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LLMP 2014 - 17 Update

October 2016 Edition. Download the four-pager update: HERE

Download the full update: HERE


The Labour Market Report

Download your copy of the Local Labour Market report for January 2017 HERE



The Skills Link - Individual Skills Enhancement Program provides funding to youth 15-30 to upgrade skills, education, and/or take training, For more information on eligibility requirement visit the Skills Link page HERE.


Job Demand Report for Waterloo Wellington Dufferin

Download your free copy of the new Job Demand Report for the 4th Quarter of 2016 HERE. This has been produced in partnership with Millier Dickinson Blais.



Download the 2016 EmployerOne Summary Report for Waterloo Wellington Dufferin HERE.


The full Technical Report is available HERE



Manufacturing Day 2016! Click the logo for more information.




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Current Unemployment Rates

-March 2017
(Source Labour Force Survey, Statistics Canada)


Kitchener CMA
Unadjusted - 5.9 %
Adjusted - 5.6 %


Guelph CMA
Unadjusted - 5.7 %
Adjusted - 5.7 %






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