Explore Careers - Job Market Report
This unit group includes health professionals who diagnose and treat the diseases and injuries of patients and who are not elsewhere classified. This includes doctors of podiatric medicine, chiropodists and podiatrists, naturopaths, orthoptists and osteopaths. They work in private practices, clinics and hospitals.
chiropodist, doctor of osteopathy, doctor of podiatric medicine (D.P.M.), foot specialist, naturopath, naturopathic doctor (ND), orthoptist, osteopath, osteopathic physician, podiatrist.
- Doctors of podiatric medicine are primary care practitioners who diagnose diseases, deformities and injuries of the human foot and communicate diagnoses to patients. They treat patients using braces, casts, shields, orthotic devices, physical therapy, or prescribed medications. Doctors of podiatric medicine may also perform surgery on the bones of the forefoot and the subcutaneous soft tissues of the foot.
- Chiropodists and diploma or first-degree trained podiatrists diagnose diseases, deformities and injuries of the human foot and treat patients using braces, casts, shields, orthotic devices, physical therapy and subcutaneous soft-tissue foot surgery.
- Naturopaths diagnose patients' diseases and disorders and employ natural methods of healing such as acupuncture and acupressure, spinal manipulation, reflexology, hydrotherapy, herbal medicines, biochemical therapy, clinical nutrition, homeopathy and counselling in their treatment.
- Orthoptists assist ophthalmologists in the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders by performing specialized eye tests to measure and assess defective binocular vision or abnormal eye movement in patients and prescribing treatment such as eye exercises or patching regimens.
- Osteopaths or osteopathic physicians diagnose disorders and injuries of the musculo-skeletal, circulatory and nervous systems and treat patients with manipulative therapy, medications or surgery.
Outlook & Prospects for Other Professional Occupations in Health Diagnosing and Treating in Kingston - Pembroke 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.
Provincial Employment Potential Information
The following table identifies employment conditions within Ontario.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Hamilton--Niagara Peninsula Region||N/A||N/A|
|Kingston - Pembroke Region||N/A||N/A|
|Stratford--Bruce Peninsula Region||N/A||N/A|
Additional Provincial Prospects
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Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
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Provincial / Territorial Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 25 - Nov 29, 2013
- Forest Laboratories Canada Incorporated opened its new pharmaceutical headquarters in Vaughan and may be adding 100 employees over the next 12 to 18 months
- Havilah Holdings will establish a new manufacturing plant in Greenstone in Northwestern Ontario, creating 52 jobs
- The Town of Kirkland Lake received funding to prepare land for a new $8M, 80-room hotel, creating 30 jobs upon completion
- Alternative fuel source producer Innovative Hydrogen Solutions plans to begin manufacturing and assembly operations in Chatham-Kent in December, expects to hire 200 over the next five years
- Current construction to build a new bridge near Red Rock, outside of Thunder Bay, by LH North Ltd, creates 34 new jobs
- Costco Wholesale opened a third warehouse in Mississauga
- McDonald's Canada opened its largest Ontario location in downtown Toronto
- Work will soon begin to accommodate fashion retailer H&M at Station Mall in Sault Ste. Marie, expecting to open in the fall of 2014
- Global Pet Food will have its grand opening on 450 Appleby Line in Halton
- Further expansion of the redevelopment at the Joseph Brant Hospital in Burlington was announced adding to the previously estimated project value of $312M
- Construction will begin in spring 2014 on the expansion of the Belleville and Quinte West Community Health Centre in Trenton
- A new Walmart Supercentre will open January 2015 in Cornwall on Cumberland St., replacing the existing location on Brookdale Avenue
- Picard Peanuts, The British Pantry, The Candy Jar and The Chocolate Shoppe opened in Cobourg this month
- A $500K business centre for the Chippewas of Kettle and Stony Point First Nation will open early next year in Lambton County. It will contain a gas station and three retail spaces.
- The new Forensic Services and Coroner's Complex has officially opened in Toronto
- As McKesson Canada restructures its distribution network, it estimates that more than 190 staff will be laid off by July 2014 at its Chatham, Ottawa and Mississauga locations. It is currently building a new distribution centre in Trenton.
