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.
We leverage partnerships and activities to extend our community reach and fulfill our mandate of developing local labour market strategies.
Our annual community events and activities are proactive vehicles designed to connect with our partners, local employers and the workforce in Grand Erie.
In-Demand Skilled Trades
Talking to the community about how to address the skilled trades shortage
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 the reasons you would leave a 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!
Get Ready For Manufacturing Month
October celebrates manufacturing in Grand Erie
Latest from The Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie:
Four tradespersons from Haldimand County have been recognized for their outstanding contributions to the skilled trades. The newly created Skilled Tradespersons of the Year awards were handed out Sept. 20 at a trades appreciation event organized by the Workforce...
Four tradespersons from Brant County have been recognized for their outstanding contributions to the skilled trades. The newly created Skilled Tradespersons of the Year awards were handed out Sept. 18 at a trades appreciation event organized by the Workforce Planning...
Businesses are being urged to share their thoughts on what can be done to address the local skilled trades shortage. Area businesses are also being encouraged to nominate an exceptional skilled tradesperson for local Skilled Tradesperson of the Year awards. A new...