The Workforce Planning Board is monitoring COVID-19’s impact on local workers and employers. We invite businesses and employees to share how they’ve been impacted. We are currently surveying employers about their recovery needs: TAKE SURVEY
Our office is temporarily closed. However, WPBGE and connect2SKILLS staff are working remotely and will respond to inquiries.
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.
COVID-19 Survey for Businesses
We want to hear from local businesses about their Recovery needs
connect2SKILLS 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.
Latest from The Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie:
The gradual economic rebound from COVID-19 hasn’t shown up in the job numbers for Brantford just yet. An estimated 10,000 Brantford area residents were unemployed in June, according to a Statistics Canada survey conducted mid-month. There was a greater influx in job...
Local businesses are being urged to speak up about what community supports they need on the road to recovery from COVID-19. The Grand Erie COVID-19 Recovery: Business Insights Survey targets businesses in Brantford, Six Nations, New Credit, and the counties of Brant,...
Grand Erie job seekers have a powerful new tool to search for local jobs, being launched just as the economy starts to reopen. Grand Erie Jobs, launched by the Workforce Planning Board, features 500+ local job listings on any day covering all sectors and careers, an...