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DWA is Proud to Announce Sector Planning Partnership Grants

The Durham Workforce Authority is proud to announce they have been awarded five Sector Planning Partnership Grants (SPPG) by the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Training and…

Census Metropolitan Unemployment Rates Across Ontario

Click Here to See Larger Image The Unemployment Rate Comparison graph provides a visual display of the monthly unemployment rates for various Census Metropolitan Areas…

Sector Spotlight: Construction

Sector Spotlight: Construction

The construction sector is an important one for Durham Region; it is one of our top five employment sectors. Essentially, construction includes workplaces that construct…

Information and communication technology workers

Sector Spotlight: Information & Communication Technology

According to the Canadian Information and Communication Technology Council, Information & Communication Technology Sector (ICT) includes goods and services that process, transmit or receive information.…

December 2020 Labour Force Report

December 2020 Labour Force Report

This blog showcases the December 2020 Labour Force Survey Results and highlights a few key takeaways, as well as provides a link to the full report.

Unemployment Rates Across Ontario

Census Metropolitan Unemployment Rates Across Ontario

https://durhamworkforceauthority.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Unemployment-Rates-Across-Ontario-Jan2020-Nov2020-scaled.jpg The Unemployment Rate Comparison graph provides a visual display of the monthly unemployment rates for various Census Metropolitan Areas (CMA) across Ontario.  The unemployment…

Healthcare worker

Sector Spotlight: Health & Biosciences

The Durham Region health and biosciences sector encompasses a variety of businesses, including medical research, development of pharmaceuticals, digital health, precision medicine, development and manufacturing…

Sector Spotlight: Agri-Business

The agriculture and agri-food sectors are defined as a distinct group of farms and companies that grow, harvest, process and distribute food, beverages and bio…

November 2020 Durham Labour Force Report

The Durham Workforce Authority has released the November 2020 edition of the Durham Labour Force Report.  This report provides accurate, timely, and easy to understand…

DDSB Internship Experience

The DWA has been very happy to partner with the Durham District School Board (DDSB) for an unpaid internship for one of their DDSB Adult…