registered midwives.

yukon.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation YT Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

Air Canada announced it will resume the Yellowknife to Edmonton route and increase more direct flights to Vancouver around mid-June this year. The company initially halted the Yellowknife to Edmonton route in October 2022.

cabinradio.ca
Other type of event NT Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

The Northwest Territories government launched a new Open Data Portal that allows the public to access government data and information. The portal currently includes approximately 300 datasets and will be updated quarterly.

www.gov.nt.ca
Public administration Other type of event NT Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

Arctic Fresh Projects and Panorama Aviation launched a new scheduled flight between Igloolik and Iqaluit. This will be the first Saturday flight between the two communities.

cbc.ca
Other type of event NU Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6210 Nunavut

The Yukon government signed two community wildfire protection plans to help reduce wildfire risk in Haines Junction and Teslin. The plan is part of the “Our Clean Future” action item that aims to address climate change, mitigate its impacts, and build climate-resilient communities.

yukon.ca
Other type of event YT Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

The federal government has earmarked $50,000 towards an active transportation planning project in Iqaluit. The project will help to develop a Trails Plan to enhance walking, hiking, and ski trails in the region.

canada.ca
Other type of event NU Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6210 Nunavut

The Yukon Fire Marshal's Office are currently working with communities to develop a new model to help strengthen their volunteer fire services through education, training, and equipment. Volunteers are recruited, trained, and paid an honorarium for their services.

yukon.ca
Other type of event YT Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

CHOU Consulting and Development has put its first modular home on the market in Cambridge Bay. The company stated that their housing units are much cost effective and easier to build than traditional homes.

nunavutnews.com
Construction Other type of event NU Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6210 Nunavut

The Yukon and First Nation governments have developed "A Policy for the Stewardship of Yukon's Wetlands", the first wetlands policy for the territory. The new policy is expected to help protect wetlands biodiversity, promote responsible and sustainable resource development, and land use activities.

yukon.ca
Professional, scientific and technical services ER 6010 Yukon Territory YT Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

The federal government has pledged $281,000 towards a knowledge sharing program that will help build a network with northern partners to develop clean energy projects in their communities. The program will help communities to tackle climate change and accelerate the transition to clean energy.

canada.ca
Utilities Other type of event YT Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

The federal and Yukon governments have signed an Agreement in Principle under the 2 Billions Trees program. The new program will help Yukon to reduce wildfire risk, fight biodiversity loss and protect forest health by replacing flammable conifers with fire-resistant deciduous tress near communities.

canada.ca
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Other type of event YT Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

The Government of Saskatchewan has selected Prince Albert to be the base for the new provincial marshals service. The service is expected to begin operating by 2026 and hire 70 officers.

leaderpost.com
Public administration Job creation SK Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4750 Prince Albert

WestJet is expanding its flight services between Saskatoon and Regina airports to Calgary, beginning February 16, 2023. Meanwhile, Air Canada discontinued flights in January between Calgary and Saskatchewan cities.

ctvnews.ca
Other type of event SK Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Saskatchewan

BHP Group Ltd. is looking to hire approximately 600 people in 2023 to operate the Jensen potash mine, located 140km east of Saskatoon. The company is planning to recruit a large portion of the workforce from local communities.

thestarphoenix.com
Mining and oil and gas extraction Job creation SK Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4730 Saskatoon-Biggar

The Government of Saskatchewan renewed its $150K funding agreement with the Saskatoon Prairieland Park Corporation. The 5-year agreement begins in April 2023 and provides $30K a year toward agriculture-related events such as the Western Canadian Crop Production Show.

saskatchewan.ca
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Other type of event SK Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4730 Saskatoon-Biggar

Statistics Canada’s data for November 2022 shows Saskatchewan manufacturing sales grew by 27% compared to November 2021 – the largest increase among provinces. Investment in Saskatchewan’s building construction has also increased by 22.9%, compared to the same time last year.

saskatchewan.ca
Other type of event SK Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Saskatchewan

The Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency has started accepting applications for the Transportation Rescue Extrication Program. The $5.6 million program will provide auto extraction training and equipment to fire departments throughout the province.

saskatchewan.ca
Public administration Other type of event SK Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Saskatchewan

A new cannabis retailer, La Ronge Cannabis, has recently opened in the community. The store owner is planning to hire more staff as sales pick up.

larongenow.com
Job creation SK Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4760 Northern

Northlands College is revamping its organizational structure, which includes the creation of a new Health & Wellness and Flexible Learning directorate. The changes will occur in 2023, with the goal of increasing enrolment at the various campuses in Northern Saskatchewan.

