Mentorship guide highlights local programs and groups

A new guide details mentorship opportunities 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 includes listings on more than 100 organizations and programs in those communities. A featured listings section… 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 »

Eye on the Labour Market quarterly newsletter

We hope you enjoy the first edition of our quarterly newsletter, Eye on the Labour Market. The information has been compiled from our Labour Market Gateway, which includes information pertaining to occupational demand projections and hiring outlook by actual employers in WDB’s service area (Peterborough, Northumberland, Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton). To download the newsletter in… Read more »

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… Read more »

Annual General Meeting set for June 26

The Workforce Development Board / Local Employment Planning Council will host its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, June 26. The meeting will be held at our office at 159 King Street (Suite 208) and is slated to begin at 5 p.m. Those planning to attend are asked to RSVP by sending an email to bevans@wdb.ca… Read more »