Welcome to the
Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie
Labour Market Experts Helping Employees & Businesses Succeed
We are community-based labour market experts serving Brantford, Brant, Haldimand, Norfolk, Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation & Six Nations of the Grand River.
The Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie is one of 26 not-for-profit corporations established in Ontario to play a leadership role in labour force development.
We actively monitor the local labour market, identifying trends and challenges. Led by volunteer representatives from Business, Labour, Education and Equity Groups, we work collaboratively with community partners to develop effective workforce strategies and solutions.
Our Post-Pandemic Future
Grand Erie’s COVID-19 recovery requires proactive strategies & workforce resilience
Skills2Advance offers 6 weeks of FREE training in our virtual classroom and 2 weeks of PAID job placement to prepare you to work in Warehousing-Logistics or Manufacturing in Grand Erie.
Recalibrating for 2021
New Labour Market Plan is our community’s workforce planning blueprint
Latest news from the Workforce Planning Board:
Parks Canada: A place to work with your hands and heart “On behalf of the people of Canada, we protect and present nationally significant natural and cultural heritage, and foster public understanding, appreciation and enjoyment in ways that ensure the ecological and...
Despite a strong appetite from area employers looking to hire, Brantford’s jobless rate jumped in June as employment fell. The Brantford Brant unemployment rate climbed to 6.5% in June, up from 6.1% in May, reversing four straight months of declines, according to June...
The Workforce Planning Board has launched Grand Erie Jobs 2.0 to better help residents find work, research careers and learn about local businesses. Grand Erie Jobs 2.0 builds on online tools introduced a year ago that connect people with jobs and community services...