News And Events
Workforce Planning Board Is Hiring
The Workforce Planning Board is hiring a Project Officer. For more information on this opportunity please click the links below.
Project Officer Job Ad
Project Officer Job Description
The Skills Link - Individual Skills Enhancement Program provides funding to youth 15-30 to upgrade skills, education, and/or take training, For more information on eligibility requirement visit the Skills Link page HERE.
Job Demand Report for Waterloo Wellington Dufferin
Download your free copy of the new Job Demand Report for the 2nd Quarter of 2016 HERE. This has been produced in partnership with Millier Dickinson Blais.
Agriculture Research Report
Download your copy of the Agriculture Research Report HERE
Download the 2016 EmployerOne Summary Report for Waterloo Wellington Dufferin HERE.
The full Technical Report is available HERE
Download your copy of the EmployerOne Manufacturing Insights Report HERE
The Labour Market Report
Download your copy of the Bi-Annual report on the Local Labour Market HERE
The LMI Calendar
Download your copy of the Schedule of Labour Market Information Distribution, Training and Consultation HERE
Local Labour Market Plan 2014-2017
Download your copy of the Plan HERE
LLMP 2014 - 17 Update Released October 2015 Download a copy HERE
Manufacturing Day 2016 information now available! Click the logo for more information on how you can participate in the day.
Waterloo Region Manufacturing Action Plan 2013
Download your copy HERE.
In 2014, Conestoga College in partnership with WPB released the following Manufacturing Strategies
Health Care Human Resources Strategy
Download your copy of this Strategy released in November 2014 HERE.
New Employer Resource
regarding Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Click HERE for more information!
Manufacturing Month Calendar of Events
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The Workforce Planning Board is a community directed, non-profit corporation leading Waterloo Region, Wellington and Dufferin County in their approach to workforce development and labour market planning.
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How we help Employers, Employment Seekers and Community
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Link to career planning services in the local Waterloo, Wellington, Dufferin Area
Workforce Planning Ontario
Champions of Ontario Labour Market Solutions
Current Unemployment Rates
(Source Labour Force Survey, Statistics Canada)
Unadjusted - 6.1 %
Adjusted - 5.7 %
Unadjusted - 5.6%
Adjusted - 5.0 %
Economic Region 540 (Waterloo Regional Municipality, Dufferin, Wellington
and Simcoe Counties)
Unadjusted - 5.7 %