Job Market Trends and News

Canada

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.

Job Vacancy and Wage Survey, third quarter 2017

Canadian businesses reported 468,000 job vacancies in the third quarter, up 62,000 (+15.1%) from the third quarter of 2016. The overall job vacancy rate increased 0.3 percentage points to 2.9% in the quarter.

The job vacancy rate represents the number of job vacancies expressed as a percentage of labour demand; that is, the sum of all occupied and vacant jobs.

Vacancies for permanent positions accounted for 80.2% of all job vacancies in the third quarter, up from 78.5% the same quarter a year earlier.

Year-over-year change in the number of job vacancies
Year-over-year change in the number of job vacancies

This was the fourth consecutive quarter with year-over-year increases in both the number of job vacancies and the job vacancy rate. As in the second quarter of 2017, year-over-year increases in job vacancies were broadly based across the provinces, industrial sectors and occupations.

Compared with the second quarter of 2017, the number of job vacancies (unadjusted for seasonality) in Canada increased by 1.6%, while the job vacancy rate was unchanged, as payroll employment also rose. By comparison, the number of job vacancies declined between the same quarters in 2015 while it had gone up between the same quarters in 2016.

News For Canada
News Title Industry Event Type Province/ Territory
A major partner in Cape Sharp Tidal has pulled out of the turbine power project in the Bay of Fundy, leaving some immediate uncertainty about future developments. Industry officials indicate some optimism that other tidal projects may emerge in the area. Construction Other Type of Event NS
The Yukon Housing Corporation's rent supplement program is receiving an additional $200,000 in funding. The money will go to those on a waitlist for social housing and to Yukoners who are currently homeless. Health Care and Social Assistance Other Type of Event YT
The Yukon and federal governments together are funding $500,000 to fight the opioid crisis. An opioid action plan will soon be released as Yukon ranks third across the country as having the most opioid-related deaths per capita. Health Care and Social Assistance Other Type of Event YT
The Yukon and Alaska governments are working together to obtain a $25M US federal grant. The money will be used towards maintenance work on the Shakwak Project, an important highway that allows trade between Alaska, Yukon, and B.C.. Construction Job Creation YT
The Government of Yukon, in partnership with Yukon Association for Community Living, has opened a trial two-bedroom respite care home in Whitehorse Health Care and Social Assistance Job Creation YT
Cold Shot, an Edmonton-based bus service, is expanding its routes following the recent exit of Greyhound. The company is adding 10 new buses to its current fleet of 18, and four new routes providing full passenger and freight service to northern Alberta. Transportation and Warehousing Job Creation AB
The University of Lethbridge was recently awarded $1.98M in funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. The funding supports a variety of research programs at the institution. Professional, Scientific and Technical Services Job Creation AB
The Chiniki Cultural Centre and Stones Restaurant on the Stoney Nakoda First Nation has closed for renovations and remodelling. In 2012, a fire caused $1.1M in damages to structures at the site. Retail Trade Other Type of Event AB
The Bearspaw-Kananaskis Travel Centre is expected to open by the end of November next to the Stoney Nakoda Casino and Resort. The $5M travel hub will create at least 35 new jobs and generate $65,000 per year in revenue for the Stoney Nakoda First Nation. Retail Trade Job Creation AB
Local philanthropists Dianne and Irving Kipnes have donated $10M to the University Hospital Foundation to advance research and patient care at the Northern Alberta Urology Centre in Edmonton Health Care and Social Assistance Job Creation AB
BC-based Kannaba Agritech Corp. is planning a medical cannabis production facility in Trochu. The company expects that 50 local job positions will be created within the first year, which could move up to 750 jobs once the facility is fully functioning. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Job Creation AB
Pembina Pipeline Corporation and Veresen Midstream are moving ahead with an expansion to the Hythe Gas Plant and associated pipeline infrastructure. The $380M project is expected to be complete by late 2020. Construction Job Creation AB
National Access Cannabis Corp. has been granted licences for 10 retail cannabis stores in Alberta under the NewLeaf Cannabis brand. Four stores have already opened. The company is planning a total of 37 retail cannabis locations in the province. Construction Job Creation AB
TransCanada Corp. is proceeding with a $1.5B expansion of its Nova Gas Transmission Ltd. System, pending regulatory approval. The plan includes approximately 197 kilometres of large diameter pipe, three compression units and meter stations. Construction Job Creation AB
