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A closer look at the Health Care Sector

| May 10, 2015

As mentioned in the previous post giving an overview of this sector health care jobs are expected to show fairly robust growth in the next few years with an annual average growth of 2.1% or 64,000 jobs in the decade between 2012 and 2022. Despite the shortage of health care workers it seems that incentives […]

Victoria’s Biggest Employers – A look at Healthcare

| April 21, 2012

The Capital Regional District (CRD) lists the Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA) as the second largest employer (numerically) in the Victoria area but there is more to healthcare in Victoria than VIHA (although they do make up the lion’s share of the employees in this sector with approximately 10,000 people working for them). For example […]

What’s the Real #YYJ picture?

| May 19, 2011

An often heard comment is that there’s no work in Victoria, British Columbia, or that there may be some jobs available but they are all ‘McJobs’ with sh*tty pay that makes living in one of the most expensive cities in Canada difficult (and many would say absolutely impossible for anyone trying to support a family […]