New report highlights key takeaways from local labour supply in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland and Haliburton

A new report released today by the Workforce Development Board/Local Employment Planning Council (WDB/LEPC) presents an analysis of the supply of local workers in our region and the skills available in our local labour market. The goal of this publication is to increase awareness among employers and community partners about the labour supply, and enable…

New Business Support Specialist Joins WDB Team

The Workforce Development Board (WDB) welcomes Ashley McDonald to the team on Monday, October 21st. “We are very pleased to have Ashley join us,” said CEO Jennifer Lamantia. “As our Business Support Specialist, Ashley will be responsible for supporting key areas of our business including maintaining relationships with our community partners, obtaining customer service feedback…

New Project Manager Joins WDB Team

The Workforce Development Board (WDB) welcomes Leisha Newton to the team on Tuesday, October 15th. “We are pleased to welcome Leisha to the team,” said CEO Jennifer Lamantia. “As Project Manager, Leisha will be responsible for managing the successful delivery of the Workforce Development Board’s funded projects by monitoring and supporting all projects currently underway…

New Community Development & Communications Coordinator Joins WDB Team

  The Workforce Development Board (WDB) is pleased to announce that Rachel Brown will be assuming the role of Community Development and Communications Coordinator as of Monday, December 10. “We are very excited to welcome Rachel to our team at WDB,” says CEO Jennifer Lamantia. “She brings many talents in marketing and social media as…

New manager joining team at WDB

The Workforce Development Board is pleased to announce that Ellen Meadd will be assuming the role of manager of projects and community engagement as of Aug. 7. A longtime resident of Northumberland County, Meadd has spent the past eight years working as a social research associate with the Nuclear Waste Management Organization. “We are pleased…