A new RCMP detachment will be built in Jasper National Park in 2019, on vacant land on the edge of the townsite. The project includes two new duplexes to house staff. The new detachment will replace the current building which has barracks attached to it. Construction Job Creation AB
The Government of Alberta is providing $1.04B for Edmonton's west Valley Line LRT expansion project. Construction of the $2.6B line, to be complete in 2027-28, is expected to support 20,000 jobs in Alberta and 5,300 in the rest of Canada. Construction Job Creation AB
Construction has started on the new $24.5M Autumn Glen Lodge in Innisfail. The 90-unit seniors' independent living facility is expected to open in fall 2020. Construction Job Creation AB
Lowe's Canada is closing one RONA retail store and one Reno-Depot renovation centre in Calgary, part of a Canada-wide closure of 31 locations. The company has committed to transferring eligible employees to other locations within its network when possible. Retail Trade Layoff AB
Westleaf Cannabis Inc. is partnering with Delta9 Cannabis to build a cannabis extraction, testing, and research and development centre in Calgary. A second phase of the project will be dedicated to other cannabis products, pending legalisation. Construction Job Creation AB
Chevron Canada plans to drill and complete about 250 wells in its East Kaybob development near Fox Creek. The company recently completed agreements with Pembina Pipeline for additional gas processing and liquids handling in the area. Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction Job Creation AB
A new women's shelter is under construction in Black Lake. The shelter is expected to be operational by June 2019 and the Athabasca Health Authority plans to employ locals to work in the facility. Construction Job Creation SK
La Loche's recreational cannabis store is expected to open its doors in spring 2019. The store is anticipated to create 8 to 12 jobs. Retail Trade Job Creation SK
Costco opened a new store in Regina's east end on November 2, 2018 and closed down its old store. Staff from the old store have transferred to the new location, plus almost 100 new full- and part-time employees have been hired. Retail Trade Job Creation SK
According to Statistics Canada, Saskatchewan's unemployment rate decreased 0.2 percentage points to 6.2% in October 2018. There were 2,500 new positions added during the month of which 1,600 were full-time. N/A Job Creation SK
Approximately 900 Saskatoon Co-op employees went on a strike on November 1, 2018 Retail Trade Other Type of Event SK
The James Smith Cree Nation is planning to open a private MRI and CT facility in Saskatoon. The clinic is expected to open in spring 2019 and could employ 12 people. Health Care and Social Assistance Job Creation SK
Rotating strikes by Canada Post workers affected Regina on November 1 and 2, 2018 Transportation and Warehousing Other Type of Event SK
Vermillion Energy is planning to drill 143 light oil wells in Saskatchewan in 2019 Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction Other Type of Event SK
Repairs to the rail line into Churchill are now complete and full passenger and freight service are set to resume later this fall. The rail line has been out of commission since May 2017 following spring flooding damage. Transportation and Warehousing Other Type of Event MB
The Province recently introduced the International Student Entrepreneur Pathway and Graduate Internship Pathway for international student graduates in Manitoba. The pathways enable students a fast track to nomination for permanent residency. N/A Other Type of Event MB
The Winnipeg Poverty Reduction Council is working with local employers to connect with community agencites in order to help Indigenous youth enter the job market. The program also encourages employers to educate staff on the history of Indigenous People. N/A Job Creation MB
Construction is underway on Living Prairie Childcare in Winnipeg. The 74-space daycare is set to open in the spring. Construction Job Creation MB
Tweed, Brandon's first cannabis dispensary, is set to open on November 8 Retail Trade Job Creation MB
Westman Communications is spending $700,000 to upgrade their network facilities in Elkhorn that will offer high-speed internet to their customers Information and Cultural Industries Job Creation MB
The Rogers cell phone store in the City Centre Mall in Thompson closed on October 31. Five employees have been affected by the closure. Retail Trade Layoff MB
Meta Cannabis Supply Co. recently opened a store on the Opaskwayak Cree Nation (OCN), 51 % of which is OCN owned. The retail outlet currently has 12 employees so far, 11 of whom are from OCN. Retail Trade Job Creation MB
A new women's shelter has opened in Nelson House. The new shelter has nine staff from the community, that includes support workers, security staff and a child care worker. Health Care and Social Assistance Job Creation MB
