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:
When there were dire warnings last year about a potential shortage of ventilators to treat Canadians with COVID-19, Battlefield International’s employees rose to the challenge. Highly skilled staff at the Haldimand County high-tech aerospace company volunteered their...
When the COVID-19 pandemic struck in 2020, the Six Nations of the Grand River Economic Development Corporation drew on its philosophy of community caring and support to help. The Workforce Planning Board is celebrating the business for their employees being...
Norfolk County’s Hometown Brew turned suds into sanitizer as their way to help residents safeguard against COVID-19. The small craft brewery, located in St. Williams, near Turkey Point, was gearing up for the spring beer season in 2020 when the pandemic hit, forcing...