- Sears Canada is laying off an additional 79 employees at its Toronto head office and closing its parts processing centre in Belleville, impacting 57 jobs
- CCL Industries announced that it will close its aerosol container plant in Penetanguishene affecting 170 employees
- Enerdry Constructors Limited is shutting down its industrial air and ventilation systems facility in Thunder Bay, impacting 15 jobs
- The Future Shop in Newmarket has closed permanently
- Engineered Lifting Systems will hold a job fair on December 11 in Elmira
- SAIL, an outdoors superstore, will open a $25M store in the Tri-City Centre in Cambridge, creating more than 125 retail jobs upon completion in the fall of 2014
- Thorold Foodland supermarket re-opened after a $2.5M expansion and renovation project. The number of staff at the supermarket increased from 65 to 85 and is expected to reach at least 100.
- A new Boston Pizza opened in Trenton, employing 65 staff
- The Ontario government is providing $4.3M towards the expansion of Mohawk Garnet Inc., an abrasive garnet plant in the Sudbury area, creating 62 jobs
- Olymel, a processor and distributor of pork and poultry products, is looking to fill 40 production positions at its facility in Cornwall
- An Ultramar gas bar is expected to open in December in Prescott, creating 40 jobs. The location will feature a drive-through food service and two fast food restaurants.
- HDT Expeditionary Systems Inc. was awarded a $3.5M contract to build deployable, climate-controlled shelters for the Canadian Armed Forces, creating eight new jobs in Belleville and a total of 23 across Ontario
- London-based Voyageur Medical Transportation will expand its non-urgent patient transfer services, creating up to 90 jobs throughout Ontario
- Hastings-Quinte Emergency Medical Services announced it will recruit 10 part-time paramedics
- More than a dozen new restaurants will open at Toronto Pearson International Airport, in partnership with HMSHost, beginning in summer 2014
- The Peel Regional Police 11 Division in Mississauga will undergo a $9.6M expansion, with construction starting by the end of 2013
- Toronto Western Hospital¿s $174M Krembil Discovery Tower has officially opened
- Bowmanville¿s Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories and newly-added Impact Genetics Incorporated expect to hire more staff in 2014
- Alliance Homes and Cosmopolitan Homes started construction on a new residential subdivision in Beeton
- Construction is expected to begin in spring 2014 on a water treatment plant in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory and should be completed by the end of 2015
- Springcress Properties plans to build a two-storey commercial condominium building on Prince of Wales Drive in Ottawa
- Transcom call centre in St. Catharines will close by the end of February 2014, affecting 260 employees
- BlackBerry is laying off 250 more employees from its Waterloo location as it continues its period of transition
- The Toronto Star will lay off between 75 and 100 people in its editorial, and finance and administration departments
- Imperial Oil Ltd. will close its Lubricant Blending Packing and Shipping Gate in Sarnia as it moves the operation to Edmonton in 2014, affecting up to 60 staff
- The Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences in Whitby will cut 47 positions
- The World¿s Biggest Bookstore, located in Toronto, will close in February 2014, impacting approximately 43 employees
- Kelsey¿s restaurant in Owen Sound will close by the end of December, affecting approximately 40 employees
- Huntsville GoodLife Fitness location on Howland Drive to close in December, affecting approximately 24 staff
- The Hire Canada Job Fair and Training Expo will be held at the Pearson Convention Centre in Brampton on December 11
- Construction started in Dunnville, Haldimand County, on the $1B Grand Renewable Energy Park project, which will create 1,200 full-time jobs during construction
- Green Arc Tire Manufacturing Inc. plans to open a $37M tire retreading plant in St. Marys next February, creating 340 jobs
- Call centre operator Sitel plans to add 125 jobs to its St. Catharines location
- SKF Canada Limited opened its Solution Factory in Toronto, employing 100 people
- The new Boler Mountain Treetop Adventure Park will create 35 jobs in London
- Rentech Inc. will convert an idle mill in Wawa into an industrial wood pellet production facility next fall, employing 40 workers and supporting an additional 200 forest industry jobs in surrounding communities
- Race Roster, a new London web-based company, intends on increasing its staff to 20 in the near future
- Durose Manufacturing, a steel fabricator providing specialized services, will invest in new machinery with support from the Southwestern Ontario Development Fund, creating 12 new jobs in Guelph
- Sigma Stretch Film of Canada Co., a manufacturer of stretch films located in Belleville, will receive funding to install a new production line, creating 10 new jobs and retaining 123 existing positions
- Groundbreaking took place in Waterloo on the Centre of Excellence for Innovation In Aging, a project valued at $376M aimed at helping Canada better prepare for an aging population
- Groundbreaking has taken place for Phase II of Brampton's $285M Z¿m transit project and completion is expected by the end of 2017
- Aecon Dragados Joint Venture has been awarded a $177M contract for Toronto's Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit, with tunnelling scheduled to begin in early 2014
- Avery Construction Ltd., C and A Steel Ltd. and Paramount Construction have been awarded subcontracts for the next phase of the $50M construction project at St. Mary¿s high school in Sault Ste. Marie
- Construction is expected to start in May 2014 to replace the bridge over the Mississippi River on highway 511 in Lanark County. The $3.1M project is expected to be completed in October.