Tourism in the Northwest Territories increased in the 2017/18 fiscal year; 112,530 people visited the territory bringing in $203M in spending N/A Other Type of Event NT
Over the next four years, the territorial government is providing $1.8M each year for the Government Greenhouse Gas Grant Program. The program is designed to support projects and initiatives that reduce greenhouse gas emissions. N/A Other Type of Event NT
The Department of Fisheries and Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard announced a new Arctic region that includes the Northwest Territories, Nunavut, northern Quebec and Labrador. The number of jobs being created as a result of the new region is unknown. N/A Job Creation NT
Construction work on upgrades to sixteen houses in the K'atl'odeeche First Nation is set to begin. Ten of the units will be for public housing, five units will be sold by the First Nation and the last unit will be kept as an office. Construction Job Creation NT
Nunavut still has a shortage of teachers, but the vacancies have reduced from 60 positions this past summer to less than 20 Educational Services Job Creation NU
École des Trois-Soleils will undergo renovations that include construction of a gymnasium, four additional classrooms and increased space for the daycare. No completion date has been set. Construction Job Creation NU
While the Irving Shipyard in Halifax will likely lose some navy ship maintenance contract work in the coming years, the construction of a sixth Artic patrol at the facility will help mitigate any temporary job loses that might have occurred as a result. Manufacturing Other Type of Event NS
Truro Herbal Company held a job fair in Truro in November to recruit workers for its cannabis production facility. The company anticipates ramping up production, and positions in cultivation, skill trades and IT may be available. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Job Creation MB
In the Halifax metro area, salon and hair care chain Glamour Secrets has opened in the Halifax Shopping Centre, and baked goods retailer Locally Baked Outlet on Sackville Drive. Discount store Cost U Less has closed on Portland Street in Dartmouth. Retail Trade Other Type of Event NS
While activity is reflected across the province, it's ports in southwestern Nova Scotia that are especially driving Nova Scotia's thriving $1.1B seafood industry, according to recently released 2017 buyer data. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Other Type of Event NS
Construction is underway at Paq'tknek First Nation near Antigonish on a travel centre, expected to open in the summer of 2019, containing a Wilsons Fuels operation with amenities for truck drivers. Retail Trade Other Type of Event NS
Local film lobby group Screen Nova Scotia views the provincial government's decision to add $6M to the film production fund as a positive move to encourage growth in an industry that had lost workers to other regions in recent years when production fell. Information and Cultural Industries Other Type of Event NS
Work is underway on a $35M project to extend the Port of Halifax's shipping berths at its Halterm terminal, and is expected to be completed early in 2020. Construction Other Type of Event NS
The Port of Sydney welcomed visits from 90 cruise ships carrying 131,000 passengers in 2018, which represent record numbers. Business is expected to continue to grow at the port with the anticipated completion of expanded facilities in 2019. Transportation and Warehousing Other Type of Event NS
The owner of Ana Banana, a specialty store for babies and toddlers, has closed its retail operation in Moncton in order to focus on the online side of the business. Its Saint John location will remain open. Retail Trade Other Type of Event NB
An employment service centre in Pictou County indicates there has been a steady stream of job postings in the area recently, including at major employers such as tire manufacturer Michelin and web.com, an IT call centre. Manufacturing Other Type of Event NS
Pizza Girls and Katch Seafood have opened in the Scotia Square food court in Halifax, while Salena's Pizza has opened on Cole Harbour Road. Accommodation and Food Services Job Creation NS
Supply issues continue to plague Cannabis NB retail shops across the province with at least half of their 20 store temporarily closed over a two day period this month due to a lack of inventory. Stores have not been fully stocked since opening day. Retail Trade Other Type of Event NB
The government of N.L. has signed a deal with Biome Grow to produce cannabis beginning in late 2019 in a facility under construction in Barachois Brook. Biome Grow expects to create 120 production jobs, and another 80 positions in five retail outlets. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Job Creation NL
Second Cup will open a third location in the Saint John area, when it opens next door to the Indigo bookstore at the East Point shopping centre. It plans to open just prior to Christmas in the former Starbucks location. Accommodation and Food Services Job Creation NB