larongenow.com
Other type of event SK Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4760 Northern

The Government of Manitoba is providing an additional $600,000 toward the expansion of the child-care centre at Brandon’s YMCA. Capacity at the facility will double from 48 to 96 spaces when the project is expected to be completed in November 2023.

news.gov.mb.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation MB Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4630 Southwest

Construction has begun on a fire hall and public works facility in Plum Coulee. The $800,000 project involves the conversion of a former cardboard box plant, and is slated for completion this spring or summer.

pembinavalleyonline.com
Construction Other type of event MB Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4620 South Central

MELTwichFood Co., a gourmet sandwich chain, recently opened a new location in Brandon.

bdnmb.ca
Accommodation and food services Job creation MB Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4630 Southwest

Fast food chain Edo Japan recently opened a new location in Brandon.

bdnmb.ca
Accommodation and food services Job creation MB Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4630 Southwest

The Town of Altona is beginning Phase One of its $3.7M industrial park expansion, which will add 30 new lots. Fast Brothers Ltd. has been selected as the contractor for the project.

pembinavalleyonline.com
Construction Other type of event MB Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4620 South Central

Festival du Voyageur, a winter festival celebrating French culture and language, is returning to Winnipeg in February for the first time since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizers are currently recruiting over 300 volunteers.

chrisd.ca
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event MB Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

Construction has begun on a new detention facility for the Brandon Police Service, replacing its temporary modular holding cells with permanent ones. The $8.9M project, which has doubled in cost due to inflation, should be completed by January 2024.

constructconnect.com
Construction Other type of event MB Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4630 Southwest

Aqua Essence Swim Academy recently opened its own pool, converting a former retail store in a Winnipeg strip mall into a space to offer swim lessons. Aqua Essence instructors previously held classes in hotel pools or city-owned facilities.

winnipegfreepress.com
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event MB Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

High vacancy rates in nursing persist in the surgical departments of two Winnipeg hospitals. In September 2022, 18.4% of nursing jobs were unfilled at Grace Hospital, and 14.4% at St. Boniface Hospital. In 2021, vacancies averaged 12% at both hospitals.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event MB Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

The federal government is providing $264,732 to a COVID-19 vaccination project run by the Aboriginal Health and Wellness Centre of Winnipeg. The organization will host mobile vaccine clinics for Indigenous and marginalized people in downtown Winnipeg.

canada.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event MB Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

Holiday Mountain Ski Resort reopened in December after being shut down last winter due to drought conditions. The ski hill, located in La Rivière, is under new ownership and undergoing renovations.

winnipegsun.com
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event MB Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4620 South Central

Opaskwayak Cree Nation is building a $17.4M apartment complex in downtown Winnipeg, offering affordable housing for Indigenous students, elders, and families. Paragon Design Build and Bockstael Construction are contracted for the project, slated for completion in summer 2024.

cbc.ca
Construction Other type of event MB Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

The Government of Manitoba has issued a tender for the construction of a K-8 school in Winnipeg’s Sage Creek neighbourhood. The French language school will accommodate 450 students and a 74-space daycare. It is scheduled to open in fall 2024.

news.gov.mb.ca
Construction Other type of event MB Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

NFI Group, a Winnipeg-based bus manufacturer, laid off 30 employees in December. The company has laid off 2,000 people from its global operations since the start of the pandemic. It currently employs 2,500 people locally.

cbc.ca
Layoff MB Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

Shindico Realty and Cadillac Fairview are planning a residential development near Winnipeg’s Polo Park shopping centre. Dozens of apartment towers will provide a total of 4,000 units and some commercial space, and could open as early as 2026.

cbc.ca
Construction Job creation MB Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

Krispy Kreme, an American multinational doughnut chain, is opening its first Winnipeg location. Construction could begin this summer on the new shop, located in the Seasons development on Kenaston Boulevard.

winnipegfreepress.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation MB Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

Winnipeg’s Health Sciences Centre is eliminating COVID-19 screening at its entry points, ending the contracts of 32 access screeners. Entrances at the downtown hospital will instead be staffed by private security guards.

winnipegfreepress.com
Health care and social assistance Layoff MB Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

Tiber River, a Winnipeg-based wellness company, is cutting ties with its 800 ambassadors: contractors who sell the company’s products. Tiber River is moving to online and in-store sales only, citing inflation and supply chain issues.

winnipegfreepress.com
Layoff MB Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4650 Winnipeg

