New report highlights key businesses driving the economy in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland and Haliburton

A new report released today by the Workforce Development Board/Local Employment Planning Council (WDB/LEPC) details key businesses driving the economy in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland and Haliburton. This report builds on the regional industries highlighted in the WDB/LEPC Community Labour Market Plan 18/19. The goal of this publication is to help inform the decision-making process… Read More

New guide highlights local services and resources for Entrepreneurs in Peterborough, Northumberland, Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton.

A new guide released today by Workforce Development Board/Local Employment Planning Council (WDB/LEPC) details entrepreneurship supports available in Peterborough, Northumberland, Kawartha Lakes, and Haliburton. The publication includes listings of numerous organizations and programs in those communities. This guide, titled ‘Charting a Course’, provides easy access in one listings section, with a focus on local and… Read More

New Business Support Specialist Joins WDB Team

The Workforce Development Board (WDB) welcomes Ashley Fearnall to the team on Thursday, January 3rd. Ashley assumed the role of Business Support Specialist. “We are thrilled to have Ashley on board,” says CEO Jennifer Lamantia. “She has exceptional communication and organizational skills that will help to support our project and operations activities.” Ashley brings excellent… Read More

Report documents emerging technology and its impact on local manufacturing

A new report examines the potential impact that emerging technology may have on employment in the manufacturing sector in Peterborough, Northumberland, Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton. Released by the Workforce Development Board / Local Employment Planning Council (WDB / LEPC) – a non-profit organization funded by the federal and provincial governments – the publication is focused… Read More