Now recruiting new members for our board of directors

The Workforce Development Board (WDB) is a not-for-profit organization located in Peterborough and serving Northumberland, Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton. The WDB was established over 20 years ago and is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development to provide labour market information, coordinate employment and training services, and engage employer communities…. Read more »

Jennifer Lamantia hired as new CEO for Workforce Development Board

The board of directors for the Workforce Development Board is pleased to announce that Jennifer Lamantia will be assuming the role of Chief Executive Officer as of Oct. 30. She is replacing Joe Celestini, whose tenure with the organization is coming to a close after more than four years with his retirement early next month…. Read more »

Project Reports Available for Download

The Local Employment Planning Council is pleased to announce that the following project reports are available for download. Integrated Planning – Alignment of Workforce and Economic Development Project Leads: Kawartha Lakes Community Futures Development Corporation and MDB Insight Download [English Version] Download [French Version] Research & Innovation – Employability Skills Gaps Project Lead: Wakeford & Associates Download… Read more »

Local Employment Planning Council – January 2017 CEO Report

In its simplest form, the goal of the Local Employment Planning Council (LEPC) pilot is to coordinate efforts leading to ongoing and sustainable improvements in local labour markets for all stakeholders across the Workforce Development Board (WDB) catchment area. Ideally, now and in the future, those who want a job will have the skills and… Read more »

LEPC Video Available on YouTube

The staff at the Local Employment Planning Council (LEPC) would like to thank all of those who participated in the development of the launch video.  Please take the time to view the video at: YouTube LEPC Launch.