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.
Improving Work-Life Balance
We surveyed residents about their work-life balance, burnout and related topics
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
Labour Market Plan is our community’s workforce planning blueprint
Latest news from the Workforce Planning Board:
There are big opportunities for careers in the trades, with strong demand, lots of jobs and good wages. There are so many opportunities that even people who’ve never considered the trades should take a look. Skilled trades workers build and maintain infrastructures...
October 2021 employment remained steady in Brantford, but the jobless rate still climbed significantly as more people entered the job market. October’s unemployment rate rose to 7.2%, more than a percentage point higher than September’s 6.1%, according to estimates...
Tank Traders® is the largest provider of the Barbecue Propane Tank Exchange Program in Canada and growing in the USA, employing about 350 people across their facilities and depots and they are hiring for their Ontario production facility in St. George. Their company...