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Heather McMillan Fellowship

Systems Change Summit Slide Decks Available

At the recent DWA Systems Change Summit, the presenters offered to provide their slide decks. They can be found here: MetcalfDurhamPresFinalpdf Building Up – Durham …

Durham Workforce Authority to Host First Data Walk Event

On Thursday March 28th 2019 the Durham Workforce Authority (DWA) will be hosting their first Data Walk, at the Tribute Community Centre in Oshawa. A …

On The Road to Inclusivity Report

Without access to timely, accurate and comprehensive labour market information and data on persons with disabilities it is difficult to appropriately plan programs, services and interventions to assist in labour market attachment for persons with disabilities.

Employer Survey

The DWA is responsible for conducting labour market research and providing labour market information to the Durham Region Community. Our communities have identified a growing …

Municipal Election Data Available

The Durham Workforce Authority (DWA) provides local labour market information (LMI) specific to Durham Region. The DWA plays a significant role within the community as …

Ontario Trillium Foundation

Durham Workforce Authority awarded Ontario Trillium Foundation Seed Grant

Funds to research social and economic problems faced in south Oshawa OSHAWA — The Ontario Trillium Foundation has awarded The Durham Workforce Authority (DWA) a …

Job Search on mobile device

Work searches to remember while job hunting in an online world

Not long ago if you wanted to find work one of the first places you could go was the newspaper. Careers sections published in most …

Heather McMillan Fellowship

DWA executive director Heather McMillan completes fellowship

DWA executive director Heather McMillan proudly displays her fellowship certificate with colleague Philip Johnson. After a year of hard work at the Metcalfe Foundation’s Toronto …

Durham students taken on Youth Industry Tour

Selected students in Durham Region recently took an information tour of key industries in Durham in an initiative created by the Durham Workforce Authority. The …

Durham’s diversity champion program celebrates inclusion

The DWA, a founding member of the Local Diversity and Immigration Partnership Council, has been embracing the principles of diversity for a decade. The Region of Durham recognized the DWA as one of region’s diversity champions.