New report highlights key takeaways from local labour supply in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland and Haliburton

A new report released today by the Workforce Development Board/Local Employment Planning Council (WDB/LEPC) presents an analysis of the supply of local workers in our region and the skills available in our local labour market. The goal of this publication is to increase awareness among employers and community partners about the labour supply, and enable…

New Business Support Specialist Joins WDB Team

The Workforce Development Board (WDB) welcomes Ashley McDonald to the team on Monday, October 21st. “We are very pleased to have Ashley join us,” said CEO Jennifer Lamantia. “As our Business Support Specialist, Ashley will be responsible for supporting key areas of our business including maintaining relationships with our community partners, obtaining customer service feedback…

New Project Manager Joins WDB Team

The Workforce Development Board (WDB) welcomes Leisha Newton to the team on Tuesday, October 15th. “We are pleased to welcome Leisha to the team,” said CEO Jennifer Lamantia. “As Project Manager, Leisha will be responsible for managing the successful delivery of the Workforce Development Board’s funded projects by monitoring and supporting all projects currently underway…

Publication highlights challenges and opportunities of area labour markets

A new publication highlights the opportunities and challenges of the labour markets in Peterborough, Northumberland, Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton. The Workforce Development Board / Local Employment Planning Council (WDB/LEPC) – a non-profit organization funded by the federal and provincial governments – has released its Community Labour Market Plan 18/19 More than 200 community stakeholders helped…