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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





Help Wanted in Waterloo Wellington Dufferin


Download your free copy of the 2014 3rd Quarter Report HERE .This has been produced in partnership with Millier Dickinson Blais. Community Profile Reports are now available on a subscription basis. To find out more, please contact Brad Labadie


New Employer Resource

regarding Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Click HERE for more information!



Watch for the results of the survey on our 2015 EmployerOne Web Page! 







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Current Unemployment Rates

-January 2015
(Source Labour Force Survey, Statistics Canada)
Kitchener CMA
Unadjusted - 5.0 %
Adjusted - 5.7 %


Guelph CMA
Unadjusted - 4.0 %
Adjusted - 5.1 %


Economic Region 540 (Waterloo Regional Municipality, Dufferin, Wellington and Simcoe Counties)
Unadjusted - 5.0%






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