Welcome to the Niagara Workforce Planning Board

Providing labour market data & workforce solutions to Niagara.


Niagara Workforce Planning Board (NWPB) is one of Ontario's 26 workforce planning boards.

We are a collaborative, curious, and analytical team dedicated to facilitating workforce solutions and delivering accurate and future-focused workforce data to Niagara’s public, private, and non-profit sectors in an effort to enhance Niagara’s economic prosperity. 

Our board covers the Niagara region, including Grimsby, Lincoln, St. Catharines, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Niagara Falls, Fort Erie, Thorold, Welland, Port Colborne, Pelham, Wainfleet, and West Lincoln.

Niagara Labour Market Data, Resources & Tools

Helping Inform Decisions Through
Labour Market Data

Leverage local labour market data to support the growth of your Niagara organization.

We offer comprehensive reports including competitive salary and wage information, as well as how that data fits within local industry trends.

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Access data such as what cities are hiring, which jobs are in demand and other current labour market demands in Niagara.

Using industry standard scraping tools to collect up to the current hour job postings within the region, NWPB is able to assemble monthly profiles of labour market demand in Niagara.

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Get an at-a-glance report from current census data including information on families, immigration, education, income and housing.

Niagara Workforce Planning Board's Census Made Easy service breaks down census data into easily-readable reports and infographics for each census release.

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Get customized labour market data & research, tailored to meet your individual needs.

Access your choice of data from any one of our data and research services, such as the HR Toolkit, the Job Demand Report, or Census Made Easy.

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Niagara Workforce Planning Board Partners with Niagara Region Public Health on Improved Employer Survey

Niagara Workforce Planning Board Partners with Niagara Region Public Health on Improved Employer Survey

Each year in January the Niagara Workforce Planning Board (NWPB) delivers the Employer One survey. Employer One asks Niagara-based employers to set aside 10 minutes to offer their perspectives on hiring, retirements, and hard-to-fill positions over the previous year. This year, NWPB and Niagara Region Public Health have collaborated to add a new question module on workplace mental health to the survey.

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