News And Events
Manufacturing Day 2015 is coming October 2nd! Click the logo above to learn more.
2015 EmployerOne Suvey Summary Report for WPBWWD now available! Click HERE to download your copy.
From EmployerOne 2015 survey data, a Spotlight on Manufacturing!
Local Labour Market Plan 2014-2017
Download your copy of the Plan HERE
Waterloo Region Manufacturing Action Plan 2013
The Waterloo Region Manufacturing Action Plan 2013 has been released. Download your copy HERE.
On MFGDAY, Conestoga College in partnership with WPB released the following Manufacturing Strategies
Manufacturing Talent Strategy
Manufacturing Marketing Strategy
Manufacturing Career Information Strategy
Health Care Human Resources Strategy
Download your copy of this Strategy released in November 2014 HERE.
Job Demand Report for Waterloo Wellington Dufferin
Download your free copy of the new Job Demand Report for the second quarter of 2015 HERE. This has been produced in partnership with Millier Dickinson Blais.
New Employer Resource
regarding Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Click HERE for more information!
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Current Unemployment Rates
(Source Labour Force Survey, Statistics Canada)
Unadjusted - 6.2 %
Adjusted - 5.8 %
Unadjusted - 4.2 %
Adjusted - 3.7 %
Economic Region 540 (Waterloo Regional Municipality, Dufferin, Wellington
and Simcoe Counties)
Unadjusted - 5.6%