Victoria City Council has approved the development of a two-storey floating spa and sauna facility within Victoria Inner Harbour. The facility is currently in the construction phase and is slated to potentially open later this year.

dailyhive.com
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event BC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5910 Vancouver Island and Coast

Amtrack Cascades, a passenger rail service between Vancouver, Seattle and Portland, will add a second daily roundtrip service between these cities starting March 7, 2023. The service was previously reduced due to Covid-19.

dailyhive.com
Other type of event BC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

StrEATS, a Canadian restaurant chain, announced plans to open a new location in Surrey this month.

dailyhive.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation BC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

JetBlue, a US-based low-cost airline, plans to introduce a direct route between Vancouver and Boston. The service is expected to operate seasonally beginning June 15, 2023.

dailyhive.com
Other type of event BC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

La Foret Bakery & Café plans to open a new location in Burnaby.

dailyhive.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation BC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The B.C. government has implemented an Integrated Child and Youth team in Richmond, to provide new services and supports for children and youth facing mental-health and substance-use challenges. Richmond is one of the first of five school-district communities to launch these teams.

news.gov.bc.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation BC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The Government of Canada has awarded a $2.35M grant to the City of Castlegar, to expand the taxiway and apron at West Kootenay Regional Airport. The project is expected to begin this summer.

nelsonstar.com
Construction Job creation BC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5940 Kootenays

Aunt Leah’s House, a five-unit supportive housing location for mothers and their children in Burnaby, reopened this month following an over $1M redevelopment. The project was jointly funded by the governments of Canada and B.C.

newswire.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation BC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The B.C. government is providing $7.1M in funding to twelve First Nations communities through the Community Energy Diesel Reduction program, which aims to support clean-energy initiatives and develop alternative-energy projects for remote communities.

news.gov.bc.ca
Utilities Other type of event BC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

The Government of Canada is providing nearly $100K in funding to support two active transportation projects in the Township of Langley. The two projects aim to collect data and develop strategies for the assessment of new pathways, bike lanes, trails, and pedestrian bridges.

canada.ca
Other type of event BC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

Simon Fraser University has opened the Innovation Plaza at its Surrey campus this month. The around $4M newly renovated facility aims to support further research, innovation, and entrepreneurship in quantum computing and agricultural technology.

www.sfu.ca
Educational services Other type of event BC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The Government of Canada and the District of Mackenzie are providing $2.9M in joint-funding to support energy-efficient infrastructure upgrades at the Mackenzie Recreation Centre.

canada.ca
Construction Other type of event BC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5950 Cariboo

The Government of Canada is providing over $3.9M in funding to support 21 projects across Vancouver Island and coastal communities which aim to renovate public spaces and expand tourism businesses.

canada.ca
Other type of event BC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5910 Vancouver Island and Coast

The B.C. government and Interior Health plans to open the first complex care housing locations in Kamloops and Kelowna, to deliver services to people in the region facing overlapping mental health, substance use, and trauma or brain injuries.

interiorhealth.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation BC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5930 Thompson-Okanagan

WestJet plans to increase its daily flights from Kamloops to Calgary this February, following Air Canada’s decision to indefinitely suspend the same route this month.

kamloopsthisweek.com
Other type of event BC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5930 Thompson-Okanagan

The B.C. government is providing $90 million over three years through the new BC Manufacturing Jobs Fund, to support high-value industrial and manufacturing projects established by for-profit organizations which can also create jobs in regional and Indigenous communities.

news.gov.bc.ca
Other type of event BC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of BC

The B.C. government, the Canadian Mental Health Association Shuswap Revelstoke, and the City of Salmon Arm plan to open a new temporary winter shelter in Salmon Arm. Visitors will have access to warm meals, hygiene facilities, off-site warming centres during the day, and referrals to health services.

news.gov.bc.ca
Health care and social assistance Job creation BC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5930 Thompson-Okanagan

Cascadia Air suspended its operations indefinitely this month due to difficult economic conditions. The BC-based commuter airline offered charter services and non-stop flights to nine destinations in the province.

abbynews.com
Layoff BC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

Mercer International Inc. announced plans to curtail production for three weeks at is Celgar mill located in Castlegar beginning in March, due to lack of fibre availability.

globenewswire.com
Layoff BC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5940 Kootenays

Pelicana Chicken, a Korean restaurant chain, opened a new location in Port Coquitlam this month.

tricitynews.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation BC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

Trimble Forestry, a BC-based software development company, has partnered with the Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver to establish a new lab which aims to support educational and research opportunities in forestry.