The government of N.L. has released a report indicating it hopes to add five unspecified new mines to the current 11 sites by 2030, increase the workforce from 4,800 to 6,200, and double the number of women and Indigenous workers in the industry. Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction Other Type of Event NL
Fredericton's Smart Skin Technologies secured $3.1M in funding, led by German technology company SCHOTT AG. The funding will enable the company to pursue market expansion and further development of its smart sensor technology. Professional, Scientific and Technical Services Other Type of Event NB
As part of a national downsizing, U.S.-based Lowe's will close all six of its Rona building supplies stores on the Avalon Peninsula in January 2019, affecting 250 union workers. Two independently-owned Rona stores, in Fortune and Wabush, will remain open. Retail Trade Layoff NL
Two workers on the St. John's waterfront have become the first women members of the Longshoremen's Protective Union in its 115-year history. The union hopes the move will continue to inspire a more diverse workforce. Transportation and Warehousing Other Type of Event NL
Interest remains strong from companies interested in offshore oil exploration in NL, as a record total of over $1.3B in bids resulted from the petroleum board's 2018 call for proposals. The board will issue licenses in January 2019. Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction Other Type of Event NL
Nutrien Inc. announced that it has permanently closed its potash facility in Picadilly, NB, near Sussex. Formerly known as Potash Corp., the mine hasn't been in operation for almost three years, resulting in a loss of 430 jobs. Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction Other Type of Event NB
A new report by the New Brunswick Multicultural Council recommends the province double immigration rates to about 7,500 newcomers per year. It is predicted that 110,000 workers will retire over the next 10 years, which can't be filled by N.B. youth alone. Other Services (except Public Administration) Other Type of Event NB
Canada Post workers in N.B. took part in rotating strikes in Fredericton, Bathurst, Miramichi, Campbellton, Edmundston, Woodstock and St. Stephen. According to a CUPW union representative the main issue has been health and safety conditions and pay inequality between rural and urban letter carriers. Canada Post states that it has offered to increase wages, job security, and improve benefits. Transportation and Warehousing Other Type of Event NB
There are 376 vacant nursing positions in the two New Brunswick health networks. The Horizon network expects to hire 320 nurses a year over the next five years. The province has a shortage of 46 medical specialists. Health Care and Social Assistance Other Type of Event NB
The 3rd annual Explore Economics East conference was held on the island this month and discussed labour issues facing P.E.I. businesses. HR Specialists identified the need for more skilled tradespeople like CNC machinists and experienced Class 1 drivers. Other Services (except Public Administration) Other Type of Event PE
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Charlottetown officially opened its new $2.1M P.E.I. Renal Clinic. The 6,000 sq. ft. clinic has eight patient care/exam rooms, a patient training room, as well as a clinical work space designed to better manage kidney disease. Health Care and Social Assistance Other Type of Event PE
The P.E.I. government stated that 100 new long-term care beds will be added across five communities starting this fall and be completed by June 2019. The beds will go into nursing homes in Charlottetown, Summerside, Stratford, Belfast and Wellington. Health Care and Social Assistance Other Type of Event PE
Ohh Chocolat, a café in Prince George, has shuttered operations until construction aimed at revitalizing the city's downtown core is completed Accommodation and Food Services Layoff BC
The Government of Canada is committing $61.5M to implement additional measures to protect the Southern Resident Killer Whales. The measures will address threats to the survival and recovery of the species. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Job Creation BC
TRIUMF, Canada's particle accelerator centre, has received a total of $31.8M in funding from the Government of Canada, the Government of BC, BC Cancer Foundation and the UBC to build the Institute for Advanced Medical Isotopes in Vancouver Construction Job Creation BC
Seaspan Victoria Shipyards will share in the Government of Canada's $7B contract to maintain and repair the Royal Canadian Navy frigates. Seaspan anticipates the work will provide stable employment for 400 workers. Construction Job Creation BC
The Government of BC and the Northern Secwepemc te Qelmucw (NStQ) have signed a government-to-government agreement to collaborate on land and resource management and economic development. The agreement provides $1.35M over three years to the NStQ. N/A Other Type of Event BC
