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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)||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 Jul 13 - Jul 17, 2015
- The Ten Spot, a Toronto-based wax and nail bar, recently opened its first Vancouver location
- According to the Burnaby planning and development committee, the city will need an additional 7,400 low- to mid-range housing units by 2021. On average, 1,500 housing units have been added annually in Burnaby over the past decade.
- McArthurGlen recently opened the first phase of its new outlet mall at the Vancouver International Airport. Nearly 600 workers have been hired, with another 400 needed for the second phase that is scheduled for completion at the end of 2016.
- East Van Roasters, a café in downtown Vancouver, will be expanding its current production space, as well as adding a second location. The current location employs about 20 vulnerable women, with the expansion adding another six to eight workers.
- The federal government is providing $6.5M in funding for upgrades and repairs to Vancouver-area military facilities
- Zodiac Hurricane Technologies has won a $7.6M contract to construct 27 vessels for the Canadian Coast Guard. The Delta-based company will have the vessels complete by March 2017.
- Metro Vancouver conducted a transit vote between March 16 and May 29 to determine if residents would support a 0.5% PST increase to fund the 10-year, $7.5B transit plan. More than 60% of residents voted no to the proposal.
- TransLink plans to spend $77.5M in 2015 on a number of projects. Some of the upgrades include fixing SkyTrain cars and replacing busses, as well as major road and bicycle network upgrades.
- Fortis BC has made a conditional deal with Hawaiian Electric to provide 700,000 tonnes of liquefied natural gas per year for 15 years. The deal would trigger a $400M expansion at Fortis's plant in Delta, if approved.
- North Surrey has sent out expressions of interest for a company to build a 5,000-seat spectator arena. The city is also planning on constructing two ice rinks at the new location.
- Under the BC Early Years Strategy, the Government of BC has announced nearly $250,000 to create childcare spaces for 12 infants and 41 older children at the Little Koala Montessori Childcare facility in Abbotsford
- The Township of Langley has approved a new $25M Recreation Centre, which is expected to be complete in May 2018. Construction of the project will begin this summer.
- The Surrey School District has balanced its budget for the new school year without having to lay off any teachers. The district will add 35 new Education Assistants; however, they will have 13 to 14 fewer multicultural workers this year.
- Vancouver has approved a new bylaw governing marijuana dispensaries in the city. The new bylaw may result in the closure of up to two-thirds of the estimated 100 dispensaries currently operating in the city.
- Seaspan's Vancouver Shipyards has begun construction on the first of three science vessels for the federal government. Construction of the vessels will cost up to $514M and is expected to create 500 jobs at the Vancouver facility.
- The Surrey school board will see an increase of 200 children in the new school year starting in September, bringing the total to 69,500. As a result, the district will be adding eight new positions.
- The Vancouver School Board has decided to close the first of a recommended 19 schools in the new school year. Maquinna Annex, a K-3 school which had only 22 students enrolled at the end of April, will not re-open in the fall.
- Kwantlen Polytechnic University has partnered with several Surrey high schools to provide students with their first-year carpentry apprenticeships. Approximately 200 students every year gain 16 credits, and complete their first year in the trade.
- Eight new high-end stores have recently opened in downtown Vancouver's Pacific Centre. The new stores are part of a 44,000 sq.-ft. expansion in the former Sears location.
- Terminal City Iron Works, a block-long site in east Vancouver has been sold for $14.9M. The 100,856 sq.-ft. property will undergo a redevelopment but remain zoned as an industrial property; construction is expected to begin in about 12 months.
- The False Creek dragon boating community has received a $1M donation toward the cost of its new $3.2M paddling centre. The centre has been partially completed, and is expected to finish by December.
- MakerLabs has recently opened its new location in Vancouver's Strathcona area. MakerLabs provides users with a number of tools for do-it-yourself projects. The company is also considering another location in Surrey.
- Harbour Air has entered into a strategic partnership with China's Zongshen Group, to bring seaplane commuter air travel to China. The partnership will also provide Canadian training opportunities to Chinese interns.
- Postmedia Network Canada has offered voluntary buyouts to all staff at the Vancouver Province and Vancouver Sun newspapers. The two papers have undergone a number of changes in the last two years, including buyouts in the summer of 2013.
- After being closed for several years, Vancouver's Odyssey Nightclub is nearly finished its renovations and ready to reopen in its new location
- The new office building, 745 Thurlow, will house Canada's first Brunello Cucinelli as well as Vancouver's first free-standing Versace. The building is currently under construction, expected to open in late 2015 or early 2016.
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