Explore Careers - Job Market Report
Legislators participate in the activities of a federal, provincial, territorial or local government legislative body or executive council, band council or school board as elected or appointed members.
First Nations band chief, Member of Parliament (MP), Member of the National Assembly (MNA), Member of the Provincial Parliament (MPP), cabinet minister, city councillor, governor general, lieutenant-governor, mayor, premier, prime minister, school board trustee, senator.
- Enact, amend or repeal laws and regulations
- Participate in developing or amending government policies, programs or procedures
- Represent their government at local, national and international meetings and conferences
- Respond to matters of concern to constituents or the general public
- May serve as minister responsible for a government department or agency and direct senior government managers and officials in the implementation of government policy and the management of that department or agency.
Outlook & Prospects for Legislators in Vancouver Island and Coast Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
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Local Labour Market News
Week of May 06 – May 10, 2013
- Richmond-based Helijet International has secured $3.5M in new flight contracts, which will expand its presence along BC’s central and north coast
- Victoria's Royal Road University plans to add new programs and hire 30 more employees this year
Week of Apr 22 – Apr 26, 2013
- Edmonton-based AFD Petroleum is opening a fuel distribution centre in Langford in May to service Vancouver Island homes and businesses. AFD is seeking a Class 1 Fuel Driver and Office Administrator for the centre.
Week of Apr 15 – Apr 19, 2013
- The University of Victoria plans to eliminate 82 full-time equivalent jobs in 2013-2014 because of a budget deficit. Of these, 36 are vacant and officials hope attrition will take care of the remainder. UVic currently employs 4,500 people.
- An ABC Country Restaurant in Saanich was destroyed by a fire on April 11, putting 25 people out of work. The owners are making efforts to place the affected employees in other restaurants in the community.
Week of Apr 08 – Apr 12, 2013
- BC's wind power sector has grown to three projects, and five more are in various development stages. These include Vancouver Island’s Cape Scott wind project, which will employ 250 people at peak construction in 2013
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