Niagara Workforce Planning Board believes in bringing people and projects together for the benefit of everyone in the Niagara region.
As part of our ongoing commitment to fostering connections within our community, we facilitate several annual partnership projects that benefit community organizations, employers, job seekers, students and other Niagara stakeholders.
If you're interested in learning more about our annual partnership projects, please contact us.
We publish our Local Labour Market Planning Report annually and provide it as a free resource for government officials, employers, educators, job seekers, and other Niagara stakeholders. This annual summary of the developments, challenges, and strengths of the local labour market helps to inform planning for the future success of individual community members, organizations, and the Niagara region as a whole. Learn More »
Working in partnership with both the District School Board of Niagara and the Niagara Catholic District School Board, we facilitate each school board’s Experiential Education projects (DSBN’s Educator-Employer Exploration (E3) and NCDSB’s Career Connections (CC) program), which are both designed to bring educators together with employers to help narrow the skills gap in the workforce – particularly in STEAM-related (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics) and skilled trades-related occupations. Learn More »
The Employer One survey is an annual online survey conducted by regional planning boards throughout Ontario, focused on workforce issues from the perspective of employers. Employers who take this survey have the opportunity to weigh in on issues ranging from labour availability, to job availability and classification, to skills demand, and more. NWPB conducts this survey annually for the Niagara region. Learn More »
In partnership with Niagara College and Brock University’s Niagara Community Observatory, this presentation series explores important demographic data and research surrounding Niagara’s labour-ready workforce. Topics addressed by this series include cost of living, young families, labour mobility, and more. Speakers share data, showcase current initiatives, and generate discussion to collectively approach a sustainable workforce in Niagara. Learn More »