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Outlook & Prospects for Court Clerks in Lower Mainland - Southwest Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Lower Mainland - Southwest Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
For the 2014-2016 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Court Clerks (NOC 1443) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region.
This outlook is the result of an analysis of a number of factors that influence employment prospects in this occupation. Some of the key findings are that:
- Employment is expected to decline.
- A moderate number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced low levels of unemployment.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Aug 10 - Aug 14, 2015
- The former Vancouver Remand Centre has completed its $20M conversion into a residential building. The first two floors will be for youth in Bladerunners, a program that teaches life skills; the remaining will be for low-income residents.
- Microsoft has recently opened its eighth Canadian store, in Vancouver's Pacific Centre. The new store has added an additional 40 Microsoft employees to the city.
- The Sewell family has proposed a 171-unit residential waterfront complex on Horseshoe Bay. The development would include six buildings, ranging from two to nine storeys. The proposal also includes 15,000-sq.-ft. of commercial space.
- Concord Pacific has submitted an application to construct a 29-storey residential tower. The Arc would include 588 residential units as well as commercial space on the ground floor.
- Housing demand is strong in Metro Vancouver, with a 30% increase in the number of sales between July 2014 and July 2015. Over a 10-year average, the housing sales in July are up 33.5%.
- Strellson, a Swiss menswear brand, has announced that it will be opening its third Canadian location, at the base of Vancouver's 745 Thurlow Tower.
- THECloset YVR has recently transitioned from online sales to a physical location in Gastown. Approximately 25% of the boutiques floor space is reserved for consignment.
- Canadian law firm Osler has recently opened a new office in Vancouver
- The Township of Langley is set to widen Highway One and add a major interchange with a total of $59M in funding. Construction is scheduled to start in early 2016, last for 18 months and create 700 to 800 jobs.
- Christian Dior, the French fashion house, recently opened its first Canadian stand-alone store in Vancouver. The retail location also has a separate Dior Homme menswear boutique next door.
- Paper Excellence has announced that it will be shutting down part of its operations at its Howe Sound Pulp and Paper mill. The shutdown will affect approximately one third of the mill's 580 unionized workers on BC's Sunshine Coast.
- Construction has begun on Tsawwassen Mills, a 1.2M-sq.-ft. shopping centre in the Lower Mainland. Once complete, Tsawwassen Mills will employ over 3,000 workers at its 200 stores.
- Vancouver Running Company recently opened in Kitsilano. The store sells a number of athletic lines, and also offers yoga classes and group runs.
- Sources, a south Surrey-based food bank, has opened a new location in Langley. Sources is the second food bank operating in Langley, but the only one that is recognized by the provincial and national associations of food banks.
- The City of Surrey has agreed in principle to issue a permit for a proposed $2M covered soccer pitch. The facility is expected to be complete by late 2016 or early 2017.
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