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Supporting the Grand Erie Region’s Labour Market

Partnership Projects

We do our best work together.

Community Events

Our annual events touch thousands each year in Grand Erie and connect us
directly with potential employees and employers that need them.

Welcome to the Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie

Helping Residents & Employers Succeed By Identifying Workforce Trends & Developing Community Actions

The Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie is one of 26 community-based, not-for-profit corporations established in Ontario to play a leadership role in labour force development. We serve the communities of Brantford, Brant, Haldimand, Norfolk, Mississaugas of The New Credit First Nation & Six Nations of The Grand River.

The Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie leads the development of local labour market strategies. Comprised of volunteer representatives from Labour, Business, Education and Equity Groups, the board works collaboratively with community partners to identify key labour force issues and challenges, and to develop effective workforce development strategies.

Local Labour Market Information

Fact-based research and professional data analysis allows us to identify labour force challenges and opportunities in the Grand Erie communities we serve.

Community Projects

We leverage partnerships and activities to extend our community reach and fulfill our mandate of developing local labour market strategies.

Community Events

Our annual community events and activities are proactive vehicles designed to connect with our partners, local employers and the workforce in Grand Erie.

We Make It Here videos

Videos showcase local manufacturers & their employees

Are you looking for a full time job?

connect2SKILLS offers 6 weeks of FREE training in our classroom in Brantford and 2 weeks PAID job placement to prepare you for the Warehousing-Logistics industry in the Grand Erie area.

Tell us about your workplace experiences.

If you are currently working or unemployed, the Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie is interested in finding out about the quality of your job experience, what makes you stay in a job and reasons you would leave a job.

In-Demand Skilled Trades

Talking to the community about how to address the skilled trades shortage

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