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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

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 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

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

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 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

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 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

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

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 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

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

According to the Canadian Grain Commission, Alberta and Saskatchewan seeded 25% less mustard in 2021, when compared to the 10-year average. Historically, Saskatchewan grows about 80% of the country’s mustard crop.

cbc.ca
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Other type of event SK Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2022 All of Saskatchewan

The Regina Police Service is facing challenges in recruiting new officers to the force. A decline in positive public perception of law enforcement has been cited as a possible explanation for the reduction in applications.

cbc.ca
Public administration Other type of event SK Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 4710 Regina-Moose Mountain

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

Kraut Haven, a European specialty restaurant located in Regina’s Victoria Square Mall food court, has closed after 30 years in business.

globalnews.ca
Accommodation and food services Other type of event SK Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 4710 Regina-Moose Mountain

According to the Saskatchewan Union of Nurses, 83% of its members report staffing shortages in their units. In addition, 58% of members have considered leaving in the past 12 months.

cbc.ca
Health care and social assistance Other type of event SK Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2022 All of Saskatchewan

SaskTel is spending $10M to install Samsung Radio Access Network equipment in 30 communities to improve 4G LTE data capacity in rural areas. Work on the project has already begun with the majority of upgrades expected to be done by the end of March 2023.

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

The City of Selkirk paid its aquatic program coordinator to become a certified lifeguard trainer who recertified nine staff. In-house training has allowed the City to maintain qualified staffing levels and continue current aquatic programs.

cbc.ca
Arts, entertainment and recreation Other type of event MB Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 4660 Interlake

The federal and provincial governments are providing up to $147.6M over two years to the Arctic Gateway Group to maintain, upgrade, and operate its Hudson Bay Railway. The railway provides year-round access, food, and supplies to northern communities.

news.gov.mb.ca
Job creation MB Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 4680 North

Norway House Cree Nation will receive up to 45% of revenues from treaty land timber. The provincial government will also provide $150,000 for a tree-planting program, timber for about 500 homes, and $190,000 for consultation and land-use practices.

winnipegfreepress.com
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Job creation MB Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 4660 Interlake

The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples is funding a tuition-free counselling program offered at Assiniboine Community College in Brandon this fall to help meet demand for services. The course has 25 seats and is geared to Indigenous learners living off-reserve.

brandonsun.com
Educational services Job creation MB Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 4630 Southwest

Shawenim Abinoojii Inc. has leased the Neechi Commons building in Winnipeg to create a centralized location for their child and family service offerings. The First Nations-led not-for-profit organization plans to renovate the space and open in March 2023.

cbc.ca
Construction Job creation MB Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 4650 Winnipeg

The federal government is providing $9.9M to the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg to expand HIV testing in northern, remote, and isolated communities.

canada.ca
Professional, scientific and technical services Job creation MB Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 4650 Winnipeg

Wyndham Garden Winnipeg Airport hotel located near the James Richardson International Airport will start operating August 17th, and officially open on October 5th, 2022. The hotel pushed back its intended August 4th opening due to supply chain delays.

chrisd.ca
Construction Other type of event MB Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2022 ER 4650 Winnipeg
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