Supporting the Grand Erie Region’s Labour Market

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.

Grand Erie Jobs

FIND YOUR FUTURE! Our new Grand Erie Jobs portal is open. Search for local jobs, explore careers and connect with community services.

Labour Market Information

We use fact-based research and data analysis to identify local labour force trends, challenges and strategies.

Community Projects

We carry out innovative projects and activities to build a skilled, resilient workforce and a prosperous community.

Community Events

We organize events each year to engage and connect local employers, employees, future workers and the community.

Watch what we're about

Learn who we are & what we do by watching this short video

COVID-19 Survey for Businesses

We want to hear from local businesses about their Recovery needs

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Workers hit hard by COVID-19

Our April COVID-19 Worker Impact Survey showed that more than 40% of local workers lost work because of the economic shutdown. Young workers were particularly hard hit.


Get free training to work in local industry

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.

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This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario

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We are collecting data to better understand who is looking for work and what kind of opportunities jobseekers are searching for. This data is completely anonymous and non-personally identifiable.

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