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Changing Job Demand Patterns in Niagara Amid COVID-19 – May 21, 2020

Changing Job Demand Patterns in Niagara Amid COVID-19 – May 21, 2020

Posted in News, COVID-19

This briefing note continues NWPB’s ongoing efforts to understand how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting local job demand.

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#ImmigrantsWork: Building Immigrant Inclusion into Business Recovery Plans

#ImmigrantsWork: Building Immigrant Inclusion into Business Recovery Plans

Posted in News, Mentorship Spotlight, COVID-19

Last week, NWPB participated in the #ImmigrantsWork live twitter chat on immigrant integration in the Canadian workforce. Learn more about the ongoing campaign as we focus on an inclusive #COVID19 recovery.

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Public Notice: Upcoming Niagara Workforce Planning Board Annual General Meeting

Public Notice: Upcoming Niagara Workforce Planning Board Annual General Meeting

Posted in News, COVID-19

Niagara Workforce Planning Board will soon be holding its Annual General Meeting. All are welcome to attend. See post for details.

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Eye on Employment: May 2020

Eye on Employment: May 2020

Posted in News, Eye on Employment, COVID-19

This edition of the Eye on Employment occurs alongside atypical employment impacts due to the COVID-19 coronavirus. NWPB has released a series of briefing notes that examine the potential impact of this virus on Niagara’s employment sectors.

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NWPB in the Media: Study shows 21,500 Niagarans have lost their jobs during COVID crisis

NWPB in the Media: Study shows 21,500 Niagarans have lost their jobs during COVID crisis

Posted in News, NWPB in the Community, COVID-19

Employment study results released as Ontario slowly reopens its economy amid COVID-19 pandemic

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NWPB in the Media: Job numbers show fewer people looking for work during pandemic

NWPB in the Media: Job numbers show fewer people looking for work during pandemic

Posted in News, NWPB in the Community, COVID-19

Durrant once again points out every one of the stats in the coming months represent people. "For my part, I want to make sure we don't forget that."

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Briefing Note on the Health Care and Social Assistance Jobs at Risk in Niagara from the COVID-19 Coronavirus – May 7, 2020

Briefing Note on the Health Care and Social Assistance Jobs at Risk in Niagara from the COVID-19 Coronavirus – May 7, 2020

Posted in News, COVID-19

From the outset, the healthcare sector has represented the front line of efforts against COVID-19. However, many smaller health services are not listed as essential in Ontario. As such, COVID-19's impact on the health care & social assistance sector changes depending on provider size & the work they do....

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Briefing Note on Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey Data – May 1, 2020

Briefing Note on Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey Data – May 1, 2020

Posted in News, COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact all aspects of life in Canada, NWPB has prepared this briefing note in advance of Statistics Canada’s release of updated Labour Force Survey data on May 8, 2020.

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Briefing Note on the Manufacturing Jobs at Risk in Niagara from the COVID-19 Coronavirus – April 29, 2020

Briefing Note on the Manufacturing Jobs at Risk in Niagara from the COVID-19 Coronavirus – April 29, 2020

Posted in News, COVID-19

Data from the Niagara COVID-19 Business Impact Survey, which collected data between March 20, 2020 and March 30, 2020 provides timely insight on COVID-19’s impacts on manufacturing.

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A Mentorship Success Story in the midst of COVID-19

A Mentorship Success Story in the midst of COVID-19

Posted in News, Mentorship Spotlight, COVID-19

In this time of uncertainty and job loss, we wanted to share a good news story of opportunity!

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