Welcome to the
Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie
Helping Residents & Employers Succeed through 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 actively monitors 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.
Navigating Grand Erie Survey
We want to hear from area residents about their transit needs
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.
COVID-19 Road to Recovery Insights
We talked to Grand Erie businesses about their thoughts on economic recovery
Latest from The Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie:
Hundreds of area residents took part in the Grand Erie Job Fair & Skills Exploration Event, held entirely online Oct. 6. People who attended the online job fair were able to meet and chat with 45 different exhibitors, the majority of whom were employers. Attendees...
The COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing lockdowns shocked businesses and the workforce across the Grand Erie area in an unprecedented manner starting in March 2020. In the following months, as businesses began to contemplate, prepare, and execute plans to reopen,...
The Grand Erie Virtual Job Fair & Skills Exploration Event will be held entirely online Oct. 6, 2020 for the communities of Brantford, Brant, Haldimand, Norfolk, Six Nations and New Credit. Organized by the Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie and the regional...