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Essential stores struggle to stay open amid staff shortages

Essential stores struggle to stay open amid staff shortages

Canadian businesses in a variety of sectors say they are starting to feel the staffing…

ByStaff PickJanuary 5, 2022
Immigration shortfalls making Canada’s labour problems worse

Immigration shortfalls making Canada’s labour problems worse

There’s no question that immigration is a critical part of the solution to Canada’s skilled-labour…

ByStaff PickNovember 15, 2021
As the COVID-19 pandemic recedes, here’s how to prep for a hot talent market

As the COVID-19 pandemic recedes, here’s how to prep for a hot talent market

Accordingly, companies are bracing for what could be a very active talent market in the…

ByStaff PickAugust 3, 2021

Business / Entreprise

The real and raw reasons why Canadians are quitting their jobs

The real and raw reasons why Canadians are quitting their jobs

There’s no doubt people are thinking about leaving their jobs right now. By Déjà Leonard*…

ByStaff PickJanuary 9, 2022
Why millions of Canadians are planning to choose self-employment, and how to make that transition

Why millions of Canadians are planning to choose self-employment, and how to make that transition

An estimated total of seven million Canadians are making the transition to freelance or starting…

ByStaff PickJanuary 3, 2022
Restaurant owners say they have the answer to the current labour shortage: Better pay, benefits and balance

Restaurant owners say they have the answer to the current labour shortage: Better pay, benefits and balance

As the hospitality industry struggles to rebuild from the pandemic, it’s facing a mountain of…

ByStaff PickJanuary 2, 2022

COVID-19 NOTICE

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The Eastern Workforce Innovation Board is one of 26 boards that comprise Workforce Ontario – Leaders in Workforce Planning. We provide details on community workforce planning and development as well as everything you need to get connected – find the resources in your community relevant to training, employment, labour force information and discover community partnerships.

LLMP Report 2020

This Local Labour Market Report Planning (LLMP) Report is a comprehensive document. This document can be used as a standalone report on the local labour market in the 1000 Islands Region.

It is a compilation of facts and figures together with community input. It outlines labour market trends and potential challenges in workforce development. It also provides action plans that outlines activities and projects that community partners are undertaking to address some of the labour market challenges.

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Worker Impact Survey Project Report (WIS)

Examining the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the workforce in Eastern Ontario. Published July, 2021.

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The Canada-Ontario Job Grant (COJG)

The key source of funding to support Ontario employers to develop their workforce through employer-driven training.

View the Technical Training 2017/2018 Program Guidelines (pdf).

Visit Canada-Ontario Job Grant and click on the Apply Now button!

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To champion community initiatives and partnerships that best use available resources to develop a skilled, effective and adaptable local workforce.

We provide details on community workforce planning and development as well as everything you need to get connected – find the resources in your community relevant to training, employment, labour force information and discover community partnerships. Our local economy is as varied as our community partners. Come explore our region.

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