Durham’s Population

To understand the labour market, we must have a strong understanding of the population or demographics of the Region of Durham. Some important data sets provide enlightening demographic information.

Data Walk 2023

The 2023 Data Walk shed light on crucial aspects of employment and workforce dynamics, providing valuable insights into unemployment rates, Indigenous employment, remote work trends, reasons for leaving work, job vacancy rates, and the challenges faced by Persons with Disabilities.

16th Annual Industry Tour for Educators

The Durham Workforce Authority coordinated the 16th Industry Tour for Educators to foster a better understanding of the skills and knowledge required by various industries and to support educators.

Industry Tour for Educators 2023

On November 17th, more than 60 teachers from several local school boards embarked on a tour of local businesses. United Rentals, a leading equipment rental company, and Oshawa Executive Airport, an aviation gateway to the City of Oshawa and the Greater Toronto Area, were hosts to an innovative educational initiative: the Industry Tour for Educators.

DWA Releases Updated Labour Market Plan

The Durham Workforce Authority (DWA) has released its updated Labour Market Plan (LMP). 2020 was a census year; the DWA has included updated data sets …

Equity Diversity and Inclusion Report Released

The pandemic revealed that women, youth, persons with disabilities, newcomers, Indigenous, racialized communities, and 2SLGBTQI+ Communities are at a greater risk of labour market shocks. …

DWA Launches Project Funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation

OTF Supporting Our Community with $89,500 Total Investment in Local Not-for-Profits  Local MPP Jennifer French joined staff from the Literacy Network of Durham Region (LiNDR) …

2022 DWA Industry Tour for Educators

In late November more than 40 educators from the Durham District School Board (DDSB) boarded a big yellow school bus to embark on the 2022 …

Community Event – Twisted System: Harsh Truths for Hiring Today

It’s no secret that employers across sectors and throughout Durham Region are increasingly looking to new Canadians and those with international experience to meet their …

You’re invited to the 2022 Data Walk

Join community stakeholders, researchers, local officials, service providers & job seekers in a dialogue on local labour market information. About this event A Data Walk …