YWG’s direct employment base, in FTEs or person years, related to ongoing operations increased by 5%, equivalent to approximately 470 FTEs, compared to the direct employment generated by ongoing operations in 2016. Ongoing operations at YWG continue to make a considerable contribution to local employment and the provincial economy.
Figure 3-7 shows the direct employment generated by YWG ongoing operations in 2016 and 2019.
Figure 3-7: Direct Employment Levels from YWG Ongoing Operations, 2016 vs. 2019
Note: Figures are rounded.