Intra-provincial and inter-provincial migration between 2011 and 2013: the London Economic Region

The report intends to explore and identify trends associated to the population migration in the London Economic Region (LER) during 2011-2013. Population migration is an important component in understanding the dynamic of the labour force in the region. Conclusions and forecasts resulting from the patterns identified in the report might help local and regional economic developers customize their policies to limit undesired effects.

Highlights:

Information and Communications Technologies Sector - 2014 Report

The present document attempts to inform the public about the current labour market trends in the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) sector starting from a national view and narrowing progressively towards a local scope. The analysis is focused on basic economics such as sector associated GDP, productivity, structure of employers and employment, and governmental support.

A few select findings of the analysis are succinctly provided below.

Q2 of 2014 Internet job posting in EMO region

This report presents regional trends in electronic job announcement in Elgin, Middlesex and Oxford (EMO) counties during the second quater (Q2) of 2014. The findings offer a partial view of the labour demand in the region. During Q2 of 2014 the Internet job posting activity  slowed. The regional leading occupational groups in the number of postings were: "Management," "Trades, Transportation and Utilities" and "Administrative and Legal." A slight increase in the number of postings associated to temporary work has been noted.

Ontario MTCU: Job trends forecast

Ontario's Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (OMTCU) acknowledges the difficulty of predicting the occupations of the future due to the multitude of factors contributing to the labour market dynamics: economic cycles, technology, demographics and behaviors. The main certainty remains the fact that the new jobs will require considerable education and training. Consequently, OMTCU proposes to refocus on predicting occupations grouped by the required level of training and education.

National Household Survey update for Elgin Middlesex and Oxford region

 

Workforce Focus newsletter, July 2013, Vol.8 Issue 3.

 

Highlights for Elgin Middlesex and Oxford region:

  • National Household Survey update on education and labour

    • Skilled immigrants

      • This region’s employed immigrants, who arrived between 2006 and 2011, are collectively highly educated: 72% have a post-secondary certifi-cate, diploma or degree

    • Self-employment