Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities

All Local Workforce Boards are funded by the Ministry of Advanced Education & Skills Development (MAESD) under Employment Ontario. As our key partners they assist us in the development of our yearly project goals to our local communities.

The Ministry of Advanced Education & Skills Development is responsible for:

  • delivering employment and training services across the Province of Ontario
  • developing policy for employment training
  • setting standards for occupational training ie. apprenticeship
  • overseeing programs to support workplace training and workplace preparation, such as:
    • Literacy and basic skills
    • Labour market research and planning
    • Career and employment preparation

To access additional information regarding the programs and services offered and supported through MAESD please go to:


COVID-19 Notice

The Eastern Workforce Innovation Board continues to be open, however the staff is working remotely. To reach us please email frank@workforcedev.ca or maureen@workforcedev.ca. For links to Federal, Provincial and other resources regarding COVID-19, please click ­here