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 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:
As labour shortages continue across the board, many local employers are making efforts to onboard employees into open positions. Ferrero and Mott Manufacturing in Brantford are both actively recruiting for various openings. Ferrero, the global confectionery producer...
August 2021 employment in the Brantford continues to climb, as more businesses look to hire. Brantford’s jobless rate fell to 5.7% in August, down from 6.1% last month, based on seasonally adjusted estimates released Friday by Statistics Canada. Employment increased...
Mott Manufacturing employs around 300 people and they are continuously recruiting new employees to join their team. Their human resources team highlights that Mott takes pride in their high standards of employee care – “After all, employees are our greatest assets”....