Métis Nation BC, the BC Aboriginal Child Care Society, and the BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres will share $3.6M over three years to staff eleven new Indigenous early learning and child care planning and navigator positions Health Care and Social Assistance Job Creation BC
The City of Vancouver, BC Housing and Concord Pacific signed an agreement to build up to 650 units of affordable, non-market housing in Yaletown. The agreement is part of the city's Northeast False Creek Plan to redevelop the area. Construction Job Creation BC
Lowe's is closing its RONA Columbia Square store in New Westminster and block plant in Kamloops as part of a larger restructuring of its North American operations. The number of employees affected and a final closing date is not known at this time. Retail Trade Layoff BC
Construction has begun on the 113-unit Capital Park Residences, the final phase of the $250M James Bay Project located behind the legislature in Victoria. The project is expected to be completed by early 2021 and will require about 125 workers. Construction Job Creation BC
Brazilian software firm, Daitan Group, recently opened a development lab in Victoria to create custom products for its clients on the North American west coast. The firm anticipates recruiting up to 100 developers over the next two years. Information and Cultural Industries Job Creation BC
Pacific Insight Electronics Corp. recently announced it is laying off staff at its Nelson plant after transferring part of its automotive production work to Mexico. An unknown number of workers were impacted. Manufacturing Layoff BC
A temporary cold-weather shelter opened in the Powell River Community Resource Centre on November 15. The 20-bed facility will continue to offer services and resources during the day and sleeping spaces at night until March 31, 2019. Health Care and Social Assistance Job Creation BC
The Tofino Bus Company has been purchased by the owners of Wilson's Transportation, which will align Tofino's intercity, charter and freight services with those of the larger company. Tofino's employees will remain in place. Transportation and Warehousing Other Type of Event BC
The Government of Canada is providing $21.9M to fund three infrastructure projects at the Port of Prince Rupert to improve rail delays, increase the flow of traffic and terminal capacity. Construction is scheduled to begin in early 2019. Construction Job Creation BC
Rocky View Schools is planning to distribute $2.7M from the provincial Classroom Improvement Fund to individual schools throughout the district. The money is to be used specifically for hiring teachers and support staff. Educational Services Job Creation AB
Construction is starting in 2019 on a $200M project to twin Highway 15 north of Edmonton and to build a new bridge over the North Saskatchewan River. Design work is also underway for a $90M upgrade to the Vinca Bridge, with construction slated for 2020. Construction Job Creation AB
The North West Redwater Partnership is in the process of commissioning the two largest and most complex units at the Sturgeon Refinery near Redwater, which will enable the facility to shift from refining synthetic crude oil to refining bitumen Manufacturing Job Creation AB
Imperial Oil Ltd. is moving ahead with its $2.6B Aspen oilsands project north of Fort McMurray. The project is expected to create about 700 jobs during peak construction, and more than 200 jobs during operations starting in 2022. Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction Job Creation AB
Wiptec, a company specializing in preparing and distributing orders for various major commercial brands that sell online, wishes to hire about 40 extra employees at its Sherbrooke centre Transportation and Warehousing Job Creation QC
The Université de Sherbrooke (UdeS) is investing $11.5M in 16 health research projects funded by the Government of Canada Educational Services Other Type of Event QC
Friperie de l'Est, a social economy enterprise in Rimouski, is investing $1M in an expansion project, which is expected to include the purchase of an extra building that will facilitate a centre for merchandise sorting and donation acceptance Other Services (except Public Administration) Other Type of Event QC
Lupa, a restaurant in Sherbrooke for ten years, will close in 2019, enough time to find a buyer or renter. The number of jobs that will be lost has not been revealed. Accommodation and Food Services Layoff QC
PersonnAide, an aid organization in Magog for over 27 years, will close on November 30 due to a labour shortage among other things. The number of jobs that will be lost has not been revealed. Other Services (except Public Administration) Layoff QC
Real estate developer Pierre Collin is investing $25M in building a 140-unit complex for independent and partially independent seniors in Mont-Tremblant. Work is expected to be completed by summer 2020 and will create almost 30 jobs. Construction Other Type of Event QC
Aurora Cannabis Inc., a medical cannabis producer, is opening a production site in Lachute named Aurora Eau at a cost of $12M. The company anticipates creating over 100 full-time jobs in the region. Manufacturing Job Creation QC
