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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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News title Industry Event Province/Territory

Charbone, a company specializing in hydrogen production, is currently building a plant in Sorel-Tracy. The first phase of the project, valued at $7M of an overall project cost of $50M, will create 13 jobs and be complete in October.

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Job creation QC Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2435 Montérégie

Hudson’s Bay, a department store chain, announced that its Laurier shopping centre location in Québec will be closing permanently on September 11. As a result, 75 employees have received termination notices.

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Layoff QC Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2420 Capitale-Nationale

The Bureau du taxi de Montréal, a paramunicipal organization that oversees the taxi and limousine transportation industry, will close on December 31. The closure is due to the end of a provincial government grant and puts 38 jobs at risk.

oicanadian.com
Public administration Layoff QC Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2440 Montréal

Daher Aerospace Canada, a subsidiary of a French aircraft manufacturer, has recently laid off many of its employees. The company may also have to close at the end of the year if it does not receive new contracts.

actualnewsmagazine.com
Layoff QC Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2440 Montréal

The Aéroport de Mont-Joli invested $11M in renovations to its airstrip and tarmac. The project was funded entirely by the federal government. More work is planned on this site in the future.

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Other type of event QC Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2415 Bas-Saint-Laurent

Alu-Fonte Le Bronzier, a foundry in Waterloo, was ravaged by fire. The building was completely destroyed.

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Layoff QC Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2430 Estrie

The Ville de Gatineau will start work to repair a culvert on Boulevard Labrosse soon. Construction FGK, a company located in the same city, will carry out the $1.98M project.

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Public administration Other type of event QC Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2460 Outaouais

Maison Lavande, a specialist in cultivating and processing lavender, is looking to hire staff for its new cosmetics store in Les Rivières shopping centre in Trois-Rivières. The store is scheduled to open on September 6, 2022.

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Job creation QC Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2470 Mauricie

The Ville de Baie-Comeau is planning to start construction on its public square by the end of 2022. The federal and provincial governments each contributed $450,000 to the $1.5M project.

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Public administration Other type of event QC Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2480 Côte-Nord

Manoir Hovey, in North Hatley, invested over $20M in expanding its facilities. The first phase of the project, scheduled to be complete in April 2023, includes adding a spa, rooms, pool, and hot spring.

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Accommodation and food services Other type of event QC Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2430 Estrie

Agnico Eagle will begin work on a new open-pit gold mine near Val-d’Or by the end of the year. A $50M investment will allow for production to start in 2024.

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Mining and oil and gas extraction Other type of event QC Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2465 Abitibi-Témiscamingue

Télébec, a telecommunications company, announced that its internet technical support service is closing in Val-d’Or. The decision, which is effective on November 3, affects 21 employees.

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Information and cultural industries Layoff QC Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 2465 Abitibi-Témiscamingue

The federal government pledged $12.5M to support two green infrastructure projects in the Inuvik region. These projects include retrofits, repairs and upgrades to help reduce energy use and emissions at the Teetl'it Gwich'in Cultural Wellness Centre and the Midnight Sun Complex.

canada.ca
Construction Job creation NT Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

The federal and Nunavut governments announced the grand opening of the $41M Pond Inlet Community Harbour on July 25. The new harbour is expected to help improve food, supplies and tourism activities in the Northern Qikiqtani region.

.gov.nu.ca
Job creation NU Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 6210 Nunavut

The federal government is providing $41,140 to the Teetl’IT Gwich’in Band Council to provide a safe space for community members including grieving and healing workshops for survivors, their families and community members for intergenerational healing.

canada.ca
Public administration Other type of event NT Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 6110 Northwest Territories

The federal government has earmarked $411,000 to support a new Yukon University’s waste and wastewater initiative. The program aims to increase training and employment opportunities for local residents to become water and wastewater operators.

canada.ca
Utilities Job creation YT Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

Baffinland Iron Mines provided 1,100 termination notices to its staff at the Mary River mine, including 200 Inuit employees on July 31. If the company does not receive approval to continue extracting six million tonnes of iron ore, the terminations will occur in two rounds on September 25 and October 11 this year.

cbc.ca
Mining and oil and gas extraction Layoff NU Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 6210 Nunavut

The Yukon government is providing $1.1M for 21 projects across the territory to promote long-term social, cultural and economic benefits. The Community Development Fund is expected to help expand services for local organizations and create job opportunities for Yukon communities.

yukon.ca
Job creation YT Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

The federal government is providing $200,000 to the Council of Yukon First Nations Birth Worker program to hire its first two birth workers. The positions will provide pre-natal and post-natal support to First Nations women.

yukon-news.com
Health care and social assistance Job creation YT Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 6010 Yukon Territory

Northern Energy Capital, a renewable energy company, is starting a wind turbine research at Baker Lake in the fall. The research will determine if turbine energy source is a feasible alternative energy for the community. Currently, diesel is the main source of energy in the region and new wind turbines could provide 10% more energy needs.

nunatsiaq.com
Utilities Job creation NU Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 6210 Nunavut

The Nunavut government has launched a new study grant for part-time students for this up coming school year. The part-time study grant will provide up to a maximum of $4,943 per academic year to cover the cost of tuition, books and fees.

www.gov.nu.ca
Educational services Other type of event NU Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 6210 Nunavut

Construction has begun on a new Aquatics and Arena Recreation Facility in Prince Albert. The facility will feature two NHL-sized hockey rinks as well as an aquatics center. The facility is expected to open in 2024.

globalnews.ca
Construction Other type of event SK Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 4750 Prince Albert

The provincial and federal governments are together providing $7.1M for three projects involving post-secondary education in French. The funding will be used in the construction, renovation, and development of post-secondary educational spaces.

globalnews.ca
Construction Other type of event SK Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2022 All of Saskatchewan

The Saskatoon Fringe Festival returned to Saskatoon after being cancelled in 2020 and having scaled back events in 2021. The 10-day festival ran from July 28 to August 6 and featured 18 live performances across three venues and 10 digital shows.

ctvnews.ca
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event SK Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 4730 Saskatoon-Biggar

Some Saskatchewan-based technology companies are hiring more remote workers from across Canada and from other countries. According to a 2020 Nordicity report, the province has about 5,000 tech companies, 64% of which are located in Saskatoon and Regina.

thestarphoenix.com
Professional, scientific and technical services Other type of event SK Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2022 All of Saskatchewan
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