- A $2M construction project is underway at the Ironwood Plaza in Pelham, near Welland
- Bass Pro Shops, a retailer of outdoor equipment and apparel, announced it will open a new store in Kanata in 2015. The location will include an Uncle Buck's Fishbowl and Grill restaurant and a bowling alley.
- Dundas Power Line Ltd., specializing in power line distribution maintenance based in Chesterville near Ottawa, expects to increase production and expand its workforce
- Rainbow Elgin Mills Cinema in Richmond Hill will open on November 20, 2013
- Niagara College will build an addition to its Rankin Technology Centre to house the Industry Innovation Centre to provide research and development assistance to small and medium sized manufacturers
- Your Neighborhood Credit Union will open a second branch in London
- Dogtopia, a dog daycare and spa enterprise, will open various locations in Ontario over the next several years
- Heinz Canada to close its Leamington plant in mid-2014 affecting up to 740 employees
- Worthington Cyclinders of Canada Corp. in Tilbury will close its plant in January 2014, affecting close to 100 employees
- The Ministry of Natural Resources is closing its Kirkland Lake Fire Base, resulting in the layoff of 34 seasonal firefighters in the Timiskaming District
- Global mining company Vale has cut approximately 25 support and service positions in Sudbury
- Lambton College¿s on-campus daycare program to close July 2014, affecting 21 staff
- Communitech, a company that helps technology start-ups grow and succeed, will receive $15M over the next three years from the province of Ontario to accelerate entrepreneurial activity in the region
- Chatham-Kent Career Fair Thursday November 28 from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at St. Clair College HealthPlex in Chatham
- CenterLine (Windsor) Ltd. will create a welding centre of excellence, expand its manufacturing floor and upgrade machinery, creating 31 new jobs and retaining 482 positions
- VENUS Cybersecurity Corporation, a non-profit organization aimed at addressing threats posed by cyberattacks, will open in Orleans, creating around 60 jobs once fully operational
- George Stone and Sons has been awarded a $10.8M tender for a phase of the International Bridge project in Sault Ste. Marie. The construction project includes a new duty free shop and maintenance building. Twenty to 49 workers will be on site. (available in French only)
- Personal care products manufacturer Pax-All Manufacturing Inc. moved its operations from Mississauga to a plant in Essex County in LaSalle last spring. It expects to hire 15-20 workers as production gets fully underway.
- Peak Engineering and Construction Ltd. started work on the Northumberland Niche Food Processing Facility in Colborne, to be completed by summer 2014, creating more than 13 facility jobs
- Mortlock Construction Inc. of Peterborough started site preparation on the $3M+ Peterborough Museum and Archives Renewal Project, expected to be completed in summer of 2014
- Primacy Family First Health Centre, located on Innes Road in Orleans, hired five new physicians
- The new Marriott Residence Inn Ottawa Airport has officially opened
- Suitsupply will open its first Canadian store location in Toronto in January 2014
- Nespresso Canada opened its first flagship Boutique Bar in Toronto
- Three new businesses, The Sewing Cafe, White Rabbit Books and Gardinia, recently opened in Georgetown
- The $6.3M Ingredion Centre arena opened in Cardinal near Ottawa this week
- OpenText, a Waterloo-based software company, will acquire GXS Group Inc., a cloud technology provider based in Maryland for $1.17 billion
- Chartrand Equipment of Timmins was placed into receivership, resulting in the loss of approximately 250 jobs
- Kellogg Canada will cut 110 full-time positions from its London plant in January
- Atlas Block Co. Ltd., a manufacturer of concrete products based in Midland with locations in Brockville and Hillsdale has been placed into receivership, affecting nine of its 85 staff
- ADP Canada has cut 57 positions in its Toronto office
- Duffy¿s Tavern Amherstburg Inc. expects to close its tavern, motel and marina by end of 2013 as owner retires, affecting 40 employees
- SGS Canada Inc. laid off approximately 35 staff in its Minerals Services division at its Lakefield facility, north of Peterborough, at the end of October due to a decline in the global minerals industry
- The Canada Job Expo will take place at the North York Memorial Hall on November 21, 2013
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