Community care for the elderly, home health care among Canada’s fastest growing industries

June 12, 2015

Employment website CareerBuilder.ca has released a list of what it says are Canada’s fastest-growing industries and occupations. According to CareerBuilder, Canada is projected to create close to 500,000 jobs by 2020. Growth will be especially pronounced in areas including community care facilities for the elderly, home health care services, child daycare services, computer systems design and related services, and oil and gas extraction. Each of these industries is projected to experience growth of 10% or more between 2015 and 2020. Individual occupations that are projected to see significant rates of growth in these industries include food counter attendants, kitchen helpers, and related occupations; cooks; software engineers and designers; and managers in social, community, and correctional services. CareerBuilder News Release