WDB/LEPC has consolidated information relevant to local laid off workers/ job seekers affected by COVID-19. More details can be found in the corresponding links below. These include resources provided by both the Federal and Provincial government.

General Information for laid off workers/job seekers:
Support for Canadians
Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan
Ontario’s Action Plan: Responding to COVID‑19
The Conference Board of Canada
Employment Insurance Sickness Benefits: Apply
Employment Insurance Regular Benefits: Apply
EI: Request a Personal Access Code
Regional Job Map Tool
Regional Job Listings Tool
Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development
Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters COVID-19 Resources

For laid off workers/job seekers in Peterborough
Career Edge
Canadian Hearing Services
City of Peterborough
Canadian National Institute for the Blind
Employment Planning & Counselling
Fleming CREW Employment Centre
Canadian Mental Health Association (Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge)

For laid off workers/job seekers in Kawartha Lakes
City of Kawartha Lakes
COVID-19 – Financial Assistance Supports
VCCS Employment Services

For laid off workers/job seekers in Northumberland
Northumberland Community and Social Services
Durham College Community Employment Services
Watton Employment Services

For laid off workers/job seekers in Haliburton
County of Haliburton
Fleming Crew Employment Centre
Job Quest