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Outlook & Prospects for Court Clerks in Lower Mainland - Southwest Region
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Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Lower Mainland - Southwest Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2014-05-22|
For the 2013-2015 projection period, employment opportunities will be fair for Court Clerks (NOC 1443) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region. Compared with all other occupations, more job openings are expected in this occupation as a result of workers retiring. In addition, there should be proportionately fewer unemployed workers with experience in this occupation to compete for available jobs. However, this will be offset by weaker than average employment growth.
According to the 2011 National Household Survey, the average age for this occupation in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region was 40 years.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Mar 30 - Apr 03, 2015
- Langley's low-cost food store, the Oasis Outreach Society, recently closed its doors. The store provided discounted grocery items to people with incomes less than $20,000 per year. The store plans on re-opening when it finds a location with lower rent.
- Surrey Community College has reduced its course offerings from nearly 35 courses down to three. The school will now focus on the students between Kindergarten and grade 12, as well as its three post-secondary courses.
- Walmart Canada will be opening a new supercentre in Tsawwassen. The store, along with a new shopping centre, is scheduled to open in May 2016. The shopping centre will have more than 100 retail spaces.
- TransLink has filed a request for proposals to replace 32 out of 44 escalators along Vancouver's Expo Line. The project will take place between 2016 and 2022, at a cost of approximately $12M.
- The BC Government has announced that the Surrey Provincial Court will undergo a $24.3M expansion. Construction will begin in early 2016 with completion by 2017. The upgrades will include three new courtrooms and two new hearing rooms.
- A No Frills store is expected to move into the former location of MarketPlace IGA in Cloverdale. Loblaw will be spending several million dollars on renovations. An opening date has not been announced. A new No Frills typically employs 70 to 80 people.
- The Richmond School District is expecting a budget shortfall of $4M due to a decline in enrolment of approximately 500 students. As a result, the school district may see layoffs of up to 20 teachers.
- Simon Fraser University will be closing its 60-unit Louis Riel House student-family residence at the end of August. There are currently 20 low-income students with families and 40 mature students living in the residence.
- School district 36 is reviewing its 10-year plan in response to decreasing student enrollment. The school board is exploring several options, including closing Silver Creek Elementary, or reconfiguring grade levels.
- Nine new retailers will be moving into Vancouver's expanded Pacific Centre shopping mall this summer. Pacific Centre has added 44,000 sq.-ft. of retail space, as well as 290,000 sq.-ft of office space on the top four levels.
- Nordstrom will soon be opening a new location in downtown Vancouver. The company is expected to hire up to 44 managers, as well as 1,000 sales and support positions by June.
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