The future plans for Agora des Arts, an over $8.3M project in Rouyn-Noranda, were revealed on November 6. Work is expected to start in fall 2019 and finish in September 2020. Construction Other Type of Event QC
Phase 1 of the $250M Agora project started on November 1 in Gatineau. The multipurpose development, which is expected to be completed by late-2019, will include 600 residential units and commercial spaces. Construction Job Creation QC
The RONA on Mantha Street in Rouyn-Noranda will close on December 23, which will impact about 20 employees Retail Trade Layoff QC
Sparta Industriel, a company specializing in industrial equipment installation in Saint-Honoré, is looking for 10 extra workers to fill millwright, welder, project leader, and engineer positions Manufacturing Job Creation QC
Coco Frutti restaurant has just opened in Alma. The $600,000 investment created 35 jobs. Accommodation and Food Services Job Creation QC
Mondou, a pet store chain, has announced the November 10 opening of its new establishment in Alma. The number of jobs generated is unknown. Retail Trade Job Creation QC
Agropour Cooperative is investing $7M in renovating the interior of its Beauceville plant and acquiring new equipment. The company needs plant workers, labourers and lift truck operators. Manufacturing Job Creation QC
A new Ricardo Boutique + Café location is opening in Galeries de la Capitale in Québec City. The $2M investment is creating about 60 jobs. Retail Trade Job Creation QC
Bombardier has announced a restructuration to eliminate 2,500 Quebec-based jobs in its aerospace division. Layoffs will be completed by 2021. Manufacturing Layoff QC
Mikes restaurant will reopen in Victoriaville in March 2019, a $500,000 investment, after a long absence. Some 35 jobs are to be filled. Construction Other Type of Event QC
Stelpro, an electrical heating product manufacturer in Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, will invest $24M over the next three years in expanding. About 50 jobs are expected to be created. Construction Job Creation QC
ISAAC Instruments has announced a $7.5M investment in building its new head office in Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville. Work is expected to be completed in summer 2019 and create more than 50 jobs. Construction Job Creation QC
Plastube, a manufacturer of flexible plastic tubes for packaging in Granby, invested $8M in purchasing a digital printer and modernizing its facilities Manufacturing Other Type of Event QC
Magasin Coop Bonichoix in Rivière-au-Renard in Gaspésie will be placed under the protection of the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act. The end of its activities will result in the loss of 35 jobs. Retail Trade Layoff QC
RONA in Sainte-Clotilde-de-Châteauguay in Montérégie will cease operations by the end of January 2019. This closure will lead to the loss of 16 jobs. Retail Trade Layoff QC
A Calvin Klein boutique opened in Les Avenues Vaudreuil shopping centre in Montérégie Retail Trade Job Creation QC
The Commission scolaire des Bois-Francs invested $1.3M in renovating its schools located at the same address in Warwick, L'Eau Vive elementary school and Monique-Proulx high school Educational Services Other Type of Event QC
Sherweb, a company specializing in hosting cloud-based data for various companies, expects to increase its number of employees by the end of 2019 to support its growth in Sherbrooke Information and Cultural Industries Job Creation QC
GE Aviation Bromont is currently hiring to fill about 50 positions. The company is looking for individuals qualified for management and production jobs among others. Manufacturing Job Creation QC
Soleno Inc. has announced a $10M investment to build a new plant and office building in Iberville industrial park in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu Construction Job Creation QC
Construction began on the new Agincourt and Milliken GO Stations in Scarborough. The Agincourt Station is expected to be complete in 2020 while the Milliken Station will be done in 2021. Construction Job Creation ON
University of Guelph received $2.13M from a technology start up Left, and research group Mitacs, to work on developing improved mobile networks in remote communities, supporting up to 120 graduate student internships over five years Professional, Scientific and Technical Services Job Creation ON
Starlim North America Corporation, a silicone products manufacturer in London, completed its expansion and plans to hire up to 120 workers over the next five years Manufacturing Job Creation ON
Wal-Mart Canada Corp. is looking to fill 100 positions at the Cornwall Distribution Hub Transportation and Warehousing Job Creation ON
Decast Ltd., a manufacturer of infrastructure precast products, is expanding and will create 70 new jobs in Essa Township. Facility expansion will take place from November until mid-2019. Manufacturing Job Creation ON
Underground servicing work began for a 79-unit townhouse development in Markdale Construction Job Creation ON

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