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.
Workforce Heroes of Grand Erie
These 5 Grand Erie businesses are among many that stepped up during the pandemic
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 news from the Workforce Planning Board:
Mentorship is a unique relationship between a person who is experienced in a particular trade or industry and a person who is newer to the industry. Mentorship isn’t a replacement for formal education or training programs. Instead, it complements other types of...
Healthy, happy and prosperous New Year. We start 2021 with hope that this year will be brighter than the last. But also with pride that we are in many ways stronger for what we’ve been through. The pandemic has had a huge impact on people’s lives, livelihood, work and...
Things looked bleak for Brooks Signs in the spring of 2020. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the Brant County company was allowed to continue to manufacture signs. But because construction wasn’t classified as an essential service at that time, the company wasn’t...