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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
Federal budget 2021: Small-business boost key to economic recovery: Liberals

Federal budget 2021: Small-business boost key to economic recovery: Liberals

The federal government is extending the wage and rent subsidies through the summer, keeping program…

ByStaff PickMay 19, 2021

Business / Entreprise

Look for a reverse ‘brain drain’ as more remote workers choose to stay home or return from the U.S.

Look for a reverse ‘brain drain’ as more remote workers choose to stay home or return from the U.S.

At the start of the pandemic, many speculated that the rise of remote work would…

ByStaff PickSeptember 22, 2021
Remote work has changed Canadians’ willingness to commute

Remote work has changed Canadians’ willingness to commute

After more than a year of working from home, many Canadians aren’t ready to give…

ByStaff PickAugust 4, 2021
Investing in employees’ mental health benefits both companies and their workers

Investing in employees’ mental health benefits both companies and their workers

A renewed focus on employee mental health will be a lasting legacy of the pandemic.…

ByStaff PickJuly 16, 2021

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.

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!

Our Mission

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.

The views expressed in this document do not necessarily reflect those of Employment Ontario.

This Employment Ontario service is funded, in part, by the Government of Canada, and the Government of Ontario.

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