• COVID-19

    Insightful Information in a Complex & Disruptive Time

    NWPB provides factual, but calm insight during a time of uncertainty and change. 

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  • COVID-19

    Insightful Information in a Complex & Disruptive Time

    NWPB provides factual, but calm insight during a time of uncertainty and change.

    Learn more

  • COVID-19

    Insightful Information in a Complex & Disruptive Time

    NWPB provides factual, but calm insight during a time of uncertainty and change.

    Learn more

  • COVID-19

    Insightful Information in a Complex & Disruptive Time

    NWPB provides factual, but calm insight during a time of uncertainty and change.

    Learn more

Welcome to the Niagara Workforce Planning Board

Bringing people and projects together with future-focused workforce data.


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 & future-focused workforce data to Niagara’s public, private, and non-profit sectors in an effort to enhance Niagara’s economic prosperity. 

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

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Access free, annual data on your regional workforce.

Our annual Labour Market Planning Report is free to download here on our website, and provides answers to questions such as "Who is living and working in Niagara?", "What industries exist in Niagara?", "What skills are found in Niagara's workforce?", and "What jobs are in demand in Niagara?"

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Know the employment landscape in your community.

Using industry standard scraping tools to collect up-to-the-current-hour job postings within the region, NWPB is able to assemble free monthly and quarterly profiles of demand for labour not requiring post-secondary training in the Niagara region and its municipalities.

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Find Jobs in Niagara.

In partnership with Vicinity Jobs, NWPB provides a free job search tool for job seekers and employment service providers.

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Recent News & Updates from Niagara Workforce Planning Board.

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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

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

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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