woodbusiness.ca
Educational services Other type of event BC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

The Research Forest Society Legacy Fund at the College of New Caledonia in Prince George is seeking applicants interested in funding to support proposals that involve sustaining and revitalizing local natural resources in the region.

ckpgtoday.ca
Professional, scientific and technical services Other type of event BC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5950 Cariboo

Pi Co. Pizza, Neapolitan-style pizza chain, plans to open a new location in Vancouver.

dailyhive.com
Accommodation and food services Job creation BC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5920 Lower Mainland-Southwest

Island Health is seeking to open a new primary care centre in Ucluelet this September. The health authority is currently accepting proposals to lease space for a new location.

timescolonist.com
Health care and social assistance Job creation BC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5910 Vancouver Island and Coast

The Government of Canada has provided $117K in funding for equipment enhancements and to increase Indigenous programming and live performing arts at the University of Victoria’s Farquhar Auditorium, in Victoria.

canada.ca
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event BC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5910 Vancouver Island and Coast

Agrius, a restaurant located in Victoria, permanently closed this month due to difficult economic circumstances.

timescolonist.com
Accommodation and food services Layoff BC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5910 Vancouver Island and Coast

The Qualicum Beach Fire Department, located in Qualicum Beach, is providing high school students with the opportunity to take part in its one-week Youth Fire Camp, which aims to introduce participants to fire and emergency services. The program will run from March 19-25.

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Educational services Other type of event BC Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 5910 Vancouver Island and Coast

Mejuri, a Toronto-based jewelry brand, is opening a store in Chinook Centre in Calgary on January 20, 2023. The store also features a piercing studio that is a private spa-like space.

dailyhive.com
Job creation AB Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

InPlay Oil Corp. is planning a 2023 capital budget of $75M to $80M that includes drilling and completing 17-18 wells along with building and upgrading two operated gas facilities.

newswire.ca
Mining and oil and gas extraction Job creation AB Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

The Government of Canada is providing $25.5M through PrairiesCan to 15 businesses in Calgary across the health, digital technology, clean energy and manufacturing sectors. The funding is expected to create more than 800 jobs.

calgaryherald.com
Job creation AB Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

Global Helium Corp. has increased its land holdings in southern Alberta and has partnered with Perpetual Energy Inc. with plans to drill two wells by the end of 2023.

globenewswire.com
Mining and oil and gas extraction Job creation AB Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Rubellite Energy Inc. is planning to drill seven wells at its Figure Lake play south of Boyle during the first quarter of 2023. Four to six exploration wells are also planned before spring breakup in more northern areas of the company's land holdings.

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Mining and oil and gas extraction Job creation AB Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Hudson’s Bay Co. is opening Zellers locations inside existing The Bay stores in Edmonton, Calgary and Medicine Hat in early 2023 as part of a nationwide rollout of 25 Zellers stores.

edmontonsun.com
Job creation AB Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

GreenCells IndyGen Alberta, a joint German-Australian-UK consortium, has applied to the Alberta Utilities Commission for permits to build the Estuary Solar Power Plant array near McNeill. Pending regulatory approval, construction is scheduled to begin in early 2024 and be complete later that year.

medicinehatnews.com
Construction Job creation AB Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4820 Camrose-Drumheller

Cathedral Energy Services Ltd. is planning a 2023 capital program of $46M, an increase of $35M from previous estimates. The additional funding will be used to increase the inventory of high-performance drilling technology to supply robust demand for Cathedral's services in both Canada and the US.

newswire.ca
Mining and oil and gas extraction Job creation AB Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Construction is underway on a vacant 10-storey office building in downtown Calgary to convert it into a residential building with 112 units. The $38M conversion is partially funded by the City of Calgary's Downtown Calgary Development Incentive Program.

cbc.ca
Construction Job creation AB Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4830 Calgary

The Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii) is partnering with TELUS to create artifical intelligence tools to help manage networks and improve reliability. The five-year partnership aims to detect and react to network events, helping avert service outages.

globenewswire.com
Professional, scientific and technical services Other type of event AB Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 ER 4860 Edmonton

Alberta Transportation and Economic Corridors is planning to issue requests to tender to develop and operate up to 18 highway rest-stop sites across the province. Construction on the rest stops is expected to begin in 2024.

reddeeradvocate.com
Construction Job creation AB Mon Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2023 All of Alberta

Tourmaline Oil Corp., Canada's largest natural gas producer, is planning a 2023 capital program of $1.675B that includes $100M to drill approxi