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LMIC Report: What Wage Information do Students Value?

Through a partnership with Refresh Market Research, the Labour Market Information Council (LMIC) conducted a study of first-year postsecondary students to determine what types of …

DWA Nominated for Business Excellence Award

The 2019 Ajax-Pickering Board of Trade Business Excellence Awards nominees are out, and the Durham Workforce Authority is proud to have been nominated for the …

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Region of Durham and DWA Launch Manufacturers Survey

Oshawa, ON –The Region of Durham Economic Development Department and the Durham Workforce Authority are partnering with  Canada’s largest manufacturing consortium – Excellence in Manufacturing …

Jobs First Durham

Jobs First Durham

Oshawa – The DWA  launched Jobs First Durham (JFD), searchable web aggregator of Durham Region Jobs from national, provincial, and local job boards to make …

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 …

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 …