Over the course of the LEPC pilot, the WDB is pioneering new and innovative approaches to local employment planning within five strategic themes. Please see below for the list of projects under each of the five key areas: Labour Market Information and Intelligence, Intergrated Planning, Service Coordination for Employers, Research and Innovation, and Shared Best Practices.

Click HERE for a listing of projects currently in development.

Labour Market Information and Intelligence
Labour Market Information User Guide
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Online Job Boards Report:
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MyHomeWorks: An interactive online platform that allows students to connect to local labour market information and engage with the world of work. myhomeworks.net

Integrated Planning 
Alignment of Workforce and Economic Development
Project Leads: Kawartha Lakes Community Futures Development Corporation and MDB Insight
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Information database – Leading the development of a database for information sharing amongst economic development and workforce development organizations. Contact us for more INFORMATION.

Service Coordination for Employers
SME Recruitment Guide
Project Lead: Savino Human Resources Partners (SHRP)
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Mentorship Guide – A mentorship guide for employers, employment training service providers and job seekers:
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Research & Innovation
Employability Skills Gap
Project Lead: Wakeford & Associates
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Agriculture/Agri-Foods – A report that investigates local strategies addressing employment issues, challenges, and opportunities in the Agriculture/Agri-Food sector:
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Technology and Labour – A research report that investigates the job losses and/or gains in the manufacturing industry due to advancements in technology:
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Newcomer Employment Integration:
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Shared Best Practices and Promising Approaches
Economic Development Best Practices
Project Leads: Explorer Solutions and Amer and Associates Economic Development
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Building Bridges, Breaking Barriers: A report documenting best local practices for helping people with physical, mental, visual and auditory disabilities to achieve their full employment potential.
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