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Briefing Note on the Niagara Self-Employment Jobs in Sectors at Risk from the COVID-19 Coronavirus – April 22, 2020

Briefing Note on the Niagara Self-Employment Jobs in Sectors at Risk from the COVID-19 Coronavirus – April 22, 2020

Posted in News, COVID-19

Given the current trend in business and service shutdowns, NWPB has identified five sectors that are likely to face continuing disruption due to the COVID-19 virus. These industries represent an estimated 6,347 self-employment jobs, or 19.6% of total self-employment in Niagara.

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Briefing Note on the Retail Trade Jobs at Risk in Niagara from the COVID-19 Coronavirus – April 20, 2020

Briefing Note on the Retail Trade Jobs at Risk in Niagara from the COVID-19 Coronavirus – April 20, 2020

Posted in News, COVID-19

Local retail employers have already felt the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic through physical distancing practices, increased dependency on online sales and fulfillment, and policies regarding the closure of non-essential businesses.

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NWPB and COVID-19: our latest work with Internationally Educated Healthcare Professionals

NWPB and COVID-19: our latest work with Internationally Educated Healthcare Professionals

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

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have been working closely with our Internationally Educated Healthcare Professionals (IEHPs), which includes physicians, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, lab techs, and PSWs. This is one of our top 5 professional groups in NWPB's Immigrant Mentorship Program.

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Changing Job Demand Patterns in Niagara Amid the COVID-19 Coronavirus – April 17, 2020

Changing Job Demand Patterns in Niagara Amid the COVID-19 Coronavirus – April 17, 2020

Posted in News, COVID-19

As part of NWPB’s ongoing effort to provide updates on the impact of COVID-19, this briefing note outlines how local job demand has changed amid the current pandemic.

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Briefing Note on the Agricultural Jobs at Risk in Niagara from the COVID-19 Coronavirus – April 17, 2020

Briefing Note on the Agricultural Jobs at Risk in Niagara from the COVID-19 Coronavirus – April 17, 2020

Posted in News, COVID-19

As part of NWPB’s ongoing effort to provide updates on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, this briefing note outlines the known and potential impacts of the virus on the agriculture industry.

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Briefing Note on the Tourism-Related Jobs at Risk in Niagara from the COVID-19 Coronavirus – April 15, 2020

Briefing Note on the Tourism-Related Jobs at Risk in Niagara from the COVID-19 Coronavirus – April 15, 2020

Posted in News, COVID-19

As part of NWPB’s ongoing effort to provide updates on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, this briefing note outlines the known and potential impacts of the virus on the tourism sector.

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NWPB and COVID-19: Josie Faccini on mentorship opportunities, job openings, and an important survey

NWPB and COVID-19: Josie Faccini on mentorship opportunities, job openings, and an important survey

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

As we continue to navigate the uncertain waters of COVID-19, our Mentorship Manager, Josie Faccini, has helpful updates for you on behalf of our team!

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Eye on Employment: April 2020

Eye on Employment: April 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. Over the coming weeks, NWPB will be releasing a series of briefing notes that examine the potential impact of this...

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Call for Directors

Call for Directors

Posted in News, NWPB in the Community

Niagara Workforce Planning Board is currently seeking talented individuals to join our board of directors for a three-year term.

The Board's Role:

The Board of Directors is accountable for matters relating...

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Briefing Note on Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey Data – April 7, 2020

Briefing Note on Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey Data – April 7, 2020

Posted in News, COVID-19

The COVID-19 Coronavirus represents an unprecedented economic and employment disruption. On April 9, 2020, Statistics Canada will release new data for its monthly Labour Force Survey. Whatever these data show us, it is clear that things will not be business as usual.

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